University Community Band

university community band

Location: Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Rm 280
Questions: or (414) 229-5641
Director: Dr. John Climer

The University Community Band (UCB) is a concert band open to community members ages 18+ and students at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Musicians under 18 may be accepted by permission of the instructor. There is no formal audition for membership, but previous experience on a woodwind, brass or percussion instrument is required. The band performs one concert each semester and the repertoire includes both standard and contemporary band literature. Instruments are required at the first rehearsal.

2019-20 Dates

Mondays, September 9 – December 2 | 7–9 p.m.
Concert: Saturday, December 7, 3 p.m.

Mondays, January 27 – April 20 | 7–9 p.m.
Concert: Sunday, April 26, 3 p.m.


Community members & non-credit students should register through the School of Continuing Ed. (Early registration is $99 after which it is $109)
(414) 227-3200 or UWM School of Continuing Ed Registration.

Students wishing to receive college credit should register by enrolling in one of the following classes
MUS 30 – undergraduate students
MUS 334 – undergraduate students – fulfills GER requirement
MUS 730 – graduate students
Music majors cannot take this in place of their assigned ensemble

Upcoming Music Events

Thu 20
Fri 21

Concerto Competition Winners Concert

February 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun 23

String Academy Honors Recital

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue 25

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