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.

2020-21 Dates

Mondays, September 14 – November 23 | 7–9 p.m.
Monday, November 23, 7:30 pm.

Mondays, January 25 – April 26 | 7–9 p.m.
Sunday, May 2, 7:30 p.m.


Please note: Enrollment is limited to university students only for the fall semester 2020. We hope to open membership in the spring to community members.

Students 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

Sun 09

Jazz Ensemble

May 9 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri 14

Saxophone Ensemble Concert

May 14 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat 15

Suzuki & Pre-College Guitar Student Concert

May 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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