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University Community Band

The University Community Band (UCB) is a concert band open to community members ages 18+ and students at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Students under 18 are 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. The Band is under the direction of Dr. John Climer, director of bands at UWM.

Questions: or 414-229 5641 (band office)

Rehearsals are Monday evenings from 7:00-9:15pm in the Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts on the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus (2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.).


John Climer, DMA

John Climer is director of university bands and professor of music at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts. At UW-Milwaukee, John oversees all aspects of the band program, guides the graduate wind conducting area, and serves as ... read more

Date: 12 Mon, Sept 13-Dec 6

Delivery Method: In-person

Time: 7-9:15pm CT

Location: Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, 2419 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, WI

Instructor: John Climer DMA

Fee: $99 Osher members pay $89; Register after Sept. 13 $109

Discounts Available

Discount CodeDescription
Osher Member $10 off

Osher members receive $10 off University Community Orchestra, University Community Band, and/or University Community Gospel Choir courses if they register on or before the start date of the course.

Early registration discounts will subtract automatically from the fee if the registration is submitted prior to the deadline. All other discounts require the code in the left column to be entered on the registration form. Only one discount code can be entered on a registration form.


Discount Available

Enrollment Limit: 100

Program Number: 8340-14063

Note: Concert Date: Mon, Dec 6, 2021 7:30pm at Bader Concert Hall

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