University of Vermont

College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Music and Dance

UVM Concert Band
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University Concert Band

D. Thomas Toner, conductor, 303 Southwick, Phone: 656-7774, e-mail: d.toner@uvm.edu

The UVM Concert Band is open to all UVM students regardless of major, minor, or college. In fact, in a typical semester, all seven of UVM's undergraduate colleges are represented within the band!

The band performs several concerts each semester both on campus and throughout Vermont and the northeast, as well as performing concerts in Austria, Germany, Italy, and Slovakia. The Concert Band also serves as the "home" of the pep band, which performs at UVM hockey and basketball games. Unfortunately, the university discontinued the football program in the early 1970's, so the Marching Band ceased operation in 1975.

Read the FAQs about the Concert Band rehearsals, performance auditions and more.


Auditions

Each student must take a yearly placement audition for seating. Since these are simply placement auditions, students should register for Band before the audition. View Concert Band audition info.

View the current syllabus


2013-14 Concert Schedule

Thursday, October 3, 2013, 7:40 p.m. Grand Maple Ballroom, Davis Student Center

The Concert Band will be playing Robert W. Smith's Africa: Ceremony, Song and Ritual at the Homecoming Concert that kicks off Homecoming Weekend 2013. The departmental concert also features the Choirs, Jazz Ensemble, and Symphony Orchestra.

Fall Concert: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 3:00 p.m. in the Music Building Recital Hall

  • Slava - Bernstein
  • Yosemite Autumn - Camphouse
  • Rondo Festivo - Compello
  • Elegy for a Young American - LoPresti
  • Undertow - Mackey
  • Sleep - Whitacre
  • Sketches on a Tudor Psalm - Tull

Spring Concert: Sunday, April 13 at 3:00 p.m. in the Music Building Recital Hall


Links

Fingering Charts (downloadable PDF files)


There are, of course, LOTS of metronome and tuner apps, the following are just examples:

iPhone/iPad Tuner apps: eTuner
Android Tuner apps: Cleartune
"5 best metronome apps"


Recent programs (View the list of past performances)

Tentative January 2015 Trip Itinerary

Itinerary from the 2009 trip to Italy

Movie from the 2007 trip to Germany, Austria, and Slokavia

Last modified March 31 2014 03:54 PM

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