Ensembles - Bands

UTA Marching Band,

Welcome to the University of Texas Arlington Marching Band!

Dear Prospective Member
,
 
Greetings from the University of Texas Arlington! If you are reading this letter, you have already begun looking into what UTA has to offer beyond the classroom. As you plan your academic landscape and scope out various campus organizations and opportunities, you may be asking yourself, “What do I fit into most and how can I share my musical talents at UTA with or without being a music major?” If you’re asking yourself this or a similar question…you’ve come to the right place!

Comprised of the finest musicians and students on campus, the UTA Maverick Marching Band, or MMB, has serviced this University for over 100 years and continues to be a driving force in campus life, tradition, and the spirit of UTA. As much a part of UTA as the blue, white, and orange the largest musical organization on campus captivates audiences of all ages at performances across the country. Remembered for its exciting music and creative show design, as well as its relentless spirit, you will find the MMB an exciting place to spend your time on campus!

As a member of the MMB you will: meet lifelong friends, meet students from nearly all academic disciplines on campus, and share in spectacular performances each week. As a member of the band, you will participate in one of the most exciting and diverse organizations at UTA, taking advantage of musical and social opportunities unlike any other collegiate activity.
 
Click here to let us know that you intend to play in the 2016 Maverick Marching Band - all members, old and new, need to complete this form!

General Information

Practice Schedule
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 5:30pm-7:30pm Maverick Stadium

Performance Schedule
Various region, area, and state contests exhibitions
Bands of America exhibtions
HS and Professional football performances
Click here for the tentative 2016 schedule, including start dates for band camp
The detailed 2016 Band Week Schedule is coming soon
 
Enrollment
Receive one University credit hour
MUSC 0101 (everyone must enroll)
No extra fee or costs involved

Auditions
Woodwinds and Brass: No audition required for students with high school marching experience. Chair placement auditions for occur during the first days of band camp in August. Audition consists of full range chromatic scale, sight-reading, and an optional prepared piece of your choice.
Drumline: Click here for the 2016 Drumline Audition Packet (pdf file) - Audition dates/times are included there.
Colorguard: All students with dance or colorguard experience are encouraged to particpate for colorguard


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