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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
SUMMER B BAND

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Who can join?

The UF Summer B Band is open to UF Students, faculty, and Gainesville community members. A UF affiliation is not required, and there is no fee for participation; HOWEVER, participating musicians must be available for all rehearsals and the concert.

*UF students have the option to earn (1) Summer B credit under the course number: MUN1120.

All Wind and Percussion instrumentalists are welcome to audition!

*Equipment: UF Students registered for the course will be allowed to borrow UF instruments. All others must provide your own instrument.

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Auditions

Auditions for the 2022 UF Summer B Band will be done via recorded video. Video submissions should be no longer than 7 minutes in length, and must include a full-range chromatic scale and two excerpts of varying styles (e.g. technical, lyrical). Videos are due by 11:59pm on Monday, June 27, 2022

 

Please upload your video to YouTube and send the video link to Prof. Watkins: watkins@ufl.edu.

Rehearsals

The 2022 UF Summer B Band will rehearse Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6:00pm - 7:30pm in UF Steinbrenner Band Hall from June 29 through August 4.

Schedule

Rehearsal Schedule (in Steinbrenner Band Hall): 

Wednesday, June 29, 6:00pm – 7:30pm 

Monday, July 4, (NO REHEARSAL)

Wednesday, July 6, 6:00pm – 7:30pm 

Monday, July 11, 6:00pm – 7:30pm 

Wednesday, July 13, 6:00pm – 7:30pm 

Monday, July 18, 6:00pm – 7:30pm 

Wednesday, July 20, 6:00pm – 7:30pm 

Monday, July 25, 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Wednesday, July 27, 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Monday, August 1, 6:00 pm – 7:30pm

Wednesday, August 3, 6:00pm – 7:30 pm - Dress Rehearsal in University Auditorium

Concert

The UF Summer B Band concert will take place on Thursday, August 4th, 7:30pm, in the University Auditorium. 

 

Concert Repertoire

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Questions

 

Email Conductor: Prof. Jay Watkins (watkins@ufl.edu)

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