Bands

Blazer Band -- As part of the university band program, the Blazer Band provides support for UAB Blazer basketball. It performs at all home and selected away games and for post-season events such as the annual Conference USA tournament. For further information, please contact the band office at (205) 975-BAND (975-2263).

Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combos -- Instrumentalists can further their musical knowledge and creative skills by performing classic and contemporary jazz, swing, and rhythm and blues. For further information, please contact the band office at (205) 975-BAND (975-2263)

UAB Marching Blazers -- The UAB Marching Blazers is part of the university band program supporting UAB Blazer football. The Marching Blazers performs for all home football games and selected away games and for area marching festivals and parades. Scholarships are available. For further information, contact the band office at (205) 975-BAND (975-2263).

Wind Symphony and Symphony Band -- As part of the university band program, the Wind Symphony and Symphony Band perform the finest concert band literature in campus concerts, selected special performances, and an annual spring tour. Band placement is contingent upon a brief audition. Scholarships are available for students who participate in the Wind Symphony or Symphony Band and the Marching Blazers. For further information, please contact the band office at (205) 975-BAND (975-2263).

Persussion Ensemble -- Whether you are interested in becoming a teacher, a performer, or a sound engineer, the UAB Percussion Area will help you meet your goals. The basic philosophy of the percussion studio is to provide a well-rounded education for all students, better preparing them for success upon entering today’s competitive job market.

Super Jazz/Big Band -- This activity brings to campus the best of Birmingham’s professional jazz musicians to perform big band music several times each year. For more information, contact the Department of Music, (205) 934-7375.

Among the many other ways to express yourself musically  are the following bands:

• Computer Music Ensemble
• Guitar Ensemble
• Jazz Combo
• Piano Ensemble
• Steel Band
• Summer Band*
• Wind Symphony

CLICK HERE to visit the Department of Music website.