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UofL Band Alumna Named to University of Georgia Music Education Faculty

Alison Farley has recently been appointed Assistant Professor of Music Education at the University of Georgia Hugh Hodgson School of Music to begin in the Fall of 2016.  She will be working with undergraduate and graduate students in areas related to teacher education, instrumental methods and the psychology of music.  Alie is also excited to continue her research in the areas of: student directed learning, perception and performance of written notation, psychology of music and teacher education. …

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UofL Symphonic Band to Perform at CBDNA

Another first for UofL Bands! Under the direction of Dr. Amy Acklin, the UofL Symphonic Band has been invited to perform at the 2016 College Band Directors National Association – Southern Regional Conference in Charleston, SC on February 18. The Symphonic Band will perform a preview concert on Sunday, February 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Comstock Hall at the School of Music. This concert is free and open to the public. The Symphonic Band will also perform…

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In Memory of Chad Michael Ward (1991-2016)

CMB Bugler 2011-2013, Member of UofL Cardinal Marching Band 2009-2013 The CMB extends its greatest sympathy to the Ward family for the recent loss of Chad Ward. Chad was a recent alumnus of UofL, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. He was a beloved member of the Cardinal Marching Band for 5 years and represented the trumpet section at the highest level. He was the first student to win the title of “CMB Bugler,” a…

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2015 “Band Day”

Please CLICK HERE to register your students for this year’s “Band Day.”    

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Wind Ensemble performs at the 2015 WASBE Conference in San Jose, CA

During July 2015, the University of Louisville Wind Ensemble, directed by Frederick Speck, was featured in performance at the World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles International Conference in San Jose, California. Ensembles invited to perform at the WASBE Conference were selected based on the decisions of an international jury, through the review process of evaluating recordings of recent live concert performances. Along with Speck, Amy Acklin, Associate Director of Bands, also conducted, and Professor of Saxophone,…

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