Related Ensembles

Related Ensembles

Other Bands and Ensembles

HOOps Band

The HOOps Band (MUBD 2600) is a one credit class open to all current year CMB members.  The HOOps Band electrifies the environment at the John Paul Jones Basketball Arena at all Men’s and Women’s home Basketball Games. A portion of the band travels to the Atlantic Coast Conference basketball tournaments and the NCAA basketball tournaments. You must be enrolled in the Cavalier Marching Band to be a member of the HOOps Band.

Olympic Sports Band

The Olympic Sports Band is a not-for-credit, voluntary band comprised of Cavalier Marching Band members that performs at various lacrosse, soccer, volleyball, tennis, wrestling, and softball games. This group is open to all current year CMB members.

Wind Ensemble

The Wind Ensemble is a 2-credit, auditioned ensemble open to all UVA students in both the Fall and Spring semester.  The Wind Ensemble is a 50-member ensemble that features some of the most outstanding brass, woodwind, and percussion players at the University. The group performs new literature as well as the masterworks of the wind band. The Wind Ensemble also works with outstanding guest performers and conductors. The group is predominately made up of non-music majors who enjoy performing challenging literature.  For information about the group, write the directors at bands@virginia.edu.

Concert Band

The Concert Band is a 1-credit, auditioned ensemble open to all UVA students in Spring semester (CMB members are not required to audition).  The Concert Band is a large wind band that meets once per week. The group performs a variet of literature from pops to wind band classics.  Concert Band is predominately comprised of non-music majors who wish to continue performing in a concert band setting.  For information about the group, write the directors at bands@virginia.edu.

Other Music Department Ensembles

For information about other UVA music ensembles, visit the McIntire Department of Music