Band Day 2024

Band Day 2024

We are working with our UVA Athletics partners to finalize our UVA Band Day 2024 date.  Please check back frequently for updates if you'd like to join us as a Cavalier Band Member for a day!

Band Day includes check-in at Carr’s Hill Field, a rehearsal with the CMB, a meal with your section courtesy of the band, transportation to/from Scott Stadium, a ticket to the game, the halftime show performance on the field, and performing with the CMB in the stands. Music and marching drill will be provided electronically approximately 3 weeks prior to UVA Band Day (check the 2024 Band Day Event Guide when it's released for more information).
Every Band Day Honor Band member will experience with what it’s like to be a Cavalier Marching Band member on a gameday!  This special event is open to high school students grades 9-12. If you are interested in attending UVA’s Band Day, we will begin collecting registrations soon.  Keep checking for updates! Registration is a two-step process.  After your initial submission, you’ll receive an email from the UVA Band Directors to complete our HSD Qualtrics Band Day Registration Form with additional details that we need to make the day a success.
The cost is $60.00 which is payable by check to "UVA BAND DAY." Checks via mail are perferred, but you can still pay live on Band Day at check in with cash or check.  We do not accept card or electronic payments. You’ll receive a commemorative Band Day T-shirt and we encourage you to wear your letter jacket or other warm clothing! Checks can be made out to the Cavalier Marching Band. Attendees are encouraged to mail payment in advance to:
Attention: Katelyn Rupe (UVA Band Day)
     UVA Department of Music
     112 Old Cabell Hall
     PO Box 400176
     Charlottesville, VA 22904-4176
Participants & Family Members: access the 2023 Band Day Event Guide to see what we did last year (NOTE: Band Day 2024 information has not been announced yet.)


What is included as part of UVA Band Day?

Entry to the game, a UVA Band Day T-shirt, rehearse and perform with the CMB on Scott Stadium field at halftime and in the stands throughout the game, bus transportation to and from the stadium, a pre-game meal with the CMB, and food in the stands during the game.

What is the schedule?

See the Event Guide for all details.  Television dictates the kick off time usually 7-14 days prior to kick off.  Once we know kick off, the day's schedule will be set. 

What do I need to be prepared for on Game Day?

Access your music, drill, and choreography by opening our Band Day Google Folder.  Colorguard choreography will be added to our 2024 Band DAy Colorguard Choreography YouTube playlist, and Twirler choreography will be found on our CMB YouTube channel.  You will need your own band instrument, copies of your music, and your drill coordinate card.  

Will I need to memorize my music?

Music memorization is optional.

How do I purchase tickets to the game for my family & friends?

We are working with our partners in UVA Athletics to secure a Band Day Friends and Family discount code.  Please check back frequently for updates.