Other Bands at UVA
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 a member of the Cavalier Marching Band in the fall semester 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.
The Wind Ensemble is a 2-credit, auditioned ensemble open to all UVA students in both the Fall and Spring semesters. 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. The group is predominately made up of non-music majors who enjoy performing challenging literature. For information about the group, write the directors at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Concert Band is a 1-credit, auditioned ensemble open to all UVA students in Spring semester only (CMB members are not required to audition). The Concert Band is a large wind band that meets once per week. The group performs a variety 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 email@example.com.
Other Music Department Ensembles
UVA offers amazing opportunities to keep playing your instrument, singing and more. The CMB and the bands listed above are only a small part of what makes UVA special. Check out our other ensembles on the UVA Department of Music webpage.