The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has a variety of top performing instrumental ensembles that will enhance your musical growth and musicianship. We offer a full program of symphonic, concert, marching, pep, and jazz bands. Ensembles are open to all students at UAPB regardless of academic major.
The Jazz Ensemble is the premiere jazz group that performs a variety of styles which include swing, contemporary, funk, progressive and the standards. This ensemble takes annual tours both local and nationally. The Jazz Ensemble is open by audition only. The Jazz Ensemble recently recorded this performance of The Days of Wine and Roses.
The Concert Band performs concerts the best of contemporary and traditional band literature. The ensemble consists of primarily non-music majors and is open by audition.
The Wind Symphony is the most select ensemble and is open by audition. It performs only the finest wind ensemble literature, features soloists, and commissions new works for wind ensemble. Performances include concerts, both on and off campus concerts, local and regional tours, playing children's concert series, and performances at professional conferences.
The Percussion Ensemble is an ensemble that performs top concert and world percussion literature. This ensemble consists of primarily percussion majors and is open by audition to other percussion students. Here's the Percussion Ensemble's performance of Spyro Gyra's Morning Dance, arranged by ensemble director
For more information about the
Department of Music / University Bands
Mail Slot 4809
Phone or Fax:
(870) 575-8919 - Band Office Phone
(870) 575-4663 - Band Office Fax