Events for High School
YOU can be in Zippy's All-Star Marching Band!
We invite high school band members to join Zippy's All-Star Marching Band on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. See how to join
More high school events:
- Zips Invitational High School Band Show, Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021 See more
- High School Junior/Senior Day: Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021 See more
Ohio Band Directors Conference — Dec 4th
The University of Akron Bands celebrates the 50th annual Ohio Band Directors Conference this year on Saturday, December 4, 2021. More details to come.
This year's conference will resume in the UA Student Union, and we are thrilled to announce the 2021 OBDC Guest Composer, Mr. Johan de Meij.
Featured ensembles will include:
- Wadsworth High School Wind Ensemble, Dana Hire, conductor
- Hudson High School Wind Ensemble, Beverly O'Connor, conductor
- Grove City Symphonic Band, Jason Graham, conductor
The OBDC High School Honor Band will be conducted by Dr. John Climer, Director of Bands - University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and former UA Alumnus, '81.