UToledo Band Program

The Band Program at The University of Toledo offers a variety of performance and educational opportunities for all university students. Whether you are interested in pursuing a degree in music, or are simply looking to continue with music as a source of entertainment and self-growth, it's an exciting time to be involved.

UTOLEDO Bands Events
Friday, Feb. 14, 6 p.m.
Member for a Day
Basketball Pep Band
Details and Registration
Feb. 21-23
High School Honor Band 
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Wednesday, Feb. 26, 7 p.m.
UToledo Symphonic Band and University Wind Ensemble perform in UToledo's Doermann Theatre - FREE Concert
Saturday, Feb. 29
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For more School for Visual and Performing Arts events, visit the UT Arts and Culture web page.

Welcome to the UTOLEDO Band Program

News & Updates

  • UToledo Music Scholarship and Entrance Auditions.  Students interested in auditioning for acceptance into one of our Music Degree programs AND/OR auditioning for Music Scholarships should register for their audition.  Audition dates for Fall 2020 are: December 7, February 15, February 22, and March 21.

  • Member for a Day  The UToledo Rocket Marching Band invites you to be a member for a day, and play with our Varsity Pep Band on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2020, when the UToledo Rockets take on Buffalo in Savage Arena.  The event begins at 6:00pm.  Space is limited, so reserve your spot today

  • Annual High School Honors Band.  Our 12th Annual High School Honors Band will be held February 21-23, 2020.  For 11 years, this unique event has attracted a large number of area band students who spend a weekend not only rehearsing and performing a variety of music, but learning about and applying practical concepts of musicianship. There is NO COST and NO AUDITION for participation.  Details and registration.

  • Twirler-for-a-Day.  The UToledo Rocket Marching Band invites you for a twirling clinic SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2020. The event begins at 10:30am, with a 1:00pm meal, and 2:00pm Game Tipoff as the Rockets take on Ball State. Participants will perform during halftime of the men's basketball game. Details and registration.

  • Free Drumline Clinics.  Come be part of our 2020 Drumline Clinics each Wednesday, January 22nd through April 29th. These free events provide high school and college percussionists the opportunity to learn techniques and to develop their skills alongside members of Rocket Marching Band Drumline and receive instruction from the UToledo Drumline Instructor, Anthony Leithauser.  Contact Mr. Leithauser at toledodrumline@gmail.com with your intent to participate or for further information.

Our Bands

THE ROCKET MARCHING BAND find us on Facebook
The University of Toledo Rocket Marching Band is one of the largest and most visible student groups on campus! With 250 musicians, dancers, color guard, and majorettes, the RMB is a positive source of pride and school spirit for you as well as the entire UToledo community. Auditions dates and other information for all sections within the RMB (Woodwinds, Brass, Drumline, Color Guard, Feature Twirler, and Dancing Rockettes) are now available. If you plan to attend UToledo next fall and are interested in joining the Rocket Marching Band, visit the RMB page for more information.

The concert ensembles are a vibrant part of the Department of Music and the Band Program at UToledo. The Wind Ensemble (auditioned) and the Symphonic Band perform several concerts throughout the year.  Both ensembles are open to all UToledo students, regardless of major.  Whether you want to be challenged as a player or just want to have fun playing music, we have an ensemble for you.

Last Updated: 1/27/20