UMBAS Summer Band

UMBAS Concert Band performing at an outdoor venue.
UMBAS Band performance at Centennial Lakes in Edina.
Registration
2022 UMBAS Summer Band Registration Form is closed. 
Contact
Roy Pienaar, director
summerband@skiumah.org

Registration for the 2022 summer season is closed.

Alumni Summer Band

A community concert band-style ensemble that performs several outdoor concerts in the Twin Cities area each summer. The band is composed of approximately 125 people, including current U of M students, alumni, and others that may or may not have previous affiliation with the U of M.

Rehearsal Details

The band rehearses primarily on Wednesday evenings (with one exception this year). All rehearsals are at Huntington Bank Stadium on the Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Parking is available right outside the stadium for $6; additional nearby parking options and public transit are also available.

Rehearsals take place outside on the West Plaza of Huntington Bank Stadium, which we will be able to access through the Marching Band entrance corridor. The entrance is on the north side of the stadium through the double doors under the "Pope" County marker, next to Gate B.

PPE Protocol

*Effective March 21, 2022: Face masks, flute masks/shields, and vocal masks are no longer required for musical activity in any setting for UMN School of Music Events. That being said, if you are more comfortable using PPE than not, you are more than welcome to do so.

Rehearsal Dates

MAY

Wednesday, May 18th: Rehearsal 6-9pm

Wednesday, May 25th: Rehearsal 6-9pm

JUNE

Wednesday, June 1st: Rehearsal 6-9pm

Wednesday, June 8th: Rehearsal 6-9pm

Wednesday, June 15th: Rehearsal 6-9pm

Wednesday, June 22nd: Rehearsal 6-9pm

JULY

Tuesday, July 19th: Rehearsal 6-9pm

Wednesday, July 27th: Rehearsal 6-9pm

AUGUST

Wednesday, August 3rd: Rehearsal 6-9pm

2022 Summer Band Performance Schedule

Friday, June 17th: Chaska City Square, Chaska, 7:00pm

Friday, June 24th: Northrop Plaza, UMN Campus, 7:00pm

Thursday, July 28th: Northrop Plaza, UMN Campus, 7:00pm

Thursday, August 4th: St. Paul Cathedral, St. Paul, 7:00pm

Repertoire

The UMBAS Summer Band is proud to present a variety of concert band music. Repertoire for Summer 2022 includes:

Molly on the Shore by Percy Grainger

Foundry by John Mackey

Everlasting Light by Travis Cross

Lake Superior Suite, Mvt. 2 "Pukaskwa" by Cait Nishimura

Second Suite in F for Military Band by Gustav Holst

Westside Story by Leonard Bernstein arr. Jay Bocook

Albanian Dance by Shelley Hanson

Rough Riders by Karl King arr. James Swearingen

Jurassic Park Soundtrack Highlights by John Williams arr. Paul Lavender

Air for Band by Frank Erickson

American Elegy by Frank Ticheli

We continue to play classic school songs: Minnesota Rouser, Minnesota March, Go Gopher Victory, Minnesota Fight, Our Minnesota, Hail! Minnesota, Battle Hymn of the Republic, and Star Spangled Banner.

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