Information for the Ohio Band Directors Conference Honor Band at The University of Akron is available!  The event takes place in December, and auditions materials are due in October.  Please go to for information.  All students who are studying privately should consider applying for this event!

Any student who is studying privately who would like to earn some college credit and have a fantastic summer music experience should consider enrolling in the University of Akron’s Summer Concert Band. Info is below.  Please see Mr. Smith before you enroll to ensure this ensemble is right for you.

Rehearsal Schedule:
Tuesday & Thursday: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. (Guzzetta Recital Hall)
June 13 (Tuesday) to July 13 (Thursday)
July 13 (Thursday) – CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Coleman Common
(Guzzetta Recital Hall – Rain Location)
For information on how to enroll at UA please visit:
Please select the “tab” that corresponds to the application you prefer:
NOTE: High School Students should select “Other”
Once you have been admitted at UA, please add Summer Band to your schedule:
7510: 130 – 481 (33225) – Undergraduate Credit
7510: 630 – 481 (33226) – Graduate Credit
If for some reason you need to miss a rehearsal or two, please call me (330-697-9233 cell or 330-972-6180 office) to discuss as we can accommodate these situations on a limited basis.