Matt Dudack

Welcome to Fall 2021!

Welcome to Fall 2021!  Everyone is excited to be back on campus and we have a bunch of performances this fall semester.  Welcome to Emma Sovacool of Westlake, OH!  (She is in the back row playing surdo!)  We are glad to have you join us!   Upcoming performances this fall Thursday, Sept. 9 at Lock 3 …

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2021 Spring Concert!

In case you Missed it… Or just want to watch again… https://youtu.be/gGDrY_W0Qn4 If you missed our annual spring concert or just want to watch it again, visit our youtube channel and sit back and relax.  The first half of the concert is a tribute to Cliff Alexis, our long time tuner, and really, co-founder.  Cliff …

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Tonight’s the night!

41st Annual Spring Concert! Today! Peter is smiling because tonight (8pm) is our annual spring concert!  Celebrating our 41st year with music by Cliff Alexis, Boogsie Sharpe, Rick Kurasz, Jeff Neitzke, Aaron Copland, and George Gershwin.  You can find the link to the stream at www.uakron.edu/music as well as a link to make a donation …

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41st Annual Spring Concert! Streaming April 10 at 8pm!

Celebrating our 40th Anniversary for the Second time! Last spring we unfortunately had to cancel our big 40th annivesary show, but we are back!  April 10 at 8pm is our virtual spring concert!  It will be streamed via the University of Akron School of Music website,  www.uakron.edu/music.  Program will feature music by Copland, Alexis, Gershwin, …

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Happy Holidays!

Do some holiday shopping and support your steel drum band! It’s not too late to get your last minute holiday shopping in!  Our CD’s, DVD’s, T-shirts, new Don Drumm pendants, and other merchandise are great stocking stuffers.  You can also get all of our music as downloads, including “A Kiss for Christmas” which features Caribbean …

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Happy turkey day!

We hope you had a safe and happy Thanksgiving! Now, to help you get ready for the holidays and check off your gift list, here are great NEW items now available on our website:  40th anniversary UA Steel Band t-shirts  Very cool pendants, designed by famed Akron artist Don Drumm UA Samba t-shirts  UA Samba …

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Collage 2020!

Collage 2020 Virtual Edition! Tonight at 7:30pm log in to the UA School fo Music website here and watch a livestream version of Collage 2020!  This action packed concert moves from group to group showcasing over 20 different soloists and ensembles, including UA Samba, Steel Drum Band, Drumline, and Percussion Ensemble.