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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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reh 9/17/20

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.

UA Samba!

New Merchandise – UA Samba sticker! UA Samba is the University of Akron Percussion Studio’s Brazilian Percussion Ensemble.  The group performs drumming music from Brazil’s Carnival celebrations called Samba Batucada.  Show your UA Samba pride with this cool sticker with a logo created by UA’s Myers Art School students, Design X Nine.  The sticker is …

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reh 9/17/20

New youtube channel!

We have a new youtube channel!  Here we are rehearsing a new tune you may recognize.  More to come so subscribe and support the University of Akron Steel Drum Band! You Tube Channel Link

New merchandise!

New merchandise available!  Our new t-shirt celebrating 40 years of the University of Akron Steel Drum Band is now available along with some very cool pendants created by legendary Akron artist, Don Drumm.  Check out all of our merch by clicking here.

New members!

Please welcome our newest members! Please welcome Keegan Obernauf, Harley Núñez , and Joshua Sommers to the University of Akron Steel Drum Band!  These guys are off to a great start and are wearing our new 40th Anniversary t-shirts too!  Keegan is from Mentor, OH, Harley is from Louisville, OH, and Joshua is from North …

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Welcome Back!

We’re back and in-person! This fall is defnitely off to a bit of a “different” start, with COVID-19 mitigations in place, but we are back and ready to rock!  New graduate students Peter Loferski and Chase Dunaway got things going by setting up the panyard and percussion studio with lots of spacing, air purifiers, and …

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