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The University Of Akron Steel Drum Band

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Happy new year!

Happy new year! As we welcome the students back from winter break, we look forward to another busy semester.  We have a couple of community performances leading up to our annual spring concert on Saturday, April 22, 2023.  That concert will feature guest artist, Josanne Francis.  You can watch her play and learn more about …

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Special VIP package! For the first time since 2019, The University of Akron Steel Drum Band will be live, on stage! Join us for the band’s return and its traditional spring concert: Saturday, April 16, 2022 at 8 p.m. EJ Thomas Performing Arts Hall The concert will feature guest percussionist Michael Spiro and alumni from …

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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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