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WELCOME NEW STUDENTS!

February 16, 2021

Welcome to the Class of 2025!  We are thrilled to welcome you to Carolina and hope you will find a home in the UNC Bands.  We offer many ensembles and opportunities for involvement that are designed to fit well with … Continued

2020 Alumni Band Reunion – 11/7/2020

October 13, 2020

We will hold our annual Alumni Band Reunion virtually on Saturday, November 7! We will start at 10a with a general gathering on Zoom and will then break out into separate sessions based on when you were in the band. … Continued

The Pride of the ACC

August 14, 2020

The UNC Bands will debut “The Pride of the ACC”, a new pre-recorded show on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram this fall. The announcement comes after recent notice from University leadership that wind instruments will not be allowed to operate on … Continued

COVID-19 and the UNC Bands

May 27, 2020

Administrators and health officials at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are working diligently to protect the safety, health, and well-being of our campus community.  The UNC Bands will follow all directives and advice they offer and therefore, … Continued

2020 UNC MARCHING TAR HEELS HONORS MARCHING BAND

January 28, 2020

Due to circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be able to host our UNC Marching Tar Heels Honors Marching Band in 2020.  Have a great year and we hope to see you at the 2021 event.  The 2020 … Continued

WHY TAR HEELS?

January 28, 2020

The term “tar heel” dates back to North Carolina’s early history, when the state was a  leading producer of supplies for the naval industry. Workers who distilled turpentine from the sticky sap of pine trees and burned pine boughs to … Continued

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2020 MARCHING TAR HEEL DRUM MAJORS

January 28, 2020

(L-R) DJ Terrell, Kaylee Burrell, Melanie Beam, Katie Holt Congratulations to Melanie Beam (clarinet), Kaylee Burrell (alto saxophone), Katie Holt (mellophone), and DJ Terrell (clarinet), who have been selected to serve as drum majors for the 2020 Marching Tar Heels! … Continued

SPRING 2020 CONCERT BAND PERFORMANCES

January 28, 2020

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 UNC WIND ENSEMBLE and UNC SYMPHONY BAND Memorial Hall 7:30p $10 adults, $5 students Sunday, April 19, 2020 UNC UNIVERSITY BAND and the HOKE COUNTY HS WIND ENSEMBLE Moeser Auditorium 7:30p Free Tuesday, April 21, 2020 … Continued

2019 Section Captains Announced

January 30, 2019

The UNC Athletic Bands are pleased to announce the section captains for the 2019-2020 academic year. These students were selected by their peers to be the primary student leaders for their sections next year.  Congratulations to all the students selected. … Continued