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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

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

2017 Alumni Band Reunion

May 5, 2016

The UNC Bands are delighted that we will, once again, collaborate with the General Alumni Association (GAA) for our annual Alumni Band reunion.  The event will be held in conjunction with Homecoming this year, which is October 28, 2017 and … Continued