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We invite you to explore the exciting performance opportunities available to you at UAH. Our instrumental department is a thriving one, set within a instrumental rehearsal facility on a vibrant campus with a dynamic faculty. At UAH, a variety of instrumental ensembles will challenge and inspire you, regardless of your major.

UAH Wind Ensemble

The UAH Wind Ensemble is the university's premiere wind band. The Wind Ensemble's repertoire ranges from traditional band classics to ultra-modern works by today's leading composers. The ensemble rehearses in the Instrumental Rehearsal Hall on Monday and Wednesday afternoons and performs twice per semester for the university community and for various other events throughout the year.

UAH Orchestra

UAH Orchestra is on hiatus, FALL 2022.

UAH Honor Band

The annual UAH Invitational Honor Band provides qualified middle and high school students with a world-class clinic experience, facilitated by today's leading wind band conductors and composers.
Learn more about the UAH Honor Band

UAH Jazz Ensembles

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UAH Steel Drum Band

The UAH Steel Drum Band, directed by Deborah Loach, is open to percussionists and non-percussionists, regardless of experience.  The Steel Drum Band performs regularly as part of the UAH Percussion Ensemble program.

UAH Pep Band

The UAH Pep Band is the university's athletic band. The Pep Band cheers and performs for athletic and university events throughout the year. The band is open to all students, regardless of academic major or skill level.  For more information, email

Guest Artists

Experiences at UAH include interacting with today's leading artists and composers. Past guest visits include acclaimed composer David Maslanka, Col. Tom Holtan (Director of the US Army Band), and many others.


Auditions for the Wind Ensemble, Pep Band and associated scholarships are scheduled each semester and/or arranged by appointment.  Contact the Music Office for additional information on all UAH ensembles and auditions.

Learn more about UAH Music auditions.