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Communiversity Band | Kent State Bands

The University Band, also known as the "Communiversity Band," is open to all university students and community members who wish to continue performing traditional band literature.  The ensemble is dedicated to broadening the artistic level and interest of its members through a low-pressure, once-a-week rehearsal and performs one concert each semester (Fall and Spring) as well as the popular summer concert held in downtown Kent in late June every year.  The University Band also serves as a practicum for music education majors to conduct and play secondary instruments. Membership is open to all university students and community members.

The Communiversity Band is directed by Dr. John Franklin.

2014 Summer Communiversity Band!!!!

Sign up NOW to participate in the 2015 Spring Communiversity Band! Rehearsals begin TUESDAY January 20, 2015 from 7:15-9:30 in E112 of the Center for Performing Arts! Contact Dr. Franklin at with any questions.