The University of Kentucky College of Fine Arts


  • Open to all high school and middle school bands
  • We want YOU to join the UK Bands family! All ensembles are open to any UK student, regardless of major. There is a place for you here.
  • UK Bands are an integral part of the School of Music: 3 concert bands, several ensembles, Pep Band, and the Wildcat Marching Band.
  • Not much for marching, baton waving, or sports? The School of Music and UK Bands have several world class performing groups open to all students regardless of major.
  • Entertaining thousands of fans with our spirited, high-energy performances, the Wildcat Marching Band enjoys a national reputation as one of the finest collegiate marching bands in the country.
  • The UK Pep Band plays an integral role at all Rupp Arena and Memorial Coliseum home games where we have the best seats in the house!
  • Taking pride in being one of the best twirling schools in the SEC, the UK Twirling program loves being a part of the Wildcat Marching Band.