Band of the Hour Association

  Drumming Up Support For The Band of the Hour

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The Frost School of Music "Band of the Hour" has been selected to perform in Orlando at the Bands of America Southern Championships on October 13 and the Disney World Magic Kingdom Parade on October 14.

Performing at these events would be a tremendous honor for Frost Band of the Hour musicians, but we need your support to help secure transportation and room-and-board during their exhibitions.


By making a gift to the Support Frost Band of the Hour Trip to Orlando & Performance Campaign, you can help give these talented performers a once-in-a-lifetime experience and raise the Band's national prominence.

The deadline to raise $25,000 is October 5—so please make your gift to support the Frost Band of the Hour today!

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Direct gifts to the University of Miami is used directly by the Band of the Hour Marching Band at the discretion of its Director.


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We currently support core University held endowment funds that support the Band of the Hour



The University of Miami depends on its alumni and friends. We  can liaise and help you with creating your gift.


Our Mission

To support the University of Miami "Band of the Hour,” with the help of alumni and friends, through advancement, service, and a commitment to the traditions of the University of Miami.

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Association History

Since 1993, the Band of the Hour Association has been drumming up support for the "Band of the Hour." Previously known as the Band of the Hour Club, the Band of the Hour Association has developed numerous fundraisers. 

The club initiated the publication of a newsletter to keep friends and alumni up to date with the happenings of the Band of the Hour.


As the association grew into the new millennium, it changed its name from the "Band of the Hour Club" to the "Band of the Hour Association of Alumni and Friends", Inc. 

The Band of the Hour Association strives to keep its traditions alive though the traditions of the University of Miami and the "Band of 

the Hour" 

The marching band at the University of Miami was founded in 1933 and the "Band of the Hour" name was coined in the 1950's.  Curious about the history of the "Band of the Hour?" Click Here