REDCOAT MARCHING BAND

Dr. Mike Robinson
The Redcoat Marching Band is under the direction of Mike Robinson. All University students are invited to apply for membership, which is determined by audition. Membership requires a conservative weekly rehearsal schedule and performance at all UGA home football games. Performance at out-of-town games is required when attendance does not infringe on academic requirements.

Brett Bawcum
Brett Bawcum is Associate Director of the Redcoat Band and Assistant Director of Bands at the University of Georgia. Mr. Bawcum assists with all aspects of the Redcoat Marching Band and serves as its primary drill-writer. He also directs the Basketball and Volleyball Bands.


Rob Akridge
Rob Akridge is Associate Director of the Redcoat Band and Assistant Director of Bands at the University of Georgia. He assists with all aspects of the Redcoat Marching Band including administration, drill design, and instruction.

If you’re interested in becoming a Redcoat, please see our information for prospective students!


  • RECENT NEWS

    • First Concert of the Season!

      Watch this spot for a video about the Hodgson Wind Ensemble’s first performance of the fall season on Sept 18. Music by Joan Tower, Hindemith, Jules Strens, Florent Schmitt, and Willem Otterloo.

    • Announcing the 2014 Wind Ensemble Fall Season Repertoire!

      Hod(g)son Wind Ensemble
      Fall 1 (Thursday, Sept. 18)

      Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman #1 Joan Tower (3’)
      Symphonietta Willem van Otterloo  (20”)
      Konzertmusik, Op. 41 Paul Hindemith (15”)
      Danse Funambulesque Jules Strens (8”) (Evan Harger, guest conductor)
      Dionysiaques Florent Schmitt/Hauswirth (14”)
      Fall 2 (Thursday, Oct. 9)   (2nd Thursday Series)
      Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman #2 Joan Tower (3’)* (Tyler Ehrlich, guest conductor)
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    • Cynthia Johnston Turner New Director of Bands: UGA Press Release

      Dr. Cynthia Johnston Turner, currently Director of Wind Ensembles at Cornell University, has been named Director of Bands at the University of Georgia.

    • The UGA Wind Ensemble Releases Latest CD on the Naxos label

      Street Song Cover

      The UGA Wind Ensemble’s latest CD “Street Song” was released July 3, 2012…

  • Redcoat Band CD
    "Between The Hedges"



    Get your copy of the "Between the Hedges" CD by the University of Georgia Redcoat Band, featuring songs from Pregame, In the Stands and After the Game. Order Yours Today!