Vikes Band


The Vikes Band is directed by Scott MacInnes

  • Open to undergraduate and graduate students from all faculties and departments.
  • This for-credit course may be taken more than once for up to 6 units.
  • No audition is required.
  • Students must have basic ability to play a band instrument and must supply their own instrument (or rent one).


  • Wednesdays, 8:00 p.m. - 10:20 p.m., CARSA

Course code

  • MUS 189 – 489 Vikes Band


Vikes Band is the in-house spirit band for UVic athletic events including Vikes men's and women's basketball games. The instrumental group provides a fun, engaging, and energetic atmosphere at sporting events while offering UVic students the opportunity to develop their musicianship in a group setting. The repertoire includes popular songs in various genres, including crowd favourites regulalry heard at games. 


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