The Longhorn Band is a year-round program offered as a course by the School of Music at The University of Texas. Registration in this course is open to any student of the various academic disciplines provided at the University of Texas. Activities begin with Band Week in preparation for the marching season in August and continue until University graduations in late May. They resume again during the summer with the Longhorn Band program which includes outdoor concerts and participation in the Longhorn Music Camp as counselors for high school and middle school students. University of Texas students may register for concert and jazz ensembles in both the fall and spring semesters as well as audition for the Longhorn Band in the fall semester.