Carolina Band Festival & Conductors Conference

26th Annual

Two Superb Invitational Honor Bands

February 12 - 14, 2015


Click Here to download the ROSTERS for both the 9-10th Grade Honor Band and the 11-12th Grade Honor Band -- a two-page PDF

Packets of information will be mailed to all of the students chosen for the Honor Bands on Tuesday, January 20th. This will include your Registration Confirmation Form, Campus Map & Directions, Honor Band Schedule, and Hotel Reminder Information. Those who were not chosen will receive a letter notifying you that you are an "alternate" and could possibly still be invited in case there is a cancellation.

Click here to download a PDF of the 2015 Carolina Band Festival
& Conductors Conference Brochure (6 pages)

Clinicians for 2015

11th - 12th Grade Honor Band Conductor
Col. (Ret.) Michael Colburn, Conductor, United States Marine Band, Washington, DC

9th - 10th Grade Honor Band Conductor
Dr. Terry Austin, Director of Bands, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

Each student should be an outstanding performer and must be recommended by his or her band director. To apply, students must submit an application and a recording of several minutes of playing on compact disc. The deadline for the receipt of your application & CD was Thursday, January 8, 2015. Students from every state are eligible, making membership in both bands competitive and highly select - equal to fine All-State bands. In 2014, participating students were drawn from a five state area including NC, SC, TN, VA & GA. Students selected for membership must arrive on the evening of Thursday, February 12, for the first rehearsal. Out-of-town students must be accompanied by their band director or by a designated parent chaperone. Students, directors, and parent chaperones will need to arrange for their own housing in Greensboro area hotels. A list of nearby hotels with conference rates will be available. Local residents may opt to commute. The fee for each student selected is $55, which includes the clinic fee, lunch and dinner on Friday in the UNCG Dining Hall., which includes the clinic fee, as well as lunch and dinner on Friday in the UNCG Dining Hall.

Carolina Conductors Conference

February 12 - 14, 2015

Carolina Conducting Conference Clinician
Dr. Jack Stamp, Director of Bands, Composer & Department Chair, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania

The 26th Carolina Conductors Conference will include opportunities to conduct the Director's Band and receive critique from Dr. Jack Stamp, all of which will be recorded for you on a DVD.

All participants are strongly encouraged to bring their band instrument and perform in the Director's Band. The fee for all conducting conference participants is $75, which includes lunch and dinner on Friday. Participants may earn one unit of North Carolina Certificate Renewal Credit. The Carolina Conductors Conference is a great opportunity to grow and develop as a conductor and musician under the guidance and inspiration of our outstanding clinicians.

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Aycock Auditorium Interior
UNCG Campus