Carolina Band Festival & Conductors Conference25th Annual
Two Superb Invitational Honor BandsFebruary 13 - 15, 2014
In 2013, a record number of nearly 400 students from a five state area auditioned for membership in the two Invitation Honor Bands including NC, SC, TN, VA, & GA.
Clinicians for 2014
11th - 12th Grade Honor Band Conductor
Prof. Richard Clary, Director of Bands, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
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 9, 2014. Students from every state are eligible, making membership in both bands competitive and highly select - equal to fine All-State bands. In 2013, 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 13, 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 ConferenceFebruary 13 - 15, 2014
Carolina Conducting Conference Clinician
Dr. Jack Stamp, Director of Bands, Composer & Department Chair, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania
The 25th 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.
Aycock Auditorium Interior