Carolina Band Festival & Conductors Conference

25th Annual

Two Superb Invitational Honor Bands

February 13 - 15, 2014

Update Tuesday, February 11, 2014 11:00 a.m.
Carolina Band Festival & Conductors Conference 

Due to the forecast of heavy snow and ice in Greensboro
and across the southeast on Wednesday & Thursday and
due to the anticipated hazardous travel conditions and
closing of schools, including UNCG:

The Carolina Band Festival & Conductors
Conference for 2014 has been CANCELLED.

We're sorry, but it cannot be rescheduled.

1. Your fee of $55 for students & $75 for conductors WILL BE REFUNDED.
(this process will take some time)

2. Remember to CANCEL your hotel reservations NOW.

3. We hope to see you next year: February 12-14, 2015

Results for 2014 are Complete!!

Click Below to Download the Results in PDF
Format for Both 2014 Honor Bands

9-10 Honor Band Roster 2014 (click to download)

11-12 Honor Band Roster 2014 (click to download)

Please note, students who auditioned by CD and were not chosen are "alternates." In the event of a cancellation, there is a chance that you may be invited.

In 2014, more than 325 students from a five state area auditioned for membership in the two Invitation Honor Bands including NC, SC, VA, MD & AL.

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 Conference

February 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.

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Aycock Auditorium Interior
UNCG Campus