History

Band Festivals:  1968, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2014, 2016

 

1968 May 11

"We believe this to be a first in the field of public education."

 

~Dr. Clarence E. Robbins, Superintendent


Featuring the world premiere of "A Hymn for Our Times," conducted by the composer, Dr. Grant Beglarian.


Band Directors:

Elwyn D. Brown, Columbus Senior High School

Van C. Boner, Central Junior High School

Burdell H. Sell, Northside Junior High School

Willard Dutcher, Elementary Bands


Recordings:

Combined Beginning Band:  Festival

Combined Beginning Band:  Safari

Combined Intermediate Band:  Fifty Stars Unfurled

Combined Intermediate Band:  Tropical Twilight

Central Junior High School:  Themes from Offenbach

Northside Junior High School:  Highlights from Hawaii
Combined Senior High Band:  Symphony No. 4 by Tchaikovsky

Mass Band (all bands combined):  A Hymn for Our Times by Dr. Grant Beglarian

 

BCSC Band Festival Program 1968 

 

1997 March 15

 

Band Directors:

Henry Buckingham, Columbus East High School

Kevin Cottrill, Columbus East High School; Clifty Creek and L.F. Smith Elementary Schools

James Lucas, Mt. Healthy and Parkside Elementary Schools

BJ Marks, Northside Middle School

Brad Milleman, Columbus North High School; L.C. Schmitt and Southside Elementary Schools

Ora Pemberton, Central Middle School

William Stultz, Columbus North High School

Larry Tews, St. Peters Lutheran School

 

BCSC Band Festival Program 1997

 

1998 May 9

 

Band Directors:

Henry Buckingham, Columbus East High School

Kevin Cottrill, Central Middle High School, Columbus East High School

James Lucas, Mt. Healthy, Rockcreek, and Smith Elementary Schools

BJ Marks, Northside Middle School; Clifty Creek and Parkside Elementary Schools

Brad Milleman, Columbus North High School; L.C. Schmitt and Southside Elementary Schools

William Stultz, Columbus North High School

Larry Tews, St. Peters Lutheran School

 

BCSC Band Festival Program 1998

 

1999 May 8


Featuring the world premiere of "Take Center Stage," composed by Douglas Court.

Band Directors:

Tim Brookshire, Columbus East High School, Clifty Creek Elementary School

Brad Milleman, Columbus North High School; L.C. Schmitt, and Southside Elementary Schools

BJ Marks, Northside Middle School

Larry Tews, St. Peters Lutheran School

Kathy Dell, Parkside Elementary School

James Lucas, Mt. Healthy, Rockcreek, and L.F. Smith Elementary Schools

Kevin Cottrill, Central Middle School

William Stultz, Columbus North High School

 

BCSC Band Festival Program 1999

 

2014 April 12

 

Band Directors:

Tim Brookshire, Columbus East High School; Central Middle School, CSA Lincoln, CSA Fodrea, L. Frances Smith, and Richards Elementary Schools

Keith Burton, Columbus North High School; Parkside, L.C. Schmitt, and Southside Elementary Schools

BJ Marks, Northside Middle School; Mount Healthy and Rockcreek Elementary Schools

Andrew Meyer, Clifty Creek Elementary School

David Rodgers, Columbus East High School and Central Middle School

Bill Stultz, Columbus North High School

 


2016 April 16

 

Band Directors:

Tim Brookshire, Columbus East High School; Central Middle School, CSA Lincoln, CSA Fodrea, L. Frances Smith, and Richards Elementary Schools

Keith Burton, Columbus North High School; Parkside, L.C. Schmitt, and Southside Elementary Schools

BJ Marks, Northside Middle School; Mount Healthy and Rockcreek Elementary Schools

Andrew Meyer, Clifty Creek Elementary School

David Rodgers, Columbus East High School and Central Middle School

Bill Stultz, Columbus North High School

Jonathan Vailes, Taylorsville Elementary School


Recordings:

Mass Band (all bands combined): 1812 Overture Video      1812 Overture (audio only)

Combined High School Band:  Star Wars Video     Star Wars (audio only)

 

BCSC Band Festival Program 2016