Lake Hamilton Concert Invitational

Lake Hamilton Concert Band Invitational Schedule

March 6th and 7th, 2020


Any and all bands are invited to apply.

The schedule will be filled based on first come first serve basis.

Slots will be 40 minutes and only a limited amount will be available.


An experienced panel of adjudicators will be used for the Invitational. These panels in the past, have included the likes of: David Gorham (ret. Owasso, OK), Andy Cook (Carmel, IN), Robert Hesse (ret. U of A Monticello, Ouachita Baptist University & Arkadelphia, AR), David Stuart (ret. Magnolia, AR), John Combs (ret. Springdale, AR), Karen Dismuke (ret. North Pulaski - Jacksonville, AR), Claude Smith (ret. Searcy, AR) and Freddy Bell (ret. Lakeside - Hot Springs, AR).

Mail a copy of registration form and check to:

Jon Shultz, Director of Bands

Lake Hamilton High School

280 Wolf St. Pearcy, AR 71964

Schedule and Format

Bands will be scheduled from 5:00 to 8:00 on Friday and 8:00 to 5:00 on Saturday.

Bands are expected to be present 30 minutes prior to their performance for warm-up in the band room.

Performance time and clinic limit is 40 minutes to set up, perform, clinic with adjudicators and exit.

ASBOA Concert Assessment Guidelines will be followed.

Adjudication and Clinic

Three performance adjudicators will critique each band's performance. One of the adjudicators will clinic the group on stage following the performance and before the next group performance. Recordings of your group's performance and a video of the adjudication will be made available following the clinic.

Registration/Application Deadline Info

Registration is $325 per band. Please register using the link below and send a hard copy of the registration with your check by February 10th, 2020. Checks should be payable to Lake Hamilton Bands. Please let us know if you need an invoice or reciept. A schedule will be emailed as it is finalized.

This year's Adjudicators are the following: David Stuart (ret. from Magnolia, AR), Karen Dismuke (ret. from North Pulaski - Jacksonville, AR), Claude Smith (ret. from Searcy, AR) and Robert Hesse (ret. from U of A Monticello, Ouachita Baptist University & Arkadelphia, AR).

For access to the Registration Form:

Please click the following link to open/download (make a copy - in sheets) the attached Google Doc.