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Carolina Band Festival 2017

posted Dec 7, 2016, 8:36 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
Please find below details on the Carolina Band Festival & Conductors Conference at UNCG in February. 
28th Annual
Carolina Band Festival and Conductors Conference
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
February 16 - 18, 2017
Apply ONLINE – Upload your digital audio file

Two Superb Invitational Honor Bands
Each student should be an outstanding performer and must be recommended by his or her band director. To apply, students must submit an online application and upload a digital audio file of several minutes of playing. 
The deadline for the receipt of your ONLINE application & digital audio file is Thursday, January 12, 2017.  That's right, no more mailed CD recordings! Students from every state are eligible, making membership in both bands competitive and highly select - equal to fine All-State bands. 

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 is available on the web site. Local residents may opt to commute. The fee for each student selected is $60, which includes the clinic fee, as well as lunch and dinner on Friday in the UNCG Dining Hall.

Announcing our Clinicians 
We are thrilled to announce our clinicians for the 28th Annual Carolina Band Festival and Conductors Conference held at UNCG on February 16 - 18, 2017. We take great pride in bringing the very finest band conductors in America to our campus each February to work with talented students and eager music teachers from across the Southeastern United States.

Col. Lowell Graham, Director of Orchestral Activities, University of Texas at El Paso, Retired Conductor U.S. Air Force Band, Washington, DC will conduct the 11th-12th Grade Honor Band. Dr. Stuart Sims, Director of Instrumental Studies California State University, Stanislaus will conduct the 9th-10th Grade Honor Band. Mr. Scott Rush, Conductor, Charleston Wind Symphony, Author, “Habits” Series for GIA Publications will lead the Carolina Conductors Conference.

In 2016, nearly 400 students from a five-state area applied for the two Honor Bands and more than 60 teachers registered and participated in the Carolina Conductors Conference.

For complete details, a history of the event, photos, lists of repertoire, and more, please visit our website at www.cbf-ccc.org

We will mail brochures in December 2016 and we are accepting student and teacher applications now on our web site www.cbf-ccc.org  We hope you and your students will join us for what will be another outstanding weekend.
11th & 12th Grade Honor Band Conductor 

Col. Lowell Graham
Retired Conductor, US Air Force Band, Washington
University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso, Texas

9th & 10th Grade Honor Band Conductor

Dr. Stuart Sims
Director of Bands
California State University, Stanislaus
Turlock, California

Carolina Conductors Conference Clinician
Teachers - Apply Online!

Mr. Scott Rush
Conductor, Charleston Wind Symphony 
Author, “Habits” Series for GIA Publications
Charleston, South Carolina


John R. Locke
Director of Bands
UNC Greensboro


Kevin M. Geraldi
Director of Orchestras &
Associate Director of Bands
UNC Greensboro

February 16 - 18, 2017

Click here to download a Carolina Band Festival flyer.

The deadline for the receipt of your student application 
& audition recording is Thursday, January 12, 2017

Carolina Band Festival 
and Conductors Conference 
(800) 999-2869

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