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37th Concert Band Festival
February 25-26, 2019
- Stimulating and enriching experience in an educational atmosphere.
- Get feedback from some of the profession's top educators.
- Over 100 bands from 50 schools from four states have attended since 2008.
- Over 90% of the schools return to the festival the following year!
- 30-minute performance block in the 1,100 seat Dennison Theatre. UM Faculty clinicians will provide written comments.
- 30-minute clinic block with guest clinicians after your performance.
- 60-minute clinic from guest artist presented at 12:00 p.m. Monday & Tuesday.
- 45-minute performance by UM Symphonic Wind Ensemble featuring the guest artist in the Dennison Theatre at 1:00 p.m. Monday & Tuesday.
- First come, first served basis up to 24 bands.
- Applications and payments must be received by Friday, February 15, 2019.
- Registration Fee: $225 per ensemble.
- Invoices will be provided to each school upon registration
- Verification of acceptance and more information will be forthcoming
- Professor of Trombone, Univerversity of North Texas
- Former principal trombone, Delaware Symphony. Performed with Baltimore, National and Kennedy Center Symphonies,
- Former member, United States Navy Band
- Graduate of University of Michigan, The Juilliard School, and Ctholic University.
Dr. Andy Collinsworth
- Director of Bands & Program Director of Music Education, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA.
- Taught public school band for over twenty years in California.
- President of the Western Division of the College Band Directors National Association.
- Degrees: University of Nevada-Reno, Arizona State University.
Dr. Christopher Bianco
- Director of Bands and Chair of the Music Department, Western Washington University.
- Extensive teaching experience in Idaho, Illinois, and Minnesota
- President of the Northwest Division of the College Band Directors National Association.
- Degrees: Northwestern University, University of Montana, University of Texas-Austin.
Dr. Jennifer Cooper – Woodwind Comments
Prof. Rob Tapper – Brass/Percussion Comments