40th Concert Band Festival

February 27-28, 2023

  • 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 (streamed + audio & video recording) in the 1,100 seat Dennison Theatre. 
  • 30-minute clinic block (+ audio recording)with guest clinicians after your performance.
  • 60-minute clinic from guest artist presented at 12:00 p.m. both days.
  • 45-minute performance by UM Symphonic Wind Ensemble featuring the guest artist in the Dennison Theatre at 1:00 p.m. both days.


  • First come, first served basis up to 24 bands.
  • Invoices will be provided to each school upon registration.
  • Verification of acceptance and more information will be forthcoming.
  • APPLY HERE  (Application deadline February 1, 2023)


  • Registration Fee: $275 per ensemble.
  • Payment due on February 17, 2023.


2023 Director Information & Campus Map


2023 SUBMIT repertoire & set-up

Repertoire, set-up, travel times form

2023 Schedule


Guest Artist: Christopher Bubolz


Christopher Bubolz

  • BM Trumpet Performance, University of Michigan
  • MM Trumpet Performance, Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Studied with Armando Ghitalla, Charles Daval and Mike Sachs
  • Performed with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, New York City Opera, Iris Orchestra, Sonos Chamber Orchestra, in Broadway shows and in scores of other ensembles. He has also recorded for movies and television.

Guest Clinicians:


Dr. Christi Lundahl

  • Director of Bands at Southern Oregon University.
  • Former middle school and high school director in Orlando, FL.
  • Degrees: University of Michigan, Florida State University, University of Southern Florida
  • Teaches SOU Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, applied trumpet and conducting.


Dr. Nathan Stark

  • Director of Bands at Montana State University.
  • Teaches MSU Wind Symphony and Marching Band.
  • Taught high school in Boise, ID.
  • Degrees from Boise State University and Arizona State University.