Department of Music

Dr. John P. LaCognata
Director of Bands
UNC Wilmington

Guest Conductor
Mr. Tom Jenner
Director of Bands
Millbrook High School

December 3-5, 2015

The University of North Carolina Wilmington is pleased to announce the Sixth Annual UNCW Honor Band Festival. In addition to working with Director of Bands Dr. John LaCognata and our Guest Conductor Mr. Tom Jenner (Millbrook HS); the festival will include concerts by the UNCW Chamber Winds, Wind Symphony, and Big Band; full ensemble rehearsals; and master classes by the UNCW Department of Music applied faculty. The Festival will conclude on Saturday afternoon with a Finale Concert. Participants for the Festival will be selected based on their musical accomplishments and their director's assessment and recommendation.

Seniors . . . participants of the festival will have the opportunity to audition for admittance into the UNCW Music Department on Saturday, December 5th. Students auditioning at this time will receive full consideration for scholarships!

Online nomination forms must be submitted by November 2, 2015

Director Letter (event invitation, information, nomination process, and cost)
Events Schedule
Online Nomination Form (completed by band director)
Student Invitation Letter
Student Registration Form/Photo Waiver
Hotel Information

Contact: Dr. John LaCognata

Audition exerpts

Bass Clarinet
French Horn
Euphonium BC & TC

UNCW is an EEO/AA Institution. Accommodations for disabilities
may be requested by contacting the Department of Music at 910.962.3415
at least 10 days prior to the event.