Dr. John P. LaCognata
Director of Bands
UNC Wilmington

Guest Conductor
Mr. Matthew Edwards
Director of Bands
Fuquay-Varina High School

December 5-7, 2013

The University of North Carolina Wilmington is pleased to announce the Fourth Annual UNCW Honor Band Festival. In addition to working with Director of Bands Dr. John LaCognata and our Guest Conductor Mr. Matthew Edwards (Fuquay-Varina HS), the festival will include a concert by the UNCW Wind Symphony and UNCW 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 7th. Students auditioning at this time will receive full consideration for scholarships!

Nomination forms are due Friday, November 1, 2013
Student Registration - Photo Waiver Forms are due Friday, November 22, 2013
Registration Fees are due Friday, November 22, 2013 (one check per school)

Director Introduction Letter
Nomination Form
Events Schedule
Student Invitation Letter
Student Registration - Photo Waiver Form
Hotel Information

Contact: Dr. John LaCognata

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.

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