Department of Music

Honor band festival

Conductor
Mr. Dominic Talanca
Director of Bands
UNC Wilmington

Guest Conductor
Mr. Phillip Riggs
Director of Bands
NC School of Science and Mathematics

November 30 - December 2, 2017

The University of North Carolina Wilmington is pleased to announce the eighth annual UNCW Honor Band Festival. In addition to working with UNCW Director of Bands, Mr. Dominic Talanca, and our guest conductor, Mr. Phillip Riggs (North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics), students will attend performances by the UNCW Symphonic Band, jazz ensembles, and faculty ensembles. Students participate in full-ensemble rehearsals as well as master classes with the UNCW Department of Music applied faculty. The festival concludes on Saturday afternoon with a finale concert. Festival participants are 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 Department of Music on Saturday, December 2nd. Students auditioning at this time will receive full consideration for scholarships!

Online nomination forms (see link below) must be submitted by November 1, 2017

Nomination Form
Director Letter (event invitation, information, nomination process, and cost)
Events Schedule

Student Invitation Letter
Student Registration Form/Photo Waiver
Hotel Information

Contact: Mr. Dominic Talanca
talancad@uncw.edu
910.962.3391

Audition Excerpts

Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
Clarinet
Bass - Contrabass Clarinet
Alto Saxophone
Trumpet
French Horn
Trombone
Euphonium TC - BC
Tuba
Percussion

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.