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Temple University Concert Band Festival - Thursday, May 1, 2014

Registration Deadline is March 15, 2014 - register your band today by emailing Professor Emily Threinen.

The one-day high school band festival, sponsored by the Boyer College of Music and Dance, will be held on Temple University’s Main Campus. This non-competitive event will emphasize performance and education by providing students and directors from high school band programs the opportunity to receive feedback from and work directly with Boyer College Band and Music Education faculty Matthew Brunner, Nathan Buonviri, and Emily Threinen, as well as Temple’s applied faculty, many of whom are members of the Philadelphia Orchestra, listed below. 

Participation includes:

Bands are scheduled to perform 20 minutes of music (of the director’s choosing) and receive a 20 minute clinic by Boyer College faculty in TPAC.

Schedule of the Day - Thursday, May 1, 2014
8:30am - 12:30pm: Band Performances and Clinics, Tours of Campus, and Listening to other Band Performances in TPAC

1:00 - 2:30pm: Temple Wind Symphony Dress Rehearsal in TPAC

3:00 - 4:00pm: Master Classes with Applied Faculty in Presser and Rock Halls

7:30pm: Temple University Wind Symphony Concert

The participation fee is $400 per band - paid upon arrival the day of the festival. This fee covers recording, facility, and master class costs.

Registration Deadline is March 15, 2014 - register your band today by emailing Professor Emily Threinen.  Bands will be accepted in order of response; first come, first served. Once accepted, you will be sent a confirmation email and additional details.

A full complement of large percussion equipment and a grand piano will be available.

On behalf of the Temple University Bands and the Music Education Department, please feel free to contact me at 215-204-8335 or emily.threinen@temple.edu with questions about the Festival.