The New England College Band Association presents:
The 2018 New England Intercollegiate Band Festival
This year the Intercollegiate Band Festival will be held in conjunction with the College Band Directors National Association's Regional Conference being held at Yale University March 9–10, 2018.
Registration and rehearsals will begin Friday morning, March 9, and will be held at Hendrie Hall in the Keith Wilson Band Room, 165 Elm Street, New Haven, CT 06510. There is no admission charge and no tickets will be required for the concert.
Past participants: Please note earlier rehearsal and concert times!
This year, the Intercollegiate Band will be an honors ensemble chosen by audition from the colleges and universities throughout the eastern United States. Students are eligible for the ensemble regardless of major and will have the privilege of rehearsing and performing with internationally known wind band conductors. This year's guest conductor is Cynthia Johnston-Turner from the University of Georgia.
Cynthia Johnston-Turner is in demand as a conductor, conducting and ensemble clinician, and a guest speaker in the United States, Australia, Latin America, Europe, and Canada. Before her appointment at the Hodgson School at the University of Georgia, Cynthia was Director of Wind Ensembles at Cornell University. She currently serves as a conductor with the Austrian Festival Orchestra, and the Paris Lodron Ensemble in Salzburg.
Among other recent engagements, she has guest conducted the National Youth Wind Ensemble of Great Britain, the Syracuse Symphony ("Symphonia"), the National Youth Band of Canada, Concordia Santa Fe, the Ithaca College Wind Ensemble, the Eastman Wind Ensemble, the Latin American Honor Band
New England Intercollegiate Band is an honors ensemble chosen by audition from the colleges and universities throughout New England. Since 1982 the New England College Band Association has sponsored a concert by this musical organization. Students are eligible for the ensemble regardless of major and have had the privilege of rehearsing and performing with internationally known wind band conductors. This year’s concert will be held at Rhode Island College on Saturday, April 1 at 7 p.m. Our guest conductor is Michael Votta, Professor of Music and Director of Bands at the University of Maryland.