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Capital University and Stanton’s Sheet Music will welcome nearly 200 select high school
band students and middle and high-school band directors from a multistate
region for the annual Wind Band Invitational and New Band Music Reading
Clinic November 14-15, 2014, in Mees Hall. In its 13th
year, this prestigious event connects talented high school musicians, renowned composers,
conductors and music educators, and the best new concert band music for two
days of rigorous reading, learning, and performing the newest and most compelling
selections available for concert bands.
High school musicians, nominated by their band directors and selected based on
recorded auditions they submit online, will form the Honors Wind Ensemble. As
members of this select ensemble, students will read, learn, and perform the best
new concert band music from around the world at the annual Wind Band
Invitational and New Band Music Reading Clinic.
Using their expertise, composers, conductors and longtime music educators James
Swearingen and Paula A. Crider have chosen their picks for the best
new music from hundreds of new compositions submitted by publishers worldwide.
The Honors Wind Ensemble, conducted by Paula A. Crider, will perform those selections for
middle and high-school band directors from a multistate region, including Ohio,
Indiana, West Virginia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and more.
Music will provide a display of all the new concert band music being
Learn more in this letter from the Director of Bands, Dr. Barry Kopetz (PDF)
Download the Honors Wind Ensemble Audition Requirements (PDF)
Download the Honors Wind Ensemble Application (PDF)
Download the Band Director Application (PDF)
by the Honors Wind Ensemble conducted by Paula A. Crider
The Capital University Symphonic
Winds, directed by Dr. Jeffrey Gershman, will appear in concert at 8 pm on Friday,
November 14. The concert will feature many new selections for wind band and an
appearance by guest conductor, Paula A. Crider.
In addition to the
Honor Band and Reading Band, two guest bands (TBA) perform during the clinic.
All performances will be in Mees Hall
of the Conservatory of Music and are open to the public and free of charge.
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