This page will bring you all the information you need for the Symphonic Band trip to the National Band Festival March 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Festival Stage at the new Howard L. Schrott Center for the Performing Arts, Butler University.
*** Here is the Tentative Schedule for the National Band Festival. Click here.******
The 2016 Music for all National Festival. held in Indianapolis, IN March 10-12,2016 includes the National Concert Band Festival. the Sandy Feldstein National Percussion Festival, the Honor Band of America, the Honor Orchestra of America and the Jazz Band of America. These non-competitive events bring the spotlight of national attention on music education and some of America's finest middle and high school ensembles and musicians. Each invited ensemble performs a full concert and receives input and evaluation from a panel of some of music's most respected educators. Following their concert each ensemble receives a focused clinic with some of the country’s preeminent band conductors. The Festival also features master classes, workshops for ensemble members. opportunities for the students to meet students from across the country. and an awards Gala Banquet.
Each year100-500 ensembles from across the country apply for this prestigious Festival.
Dates for the Trip
March 9-13, 2016
- Round Trip Airfare DIA-IND ( Denver - Indianapolis)
- All ground transportation at Festival
- Hotel Accommodations at JW Marriott Complex, Indianapolis
- All meals
- Festival Participation fee
- Professional Recording and picture from Festival
- Admission to all concerts, workshops and events
The total trip fee is $1300.00
The payment schedule is as follows:
Here is the reminder of the payment schedule:
9/28/15 - $150
10/10/15 - $150
11/17/15 - $250
12/1/15 - $250
1/11/16 - $250
2/8/16 - $250
We are in process of setting up several fundraising activities to help defray some of the cost. The first is a Go Fund Me page where you can invite your family and friends to donate to the fund to help send the band to Nationals. it is located here"
We are also seeking sponsors as well. Here is the sponsor letter you can use to ask for sponsorship funds. There are some nice perks for those who choose to sponsor the band on its trip.
Therr will be other activities in the coming months, so watch this space.