Department of Music

Dr. John P. LaCognata
Director of Bands
UNC Wilmington

Guest Conductor
Mr. Brian Myers
Director of Bands
Green Hope High School

December 1-3, 2016

The University of North Carolina Wilmington is pleased to announce the Seventh Annual UNCW Honor Band Festival. In addition to working with Director of Bands Dr. John LaCognata and our Guest Conductor Mr. Brian Myers (Green Hope HS); the festival will include concerts by the UNCW Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Faculty Woodwind and Brass Quintets, and Big Band; full ensemble rehearsals; and master classes by the UNCW Department of Music applied faculty. The Festival will conclude on Saturday afternoon with a Finale Concert. Participants for the Festival will be 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 Music Department on Saturday, December 3rd. Students auditioning at this time will receive full consideration for scholarships!

Online nomination forms (see link below) must be submitted by November 1, 2016

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

Student Invitation Letter
Student Registration Form/Photo Waiver
Hotel Information

Contact: Dr. John LaCognata

Audition Excerpts

Bass - Contrabass Clarinet
Alto Saxophone
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
French Horn
Euphonium TC - BC

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.