Wednesday, April 9, 2014

All-National Honor Band

Don't miss the deadline for your students to apply for two prestigious performance opportunities.

The All-National Honor Ensembles will be performing at the 2014 NAfME National In-Service Conference in Nashville, Tennessee on the Grand Ole Opry House Stage on October 29, 2014. The 2014 conductors have been announced:

Concert Band: Mark Camphouse

Symphony Orchestra: Gerard Schwarz

Mixed Choir: Edith Copley

Jazz: Robert Baca

The deadline to apply is May 16. Students see Dr. Sargent for application info.

Eligibility and additional information.

The U.S. Army All-American Marching Band will be performing in San Antonio, Texas on January 3, 2015 at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. This is an all-expenses paid trip for your students who excel in marching and academics. The application deadline is May 2.

Eligibility and additional information.

Friday, April 4, 2014

All-State Info for Next Week

All-State Participants Please Read:

A section on the District One Website for the 2014 All-State Festival has been created. Feel free to share this site and use it for information for next week's festival:

A twitter account for this event: @2014AllState. Tweets will be sent throughout the festival about chair audition results, state solo competition results and any other changes that may take place throughout the festival. If you do not have a twitter account you may still receive messages via text messaging.

Instructions for Text Twitter

On your phone, text to the number "40404" the following message: ON 2014AllState

Each time a message is sent from this twitter account you will receive it via text message.

Please review the VBC map located on the website. All rehearsal areas and exhibits have changed location from last year's event.

VBC Maps and Directions:

Chair Audition Information

Solo Competition Information

Sorry for the long addresses. If you can't click these links directly, go to and click on the "All-State Festival" button at the top of the page.

Let me know if I can help you. I look forward to seeing you in Huntsville next week.

Dr. Sargent