Regionals – Nov/Dec 2008

Regional Marching Band Events

A listing of marching events: major competitions, shows and conferences, by region. From November 2008 to January 2009.

West

Bands of America

Nov 8—Los Angeles, CA Northwest Association for Performing Arts

Nov 1—Eugene, OR –Northwest Marching Band Circuit Championships

U.S. Scholastic Band Association

Nov 1—Carson City, NV – Reno-Tahoe Regional Western Band Association

Nov 22-23—Northern California – Championships

Other

Dec 6—Carson, CA – Battle of the High School Marching Bands

Tradeshows

Jan 7-10—Albuquerque, NM – New Mexico Music Educators Association

Jan 8-10—Mesa, AZ – Arizona Music Educators Association

Jan 15-18—Anaheim, CA – NAMM, the International Music Products Association

Jan 16-18—Eugene, OR – Oregon Music Educators Association

Jan 22-24—Colorado Springs, CO – Colorado Music Educators Association

Jan 23-24—Kaneohe Bay, HI – Hawaii Music Educator’s Association

Northeast

U.S. Scholastic Band Association

Nov 1—Allentown, PA – Northern States Championship (Groups 1 Open, 6 Open)

Nov 2—Hershey, PA – Northern States Championship (Groups 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A)

Nov 2—Allentown, PA – Northern States Championship (Groups 2 Open, 3 Open, 4 Open, 5 Open)

Nov 8—Allentown, PA – Northern States Championship (Groups 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A, 5A, 6A)

Nov 9—Allentown, PA – Northern States Championship (Groups 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A)

Tradeshows

Dec 4-7—Rochester, NY – New York State School Music Association

MidWest

Bands of America

Nov 8—Indianapolis, IN

Nov 12-15—Indianapolis, IN – Grand Nationals

Tradeshows

Nov 5-8—Austin, TX – Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC)

Nov 20-22—Lincoln, NE – Nebraska Music Educators Association

Dec 16-20—Chicago, IL – Midwest Clinic

Jan 22-24—Indianapolis, IN – Indiana Music Educators Association

Jan 28-31—Peoria, IL – Illinois Music Educators Association

Jan 28-31—Missouri Music Educators Association

South

U.S. Scholastic Band Association

Nov 1—Chattanooga, TN – Southern States Championship

Nov 7-8—Annapolis, MD – National Championship

Nov 9—Baltimore, MD – 20th Anniversary Celebration

Other

Jan 25-27—Atlanta – Honda Battle of the Bands

Tradeshows

Nov 7-11—Winston-Salem, NC – North Carolina Music Educators Association

Nov 13-14—Conway, AR – Arkansas Music Educators Association

Nov 20-24—Baton Rouge, LA – Louisiana Music Educators Association

Jan 7-10—Tampa, FL – Florida Music Educators’ Association

Jan 22-24—Tuscaloosa, AL – Alabama Music Educators Association

Jan 29-31—Savannah, GA – Georgia Music Educators Association

If you have an event that you would like listed, please contact us.

Back on Track

A personal tragedy almost derails one young student’s musicalendeavors, but family tradition and support from teachers helphim catch up and become a leader in the ...