Past Affiliate Regional Music Festivals

Affiliate Regional Music Festivals are part of Music for All’s ongoing support of the essential core of every music program: the concert idiom. Music for All is proud to see the continued growth over the years as more communities bring positively life-changing concert experiences to their schools.

2020

Southwestern Regional Concert Band Festival
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, AZ
Friday-Saturday, February 28-29, 2020
Festival Contact: Stephen Meyer, Email: stephen.meyer@nau.edu
Festival Website: www.nau.edu/bands
Application Deadline: October 1, 2019

Las Vegas Concert Band Festival
Palo Verde High School
Las Vegas, NV  
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Festival Contact: David Irish and David Maccabee, Emals: irishda@nv.ccsd.net or maccad@nv.ccsd.net
Application Deadline: November 1, 2019

Pacific Coast Regional Wind Band Festival
California State University Long Beach
Long Beach, CA
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Festival Contact: Jermie Arnold, Email: jermie.arnold@csulb.edu
Festival Website: web.csulb/dept/music/areas/bands/pacific-coast-regional-band-festival.php
Application Deadline: November 1, 2019

Metro East Concert Band Festival
O’Fallon Township High School, Milburn Campus
O’Fallon, IL
Monday, March 2, 2020
Festival Contact: Melissa Gustafson-Hinds, Email: Gustafson-HindsM@oths.us
Festival Website: othsband.com/events_musicforall.org

Western Regional Concert Band Festival
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
Friday-Saturday, March 6-7, 2020
Festival Contact: John Miller, Email: johnmiller91350@gmail.com
Application Deadline: December 1, 2019

Cincinnati Regional Concert Band Festival
William Mason High School
Mason, OH
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Festival Contact: Ed Protzman, Email: protzmane@masonohioschools.com
Festival Website: www.masonbands.com/events/mfa-regional-concert-band-festival
Festival Application: https://forms.gle/fFMz2yaoLUDapDiV6
Application Deadline: January 1, 2020

Indianapolis School Music Festival
Shortridge High School
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Sonoma Invitational Band and Orchestra Festival (Event Canceled)
Sonoma State University
Rohnert Park, CA
Wednesday-Friday, March 11-13, 2020
Festival Contact: Dr. Andy Collinsworth, Email: racworth@sonoma.edu
Festival Website: http://music.sonoma.edu/sonomainvitational
Application Deadline: September 30, 2019

Southeastern Regional Concert Festival at Georgia State University (Event Canceled)
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA
Wednesday-Thursday, March 25-26, 2020
Festival Contact: TC McConnell, Email: bands@gsu.edu
Registration Website: gsuconcertfestival.org
Application Deadline: July 1, 2019

Great Lakes Concert Band Festivals at Eastern Michigan University (Event Canceled)
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI
Friday-Saturday, March 27-28, 2020
Festival Contact: Mary Schneider, Email: emu.bands@emich.edu
Festival Website: www.emich.edu/music/bands
Application Deadline: February 28, 2020

Louisiana Concert Band and Percussion Ensemble Festival (Event Canceled)
First Baptist Church of Lafayette
Lafayette, LA
Friday-Saturday, March 27-28, 2020
Festival Contact: Scotty Walker, Director of Bands, Lafayette H.S., Email: sctywalk@cox.net
Festival Website: musicforlouisiana.org
Application Deadline: January 31, 2020

Metropolitan Wind Band Invitational (Event Canceled)
Roxbury High School
Succasunna, NJ
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Festival Contact: Jeffrey Conrad, Email: jconrad@roxbury.org
Festival Website: www.roxburybandsnj.org
Application Deadline: February 1, 2020

Mid-Atlantic Concert Band Festival (Event Canceled)
University of Maryland
College Park, MD
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Festival Contact: Eric Posner, Email: eric_posner@hcpss.org

Southern Regional Concert Festival at Russellville Center for the Arts (Event Canceled)
Arkansas Tech University
Russellville, AR
Tuesday-Thursday, March 31-April 2, 2020
Festival Contact: Dan Belongia, Director of Bands, Email: dbelongia@atu.edu
Festival Website: www.atu.edu/bands/festival

Prairie State Middle School Concert Band Festival (Event Canceled)
North Central College
Naperville, IL
Friday-Saturday, April 3-4, 2020
Festival Contact: Greg Scapillato, Email: prairiestatefestival@gmail.com
Festival Website: www.prairiestatefestival.org

Chicagoland Invitational Concert Band Festival (Event Canceled)
John Hersey High School
Arlington Heights, IL
Saturday, April 4, 2020
Festival Contact: Scott Casagrande, Director of Bands, Email: scott.casagrand@d214.org
Festival Website: herseyband.com/Fest
Application Deadline: November 14, 2019

University of Central Florida Concert Band Invitational (Event Canceled)
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Orlando, FL
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Festival Contact: Scott Lubaroff Email: slubaroff@ucf.edu
Festival Website: ucfbands.com/event/2020-concert-band-festival
Application Deadline: November 1, 2019

Northwest Regional Concert Band Festival (Event Canceled)
Mountain View High School
Vancouver, WA
Saturday, April 11, 2020
Festival Contact: Sam Ormson, Email: Samuel.Ormson@evergreenps.org
Festival Website: nwrcbfest.weebly.com
Application Deadline: January 31, 2020

San Joaquin Valley Concert Band Invitational (Event Canceled)
Clovis North High School
Fresno, CA
Friday, April 17, 2020
Festival Contact: David Lesser, Director of Bands, Email: davidlesser@cusd.com
Contact Festival Coordinator for Application Deadline information.
Festival Website: www.facebook.com/SJVCBI
Application Deadline: February 1, 2020 (or until filled)
San Joaquin Valley Concert Band Invitational Program Book

University of Kentucky “Windfest” Concert Band Festival (Event Canceled)
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
Saturday, April 18, 2020
Festival Contact: Storey Free, Email: Storey.Free@uky.edu
Festival Website: https://finearts.uky.edu/ukbands/windfest
Application Deadline: February 10, 2020

Katy Jazz Festival (Event Canceled)
Cinco Ranch High School
Katy, TX
Saturday, April 25, 2020
Festival Contact: Michael Ouellette, Email: michaelouellette@katyisd.org
Festival Website: www.katyjazzfestival.com
Application Deadline: March 25, 2020

2019

Western Regional Concert Band Festival
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
Friday and Saturday, March 1-2, 2019
Festival Contact: John Miller, Email: johnmiller91350@gmail.com

Cincinnati Regional Concert Band Festival
William Mason High School
Mason, OH
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Festival Contact: Ed Protzman, Email: protzmane@masonohioschools.com
Festival Website: www.masonbands.com/events/mfa-regional-concert-band-festival

Las Vegas Concert Band Festival
Palo Verde High School
Las Vegas, NV  
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Festival Contact: Darren Sweikert and David Maccabee, Email: maccad@nv.ccsd.net

Metro East Concert Band Festival
O’Fallon Township High School, Milburn Campus
O’Fallon, Illinois
Monday, March 4, 2019
Festival Contact: Melissa Gustafson-Hinds, Email: Gustafson-HindsM@oths.us

Pacific Coast Regional Wind Band Festival
California State University Long Beach
Long Beach

Friday, March 8, 2019
Festival Contact: Jermie Arnold, Email: jermie.arnold@csulb.edu
Festival Website: https://goo.gl/forms/jekoj161lwUEWOBS2

Indianapolis School Music Festival
Shortridge High School
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Southeastern Regional Concert Festival at Georgia State University
Georgia State University
Atlanta, Georgia
Wednesday-Thursday, March 27-28, 2019
Festival Contact: TC McConnell, Email: bands@gsu.edu
Registration Website: gsuconcertfestival.org

Southern Regional Concert Festival at Russellville Center for the Arts
Arkansas Tech University
Russellville, Arkansas
March 27-29, 2019
Festival Contact: Dan Belongia, Director of Bands, Email: dbelongia@atu.edu
Festival Website: www.atu.edu/bands

Oklahoma Bandmasters Association Concert Festival
University of Tulsa

Tulsa, OK
March 28, 2019
Festival Contact: Wendy Benford, Email: wendybenford@dcsok.org
Festival Website: www.okbandmasters.com

Metropolitan Wind Band Invitational
Roxbury High School
Succasunna, New Jersey
Saturday, March 30, 2019
Festival Contact: Jeff Conrad, Email: jconrad@roxbury.org

Chicagoland Invitational Concert Band Festival
John Hersey High School
Arlington Heights, Illinois
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Festival Contact: Scott Casagrande, Director of Bands, Email: scott.casagrand@d214.org
Festival Website: herseyband.com/Fest

Louisiana Concert Band Invitational
East Bayou Baptist Church
Lafayette, Louisiana
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Festival Contact: Scotty Walker, Director of Bands, Lafayette H.S., Email: sctywalk@cox.net

Great Lakes Concert Band Festivals at Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI
Friday, April 12, 2019
Festival Contact: Mary Schneider, Email: mary.schneider@emich.edu
Festival Website: www.emich.edu/music/bands

San Joaquin Valley Concert Band Invitational
Clovis North High School
Fresno, CA
Friday, April 12, 2019
Festival Contact: David Lesser, Director of Bands, Email: davidlesser@cusd.com
San Joaquin Valley Concert Band Invitational Program Book

Prairie State Middle School Concert Band Festival
North Central College
Naperville, IL
Friday and Saturday April 12-13, 2019
Festival Contact: Keith Ozsvath, Email: prairiestatefestival@gmail.com
Festival Website: www.prairiestatefestival.org

Northwest Regional Concert Band Festival
Mountain View High School
Vancouver, Washington
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Festival Contact: Sam Ormson, Email: Samuel.Ormson@evergreenps.org
Festival Website: nwrcbfest.weebly.com

University of Kentucky “Windfest” Concert Band Festival
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Festival Contact: Cody Birdwell, Email: cody.birdwell@uky.edu

Katy Jazz Festival
Cinco Ranch High School
Katy, TX
Saturday, April 27, 2019
Festival Contact: Michael Ouellette, Email: michaelouellette@katyisd.org

2018

Western Regional Concert Band Festival
University of Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah

Friday and Saturday, March 2-3, 2018
Festival Contact: John Miller, Email johnmiller91350@gmail.com

Cincinnati Regional Concert Band Festival
William Mason High School
Mason, OH
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Festival Contact: Micah Ewing, Email: ewingm@masonohioschools.com and learn more at www.cincinnatibandfestival.com
Application Deadline: January 15, 2018

Metro East Concert Band Festival
O’Fallon Township High School, Milburn Campus
650 Milburn School Road
O’Fallon, Illinois
Monday, March 5, 2018
Festival Contact: Melissa Gustafson-Hinds, Email Gustafson-HindsM@oths.us 

Pacific Coast Regional Wind Band Festival
California State University Long Beach
Friday, March 9, 2018
Festival Contact: Jermie Arnold, Email jermie.arnold@csulb.edu

Southeastern Regional Concert Festival at Georgia State University
Georgia State University
Atlanta, Georgia
Concert Bands: Wednesday-Thursday, March 21-22, 2018
Festival Contact: TC McConnell, Email bands@gsu.edu 
Registration Website: gsuconcertfestival.org
June 1, 2017 Application Deadline

Louisiana Concert Band Invitational
East Bayou Baptist Church
Lafayette, Louisiana
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Festival Contact: Scotty Walker, Director of Bands, Lafayette H.S., Email sctywalk@cox.net
December 2017 Application Deadline

Northwest Regional Concert Band Festival
Mountain View High School
Vancouver, Washington
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Festival Contact: Sam Ormson, Email Samuel.Ormson@evergreenps.org

Southern Regional Concert Festival at Russellville Center for the Arts
Arkansas Tech University
Russellville, Arkansas
Tuesday-Thursday, March 27-29, 2018
Festival Contact: Dan Belongia, Director of Bands, Email dbelongia@atu.edu
Festival Website: http://www.atu.edu/bands/festival.php

Chicagoland Invitational Concert Band Festival
John Hersey High School
Arlington Heights, Illinois
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Festival Contact: Scott Casagrande, Director of Bands, Email scott.casagrand@d214.org
Festival Website: herseyband.com/Fest
Mid-November 2017 Application Deadline

San Joaquin Valley Concert Band Invitational
Clovis North High School
Fresno, CA
Friday, April 13, 2018
Festival Contact: David Lesser, Director of Bands, Email DavidLesser@clovisusd.k12.ca.us
Contact Festival Coordinator for Application Deadline information.

University of Kentucky “Windfest” Concert Band Festival
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Festival Contact: Cody Birdwell, Email: cody.birdwell@uky.edu
Application Deadline: Until Filled (up to 16 groups)

Metropolitan Wind Band Invitational 
Roxbury High School
Succasunna, New Jersey
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Festival Contact: Jeff Conrad, Email jconrad@roxbury.org
March 15, 2018 Application Deadline

Power Band Classic – an Affiliate Marching Band Regional Event of Music for All
Lake Hamilton High School
Pearcy, AR
October 13, 2018
Festival Contact: Jon Shultz, jon.shultz@lhwolves.net
Regional Website: www.powerbandofarkansas.org/

Southern Invitational Choir Festival & Competition
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, GA
October 18-19, 2018
Festival Contact: Shannon Jeffreys, csjeffreys@gerogiasouthern.edu

Kettering National A Cappella Festival
Kettering-Fairmont High School
Kettering, OH
November 9-10, 2018
Festival Contact: Brody McDonald, Email: brody.mcdonald@ketteringschools.org
Festival Website: ketteringacafest.com
Application Deadline: October 10, 2018

2017

Western Regional Concert Band Festival
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
Saturday, March 4, 2017
Festival Contact: John Miller, Email johnmiller91350@gmail.com

Metro East Concert Band Festival
O’Fallon Township High School, Milburn Campus
650 Milburn School Road
O’Fallon, Illinois
Monday, March 6, 2017
Festival Contact: Melissa Gustafson-Hinds, Email Gustafson-HindsM@oths.us

Cincinnati Regional Concert Band Festival
William Mason High School
Mason, Ohio
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Festival Contact: Micah Ewing, Email ewingm@masonohioschools.com

Northwest Regional Concert Band Festival
Mountain View High School
Vancouver, Washington
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Festival Contact: Sam Ormson, Email Samuel.Ormson@evergreenps.org

Southeastern Regional Concert Festival at Georgia State University
Georgia State University
Atlanta, Georgia
Orchestras: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Concert Bands: Wednesday-Thursday, March 22-23, 2017
Festival Contact: TC McConnell, Email bands@gsu.edu
Registration Website: gsuconcertfestival.org

Louisiana Concert Band Invitational
East Bayou Baptist Church
Lafayette, Louisiana
Friday and Saturday, March 24 and 25
Festival Contact: Scotty Walker, Director of Bands, Lafayette H.S., Email sctywalk@cox.net

Southern Regional Concert Festival at Russellville Center for the Arts
Arkansas Tech University
Russellville, Arkansas
Friday, March 31 – Saturday, April 1
Festival Contact: Dan Belongia, Director of Bands, Email dbelongia@atu.edu
Festival Website: http://www.atu.edu/bands/festival.php

Metropolitan Wind Band Invitational 
Roxbury High School
Roxbury, New Jersey
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Festival Contact: Todd Nichols, Director of Bands, Email tnichols@roxbury.org

Chicagoland Invitational Concert Band Festival
John Hersey High School
Arlington Heights, Illinois
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Festival Contact: Scott Casagrande, Director of Bands, Email scott.casagrand@d214.org
Festival Website: herseyband.com/Fest

San Joaquin Valley Concert Band Invitational
Clovis North High School
Fresno, CA
Friday, April 21, 2017
Festival Contact: David Lesser, Director of Bands, Email DavidLesser@clovisusd.k12.ca.us

Southern Invitation High School Choral Competition & Festival
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, GA
Thursday and Friday, October 26-27, 2017
Festival Contact: Shannon Jeffreys, Email sjeffreys@georgiasouthern.edu
August 1, 2017, Application Deadline

Kettering National A Cappella Festival
Kettering Fairmount High School
Kettering, OH
Friday and Saturday, November 10-11, 2017
Festival Contact: Brody McDonald, Email: brody.mcdonald@ketteringschools.org
Application Deadline: October 6, 2017

2016

Northwest Regional Concert Band Festival
Mountain View High School
Vancouver, Washington
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Festival Contact: Sam Ormson, Email Samuel.Ormson@evergreenps.org

Southeastern Regional Concert Festival at Georgia State University
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA
Wednesday-Thursday, March 23-24, 2016
Festival Contact: TC McConnell, Email tcmcconnell@gsu.edu
Contact Festival Coordinator for Application Deadline information.

Southern Regional Concert Festival at Russellville Center for the Arts
Arkansas Tech University
Russellville, AR
Friday-Saturday, April 1-2, 2016
Festival Contact: Dan Belongia, Director of Bands, Email dbelongia@atu.edu
Registration Website: http://www.atu.edu/bands/festival.php

Metropolitan Wind Band Invitational 
Roxbury High School
Roxbury, New Jersey
Saturday, April 9, 2016
Festival Contact: Todd Nichols, Director of Bands, Email tnichols@roxbury.org
March 15, 2016 Application Deadline

Louisiana Concert Band Invitational
East Bayou Baptist Church
Lafayette, LA
Friday-Saturday, April 15-16, 2016
Festival Contact: Scotty Walker, Director of Bands, Lafayette H.S., Email sctywalk@cox.net
December 2015 Application Deadline.

San Joaquin Valley Concert Band Invitational
Clovis North High School
Fresno, CA
Friday, April 15, 2016
Festival Contact: David Lesser, Director of Bands, Email DavidLesser@clovisusd.k12.ca.us
Contact Festival Coordinator for Application Deadline information.

Chicagoland Invitational Concert Band Festival
John Hersey High School
Arlington Heights, IL
Saturday, April 16, 2016
Festival Contact: Scott Casagrande, Director of Bands, Email scott.casagrand@d214.org
Mid-November 2015 Appliation Deadline

2014

Metropolitan Wind Band Invitational 
Roxbury High School
Roxbury, New Jersey
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Festival Coordinator: Todd Nichols, Director of Bands
Music for All Festival Evaluator and Clinician:
James Keene, retired Director of Bands at University of Illinois

Chicagoland Invitational Concert Band Festival
John Hersey High School
Arlington Heights, IL
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Festival Coordinator: Scott Casagrande, Director of Bands
Music for All Festival Evaluator and Clinician:
Richard Floyd, State Director of Music at the University of Texas at Austin and Music Director of the Austin Symphonic Band

San Joaquin Valley Concert Band Invitational
Clovis North High School
Fresno, California
Friday, April 11, 2014
Festival Coordinator: David Lesser, Director of Bands

2015

Southeastern Regional Concert Festival at Georgia State University
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA
Thursday and Friday, February 19-20, 2015
Festival Coordinator: TC McConnell

Concert Band Invitational
East Bayou Baptist Church
Lafayette, LA
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Festival Coordinator: Scotty Walker, Director of Bands, Lafayette H.S.

San Joaquin Valley Concert Band Invitational
Clovis North High School
Fresno, CA
Friday, April 17, 2015
Festival Coordinator: David Lesser, Director of Bands

Chicagoland Invitational Concert Band Festival
John Hersey High School
Arlington Heights, IL
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Festival Coordinator: Scott Casagrande, Director of Bands

Metropolitan Wind Band Invitational
Roxbury High School
Roxbury, New Jersey
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Festival Coordinator: George Wendt