» 2016 Honor Band Festival

Festival Date: Saturday, February 27th

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Chapman University is pleased to announce the Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music's 2016 Honor Band Festival to be held on Saturday, February 27th. Students selected for the Honor Band Festival will participate in a day-long event, which will offer pre-professional training led by Southern California’s preeminent wind and brass faculty. Chapman University is delighted to offer a full scholarship to this event to successful applicants.

This will be an opportunity to learn some great wind literature, work with Chapman Conservatory of Music faculty including: members of the Pacific Symphony, Los Angeles Opera, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and A-list Hollywood Studio Players; and to meet other like-minded young musicians.

Trumpet section performs with the Wind SymphonyOut-of-area students must be accompanied by their director or an adult chaperone. Please make your own lunch and dinner arrangements. There are many dining opportunities within walking distance of the Chapman University campus. We invite you to enjoy a continental breakfast with Chapman faculty and students on the Oliphant Hall Patio prior to the morning’s rehearsal and snacks will be provided throughout the day. Please feel free to email Dr. Christopher Nicholas, or Priscilla Peraza/David Scott, Wind Symphony Librarians, with any other questions.

We look forward to welcoming you and your outstanding students!

+ - Ensemble Conductors

Headshot, Christopher Nicholas

Dr. Christopher Nicholas

Director of Bands, Director of Woodwind and Brass Studies

(714) 744-2107

Headshot, Jacob Vogel

Jacob Vogel



+ - Schedule

9:00am Welcome by Chapman Faculty and Students
Registration and Continental Breakfast on the Oliphant Patio
9:30am Master Classes with Chapman Faculty and Students
11:00am Rehearsal I
12:00pm Lunch (on your own in Old Towne Orange)
1:00pm Chapman Faculty Performance
1:30pm Rehearsal II
3:00pm Snack Break
3:30pm Rehearsal III
6:00pm Performance - Chapman University Honor Band

+ - Contact Us

For more information, please email Dr. Christopher Nicholas, Director of the Chapman University Wind Symphony or Priscilla Peraza or David Scott, Wind Symphony Librarians.

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