» 2017 Honor Band Festival

Festival Date: Saturday, February 4th

Dr. Nicholas leads the Chapman University Wind Symphony in the Musco Center for the ArtsColleagues -

Chapman University is pleased to announce the Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music's 2017 Honor Band Festival to be held on Saturday, February 4th in the Musco Center for the Arts.  Over 100 students 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 all 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.

Exterior view of the Musco Center for the ArtsOut-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 David Scott, Wind Symphony Librarian, with any other questions.

We look forward to welcoming you and your outstanding students!

+ - Ensemble Conductor

Headshot, Christopher Nicholas

Dr. Christopher Nicholas

Director of Bands, Director of Woodwind and Brass Studies

(714) 744-2107
nicholas@chapman.edu

+ - Schedule

9:00am Welcome by Chapman Faculty and Students
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Oliphant Patio
9:30am Master Classes with Chapman Faculty and Students
Various Locations
11:00am Rehearsal I
Musco Center for the Arts
12:00pm Lunch (on your own in Old Towne Orange)
1:00pm Chapman Faculty Performance
Musco Center for the Arts (closed to public)
1:45pm Rehearsal II
Musco Center for the Arts
3:15pm Snack Break
3:30pm Rehearsal III
Musco Center for the Arts
6:00pm Performance - Chapman University Honor Band
Musco Center for the Arts
Free admission

+ - Location, Maps & Directions

EVENT LOCATION
This year's Honor Band Festival will start in Oliphant Hall (OH for short), and later move to the Musco Center for the Arts.  All events are private except for the 6:00pm public performance in the Musco Center for the Arts.  Chapman’s Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music is located at the corner of Grand and Palm Avenues.

PARKING, MAPS & DIRECTIONS
Chapman University is located in the City of Orange just steps away from the Orange Plaza Historic District and minutes from many world class hotspots.  Please refer to our Maps & Directions page for more information about our campus maps, driving directions, and/or parking information.  Additionally, a campus map (PDF) can be obtained at http://www.chapman.edu/about/_files/maps-and-directions/current-maps/campus-map.pdf

+ - Contact Us

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

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