Conductors for 2024

Ronald Demkee will conduct the 2024 the Great American Community Band.

Chuck Reader will conduct the 2024 All Star High School Concert Band.

Adult Band Schedule

This is the schedule for the musicians of the 2024 Great American Community Band:

Friday, Nov 22, 2024

4:00-5:15pm Registration
5:15-5:30pm: Prepare for Rehearsal
5:30-8:15pm: Band Rehearsal
8:30pm: Band Buffet

Saturday, Nov 23, 2024

9:00-12:00am: Band Rehearsal
12:00-1:45pm: Lunch (on your own)
2:00-4:30pm: Band Rehearsal


Dinner/Evening: on your own

Sunday, Nov 24, 2024

10:30-11:30am: Band Dress Rehearsal
11:30-12:30pm: Lunch (on your own)
12:45pm: On Stage Concert Ready
1:00pm: Concert: Great American Community Band followed by the All Star High School Concert Band

Repertoire for 2023

The Great American Community Band musical selections for 2023:

Star Spangled Banner
Armed Forces Salute................Bob Lowden
Reverberations...................Brian Balmages
Chorale and Alleluia............Howard Hanson
Liberty Bell.....................John Philip Sousa
Metamarch............................Steve Bryant
Water Music ...........................G.F. Handel
    #1 Allegro
    #2 Air
    #5 Finale
Porgy and Bess................Gershwin/Barnes

The All Star High School Concert Band musical selections for 2023:

Riverside Overture..............Robert Sheldon
Iron and Ice.............Randall D. Standridge
Lux Aurumque......................Eric Whitacre
Fate of the Gods................Steven Reineke
The Thunderer................John Philip Sousa

Adult Registration Form

The 2024 registration form will be available in the late Spring of 2024.

Here is a link to download the adult 2023 registration form including festival and hotel information. The form for 2024 will have updated information.

Note that students register (and reserve their room) through their home school teacher.

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