Registration for BandFest 2002 now accepted

Huntington College hosts 23rd annual Band Clinic on March 16
FOR RELEASE
2002-01-16
Huntington, Ind.—The Huntington College Music Department is now accepting registration for BandFest 2002. Members of the community can receive personalized attention from some of the nation’s finest civilian and military musicians.

The 23rd Annual Band Clinic will be held on March 16, and will feature clinicians in-residence from Chicago and 2nd Lieutenant Bryan Miller as the Guest Conductor. Clinicians will be available for every instrument.

Miller is the Commander and Conductor of the Air National Guard Band of the Midwest. He has traveled the United States and Europe as a trumpet soloist and is presently the director of instrumental ensembles for the Leyden High Schools and trumpet instructor for undergraduate and graduate music majors at VanderCook Musical College.

Members of the clinic, along with the clinicians, will present a gala open to the public on Sunday, March 17, at 3 p.m., in the Merillat Centre for the Arts. Several patriotic pieces will be performed at the gala, as well as excerpts from Symphony No. 1, Lord of the Rings, by Johan de Meij.

Tickets are free but are only available by request. Tickets can be reserved by calling the box office at (260) 359-4261, or by self-addressed stamped envelope to: BandFest2000, Huntington College Merillat Centre for the Arts, 2303 College Avenue, Huntington, Indiana, 46750.

To register, students or directors should call the Huntington College Music Department at (260) 359-4262 or have directors return registration forms to the Music Department office, located on the upper level of the Merillat Centre for the Arts

Huntington College is comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 50 academic concentrations. US News and World Report ranks Huntington among the best in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in Huntington, Indiana.

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Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
260.359.4129
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
260.359.4284