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Virtual ABC

The 32nd American Band College will be coming to you live and online, right into your own home! We are presenting ABC in a new and exciting virtual environment for those that need to keep on track and earn their degrees on time. Since we can't be together, we feel like we have created the next best thing! We hope that you join us!!

What's New?

  • Engaging and interactive online sessions
  • Participate from the comfort of your home
  • Outstanding guest composer clinics (Mackey, Standridge, Balmages, Sheldon)
  • Composers work directly with 3rd Year Conductors
  • Video conducting feedback
    • 2nd year receive video comments
    • 3rd year receive interactive instruction
  • Develop useful rehearsal ideas for dozens of pieces
  • Online resources for each piece (PDFs, MP3s)
  • Virtual Band Project
  • Lunch with Legends - Meet and interact with clinicians/composers and surprise guests!
  • No local lodging costs!
  • No transportation costs!
  • New Faces!

What's the Same?

  • Featuring world-class faculty and clinicians
  • Live clinics during same time frame
  • Hands on practical clinics
  • Philosophy of developing your director toolbox
  • Access and learn dozens of new band pieces
  • Finish and start your degree on time
  • Interact with other students and clinicians

More Info!

John Mackey

Randall Standridge

Brian Balmages

Robert Shelon