What is ABC?

American Band College?

  • It is the best masters degree based on practical skills geared toward band directors
    • Fingerings
    • Embouchure
    • Rehearsal Skills
    • Conducting
    • Literature
    • Pitch Tendencies
  • Study with the greatest names in our industry during two weeks each summer
  • Network with over 200 students and 1000 graduates
  • Perform in concerts each summer working with the greatest names in band conducting
  • Largest masters program geared toward band directing in the world

You don’t need to quit your job

  • 3 summers – June 19-July 5
  • Useful Projects during the year due during the summer
  • Much better than online programs

Fully Accredited through Central Washington University

Qualifies for student loan programs

Less expensive –  Less than $8,000 per summer including housing

Personalized Online Practice & Testing geared toward improving weaknesses

What ABC is not

  • It is not a performance degree
  • It is not a one on one conducting degree, although you do have conducting time, evaluation and mentorship as part of the process
  • It is not easy
  • You can’t ignore your weaknesses and work on your strengths