American Band College

What should I bring with me to Ashland?

All ABC Students:
  • Study materials.
  • Your main instrument.
  • Other instruments to study, as room allows.
  • Bring a wireless-enabled laptop computer to take notes during clinics, take entrance and final exam, and take short sample ABC tests to help with weak areas. The ABC lecture hall has wireless internet.
  • Formal concert attire for the June 26th and July 4th concerts (men - black suit/jacket, women - black dress or pants or suit).
2nd Year ABC Students:
  • Sightreading score that was mailed to you.
  • Baton.
3rd Year ABC Students:
  • Concert score that was mailed to you.
  • Baton.
  • Work it out with other 3rd year ABC students to bring an extra horn, clarinet, and snare drum for the instrument start-up rooms on July 5.