The 64th Annual UGA January High School Band Festival
January 23-26, 2014
2014 JanFest News and Updates
10.25.2013 – Postcards containing each school’s unique registration code are being mailed now. An email will be sent to directors early next week containing this information. The JanFest registration brochure is now available. Registration will begin on November 4th and will end on November 29th.
JANFEST 2014 GUEST CONDUCTORS
Honor Wind Ensemble
Kevin Sedatole, Director of Bands-Michigan State University
Honor Wind Symphony
Jackie Hartenberger, Associate Director of Bands-University of Georgia
Honor Symphonic Band
Travis Cross, Wind Ensemble Conductor-University of California, Los Angeles
Kyle Glaser, Associate Director of Bands-Texas State University
Scott Jones, Assistant Director of Bands-University of Georgia
Gerard Morris, Director of Bands-University of Puget Sound
Scott Rush, Director of Bands-Wando High School
Damon Talley, Director of Bands-Shenandoah Conservatory
Directors and other adult chaperones accompany students to Athens for the event. Directors are responsible for housing and food arrangements for the students. The festival announcement includes a list of hotel properties in close proximity to the festival site.
Students are placed in festival bands on the basis of an initial audition. These bands rehearse several times before a final performance on the final afternoon of the event. Attendees also enjoy several featured performances by guest high school bands and UGA student ensembles, including the UGA Wind Ensemble.
We’re looking forward to seeing you next winter at the 64th Annual UGA January High School Band Festival!
For more information regarding JanFest, email Director of Band Festivals Brett Bawcum.