Dates Wednesday, March 26 through Sunday, March 30, 2014 Performance Venue Miller Symphony Hall Convention Band Conductor Captain Michelle A. Rakers, Assistant Conductor of "The President's Own" United States Marine Band Host Band The Allentown Band, Macungie Band, Marine Band of Allentown, Municipal Band of Allentown, and the Pioneer Band of Allentown are collaborating as the Host..
Donald C. Cantwell is 2012 Recipient of the Herbert L. & Jean Schultz Mentor Ideal Award. At the ACB Awards Banquet in Poughkeepsie, New York, Donald Cantwell of Barneveld, New York became the 22nd recipient of the Herbert L. & Jean Schultz Mentor Ideal Award. A graduate of Syracuse University and the United States Navy School of Music, Mr. Cantwell achieved outstanding success as th..
ACB member David Miller has compiled tips on Building your Audience… these tips were presented at an ACB Convention clinic and now available in e-book form. David has graciously offered this e-book FREE to the public in hopes that more people will become aware of the ACB and its many resources. Click on ACB RESOURCES to browse or download “Building Your Audience To Standing ..
The ACB Board voted to reduce the price of our "Project Posy" DVD to $30 (includes shipping and Paypal fee). If you have not viewed this DVD it is an outstanding resource and a tremendous value at $30. This DVD of Frederick Fennell rehearsing the Lincolnshire Posy is offered exclusively by the ACB and we have a limited number of copies in inventory. This DVD sold well in the past, and at $3..
The Association of Concert Bands is honored to have an Advisory Council comprised of leaders in the music industry. This May, three new members were appointed to the Advisory Council: Larry Daehn, Johan de Meij, and Andrew Glover. Larry Daehn’s 35-year music career included teaching instrumental, vocal, and classroom music in Wisconsin schools. Daehn is a member of MENC, ASB..
Did you know the ACB has a Facebook Page? Click on the Facebook icon at the bottom of any of the ACB Web site pages, or visit our Facebook Page at http://www.facebook.com/ACBands ..
The ACB Board amended the postage requirement for International members. Due to the comparatively high cost of mailing the ACB Journal outside the U.S., this adjustment is necessary. This decision results in a reduction of the postage fee for Canadian members. The following new wording has been updated on the web site and will be amended on the membership application form. *Inter..
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All member bands as of December 31, 2010, will receive a CD of Warren Barker selections performed by the Acadian Wind Symphony...