Marching Band Festival

Registration for the Marching Band Festival is now open - Link to Register

The Appalachian Marching Band Festival is a long-lived tradition of the Rho Tau Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. This event takes place in October of each year, and is an educational service to all the marching band programs around the area. This year we are excited to host 30 bands from North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia in addition to an exhibition performance by North Carolina's Band of Distinction: the Appalachian State Marching Mountaineers! on October 29th, 2016.

The Festival provides:

  • An unparalleled performance venue in Kidd Brewer Stadium in beautiful Boone, NC
  • A panel of extremely qualified adjudicators
  • An experience that your students will keep with them for years to come as they think back to the most memorable performances of their high school career

Ticket prices are $10 General Admission and $5 for seniors, children under 12, and those with military I.D.

Admissions TBA

Judging Panel

  • Dr. Keith Poole- Chief Judge
  • Mr. James Daugherty- Music
  • Mr. Donald Peach- Music
  • Mr. Rodney Workman- Music
  • Ms. Melody Causby- Music
  • Ms. Alyssa Montgomery- Visual
  • Mr. Ramon Parker- Visual
  • Mr. Sean McBride- Drum Major
  • Mr. Mark Collins II- Percussion
  • Mr. Wesley Payne- Colorguard


2016 Appalachian Marching Band Festival Schedule

Contact Information 

If you have any question please contact us at: appbandfestqa@gmail.com

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