The 2018 CBDNA Eastern Division conference will feature an intercollegiate band chosen by audition from colleges and universities throughout the eastern United States. Students are eligible for the ensemble regardless of major and will have the privilege of rehearsing and performing with internationally known wind band conductors. The Intercollegiate Band will be held in conjunction with the 2018 New England Intercollegiate Band Festival.
Student Audition Applications
Application and audition recording must be postmarked by December 22, 2017.
Please contact David Rox at Gordon College with any questions or concerns.
Registration and Rehearsals
Registration and rehearsals will begin on Friday morning, March 9, and will be held at Yale's Hendrie Hall, in the Keith Wilson Band Room, 165 Elm Street, New Haven, Connecticut.
Saturday, March 10, 2018, 4 pm
500 College Street
New Haven, Connecticut
Howard Hanson Chorale and Alleluia
Sally McCune, High Water Rising
Rolf Rudin, Dream of Oenghus
Rossano Galante, Landscapes
Among other recent engagements, she has guest conducted the National Youth Wind Ensemble of Great Britain, the Syracuse Symphony ("Symphonia"), the National Youth Band of Canada, Concordia Santa Fe, the Ithaca College Wind Ensemble, the Eastman Wind Ensemble, the Latin American Honor Band.
As Director of Bands and Professor of Music at the Hodgson School, Cynthia conducts the Wind Ensemble, teaches conducting, leads the MM and DMA programs in conducting, and oversees the entire Hodgson band program.
This year's guest conductor is Cynthia Johnston-Turner, Director of Bands at the University of Georgia's Hugh Hodgson School of Music.
Cynthia Johnston-Turner is in demand as a conductor, conducting and ensemble clinician, and a guest speaker in the United States, Australia, Latin America, Europe, and Canada. Before her appointment at the Hodgson School at the University of Georgia, Cynthia was Director of Wind Ensembles at Cornell University. She currently serves as a conductor with the Austrian Festival Orchestra, and the Paris Lodron Ensemble in Salzburg.