Welcome to AIJB 2020! We want to extend our congratulations directly to you for your hard work and dedication to music. Being selected for the band is a highly competitive process, and you are truly amongst the finest middle school band musicians in the State!
NOW is when the real work begins and we trust you will approach the preparation of music for the concert in the same diligent way prepared your audition. It is critical that you arrive at the Festival in January fully prepared to perform you part, and that you understand the piece through dedicated listening:
El Camino Real – Alfred Reed, arr. by Robert Longfield
Carnaval de Brasil – Michael Story
On the Wing – Jack Wilds
A Kind and Gentle Soul – James Swearingen
Travelin’ Music – Robert Sheldon