We are pleased to announce the  70th annual QUAD-STATE SENIOR HIGH BAND FESTIVAL to be held on the campus of Murray State University.  This year's event will take place from February 23-25, 2017.  We are excited about the festival and know that you and your students will enjoy  participating.


Quad State Application   (DUE DEC 5th)

                                                  http://murraystatebands.com/srhigh/


Quad State Soloist Application

(See Application for Details)

QSSRSoloist-2017-2.doc

(NOTE CHANGE--only Seniors may apply)


BEFORE SENDING THE APPLICATIONS:

*make sure you have fully completed each nomination form, and that

*all the information on the application is correct.


Important: Students who wish to audition for MSU Music Scholarships must fill out the MSU University Scholarship application(s) by January 15th. www.murraystate.edu/fas

Students must also be admitted to the university!


It is expected that all students applying will be able to attend if selected.  Audition materials and final instructions will be included in the selection posting.  We look forward to receiving your application materials.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call.


Registration Fee is $25 Per student

(Pay when we send you an invoice)



















































Don’t forget to bring wire stands!


MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY

70th Annual

Quad-State Senior High Band Festival

February 23-25, 2017


Thursday, February 23, 2017


2:30-5:00 P.M.

REGISTRATION Doyle Fine Arts – 1st Floor Lobby


2:30-5:30 P.M.

AUDITIONS Sites posted at registration


6:30pm

CONCERT:  Quad-State Soloist of the year  -Lovett Auditorium 

MSU Jazz Band


7:00-8:00 P.M  

Master Classes and Announcement of Audition Results

FLUTES………………..Dr. Stephanie Rea………………………Fine Arts 546

OBOES……………...….Scott Erickson………………….……….Fine Arts 2024

BASSOONS………………Scott Erickson……………………………..Fine Arts 2025

CLARINETS………………Dr. Christa Frye…………….………..Fine Arts 547

SAXOPHONES…….........…….Scott Erickson…………….…….Jazz Suite

HORNS…………...………Dr. Ashley Cumming……………….………Fine Arts 314

TRUMPETS….Dr. Eric Swisher/ Mark Woodring/ Jonathan Nash……PAH

TROMBONES……..……….Anthony Darnall……………..Farrell Recital Hall

EUPHONIUMS…………..Geoffrey Durbin….………………....Johnson Theatre Stage

TUBAS………………..Dr. Todd M French……………....…Lovett Auditorium Stage

PERCUSSION………..Dr. John Hill………………………….………….Fine Arts 316


8:15-9:30 P.M.    QUAD-STATE BAND REHEARSALS BEGIN

SYMPHONY BAND:Fine Arts 316

BLUE BAND: Lovett Auditorium

GOLD BAND:Performing Arts Hall

WHITE BAND:Johnson Theatre


9:30 P.M.

REHEARSALS END               Dismissed to Housing


Friday, February 24, 2017


All Day

MSU Scholarship Auditions.  See posted schedule in Music Office (FA504)  Have students contact Mary Thurmond to schedule an appointment.



8:30 A.M.-12:00 NOON

QUAD-STATE BANDS REHEARSE          Same Sites as Listed Above


8:30-9:30 A.M.

Directors' Coffee and Doughnut Session                   Fine Arts 314


9:30-11:00 A.M.

Directors' Clinic with Thad Anderson                     Fine Arts 314


12:00 NOON 

Lunch


12:30

Student Scholarship Forum              Farrell Recital Hall


12:30

Parent Scholarship Forum                  Chior Room


1:30-4:45 P.M.

QUAD STATE BAND rehearsals continue (same location as morning rehearsals)


7:00 P.M. 

CONCERT                                                               Lovett Auditorium

MSU Symphonic Wind Ensemble w/Thad Anderson - Percussion

MSU Jazz Orchestra


Saturday, February 23, 2017


8:30 - 10:30 A.M

QUAD-STATE BAND REHEARSALS:  New Locations


SYMPHONY BAND Fine Arts 316

BLUE BAND Johnson Theatre

GOLD BAND Performing Arts Hall 

WHITE BAND Lovett Auditorium 

(Report in Concert Dress)


10:45

Final instructions and move to Lovett Auditorium with Murray State Guide


11:00 A.M. 

CONCERT:  LOVETT AUDITORIUM