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Carnegie Hall Band Trip - March 2018

Carnegie Hall Band Trip

Briar Woods Bands have been invited to play at Carnegie Hall at the 16th Annual New York Band Festival. March 3-7, 2018.

The New York Wind Band Festival has issued an invitation to the Briar Woods High School
Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Winds to participate in their 2018 New York Wind Band Festival
at Carnegie Hall.
Other attendees include:

  • 2 Universities
  • 4 other high school ensembles from across the country

The Festival Package Includes:

  • 4 nights – 5 days (departing on Saturday, returning on Wednesday)
  • Workshop with a collegiate clinician
  • Adjudicated Performance in Carnegie Hall
  • Combined informal performance with one other high school
  • River boat dinner cruise
  • Bus transportation from hotel to river cruise & back.

Festival Package Cost: Tentatively set at $1048 per student

Additional Costs:

  • All meals outside of dinner cruise.
  • Charter Bus transportation to and from New York.
  • Broadway Show and Museum
  • Commemorative sweatshirt and t-shirt
  • Estimated additional cost range: $450 - $650

TOTAL Cost Range: $1500 - $1700 per student

Payments towards this trip may be made at any time.
An Initial payment for the trip will be due April 19, 2017.
A payment system will be set up with the total amount
due by December 6, 2017.

The prestige and famously fabulous acoustics of Carnegie Hall make it a magical
experience for our students, based on the 2007 and 2013 trips to this festival that Briar
Woods Bands have made. We are happy that the opportunity for two of our bands to
play there has again been offered through the New York Wind Band Festival invitation.

Upcoming Events

Wed Oct 18 @ 7:30AM -
Jazz II
Thu Oct 19 @ 7:30AM -
Jazz I
Thu Oct 19 @ 7:30AM -
Falconaires Sectional
Thu Oct 19 @ 5:00PM - 07:00PM
Marching Rehearsal
Fri Oct 20 @ 4:00PM - 10:00PM
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