IUP Wind Ensemble Receives Prestigious Invitation

Posted on 11/4/2017 3:56:51 PM

The IUP Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Timothy Paul, has been selected to perform at the 2018 College Band Directors National Association Eastern Division Conference.

2017 Wind EnsembleLast May, Paul submitted live, unedited recordings from the IUP Wind Ensemble’s performances at the Pennsylvania Music Educators Conference in Erie, Pennsylvania (April 21) and the Spring Concert in Fisher Auditorium (April 29) to the College Band Directors National Association for consideration to perform at the 2018 Eastern Division Conference, which will be held at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.

Via a blind peer review process, the IUP Wind Ensemble was selected to perform, and the concert is scheduled for March 9, 2018, at 5:30 p.m.

In the CBDNA Eastern Division, there are over 200 CBDNA members, and, based on the audition process, the IUP Wind Ensemble is one of only five groups invited to perform at this prestigious conference.

This is another accolade for our Music Department faculty and students for their continued dedication to pursuing the highest level of musicianship and performance.