2018 All New England Band Festival

Monday, November 19, 2018 (9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

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Guest Composer/Conductor

Jim Colonna

James Colonna
Director of Bands, Messiah
(Conductor, Festival Symphonic Band)

Sean Smith
Sean Smith
Doctoral Candidate, Ball State University
(Conductor, Festival Concert Band).


High School musicians (grades 10-12) recommended by their high school band director are eligible.


The cost for each high school participant is $30.00. This registration fee is payable at the time of the notification of selection and acceptance by the student. There is no registration fee for participating directors.

2018 ANEBF Schedule

Festival Time Line

  • October 5: Festival Applications are due
  • October 15: Letters mailed to Directors—notification of students who have been accepted.
  • October 26: Acceptances of invitations are due. Music and rehearsal instructions will be mailed immediately upon receipt of student acceptances form.