Invitational Windband Festival

April 5-6, 2019

This unique event offers your band program the opportunity to experience performing in Dallas’ landmark Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center; be adjudicated in a revolutionary new format that enhances the educational experience for your students; and receive a digital recording of your band in one of the finest performance environments available!

Award Categories

Best in class for:

  • Large School Woodwinds
  • Large School Brass
  • Large School Percussion
  • Large School Windband
  • Small School Woodwinds
  • Small School Brass
  • Small School Percussion
  • Small School Windband
  • Middle School Woodwinds
  • Middle School Brass
  • Middle School Percussion
  • Middle School Windband

Outstanding soloists in:

  • Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion

Grand Champion award for the finest overall windband

$1,500 Entry Fee Per Ensemble

No per student pricing

Your Entry includes:

  • 30 minute performance (including entry and exit) on the stage of the Meyerson Symphony Center.
  • A DVD of your performance, with selectable commentary and performance tracks.
  • Evaluation of each section by members of the Dallas Winds brass, wind & percussion sections.
  • Overall performance evaluation by a nationally known conductor.
  • Conductor evaluation DVD with comments from a prominent conductor.
  • A professional photo of your band on the stage at the Meyerson Symphony Center.
  • Each student will receive a commemorative patch.

The Format:

  • Caption judging in the following: Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion and Overall Musicality.
  • Each caption will be scored separately by a member of the Dallas Winds and then combined with the overall musicality score to arrive at a final total.
  • Sections and bands scoring the highest in their caption will receive awards.
For more information, contact the Dallas Winds at 214-565-9463 or email [email protected]
The 2019 Festival is Sold Out.

Space is limited.