June 2, 2017 - GABBF Educational Symposium. Celebrating the great American tradition of community bands and music making, the informative and entertaining event on June 2, 2017 will run from 8:30am – 4:00pm in the Norton Center’s Wiesiger Theatre on the campus of Centre College, Danville, KY (USA) .
In keeping with this year’s festival theme of the Roaring Twenties, some of the symposium presenters will also be presenting on topics related to the 1920s.
The presenters, soloists, and performing groups include world-renowned trumpeter Jens Lindemann and the virtuoso chamber group Boston Brass. Returning for an encore performance at this year’s festival will also be Rodney Mack Philadelphia Big Brass.
Paper presentations will be given by Dr. Bryan Proksch (Lamar University), Joshua Gailey (Yale University), and Dr. Edward Green (Manhattan School of Music).