Twenty-three top high school marching bands from four states will assemble for Western Carolina University’s seventh annual Tournament of Champions, an invitational competition hosted by Western’s Pride of the Mountains Marching Band at E.J. Whitmire Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 13.
Western Carolina University’s Symphony Band, directed by Philip Morgan, and Wind Ensemble, directed by John T. West, will present a joint concert featuring student conductors and soloists at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in the recital hall of WCU’s Coulter Building.
Western Carolina University will present a series of choral concerts April 20-21, featuring WCU choral groups and students from three high schools as part of the 26th annual High School Invitational Choral Clinic.
More than 200 musicians from 50 high schools across North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Virginia will gather at Western Carolina University to participate in the 27th Annual Honor Band Festival Friday, April 13, and Saturday, April 14.