All-America Brass Band – Asbury University
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The inaugural All-America BrassBand provides a chance for the best young brass musicians in the country to perform in an elite brass band under the direction of David Childs, one of the world’s leading brass band performers and conductor.

For trumpeters and hornists, If you do not own, or have access to, a brass band instrument (i.e., a cornet for trumpeters or an alto horn for hornists), you can audition on your own instrument, and a brass band instrument can be supplied from our inventory of professional quality brass band instruments for the event. 

How to participate:

  1. Register now to reserve your place!
  2. Complete the seating audition by January 1st. 
  3. Receive a practice copy of your parts in early January.
  4. Come to Asbury January 26-28 to make great music! 

If you have any questions about the event, registration, or the seating audition process, please email


Audition Instructions Audition Excerpts Register!



Thursday, January 26

6:30 p.m. Registration – McCreless (MC) Fine Arts Building Lobby
8 p.m. Rehearsal – Band Room MC 129
9 p.m. Meet your Hosts – SASF Student Center
10-10:45 p.m. Rehearsal – Band Room MC 129 

Friday, January 27

8:30 a.m. Breakfast 
9 a.m. Rehearsal in MC 129
10 a.m. Attend Chapel
11 a.m. Sectionals (meet in MC 129)
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Rehearsal  in MC 129
3 p.m. Admissions Presentation (location TBA)
4 p.m. Rehearsal in MC 129
5 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. David Childs Solo Recital (open to community)
9 p.m. Rehearsal in MC 129

Saturday, January 28

8:30 a.m. Breakfast 
9:30 a.m. Rehearsal in Jameson Recital Hall
Noon Lunch
1 p.m. Campus Scavenger Hunt
2:30 p.m. Sound Check in Jameson Recital Hall
3:30 p.m. BBI Festival – Concert with All-America Brass Band,  Lexington Brass Band and David Childs!