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Junior All-State Band
The Thirteeth Annual Junior All-State Band Festival will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday, January 14, 15 and 16, 2021 during the Indiana Music Education Associaition (IMEA) Professional Development Conference in Ft. Wayne.  The finale concert will be featured on Saturday, January 16 as part of 2021 IMEA Conference.  This will be an exciting opportunity for 100 outstanding students in grades seven through nine.   Questions may be directed to the event coordinators: Rob Shaver or Kati Briel. Students must verify their availability. We ask that students not apply if they cannot make a commitment to attend the entire Junior All-State event.
On-Site Registration

Registration begins Thursday, January 14 at 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM at the Grand Wayne Convention Center (Anthony Wayne Ballroom B) located at 120 West Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne, with the first rehearsal beginning at 7:00 PM.  The concert is on Saturday, January 16 at 12:00 PM in the Embassy Theater in downtown Ft. Wayne.  The students will be dismissed to parents by 1:15 PM.  Students participating are required to attend all events (100% of every rehearsal) during the festival.  Students unable to make that commitment should not audition.  Students / schools provide their own transportation to Ft. Wayne.

Each application requires a $10 fee which must be paid by online via PayPal before you upload your recordings.
Once members are selected, there will be a $195.00 registration fee assessed per Junior All-State Band member to cover meals, music, guest conductor, concert venue and two nights of lodging. 
Chaperones / Sectional Staff

We will rely on IBA members to volunteer help and expertise as chaperone/staff members (sectionals, etc.).  Katy Briel and Rob Shaver are the coordinators.  Contact them directly if you have questions or are available to help.

Junior All-State Photos Junior All-State Recordings
Performing Arts Photography by Bateman Soundwaves Recording
Junior All-State Band Members 2009 - Present / Excel Spreadsheet