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January 23, 2021 @ 5:15 pm - 9:00 pm CST

The University of Georgia Wind Bands will host JanFest: the 71st Annual UGA January High School Band Festival on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 5:15pm CST | 6:15pm EST.

At any rate, this is a virtual event that begins the evening with a chat with Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser (more info available at musicforall.org/who-we-are/bios/dr-tim-lautzenheiser).

Then, there are video performances from Central-Carroll High School Symphonic Band, Dutchtown High School Wind Symphony, Woodland High School Wind Symphony, plus a video concert from Hodgson Wind Ensemble and Friends. Conductor H. Robert Reynolds (University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music) will host a talk named “What Makes a Great Conductor Great?” and the night will close out at 9 p.m. with a chat among composers Jennifer Jolley and Alex Shapiro (a BQ composer), and soprano Lindsay Kesselman.

For more information, visit their Facebook page here.