Southeastern Regional Concert Festival
March 27 - 28
The Southeastern Regional Concert Festival is designed for middle and high school bands interested in an exciting experience with the same world-class offerings as the Music For All National Festival such as master classes, featured concerts and concert observations.
Summer Leadership Institute
June 3 - 4
During this two-day event, students come together to learn effective leadership strategies and skills that will better equip them for leading themselves, their sections and their band. Join 2019 speakers Tim Lautzenheiser and Joel Denton!
Motion Capture Performance Workshop
July 21 - 26
Rialto Youth Jazz Orchestra
Auditions August 9 - 11
The Rialto Youth Jazz Orchestra exposes students to the full spectrum of jazz music and education in this year-long ensemble. Students receive outstanding instruction from our faculty at Georgia State University. This year-long program rehearses weekly from September to April and consists of 5 jazz combos and one big band with performances each semester.
Bring your horn, trumpet, trombone, euphonium, or tuba and join us for a day filled with all-things brass! Elevate your brass playing with sessions on warm-ups, technique, preparing for auditions, learning new literature and ensemble playing. Brass Day will host master classes, faculty performances, exhibits and more. Brass Day is open to any brass musician in high school, college or professional. Come meet our brass faculty and explore your potential!
High school students unite alongside Georgia State’s University Singers in this one-day festival comprised of rehearsals, workshops, a director’s reading session and a culminating concert performance. Over 400 students from various high schools in the Atlanta region come together as one choir to make great music in the Southeast’s richest cultural center and perform in the historic Rialto Center for the Arts in this intensive honor choir.
Atlanta Saxophone Day
The southeast’s largest saxophone workshop brings a world-renown guest artist to Georgia State’s campus. Be a part of master classes, ensemble rehearsals, guest artist recitals and exhibitors who showcase a variety of accessories and instruments. Atlanta Saxophone Day is proud to host guest John Sampen of Bowling Green State University for 2019.
Double Reed Day
Join a workshop just for double reed instruments! This one-day workshop includes participant master classes, ensemble rehearsals, guest artist recitals and exhibitors who showcase the latest instruments and accessories. A Beginner Track is available for students new to double reeds, as well as an Advanced Track for more experienced players. John Dee of the University of Illinois joins the 2019 Double Reed Day as guest oboist.
Georgia State Marching Band Championship
With the addition of Georgia State Stadium (formerly Turner Field) to the university campus, students, directors and spectators will have a first-rate venue for a late-season marching show. The world-class evaluation panel is drawn from elite pageantry arts organizations including Drum Corps International and Winter Guard International.
Trumpet and Trombone Day
Georgia State University’s inaugural Trumpet & Trombone Day brings world-renown guest artists, including International Trumpet Virtuoso, Rex Richardson to share the latest techniques in brass pedagogy and musicianship. Trumpet & Trombone Day’s lineup includes group warm-ups, trumpet and trombone ensemble rehearsals, exhibitors, guest artist master classes and more! Participants of all ages are welcome.