California State Band Championships

Our newest Outreach Sponsor for 2019 is California State Band Championships. Thanks to their sponsorship this past summer, 100 students attended Drum Corps at the Rose Bowl free of charge. “This is just another example of how CSBC gives back to the music educators and their students,” according to Pacific Crest CEO, Stuart Pompel.

A program of Southwest Music Educators Association, CSBC sanctions 15-18 field band contests annually. Through their  sponsorship of the CSBC Semifinals, Division Finals and Open Class Finals contests, the CSBC serves about 120 bands and 9,000 students annually! In addition, the organization gives prize money and grants to high school band programs.

Their 2019 Championships Schedule is as follows:

Semi-Finals, Saturday, November 16, 2019

Division 3A and 4A: Location and Host: Capistrano Valley High School, 26301 Via Escolar, Mission Viejo, CA 92692, Andy Waldukat, Band Director

Division 2A and 5A: Location: Yorba Linda High School Nathan Shapell Memorial Stadium, 19900 Bastanchury Road, Yorba Linda, CA 92886, Host: El Modena HS, Band Director Brian Glahn

Division 1A and 6A: Location: Irvine High School Stadium, 4321 Walnut Avenue, Irvine, CA 92604, Host: Woodbridge HS, Band Directors Joslynne Blasdel and Brad Harris

Division Finals and Finals, Saturday November 23, 2019

Division 1A, 2A, and 3A: Location and Host: Newport Harbor High School: 600 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach, CA 92663, Band Director Andy Julian

Division 4A, 5A, and 6A: Location and Host: Huntington Beach High School: 1905 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92648, Band Director Gregg Gilboe

Learn more at calstatebandchamps.org.