The Upper Cumberland Concert Festival is an annual event for Middle and High School bands that provides an opportunity to perform for acclaimed judges for comments and feedback and to compete for ratings. The event is hosted each year at Prescott South Middle School and will take place on March 1st and 2nd, 2019. Performances will take place in the afternoon and evening on Friday, March 1st and all day on Saturday, March 2nd.
The judges for 2019 are:
Connie Cathey- Retired Director of Columbia Central High School and Whitthorne Middle School from Columbia, TN.
Jeffrey Miller- Director of Bands of Tennessee Tech University from Cookeville, TN.
This festival includes on-stage performance only (no sight-reading). Ensembles are allotted 30 minutes of on stage time. Warm-up takes place 30 minutes before your performance. Bands will be given a rating of I (Superior) or II (Excellent) based on their performance.
There will be concessions available for purchase along with the option to pre-purchase meals for bands.
Registration for the 2019 UCCF is now OPEN! Click the link below to register your group today! Complete the registration form and print your email confirmation and mail it along with your $100 registration fee (check made to Prescott South Middle School) to:
Prescott South Middle School
Attn: Brian Webster
1859 S. Jefferson Ave.
Cookeville, TN 38506
The last day to postmark registration is February 1st, 2019.
Additional details including scheduling, set-up, bus direction, etc...will be emailed at a later date.
Any questions regarding the Upper Cumberland Concert Festival can be directed to Brian Webster at firstname.lastname@example.org