Copyright © Erwin/Eblen Band

       Warrior Band 

Joe P. Eblen Intermediate School

   CLyde A. Erwin Middle School 


The All-County Band is comprised of students from the middle schools of Buncombe County. Participants are selected through an audition process which includes performing scales, a prepared solo, and sight-reading. Only 7th and 8th grade students may audition for this group, and anyone wishing to audition must perform their scales and solo for Mrs. Benson before attending the audition. Those students who are selected for the All-County Band will attend a two-day clinic held at North Buncombe Middle School and will perform in a concert at the conclusion of the second day.

All-county, all-District & SEMPA

The All-District Band is comprised of students from the middles school of the Western Bandmasters District- roughly from McDowell County to Cherokee County and everything in between. Participants are selected through an audition process which includes performing scales, a prepared solo, and sight-reading. Only 7th and 8th graders may audition for this group, and anyone wishing to audition must perform their scales and solo for Mrs. Benson prior to attending the audition. Those students who are selected for the All-District Band will attend a two-day clinic held at Western Carolina University and will perform in a concert at the conclusion of the second day.



All-District Band

Solo and Ensemble Music Performance Adjudication(SEMPA) is a wonderful opportunity for our students who enjoy performing. Students may perform a solo, duet, trio, quartet, or ensemble piece and will received a score from their judge. 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students are eligible to perform. SEMPA is held at Cane Creek Middle School.

SEMPA

All- County Band