Yuma County Music Educators Association
YCMEA
Serving Yuma County for over 50 years

Desert Band Festival
Thursday, May 9 and Friday, May 10, 2019
Post Auditorium
400 W. 5th St.
Yuma, AZ 85364

Attn: Please register for Desert Band Festival by January 18, 2019

The YCMEA Desert Band Festival is a collaborative festival in which beginning and intermediate bands from all over Yuma County rehearse together and put on a concert.

Each group will receive music to rehearse prior to the event. After turning in your beginning and intermediate instrumentation you will be given a rehearsal schedule for both days.

The schedule will look like this example:


Rehearsal from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Concert run-through from 4:00pm to 4:45pm
Guest Performance from 4:45-5:30pm
Dinner from 5:45-6:45pm
Concert at 7pm

Yes! This is an all day event. Your beginning band will perform on one day and your intermediate band on the other.

Fees: $3.50 per student
$10.00 for any non-YCMEA member

Please label all equipment you bring (especially percussion) before May 9 and May 10.

Each director is responsible for transportation arrangements to the rehearsal site.

Students/parents are responsible for transportation home after the concert.

Please inform your parents and administrators that this is an all day event!!

If you have any questions or concerns please contact:

Ryan Krause, Melanie Morley or Joel Santana

Please click HERE to download the FESTIVAL billing statement. After downloading, please print, fill out and return to the address listed on the statements by April 26, 2019

Click this text to proceed to the online registration forms.