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Hendersonville Golden Invitational

The 34th annual Hendersonville Golden Invitational will be held Saturday, September 16, 2023 at Hendersonville High School in Hendersonville, TN.  


Online Registration:

Just as in past years our event will be a single-run competition.  Every band will go straight from the field to a session indoors with one of our three highly-qualified critique judges.  The band members and staff will get immediate feedback from the adjudicator as they watch and listen to the performance they just presented on the field.

ADJUDICATION FORMAT:  Tennessee Bandmasters (TBA) Sheets

Judging Panel (Scoring):
Music Ensemble - Dr. Jeffrey Phillips - Retired Band Director, Hendersonville High School
Music Effect - Randall Box - Retired Band Director, Brentwood High School

Visual Ensemble - Brent Burris - Staff Coordinator, Castle HS (IN); Former Director, Muhlenburg Cty HS (KY)
Visual Effect - R. Adam Clark - Experienced Designer and Adjudicator for Marching Band and Winter Guard
Percussion - Edward Freytag - Band Director, Whitworth-Buchanan MS; Experienced Composer/Performer/Adjudicator
Color Guard - Amanda Jones - Executive Director, Eklipse Winter Guard

Critique/Clinic Panel (Non-Scoring):  
Non-Scoring Critique - Joel Denton - Retired Band Director, Ooltewah High School
Non-Scoring Critique - John Easley - Retired Band Director, Union City High School 
Non-Scoring Critique - TBA

Rather than specify classifications ahead of time, we will create four equally-populated (or as close to equal as possible) classes based on number of musicians in each group.

Performance Order in each class will be determined by reverse of order of completed registrations.  Your registration will be completed by 1) Submitting this Form and 2) Our Receipt of the $100 Registration Fee.  

**Please fill out what you know now and you will be contacted a few weeks prior to the contest to update your info**

Mail your Registration Fee to:
HHS Band - HGI
123 Cherokee Road
Hendersonville, TN 37075

Please contact Hendersonville director, Chris Seger, with any questions you have:
cell - 615-305-7058

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