About the NW District
The Northwest District is a section of the
North Carolina Bandmasters Association. Membership is made up of band directors from Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Iredell, Stokes, Surry, Wilkes, Watagua, and Yadkin counties.
The district coordinates events for students for Concert, Marching, Jazz and Solo & Ensemble events throughout the year. The District has a strong history of sponsoring commissioned works from well-know composers. Many of the works commissioned by the NW District are on the NC State Music Performance Adjudication music lists.
Events & Deadlines
1-2 - Western Region Jazz Clinic
15-17 - All-District Clinic
Appalachian State / Watauga HS
16 - Winter Business Meeting
BMC Recital Hall, ASU
02 - All-State Band & Jazz Auditions
Central Davidson MS & HS
12-14 - High School MPA
19-21 - Middle School MPA
Congratulations to Mrs. Leah Massey for being selected as the 2018 Award of Excellence recipient for the Northwest District! CLICK HERE to view previous recipients.
2018 -2019 Membership Registration
The 2017-2018 District Membership application is available. Please be sure to complete the registration process quickly. You must complete this online form and submit your registration fee to be officially be registered. If you do not complete both parts of the registration process your school will not be allowed to participate in district events.
Can't remember if you already registered? Click the button below to find out.
District Email Group
If you are not receiving current emails from the district email group, you may request to join by clicking the button below. If you have registered but are still not receiving emails, you may need to check your spam folder or try using a personal email address, rather than a school email account.