Letter to Directors


Dear Colleagues:

This year Hendrix College and The Little Rock Wind Symphony will be hosting the fifth Festival of Winds Honor Band.  We look forward to hosting Dr. Matthew Roeder as our guest conductor. 

This one-day honor band will be held on Saturday, May 10, 2014.  Enclosed is a nomination form for you to nominate some of your best students to participate in this day of music making.  Please feel free to nominate as many as you would like.  The festival will culminate in a concert featuring the Festival of Winds Honor Band and the Little Rock Wind Symphony at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 10.

As part of the event, there will be a session for directors with Matthew Roeder.  There will also be a directors' luncheon.

Enclosed is a brochure with more details about the event, including the schedule and the selection process.  Please note that the postmark deadline for nominations is Friday, February 28, 2014.

I hope you enjoyed a wonderful break with time to rest and recharge your batteries. I hope to see you and your students at our festival this year!

All the best,


Dr. Karen Fannin
Associate Professor, Director of Bands
Hendrix College
1600 Washington Ave.
Conway, AR 72034
Ph: (501) 450-1422
Fax: (501) 450-1437