ABAC Concert Band

ABAC Concert Band Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
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The ABAC Band is comprised of around 100 musicians who enjoy making music together. Of the group about 25 are music majors but the majority are student musicians who are in various other fields and just enjoy the collegiate band experience.

The ABAC Concert Band page will be officially joining our ABAC Music page in two weeks. This page will no longer be avai...
12/11/2019

The ABAC Concert Band page will be officially joining our ABAC Music page in two weeks. This page will no longer be available, please like and follow ABAC Music for all up to date announcements from the ABAC Music Program.

ABAC Music
11/05/2019

ABAC Music

Please join us Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 at 7p.m. for Back Again! Music Educators Concert presented by the First Tuesday Performance Series featuring music educators from Ben Hill County, Colquitt County, Irwin County, Lowndes County, Tift County, Ware County, and Worth County.

ABAC Music
10/20/2019

ABAC Music

Join us Saturday November 2nd for our All-State Audition Workshop. Completely free and open to middle school/high school students trying out for flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone and tuba. District Honor Band and All- State auditions. Registration required: email [email protected]

Welcome Dr. Garcia!
10/08/2019

Welcome Dr. Garcia!

ABAC Department of Fine Arts is excited to welcome our new faculty member and guitar instructor Dr. Jesse Garcia!

A native of Corpus Christi, Texas, Dr. Jesse Garcia began his guitar studies while an undergraduate at Del Mar College under the private instruction of Philip Hii. He went on to complete his Master in Music Performance degree at The University of Texas at San Antonio under Matthew Dunne, where he was granted a Graduate Assistantship. He earned his Doctorate of Music from The Florida State University under renowned pedagogue Bruce Holzman. He currently teaches at Tallahassee Community College and ABAC in Tifton, GA, and maintains a small studio of private students in Tallahassee, FL.

An active performer, Dr. Garcia has given recitals throughout the United States, with highlight performances as guest soloist with the Corpus Christy Symphony and San Antonio Symphony.

Welcome to ABAC!
09/18/2019

Welcome to ABAC!

ABAC Department of Fine Arts is excited to welcome our new faculty member and trumpet instructor Derrick Montgomery!

Derrick Montgomery is currently a Doctoral student at Florida State University where he is a student of Dr. Christopher Moore. He completed a Master of Music at Florida State University and a Bachelor of Arts with Highest Honors from Emory University where he studied with Kay Fairchild.

Mr. Montgomery has had a varied music career performing with the Hollywood Concert Orchestra (China Tour), Evanescence (Southestern Tour), Emory Society of Chamber Music of Atlanta, Northwest Florida Symphony, Lagrange Symphony, Albany Symphony, Sinfonia Gulf Coast, and the Georgia Brass Band. He has also been featured on multiple live broadcasts for NBATV and WSB Radio.

As a teacher, Mr. Montgomeryโ€™s students have been accepted into undergraduate music programs across the country as well as K-12 job placement. His students have also been selected as finalists and semifinalist at the National Trumpet Competition Ensemble Division.

ABAC Music
08/29/2019

ABAC Music

ABAC Department of Fine Arts is excited to welcome our new faculty member and low brass instructor Dr. Jonathan Lacey!

Dr. Lacey graduated from Florida State University where he earned his Doctor of Music degree and studied with Dr. John Drew. He earned his Master of Music and Bachelor of Music degrees at Valdosta State University where he studied with Dr. Doug Farwell. Jonathan has performed with groups such as the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra, the Savannah Philharmonic, the Albany Symphony Orchestra, the Macon Symphony Orchestra, the Ocala Symphony Orchestra, and the Rome Festival Orchestra in Rome, Italy. He has also performed with jazz and commercial groups such as the Ed Barr Jazz Orchestra and has premiered at the North Sea Jazz Festival and the Montreaux Jazz Festival with the ABAC Jazz Ensemble. Jonathan is also a founding member of the Valdsta State University Presidential Brass Quintet which has toured Georgia and Florida. He has performed as a cruise ship musician as a member of the Voyager of the Seas Orchestra. Currently, Jonathan is the Principal Bass Trombonist with Sinfonia Gulf Coast in Destin, Florida.

ABAC Concert Band's cover photo
08/11/2019

ABAC Concert Band's cover photo

Reflections of the ABAC Band's "From Darkness to Light" concert ๐ŸŽต
04/13/2019

Reflections of the ABAC Band's "From Darkness to Light" concert ๐ŸŽต

ABAC Band Spring Concert - From Darkness to Light -  7:00pm Thursday, April 11, Tift Theatre (Downtown) with composer Qu...
04/02/2019

ABAC Band Spring Concert - From Darkness to Light - 7:00pm Thursday, April 11, Tift Theatre (Downtown) with composer Quincy Hilliard ๐ŸŽต๐ŸŽบ

02/15/2019

Proud of the great week of improvement in the music for our concert program! Students are steadily making a difference in their piece of the total band picture ๐Ÿ˜Š

02/01/2019

Congratulations ABAC Band on a Great Friday rehearsal! Quincy Hilliard is going to be impressed with the way you are playing his piece ๐Ÿ˜

Great podcast featuring ABAC's own Lino Raye Sa'enz ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽบ
01/18/2019
771: UGA- Playing a Trumpet Solo in Front of 90,000 Fans

Great podcast featuring ABAC's own Lino Raye Sa'enz ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽบ

Five University of Georgia students share their experiences performing the Battle Hymn Solo at Pregame. Recorded LIVE at UGA in November, 2018. With Nicholas Turner, Lino-Raye Saโ€™enz, Cameron Gwynn, Joel Garcia, & Jacob Weinstein This episode is sponsored by Creative Solutions You can listen to us...

Today is the day! Don't lose your schedule. Check Banner to make sure you've paid๐Ÿ™‚
01/08/2019

Today is the day! Don't lose your schedule. Check Banner to make sure you've paid๐Ÿ™‚

Looking forward to seeing all my ABAC Band members this Wednesday! Have your instruments ready as we'll hit the ground r...
01/06/2019
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Looking forward to seeing all my ABAC Band members this Wednesday! Have your instruments ready as we'll hit the ground running with some great music ๐ŸŽถ

11/27/2018

For pictures of our first fall ABAC Music student recital for 2018 go like our ABAC Music page ๐Ÿ‘

11/13/2018

For those friends and relatives who can't make the trip to Tifton, the ABAC Band will go Facebook Live at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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