April 29-30, 2022

Von Braun Center
700 Monroe Street
Huntsville, Alabama 35801

Health Protocols

Tentative Schedule
(Subject to change)

Thursday April 28
NABBA Board Meeting (PM)

Friday April 29
Solo and Ensemble Competition (8:00 AM to 3:00 PM)
Championship Section Test Piece (6:00 PM)

Saturday April 30
Band Competition (8:00 AM to 6:00 PM)
Awards (PM)
*Gala Concert with Brighouse & Rastrick – 8:00 PM

*The Gala concert will be a separate ticketed event – Details on how to purchase tickets will be available soon


2022 NABBC Official
Rules Handbook

2022 NABBC Judges Panel


Enter the NABBA 2022 Championships before January 15, 2022

Band Entry

Solo Entry

Ensemble Entry


Solo Competition Participants:

If you are looking to hire a pianist to perform with you fr the Solo Competition at NABBA22, these players will be there and are available.  Please contact them to make arrangements:
Kristy Olefsky   |   Steve Bulla    |   Jessica Dorman    |   Steve Squires    |   Brandon Niska


Hotel Information

Embassy Suites by Hilton Huntsville Hotel and Spa
800 Monroe Street, Huntsville, AL 35801
Groups should call Whitney Moore – (256) 327-7891
Individual room bookings can use this direct booking link or call Direct: 256-327-7808
NABBA Rate – $147

SpringHill Suites Huntsville Downtown
745 Constellation Drive, Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone : 256-512-0188
Call to reserve your rooms
NABBA Rate – $139


Test Pieces

The Board of Directors of the North American Brass Band Association has announced the required Test Piece works for the 2022 North American Brass Band Championships, to be held April 29-30, 2022 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

Championship Section
And From the Darkness (Paul Lovatt-Cooper)
For ordering information, Championship Section Band Contacts should email Tony Granados (
Reminder, only Championship Section Bands attending the 2022 Championships will have permission to
order and perform this commission in 2022.

First Section
Facets of the Heart (Tom Davoren)
Published by Studio Music

Second Section
Hope (Dorothy Gates)
Published by C. Alan Publications*
*If you purchased Hope from the composer, you can E-mail Nathan ( for a complimentary new score and cornet parts.

Third Section
Epainos (Joel Collier)
Published by Joel Collier Music

Youth Championship Section
Shine As the Light (Peter Graham)
Published by Salvation Army Eastern Territory

Youth First Section
Saint-Saëns Variations (Philip Sparke)
Published by Anglo Music