April 21-22, 2023

Von Braun Center
700 Monroe Street
Huntsville, Alabama 35801


NABBC 2023 Required Repertoire



Titan’s Progress – Hermann Pallhuber
Faber Music (London)  (official errata)


1st Section

The Year of the Dragon – Philip Sparke


2nd Section

Purcell Variations – Kenneth Downie
Errata Sheet


3rd Section

Sinfonietta No. 4– Etienne Crausaz
Beriato- Hal Leonard Group


Youth Championship

Saga of Tyrfing– Jacob Vilhelm Larsen
Contact composer for music:


Youth 1st Section

The Seasons – Philip Wilby


NABBC 2023 Registration

Band Entry is now open for the 2023 Championships. Band Administrators can click this link to enter the Competition.

NABBC 2023 Official Rules

NABBC Hotels

Embassy Suites by Hilton Huntsville Hotel and Spa
800 Monroe Street
Huntsville, AL 35801

Band Managers that plan to book and pay for your band must call Gennifer Gordon at 256-327-7808.  All others must use this reservation link
Rate: $152


AC Hotel Huntsville Downtown
435 Williams Avenue SW
Huntsville, Alabama 35801

Here’s your reservation link your guests can use to make reservations or you can call in and talk to any front desk or reservation agent using the code:  NBB for Nabba 2023
Rate:  $189


Hampton Inn & Suites Huntsville Downtown
313 Clinton Avenue W
Huntsville, AL  35801

Reservation Link
Rate:  $179, $189, $199


Spring Hill Suites by Mariott
745 Constellation Dr
Huntsville, AL 35801

To book and pay for your entire band, manager should contact  Terrie Bishop-Littrell  at 256.713.1143
Rate:  $159

NABBC 2023 Band Judges

John Phillips
Dr. Howard Evans
Allan Ramsay
Jessica Sneeringer
Dr. T. André Faegin
Col. (ret.) Thomas Palmatier
Dr. Jack Stamp
Sr. Chief (ret.) James Jackson
Dr. John Falscow

Click on this link for Bio info on our Judges

2023 S & E Judges

Rex Richardson, Cornet
Juan Berrios, Tenor Horn / Flugelhorn
Bradley Palmer, Trombone
Demondrae Thurman, Baritone / Euphonium
Beth Weise, Tuba
Dr. Tracy R. Wiggins, Percussion
Alex Avila, Brass Ensembles

NABBC 2023 Schedule

Thursday, April 20

NABBA Board Meeting


Friday April 21

8:00 AM – Solo & Ensemble Competition Starts

1:00 PM – Solo & Ensemble Competition Concludes


1:00 PM – 1st Section Test Piece (Concert Hall)
2:00 PM – 2nd Section Test Piece (Playhouse)
5:30 PM – Championship Test Piece ( Concert Hall)

9:40 PM – Solo & Ensemble Awards (Concert Hall)


Saturday April 22

8:00 AM – Youth 1st, Youth Open & Open Sections (Playhouse)
9:00 AM – 2nd Section Own Choice (Concert Hall)
10:00 AM – 3rd Section (Playhouse)
1:00 PM – 1st Section Own Choice (Concert Hall)
5:00 PM – Championship Own Choice (Concert Hall)
9:00 PM – Youth Championship (Concert Hall)

10:00 PM – Band Awards (Concert Hall)

**Subject to change after registration