News release from the University of Saint Francis:
USF hosting Battle of the Bands
(October 22, 2014) â€” The University of Saint Francis will host USF Battle of the Bands, the area’s first competition exclusively for high school and college-age musicians, on Saturday, Nov. 22 at 1 p.m. in the North Campus auditorium.
Participants will compete on stage for a chance to record their original music in the studios of the university’s renowned Music Technology Program. This new event, sponsored by the School of Creative Arts, is open to all music genres, including rock/metal, acoustic/folk, jazz/pop, and hip-hop/rhythm and blues.
Band members must be no older than 21 to enter, a requirement unique to USF Battle of the Bands, School of Creative Arts officials said. Winners will be determined by originality and musical expression, technical skill, professional behavior and stage presence. Judges will be industry professionals with a variety of specialties in touring and performing, music business and audio engineering.
For more information, e-mailor call Mark Everetts at(260) 399-7700 ext. 8025.
About the University of Saint Francis
The University of Saint Francis, founded in 1890 as a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs through the School of Health Sciences, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership and School of Creative Arts. In addition to its traditional programs, the university designs focused curriculum for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point on online. More than 2,400 students from a broad geographic region attend USF for its academic excellence.