Director's Lounge

Directors' Lounge

2016 Music for All National Festival

Music for All National Festival, presented by Yamaha, is comprised of the National Concert Band Festival, Middle School National Festival, Chamber Music Festival, Sandy Feldstein National Percussion Festival, Orchestra America Festival, Honor Orchestra of America, Jazz Band of America and the Honor Band of America. 

Concerts are held at a variety of venues around Indianapolis including Clowes Memorial Hall, the Howard L. Schrott Center for the Arts, Hilbert Circle Theatre, Warren Performing Arts Center and the Frank and Katrina Basile Theater at the Indiana Historical Society. 

Friends & Family Festival Packages
At this time, the National Festival housing block and Gala Awards Banquet are sold out. Honor Ensemble and Festival Ensemble concert tickets are still availble (please see section below).

Festival Tickets
Tickets are needed for all evening concerts (Honor Ensembles and Chamber Concert), as well as for all Festival performances at Clowes Hall on Thursday-Saturday.

Tickets for the Honor Band of America, Jazz Band of America, Chamber Concert and the Concert Blocks 1-3 can be purchased through or through Clowes Memorial Hall on the Campus of Butler Univeristy at or by calling at 317.940.6444

There is no additional cost for anyone with a Festival Package (Friends & Family, Students, Directors, Chaperones).

Festival Hotels

Festival Headquarters
JW Marriott Indianapolis

SpringHill Suites Fairfield Inn & Suites Westin Indianapolis
10 S. West Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
601 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
501 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
50 S. Capitol Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46202


Festival Performance Venues

Clowes Memorial Hall
4602 Sunset Avenue

Indianapolis, IN 46208
National Concert Band Festival - Featured Ensembles
Honor Band and Jazz Band of America Concert Venue
Howard L. Schrott Center for the Arts
4600 Sunset Avenue

Indianapolis, IN 46208
National Concert Band Festival - Middle School National Music Festival Performances - Invited Ensembles

The Warren Performing Arts Center

9500 East 16th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46229
Sandy Feldstein National Percussion Festival Performances

Indiana Historical Society
450 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Chamber Music Festival Performance

Hilbert Circle Theatre
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
32 East Washington Street, Suite 600

Indianapolis, IN 46204
Honor Orchestra of America Concert Venue