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Novacane is cheering for TEAM USA in the 2016 Olympics in Rio! Watch Novacane play John WIlliam's Olympic Fanfare and Theme and cheer for our Olympians!
August 2016: The 2016-2017 season has begun! Novacane has several exciting projects this season, including a new series of blogs, video recordings, collaborations with visual artists, and educational outreach events. The official season calendar will be released in September, so be sure to check the website.
May 2016: Novacane competed in the semi-final round of the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition in South Bend, Indiana, ranking in the top six ensembles in the wind division.
March 2016: Novacane has ushered in Spring with fantastic news for the group: Erik has graduated from Army Basic Combat Training and is now an official member of the U.S. Army Field Band, stationed in Ft. George G. Meade, Maryland. Keith has completed all of his qualifying exams for his D.M. from Indiana University and is now considered A.B.D. He hopes to graduate in December of this year!
The most exciting news of all is that the quartet has been invited to the quarterfinal round of the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. Novacane will be one of twelve wind chamber music groups from across the country to travel to South Bend, Indiana in May to compete in the nation's largest chamber music competition!