Best in bands come to town

Columbus State University is hosting the biennial conference of the College Band Directors National Association and National Band Association Southern Division Conference at RiverCenter for the Performing Arts.

The conference will showcase the leading high school, college and community bands in the Southeast.

The conference will conclude on Friday with an 8:30 p.m. performance by the Southern Division Intercollegiate Band.

The conference is free to the public and runs from February 27-29. For more information on the conference and a full schedule got to http://www.coastal.edu/cbdnasouth/index.html.