Honor Band Festivals

 

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Honor Band and Honor Jazz Band Festival

Welcome students, parents and directors! We are looking forward to an exciting day of music making featuring concert band and jazz band students from the surrounding area.

About the Festival

Date: Saturday, January 28, 2017 – Augsburg College
Cost: FREE for students, directors, and parents
Students: festival includes rehearsals, lunch, master class, and late afternoon concert
Parents: join us for the free concert at 4:30 p.m. in Hoversten Chapel
Directors: sit in on rehearsals, attend master class, join us for a free lunch

Overview & Important Dates

9th & 10th Grade Honor Band

  • Nominations due, November 11
  • Notifications, December 14

Any current 9th or 10th grade musician who has skill in performing on a band instrument (woodwind, brass, percussion, or double bass) is eligible to be nominated for the festival by their band director. Directors must complete and send the Director Nomination Form. After nomination forms are reviewed, the Augsburg faculty will notify directors, and selected participants will receive music and additional information about the festival.

Festival Host/Clinician:
Erika Svanoe
svanoeer@augsburg.edu

9-12th Grade Honor Jazz Band

  • EDIT – No Audition Required. Deadline Extended to Nominate your students!  (November 30th)
  • Notifications, December 14

Any current 9-12th grade musician who has skill performing on a jazz instrument (saxophone, trombone, trumpet, or rhythm section) is eligible to audition for the festival. Directors must complete and send the Director Nomination Form. After nomination forms are reviewed, the Augsburg faculty will notify directors, and selected participants will receive music and additional information about the festival.

Festival Host/Clinician:
David Mantini
mantini@augsburg.edu

Festival Schedule

8 a.m. – 4 p.m. (full schedule to be added shortly)
4:30 p.m., Honor Band & Honor Jazz Band Performance, Hoversten Chapel

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