Thank you to students and directors for participating in this year’s honor band festival. Check out the concert recordings and we hope to see you next year!
About the Festival
Date: Saturday, February 4, 2023
- Honor Band Rehearsals
- Master classes with Augsburg faculty and local artists
- Lunch for students and directors
- Free afternoon concert
- A living composer experience with Erika Svanoe and her music for band
Cost: $30 per selected student
Parents: Join us for the free concert at 4 p.m. in Hoversten Chapel, Augsburg University
Directors: Sit in on rehearsals, attend master class, join us for lunch
Overview & Important Dates
9-10th Grade Honor Band
- Nominations due, December 1
- 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. After nomination forms are reviewed, the Augsburg faculty will notify directors, and selected participants will receive music and additional information about the festival.
Nominations are no longer being accepted.
Erika Svanoe, DMA
Festival Schedule (approximate)
8:00 a.m., Check in – Hoversten Chapel Atrium, Foss Center (entrance on 22nd Ave. S)
8:15 a.m., Find seats and warm up in rehearsal locations
8:30 a.m., Rehearsal
10:00 a.m., Break
10:15 a.m., Rehearsal
11:30 a.m., Lunch
12:30 p.m., Masterclasses with Augsburg Faculty
1:30 p.m., Rehearsal
3:45 p.m., Break/prep for concert
4 p.m., Concert Begins, Hoversten Chapel in the Foss Center
Additional Information & Requirements
Do you need to be vaccinated to participate or attend this event?
No. vaccination is not a requirement for this event.
Do I need a permit to park on campus?
No Permit is required to parking in Lot L and Lot D on 2/4/23. Campus maps have been included below, and more Parking Information for music events can be found with the music department’s events calendar.
- Augsburg University Campus Map
- Directions to Hoversten Chapel from Lot L; Directions to Hoversten Chapel from Lot D
- Festival Coordinator: Ryan Borden, firstname.lastname@example.org