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Honor Band Festivals

Honor Band Festivals 2019

We are proud to announce the 2019 University of Montevallo Honor Band Festivals. The festivals will take place over two weekends: February 15-16, 2019 for the Middle School Festival, and March 1-3, 2019 for the High School Festival. The festivals will include opportunities to perform standard and contemporary concert band repertoire.

Middle School Festival: February 15-16, 2019

This two day festival begins with chair placement and a rehearsal Friday night. The participants will have an opportunity to hear UM’s chamber ensembles Saturday afternoon. A complete schedule of events is below.

Students must be recommended by a band instructor in order to register for the UM Honor Band. We reserve the right to invite a limited number to fill the positions available. Upper class students will have first preference, but we encourage young talented students to apply as well.

Deadline: The deadline for the recommendation form from band directors is February 1, 2019.

When selections have been made, a list of accepted students will be posted here.  Students may then register and pay the fee online.  Additional information for participating students, including what to bring, will be posted later.

Middle School Honor Band Schedule


High School Festival: March 1-3, 2019

The UM Wind Ensemble will kick off the weekend with a concert on Friday night, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Palmer Auditorium. The participants will also have an opportunity to hear UM’s chamber ensembles as well as enjoy pizza and jazz Saturday evening with the UM Jazz Ensemble.

You must be recommended by a band instructor to register for the UM Honor Band. We reserve the right to invite a limited number to fill the positions available. Upper class students will have first preference, but we encourage young talented students to apply as well.

Deadline: The deadline for the recommendation form is February 15, 2019.

When selections have been made, a list of accepted students will be posted here.  Students may then register and pay the fee online.  Additional information for participating students, including what to bring, will be posted later.

High School Honor Band Schedule


Audition Requirements

Required musical excerpts are found at the Shelby County Honor Band Festival webpage for both Middle School and High School students.


Band directors may recommend students by completing the online submission form below. The deadline for Middle School submissions is February 1, and February 15 for High School submissions.

DIRECTOR SUBMISSIONS

Note: Only directors may submit student names. Students must apply through the school band director.

Questions: honorband@montevallo.edu or through the Honor Band’s Facebook page.