Honor Ensemble Applications
Honor Ensemble Applications

Honor Ensemble Applications

We are currently accepting applications for the 2016 Honor Band of America, Honor Orchestra of America and Jazz Band of America. The applications for those ensembles can be downloaded below. 

2016 Festival Dates

March 9-12, 2016
Indianapolis, IN

2016 Honor Band of America

Richard Floyd, Conductor
State Director of Music (ret.), University of Texas at Austin, Music Director, Austin Symphonic Band

Please use the application below if you are applying for the Honor Band of America OR if you are a Wind, Percussion, Piano or Harp player who is interested in applying for the Honor Orchestra of America. *On the application you will be able to select whether you are interested in Honor Band, Honor Orchestra, or have no preference.

Application Deadlines

  • Early Bird Deadline: June 29, 2015 - $30 application fee
  • Final Deadline: September 15, 2015 - $45 application fee

Audition Recording Submission Deadline

  • October 1, 2015

Audition RequirementsHBOAApp 


2016 Honor Orchestra of America

Larry J. Livingston, Music Director and 2016 Conductor
Chair, Conducting Department Thornton School of Music, University of Southern California

Please use the application below if you are a string player applying for the Honor Orchestra of America. Wind and percussion players wanting to audition for the Honor Orchestra of America must apply using the Honor Band of America application and select "prefer orchestra.

Application/ Audition Deadlines for STRING PLAYERS

  • Application/auditions open March 15, 2015
  • Audition recordings will be listened to and notification of acceptance status within 30 days of submission (per submission requirements below). If not accepted initially, applicants may resend new audition recording with no additional audition fee as long as received by the December 1 final deadline and section positions remain.
  • Apply by November 1 to be considered for Livingston Honors Scholarships (see more info in the audition requirements).
  • Final deadline to apply: December 1, 2015.
Audition RequirementsHOOAApp  


2016 Jazz Band of America

Michael Philip Mossman, Conductor
Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College, Yamaha Performing Artist

Application Deadlines

  • Early Bird Deadline: June 29, 2015 - $30 application fee
  • Final Deadline: September 15, 2015 - $45 application fee

Audition Recording Submission Deadline

  • October 1, 2015
Audition RequirementsJBOAApp

 

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