How to Apply for the Festival

How to Apply for the Festival

Application is open to all high school and middle school concert bands, orchestras and percussion ensembles.

Ensemble application/audition deadline for the 2015 Festival will be in June 2014. You can still download the 2014 Application Packets to learn more about the Festival and the application and audition process.

Download the 2014 Application Packet for Concert Bands and Percussion Ensembles

Download the 2014 Application Packet for Orchestras

Looking for 2014 Honor Ensemble student application forms? Go here

Starting in 2014, Music for All will provide world-class educational opportunities for additional bands to perform. The National Concert Band Festival will now include two stages (opportunities) for high school bands. 
“Featured Bands” on the Honors Stage at Clowes Memorial Hall and“Invited Bands” on the Festival Stage at the new Howard L. Schrott Center for the Performing Arts, both at Butler University. Download the application packet at the link above for more details.