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Honor Band Festival—Saturday, December 13, 2014

Video Auditions

The audition deadline is 11:59pm on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014.

Audition material should consist of two very short (24-32 measures each) contrasting excerpts (ie: All-State Music, etudes or solo works, or passages from concert band music are all acceptable). All students who audition will be notified via e-mail by Monday, Dec. 1st regarding their participation in the group.

Please click here to find detailed instructions regarding how to submit your audition video on the EIU High School Honor Band YouTube Audition site.


Band Director Recommendations

Band directors should click here to complete a 3 minute online recommendation form for each student who auditions for the ensemble. The recommendation deadline is 11:59pm on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014.



Please click here for a tentative schedule for the 2014 EIU HS Honor Band Festival.



Payment must be postmarked by Monday, December 8 to secure participation in the group. The cost is $25/student. 2013–2014 All-State members are $10/student. Please mail payments to:

EIU Band Program, Attn: HS Honor Band Festival, 2620 Doudna, 600 Lincoln Ave., Charleston, IL 61920