Music for All National Festival presented by YAMAHA
Honor Band of America

2011 Conductor: Richard Clary
Florida State University

Since its inception in 1992, the Honor Band of America has earned a national reputation as one of the nation's finest student concert honor bands. With the opportunity to rehearse and perform with renowned conductors, perform with world-class guest artists, premiere new commissioned works for concert band and perform for a "dream audience" of outstanding high school musicians and educators from across the country, the Honor Band of America is a "must" for the nation's finest high school musicians.

All high school band members can audition for the Honor Band of America. The Honor Band will perform in concert, Saturday evening of the Festival at Clowes Memorial Hall, on the campus of Butler University.

How to Apply:
Download the application for the 2011 Honor Band of America

2011 Music for All National Festival, presented by Yamaha
March 17-19, 2011
Indianapolis, Indiana

Two application form DEADLINES:
June 30, 2010 [Early Bird, $30 application fee]
Sept. 1, 2010 [Final, $45 application fee]
Deadline for audition recording submission: Sept. 15, 2010

Audition Music
Audition excerpts will be available through SmartMusic. After sending your application, you will receive the SmartMusic trial CD. All music and scales will be available online at that time.

Highlights include:

  • Evaluation of audition for all Honor Band of America applicants.
  • The opportunity to rehearse and perform with a renowned conductor and world-class guest soloist.
  • One year subscription to SmartMusic¬® for selected members.
  • Instrumental master classes with renowned professionals.
  • Honor Band member and family post-concert reception.
  • Personalized certificate, patch and exclusive Honor Band of America member pin.
  • DVD and CD recording of the Honor Band of America Concert.
  • Honor Band of America members are eligible for nomination to receive The Revelli Scholarship, a scholarship awarded to a Music for All National Festival participating senior intending to pursue a career as a music educator.
  • Membership in an elite family of participants that annually includes some of the most outstanding musicians nationwide.