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High School Honor Band

The Coastal Carolina University Honor Band and Scholarship Festival will be held March 22-24, 2018.

Deadline to apply is Friday, December 15, 2017

Festival activity includes:

 Master class with wind/percussion faculty from Coastal Carolina University
Performance with some of the finest high school musicians in the Southeast
Festival Finale Concert in the beautiful Wheelwright Auditorium
Work with nationally renowned wind band conductors

HONOR BAND SELECTION PROCESS

  • Festival is open to all high school instrumentalist grades 9-12 with a minimum of two years experience.

  • All applicants must complete the online registration form.
    Application

  • Participants must be in good standing with their band/music program and must be recommended by their band director for participation. Directors will be contacted after an online registration has been successfully submitted by the student.

  • Students will receive an email confirming selection to the honor band by January 1, 2018. In addition, results will be posted on the CCU Honor Band and Festival webpage. Accepted students will be required to submit the following forms during registration. Once accepted, please print, fill out, and bring to registration in January.

HONOR BAND PAYMENT

PLACEMENT AUDITIONS

  • All students will perform a chair placement audition on the first day of the honor band festival. Click on your instrument below to obtain access to your audition music. In addition, students will be asked to perform the following as part of the seating audition:
    • Chromatic scale (full range of the instrument)
    • Major scales
  • CCU Chair Placement Audition Material
    • Flute (PDF coming soon)
    • Oboe (PDF coming soon)
    • Clarinet/bass clarinet (PDF coming soon)
    • Bassoon (PDF coming soon)
    • Saxophone (PDF coming soon)
    • Horn (PDF coming soon)
    • Trumpet (PDF coming soon)
    • Trombone (PDF coming soon)
    • Euphonium (PDF coming soon)
    • Tuba (PDF coming soon)
    • Percussion (PDF coming soon)

ADMISSION & SCHOLARSHIP AUDITIONS

Interested in attending Coastal Carolina University and joining our department of music as a music major in 2017? The Coastal Carolina University Honor Band and Scholarship Festival is one of three opportunities for students to audition for music scholarships. Interested applicants should visit the following webpage for more information:
http://www.coastal.edu/music/audition/

For further information on scholarships and auditions please contact:
Jesse Willis, Director of Percussion Studies
(843) 349-2776
jwillis@coastal.edu

For additional information on the honor band festival please contact:
Barbara Sheffield, CCU Bands Administrative Specialist
(843) 349-6480 (office)
bsheffiel@coastal.edu

2018 HONOR BAND FESTIVAL CLINICIANS

COMING SOON!!!