Honor Bands

Honor Band Information:

Firebird Flute Ensemble – Directed by Kristin Kirsh. Open to all community flutists. Side by Side Concert in October. Did I mention she has a sub-contrabass flute?

Jazz All Stars of Central Kentucky (JACK) – Click Here. Sponsored by The University of Kentucky and the Bluegrass Area Jazz Association.

  • Requires video audition (use All State jazz audition music)

EKU Honor Band – Deadline January 24th

  • No Audition Required – Director Recommendation

Morehead State Band Clinic – Deadline January 10th

  • Requires Video Audition – Use All State or All District Audition Music

KMEA District 7 Honor Band – Deadline December 9th – Email Mr. Payne to sign up.

  • Requires on-site audition in Lexington. Music provided.
  • Etude(s), Chromatic Scale, Sight Reading

KMEA District 7 Jazz Band – Email Mr. Payne to sign up.

  • Requires on-site audition in Lexington
  • Etudes, Scales, Improv, Sight Reading

Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra (CKYO) – Audition May 31st, 2015 for Fall 2015

  • Requires on-site audition in Lexington
  • Fill out audition packet online – music will be mailed to you
  • Private lessons required to participate

CKYO Jazz Ensemble – Auditions December 1st and 2nd, 2015 (Register By November 20th)

UK Honors Wind Ensemble – Deadline is Dec. 28, 2015

United States Army All-American Marching Band (Current Juniors ONLY) – Deadline May 1

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  • Requires Video Audition – Use All State or All District Audition Music
  • Requires Principal Reccomendation
  • Must include video of student marching and playing by themselves.

NAfME All National Honor Band/Jazz Band

  • Must be selected to All State first.
  • Deadline is May 31.

Bands of America/Music for All Honor Band of America

  • Deadline October 21, 2016 for Spring 2017

Music for All Tournament of Roses Parade Honor Band

  • Deadline January 15, 2016

Macy’s All American Marching Band

  • Deadline March 30, 2016