Samford University Honor Band

January 8-10, 2015

The 2015 Samford Honor Band Festival participants were selected from over 500 total applicants. We would like to thank you all of you who applied and congratulate those accepted. For those who have been accepted and plan to attend, please send by mail your confirmation form and your $70 payment as soon as you can. We look forward to working with you in January.

High School Participants

Middle School Participants

Important Information

If accepted to participate in the honor band festival, YOU MUST BRING A WIRE MUSIC STAND. Please label your stand before Honor Band weekend. Please plan to bring all necessary musical equipment including extra reeds, mutes for brass instruments, all sticks and mallets for percussionists, etc.

Chair placement auditions will begin Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. and the first rehearsal will be Thursday evening. The audition will consist of selected scales, a short sight-reading exercise and a prepared piece of your choosing 2 minutes or less. If there are questions about the prepared piece component, please do not hesitate to ask. Percussion auditions consist of a short piece for snare drum and for marimba.

Concert attire is your band uniform. If for any reason you cannot bring your band uniform to Honor Band, dress clothes will be acceptable. Students are welcome to wear any medals they have acquired.

Forms for Students

Forms for Band Directors

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Demondrae Thurman.