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Junior Honor Band

Date:  December 5, 2018
Where: Touhill Performing Arts Center (Lee Theater), UMSL
Registration: By band director nomination

The University of Missouri-St. Louis Music Department is proud to announce the second annual UMSL Junior Honor Band. This one day event will provide 11th grade band students the opportunity to experience the University of Missouri-St. Louis campus and the UMSL Music Department through interaction with our faculty and current students. The day will include full band rehearsal and sectionals with the UMSL Wind and Percussion faculty. We will feature this Honors Ensemble with the UMSL Wind Ensemble on a concert December 5, 2018, in the Lee Theater of the Touhill Performing Arts Center. This concert is open to the public and we encourage parents, family members, and band directors to attend.

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Band Director Information

We invite all high school band directors to nominate your junior (11th Grade) band members for participation in the UMSL Junior Honor Band. Please click on the nomination form listed below. You will need to provide the student's first and last name, instrument, and valid email address. There is no fee.

Band Director Nomination Form
Deadline: 11/20/2018

Nominated Student Information

All students will need to complete the student registration form listed below to be accepted as a participant in the UMSL Junior Honor Band 2018.

Student Registration Form
Deadline: 11/27/18

Seating Audition Process

Wind Players-

Send in a recorded seating audition which should include:
1) Full range chromatic scale
2) Two contrasting style etudes from District/All-State audition materials

**Wind Players Recorded Seating Audition Deadline: 11/27/18
Please send all recordings to  


All percussionists will be assigned parts the day of the event. Students should bring a pair of snare sticks, mallets and general timpani mallets. Be sure to have all sticks/mallets in a mallet bag with your name on it.

Daily Schedule
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
8:30 AM – Arrive Lee Theater, registration in Lee Lobby
9:00 – full band rehearsal
10:30 – Sectional rehearsal with UMSL Wind and Percussion faculty
11:30 – Lunch, MSC, bring money or bring your lunch.
1:00PM – Full band rehearsal
2:00 – Observe UMSL Wind Ensemble rehearsal
3:30 – Rehearsal.
4:30 – Rehearsal ends.
5:00 – Dinner will be provided.
6:30 – Honors Band call for on stage tuning.
7:30 – Concert

Click here to download a PDF of all General Information
Click here to download a PDF of more detailed information (concert attire, etc.)

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