HONOR BANDS 2021.22

HONOR BAND INFORMATION: DATES. LOCATION. PAPERWORK. DUE DATES

DEAR CLIENTS

  • IT’S HONOR BAND AUDITION TIME!
  • FOR SOME ELEMENTARY & MIDDLE SCHOOLERS — learn your music, submit a “performance video” and you’re in!
  • BELOW IS THE SHORT LIST OF INFORMATION REGARDING HONOR BAND ACCEPTANCE
  • IF YOU WOULD LIKE YOUR SON OR DAUGHTER TO RECORD & SUBMIT AUDITIONS FOR HONOR BAND — PLEASE LET ME KNOW ASAP AS THE CALIF ALL STATE (CBDA) IS DUE ON DECEMBER 1ST.
  • WITH THANKSGIVING NIPPING ON OUR HEELS, WE NEED TO FASTRACK APPS & GETTING RECORDINGS DONE!
  • BAND DIRECTORS MUST BE MEMBERS OF EITHER CBDA OR SCSBOA (OR BOTH).
      • IF YOUR BAND DIRECTOR IS NOT A MEMBER OF THE SCSBOA, I AM AND YOU CAN USE MY SCSBOA MEMBER NUMBER ON THE FORM.
  • I MAY OR MAY NOT WORK OVER THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY AND I’M SURE FAMILIES WANT TO RELAX DURING THAT TIME, SO IT’S “GO TIME!”

  • CBDA – ALL RECORDINGS DUE BY DEC 1st by 11:59pm
  • SCSBOA JAZZ – ALL RECORDINGS DUE BY DEC 1st by 11:59pm
  • SCSBOA ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL VIDEOS DUE BY: Friday, December 10th at 11:59 PM. No late entries will be accepted.

I have done my best to put together an overview of the TWO honor band entities’ (CBDA & SCSBOA) honor band information and procedures. If I have missed anything — PLEASE let me know so I can share the information.

With some discrepancies on whether auditions are audio or video may not be clear on some of these websites, please let me know and I will check in with the proper person to find out more information.


—- CBDA —-

Here is CBDA’s info. It will be an in-person event held in Fresno when the kids have “President’s day(s)” off:
https://cbda.org/all-state-ensembles/faq/

Here is SCSBOA’s info:
https://www.scsboa.org/high-school-honor-group-information/
In the past the rehearsals & concerts were at the convention center in Anaheim (near Disneyland).

PARTICIPATION FORMS. STUDENTS MUST SIGN UP, SUBMIT TO THEIR BAND DIRECTORS. BAND DIRECTORS WILL THEN CREATE A PORTAL FOR STUDENTS TO UPLOAD THEIR RECORDINGS:

——–CBDA ———–

CBDA FORM. DOWNLOAD. PRINT. FILL-OUT. RETURN TO BAND DIRECTOR
https://cbda.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/2022_CBDA_All-State_Student_Info_Form_fs.pdf
THERE IS NO ELEMENTARY HONOR BANDS FOR CBDA

——–SCSBOA——-

2022 Honor Groups Audition Music & Scales

  • High School Classical.
  • Middle school classical > VIDEO AUDITION
  • Middle school jazz. > AUDIO ONLY
  • https://www.scsboa.org/2022-honor-groups-audition-music-scales/

JAZZ HONOR BAND FORM (for upload portal setup):
DOWNLOAD. PRINT, FILL OUT & RETURN TO BAND DIRECTOR
https://www.scsboa.org/wp-content/uploads/Honor-Jazz-Audition-Student-Information-Sheet.pdf
SCSBOA JAZZ – ALL RECORDINGS DUE BY DEC 1st by 11:59pm


SCSBOA MIDDLE SCHOOL “VIDEO” VIRTUAL HONOR BAND INFO & APPLICATION
INFORMATION: https://www.scsboa.org/middle-school-honor-groups-virtual-ensemble-information/
MIDDLE SCHOOL VIRTUAL BAND APPLICATION FORM: https://www.scsboa.org/application-form-middle-school-virtual-ensembles/
Virtual Performance submissions are due by Friday, December 10th at 11:59 PM. No late entries will be accepted.
YES – students can participate in both elementary and middle school virtual performance. This is not an auditioned ensemble.


SCSBOA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL VIRTUAL HONOR BAND INFO & APPLICATION
https://www.scsboa.org/elementary-school-virtual-ensemble-information/
https://www.scsboa.org/application-form-elementary-virtual-ensembles/
Virtual Performance submissions are due by Friday, December 10th at 11:59 PM. No late entries will be accepted.
YES – students can participate in both elementary and middle school virtual performance. This is not an auditioned ensemble.