Honor Band Info

OMEA All-State -- 2017-18

The All-State Honor Ensembles meet in Eugene in January.  This year the All-State dates are:

Jazz Band: Thursday, January 11 - Saturday, January 14

All Other High School Ensembles: Friday,  January 12 - Sunday, January 14

2017-18 Directors

Wind Ensemble:  TBA 
Symphonic Band: TBA
Orchestra: TBA
Jazz Ensemble: TBA


The audition deadline is Sunday, October 1.  All auditions must be uploaded and audition fees must be paid by this date.  Please visit the link above for more details.  The links below have the audition instructions and the music in PDF form. Please sign up for an audition recording with Mr. McFadden ASAP.

The audition material is the same as the Washington All State music so do not be concerned that you have the "wrong" material. This is correct.

Audition fees for All-State are $10. Please write a check to Grant Bands for $10 and give it to Mr. McFadden before auditioning.

All State Symphonic Band & Wind Ensemble

Audition Materials



All State Strings

Audition Materials
String Notes
All State Jazz Ensemble

Audition Materials


                            
Western International Band Clinic (WIBC) -- 2017

Western International Band Clinic (WIBC) Honor Bands are held at the Double Tree Hotel and Convention Center in SeaTac Washington. Students are selected for 1 of 4 honor bands based on a recorded audition that is uploaded to the registration site below.  For more information about WIBC, please ask Mr. McFadden or visit the links below.

WIBC Audition Deadline: Saturday, October 7

WIBC Dates: Friday, November 17 - Monday, November 20.



All WIBC Audition sheet music and accompaniment files can be found at: 



Student must record and submit their own recordings to WIBC.  There is a $15 audition fee which you will pay as part of your online registration.  If you are auditioning for All-State, you MAY submit that material to WIBC.


2017 WIBC Directors & Composers
Brian Balmages - Composer
Robert Ponto - University of Oregon
Dr. Cynthia Johnston Turner - University of Georgia
Colonel Thomas H. Palmatier - Pershing's Own
Jay Gephart - Purdue University

2017 Guest Musician
Julian Bliss - Clarinet


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