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Middle School Honors Band

2017 Information

DATE: Saturday, December 2, 2017

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The Middle School Honors Band program is hosted by EKU each fall in order to enhance the music experience for the more advanced Middle School band student. Students must be recommended by their band or orchestra directors in order to be elible for the Honors Band. 

NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2017, Band directors should complete the Participation Recommendation Form and return to:

Andrew Putnam
Eastern Kentucky University
Department of Music, Foster 101
521 Lancaster Ave
Richmond, KY 40475

General Information

Procedures for submitting students for Honors Band membership:

  1. Students must be recommended by their band or orchestra directors.
  2. Directors should complete the Participation Recommendation Form available on-line and return via mail, email, or fax.
  3. Band or orchestra directors may NOT recommend more than 25% of your middle school band enrollment
  4. Student's applications will be accepted on first-received, first-served basis

Every effort will be made to include students from every school that applies prior to the deadline. We cannot guarantee that all students submitted will be accepted.

Each participating student will be assessed a clinic fee of $25.00 to cover the expenses of the day's activities. This fee will be due at the clinic registration. Meals will be available at the student's expense on the campus or at our many local restaurants. For students and directors coming from distances too great to come on Saturday morning, we recommend making arrangements with a local motel. Information on local hotels can be found in the "hotels" link.

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