Honor Band Festival 2014

High School Honor band Festival

November 7-9, 2014

Register quickly and easily ONLINE


Open to all Talented High School Musicians

∙ Learn from exciting guest conductors

Jim Carroll

Denny Stokes

John Kilkenny

 Brian Walden

∙ Enjoy masterclasses for all instruments / sections

∙ Interact with Mason Music students and professors

∙ Perform in final concert alongside Mason ensembles

∙ Gain insight into college admissions and auditions

∙ Visit / tour the Mason campus

Participation fee 83.00

* Fee includes all clinics, master classes, concerts, dinner saturday, music, and a festival tee shirt. 




For more information about the 2014 Honor Band Festival, please contact Festival Director John Kilkenny 

Email: jkilken1@gmu.edu

Festival Schedule - subject to change
please check the website often for updates, a detailed events schedule will be 
available in September
Friday November 7th*
4:00 - student check in
4:30 - placement/seating auditions begin
7:00 - festival opening concert
*Students participating in home football games are can be excused from activities on Friday.   We will do additional seating placement auditions Saturday AM for those of you unable to attend.  
Saturday November 8th
9:00- ensemble rehearsals begin
Noon - lunch
1:15-3:00 - sectionals and master classes
1:15-3:00 - special session for Parents - "raising a music major" 
3:15-5:00 - ensemble rehearsals
5:00 - dinner (southside dining hall, provided in your festival)
6:00 - college admission and audition Q&A. With Mason Faculty and Admissions counselor
7:30 - students dismissed
Sunday November 9th
12:30 - rehearsal begins
3:00 - grand finale concert
Mason Jazz, Mason Wind Symphony, Honor bands, combined band