SEUS High School Honor Band and Clinic

47th Annual High School SEUS

January 30 - February 1, 2020

The 47th Annual Southeastern United States Concert Band Clinic and HONOR BANDS will be held January 30 - February 1, 2020 on the Troy University campus in Troy, Alabama. This musical event will feature a variety of activities including concerts, rehearsals, scholarship auditions, and clinics. Honor Band participants will be selected based upon their musical achievements, the director’s confidential recommendation, and the Honor Bands instrumentation.  The list of students selected to participate in the 2020 SEUS Honor Bands will be available on the SEUS webpage by mid-December.                 

                   SEUS Program

                                                       UPDATED SCHEDULE OF EVENTS



HONOR BAND Features:

  • Instruction by internationally recognized clinicians
  • Medal
  • T-shirt
  • Lunch on Saturday*
  • Scholarship audition opportunities
  • Concert Band performances
  • Band scholarship awards for seniors based on chair placement
  • Honor Band Final Concerts

* Participants will be responsible for all other meals and lodging. Adult chaperones and/or directors must accompany Honor Band participants. Honor Band student participant fee is $65.00.

2020 HS SEUS Guest Conductors:

  • Captain Brian Walden, Samford University
  • Dr. Christopher Chapman, Central Michigan University
  • James Seda, Southwest Dekalb High School
  • Jon Bowman, Lowndes County High School
  • Brandon Poiroux, Deane Bozeman High School
  • Dr. Mark Walker/ Dr. Larry Blocher, Troy University

Composer in Residence:

  • Julie Giroux

Guest Band Performances:

  • Niceville High School Wind Ensemble
  • Decatur High School Wind Ensemble

Troy University Ensemble Performances:

  • Troy University Jazz Band
  • Troy University American Popular Music Ensemble POPulus
  • Troy University Symphony Band