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SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES MIDDLE SCHOOL HONOR BANDS

PARTICIPANT INFORMATION

The Southeastern United States Middle School Honor Band Clinic will host three 100 piece middle school symphonic bands. The bands will present a concert on Saturday, December 7, 2019.

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Chair Placement

Chair placement will be based on the live audition on December 5th  .  Registration for all honor band participants will be held on Thursday, December 5th . at 2:00 p.m.  After completing the registration process, you will be instructed on where your instrument is being auditioned.

WINDS

Three Major scales at CONCERT PITCH (Ab, Eb, Bb) ,memorized and sight-reading. 10 points will be deducted for not memorizing your scales. Every student will play all scales, and will play the same sight-reading excerpt.
PERCUSSION - Sight reading on their given instrument. A student may audition on one or more percussion instruments.

Participants scoring the highest audition scores will be placed in the Gold Band. The Cardinal and Silver bands will be of equal ability.  Band rosters and seating charts will be posted on the front doors of the Hawkins Adams Long Hall of Honor and on the front doors of Claudia Crosby Theatre following the Thursday night concert.

MUSIC STANDS:

Each student needs to bring their OWN folding wire stand

Accommodations

Parents, Guardians and/or Band Directors will make their own hotel reservations for the students in Troy.  They will not be made by the University. You should choose where you want to stay and call that particular motel for a reservation. Please make note, there will be other events taking place in Troy during this time. You will want to make reservations early and cancel rooms as needed.

Econo Lodge – 334-566-7799                            Motel 6 – 334-670-0012

Scottish Inns – 334-566-4090                              Quality Inn – 334-566-1150

Courtyard Marriott – 334-566-0540                      Best Western – 334-566-1585

Hampton Inn – 334-807-5900                              Days Inn – 334-566-1630

All are conveniently located on US 231 in Troy. In each case, make sure that the hotel knows you are participating in the honor band at Troy University.  Transportation to and from the hotels is the responsibility of the band director or parent of the participant.

Registration Fee 

The Honor Band registration fee of $70.00 includes instruction and a medal. You must send a school check, certified check or money order as no personal checks will be accepted.  Personal checks cannot be accepted and will be returned which will delay the student's registration process. 

NOTE: You must send a certified bank check or money order made out to “Troy University Foundation”.
If checks are make out incorrectly they will be returned to sender.
NO REFUNDS CAN BE ISSUED

Students should bring spending money for all meals. For added convenience, there is a food court located in the student center on the university campus.

Deadline for Fees and Waivers is December 2, 2019. 
Please mail to:

Dr. Mark Walker

Troy University

102 Long Hall

Troy, AL  36082