Selected members for the Middle School and High School Honor Band Clinics will receive quality instruction, lunch and dinner in the Limestone College Dining Hall, an honor band tee shirt and braclet, a free concert, and the opportunity to perform with students from around North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.
How to be selected into the Honor Band: The Band Director Nomination Form will be available soon. Band directors will receive notification, via email, within 36 hours of submitting the nomination form confirming receipt. Please note that the Middle School Honor Band Clinic is November 20-22, 2014, and the High School Honor Band Clinic is January 29-31, 2015.
Limestone College Scholarship Competition for High School Honor Band Clinic Seniors: Senior High School Honor Band members will also be allowed to participate in a Scholarship Competition during the clinic. The winner will be provided with a $20,000 music scholarship to Limestone College.
To be eligible for the comptition students must:
be a current high school senior;
be selected to participate in the 2014 Limestone College Honor Band Clinic;
register as a compeditor on their Registration Form PRIOR to arriving for the Clinic, and;
have a solo prepared for the competition. Compeditors are to use the state All-State solo, or an appropriate, equivalent, repertoire selection. No accompaniment will be provided.
Winners will be determined by a combination of scores from: 1) sight-reading scroes during chair placements on Thursday evening, and 2) the faculty scored assessment of the solo performance. Any questions regarding the Scholarship Competition may be directed to Dr. Doug Presley, Director of Bands.
IMPORTANT DATES and DEADLINES for BOTH Clinics will be available soon.
If you have additional questions, please contact:
Dr. Patrick K. Carney
Associate Professor of Music Education
Director of Bands
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