Purpose: "To foster truly outstanding musicianship in Alachua County through a clinic and performance in which the participants will be the most outstanding musicians in our county.
Alachua County Honor Band is open to middle school and high school band students in Alachua County.
Students interested in auditioning should turn in an audition form with the appropriate fee to their home school band director. Be sure that you are able to commit to all the rehearsal and performance dates if you are selected. Students should talk to their home school band director for additional information and questions.
Middle School Auditions: Forms due to your home school director on November 10th 2015. Auditions will take place on Saturday December 3, 2016 @ Howard Bishop MS- you will receive a scheduled audition time from your band director. These will be recorded auditions.
High School Auditions: Student application forms due to your home school director on November 4, 2016 including the $10 fee. Auditions will take place on December 7, 2016 (4-7PM) @ Gainesville HS- you will receive a scheduled audition time from your band director.
The concert dress will be the home school formal uniform.
(tuxes and black dresses where appropriate)
Students should meet dress code for all rehearsals.
Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017
Where: Phillips Performing Arts Center
Who: Middle School and High School Honors Band
Middle school also performs a 10:15AM concert for the 5th grade students that same day.
Tuesday February 22, 2017
Tuesday March 1, 2017
Tuesday March 15, 2017
These rehearsals are held at Howard Bishop Middle School
Wednesday & Thursday March 29th & 30th- All day rehearsals (students will be excused from school)
Wednesday March 8, 4-6PM Gainesville HS
Wednesday March 15, 4-6 PM Gainesville HS
Wednesday March 28, 4-6 PM Gainesville HS
Wednesday March 29, 8-5PM Gainesville HS
Thursday March 30, 4-5:30PM Gainesville HS