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WKU Middle School Honors Band


March 3, 2017

General Information


WHO: Outstanding 7th & 8th grade woodwind, brass, and percussion students and their directors

WHAT: WKU Middle School Honors Band Clinic

WHEN: Friday, March 3, 2017 - approx. 8:30 am – 6:00 pm

               All times are tentative and will be updated as soon as they are finalized.

WHERE: Western Kentucky University

Dr. Gary Schallert and Dr. Jeff Bright, WKU band directors and the WKU Woodwind, Brass, & Percussion faculty

{Event Sponsor:  Royal Music}


The clinic begins with band seating at approx. 8:30 am on Friday, March 3, 2017.  Rehearsals begin at 9:00 am.  The clinic will conclude with a free public concert at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, March 3rd in Van Meter Hall on the campus of Western Kentucky University.  A detailed schedule will be given to students who are accepted to the honors band.


Schools from all over Kentucky will submit students for consideration for this honors band.  Only a few from each school will be accepted.  Results will be made to the directors near the end of January or beginning of February.


All students must furnish their own instrument; percussionists must furnish their own sticks and mallets.  The WKU Honors Band t-shirt will be worn as the "uniform" for the concluding concert.