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  Coe College Honor Bands

Updated - 7/26/2014

Announcing:

The Coe College Honor Bands 2015:

Sunday, April 12, 2015 - Junior/Senior Honor Band auditions/rehearsal
Saturday, April 18, 2015 - Elementary Honor Band rehearsal/concert
Sunday, April 19, 2015 - Junior/Senior Honor Band rehearsal/concert
Guest Composer/Conductor
Robert Sheldon

Nomination/Application Form

Alternative nomination procedure:

If you would prefer not to use this online form, to avoid typing all the information again,
you may simply edit your band database to match the information requested on the form
and email your database to Dr. Carson:  wcarson@coe.edu



Eligibility:

Based on the nominations, a committee at Coe College will select the bands: two Elementary Honor Bands (approximately 110 members each), one Junior Honor Band and one Senior Honor Band (approximately 90 members each). 6th grade students may be nominated for either the Elementary Honor Band or the Junior Honor Band and 8th grade students may be considered for the Senior Honor Band. Every school submitting nominations will have at least one student selected.

Director Letter
for directors interested in nominating students 

Schedule:
  • Friday, August 1, 2014 - Online nominations open

  • Friday, January 30, 2015 - Online nominations close

  • Saturday, February 21 - Monday, March 9, 2015 - Selections announced, music delivered

  • Sunday, April 12, 2015 - Junior and Senior Honor Band chair auditions and rehearsal

Tentative schedule:

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Junior Honor Band

Senior Honor Band
12:30 - Check-in  - Sinclair Lobby 12:30 - Check-in - Sinclair Lobby

1:00 - Rehearsal in Sinclair

1:00 - Chair Auditions and Sectionals

2:00 - Chair Auditions and Sectionals

2:00 - Rehearsal in Marquis Hall Room 1

3:00 - Rehearsal in Sinclair

4:30 - Dinner

4:30 - Dinner

5:30 - Rehearsal in Marquis Hall Room 1

5:30 - Rehearsal in Sinclair

8:00 - Rehearsal ends

8:00 - Rehearsal ends

 
time Crimson Gold
8:45 Check-in  - Sinclair Lobby Check-in  - Sinclair Lobby
9:00 sectionals with band directors rehearse with Mr. Law
10:00 rehearse with Mr. Sheldon
sectionals with band directors
11:00 lunch rehearse with Mr. Sheldon
12:00 rehearse with Mr. Law lunch
1:00 sectionals* rehearse with Mr. Law
1:40 rehearse with Mr. Sheldon sectionals*
2:20 change into uniform rehearse with Mr. Sheldon
3:00 rehearse with Mr. Law change into uniform
3:40 tuning on stage tuning in D-K
3:55 On-stage for concert In Audience for concert
4:00 Concert Concert




All Rehearsals in Sinclair Auditorium

* Brass and percussion in Rm. 1, WW in Rm. 201

 

Junior Honor Band

Senior Honor Band
1:00 -  Rehearsal on Sinclair Stage 1:00 -  Rehearsal in Marquis Hall Room 1
2:00 - Rehearsal on Sinclair Stage 2:00 - Rehearsal in Marquis Hall Room 1
3:40 - Break to change into concert clothes 3:40 - Break to change into concert clothes
4:00 - Concert on Sinclair Stage 4:00 - Concert on Sinclair Stage

 

2015 Conductors:

In addition to working with Robert Sheldon, students selected for the 12th Annual Coe College Elementary Honor Band will rehearse with David Law, recently retired from Vernon Middle School in the Marion Independent School District.  The Coe College Junior Honor Band will be directed by Steve Shanley  and the Coe College Senior Honor Band will be directed by Dr. William S. Carson.

Steve Shanley

Fees:

There is a $12.00 registration fee for students selected to the Elementary Honor Band and a $25.00 fee for students selected to the Junior and Senior Honor Bands. This fee will include dinner for the Junior and Senior Honor Band on April 12, and lunch for the Elementary Honor Bands on April 18.

All Honor Band participants will have an opportunity to get complimentary tickets to the Coe College Concert Band and Wind Ensemble performance on Saturday, April 18, at 8:00 pm, with guest conductor Robert Sheldon.

Concert tickets for the Elementary Honor Bands should be ordered in advance by emailing Chelsea Dunn - chelsea.k.dunn@gmail.com - no later than April 1:

General Admission $5.00 Under 18, Over 65, $3.00

 

Concert tickets for the Junior and Senior Honor Bands should be ordered in advance by emailingChelsea Dunn - chelsea.k.dunn@gmail.com - no later than April 1:

General Admission $6.00 Under 18, Over 65, $4.00

 

If you have any questions, feel free to contact one of the organizers listed below.

Dr. William S. Carson – bands@coe.edu
Chelsea Dunn - chelsea.k.dunn@gmail.com
Steve Shanley – sshanley@coe.edu
David Law - maestrolaw@gmail.com



 
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