Coe College Honor Bands

Honor Bands

Updated - 11/26/2013

Announcing:

The Coe College Honor Bands 2014:

Sunday, March 30, 2014 - Junior/Senior Honor Band auditions/rehearsal
Saturday, April 5, 2014 - Elementary Honor Band rehearsal/concert
Sunday, April 6, 2014 - Junior/Senior Honor Band rehearsal/concert
Guest Composer/Conductor
Matt Conaway

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
Nomination/Application Form
Schedules and Repertoire
Conductors
Fees

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:
Tentative schedule:

Sunday, March 30, 2014

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. Conaway
sectionals with band directors
11:00 lunch rehearse with Mr. Conaway
12:00 rehearse with Mr. Law lunch
1:00 sectionals* rehearse with Mr. Law
1:40 rehearse with Mr. Conaway sectionals*
2:20 change into uniform rehearse with Mr. Conaway
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

 

2014 Conductors:

In addition to working with Matt Conaway, students selected for the 11th 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.

Matt Conaway
Matt Conaway
Steve Shanley
Steve Shanley
David Law
David Law
Dr. Carson
Dr. William S. Carson

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 14, and lunch for the Elementary Honor Bands on April 20.

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 5, at 8:00 pm, with guest conductor Matt Conaway.

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 – 319-399-8521 or bands@coe.edu
Chelsea Dunn - chelsea.k.dunn@gmail.com
Steve Shanley – sshanley@coe.edu
David Law - maestrolaw@gmail.com



 
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