High School Honor Bands

Audition Results

> 2019-20 Ensemble/Chair Placements
> 2019-20 NBDA / OkMEA 2nd Round PASS ROSTER

Audition Etudes & Scales

> 2019-20 OkMEA First Round / NBDA HS Audition Etudes [updated 8/8/19, published here 10/7/19]

Only the Chromatic Scale will be required for NBDA/OkMEA First Round, as published in the OkMEA Scales Packet.

> 2019-20 OkMEA 2nd Round ETUDES

> Download 2019-20 Scale Sets Packet

Set 1: A major–Db major–chromatic
Set 2: D major–Gb major–chromatic
Set 3: G major–B major–chromatic
Set 4: C major–E major–chromatic

Auditioning students will perform any one of four possible sets of scale etudes, each containing two major scales and one chromatic scale. Students will enter the audition room, draw at random to determine which pf the four scale sets is to be played, and perform that set. There is no memorization requirement.

Audition Enrollment, Fees, and Deadline

Enroll Online

FEE: $10 per student. Additional fee applies for doublers. Contact Treasurer Natalie Aunko for more info.  LATE FEE: $25 after TBA date, emergency week-of $50.

DEADLINE: Saturday, September 21, 2019

Audition Information

Auditions for the 2018-2019 NBDA High School (grades 10-12) All-District Honor Band and OkMEA First-Round will be held at Broken Arrow High School on Saturday, November 9, 2019. Judges Meeting is schedule for 8:15am.

Auditions Chairman: Kyle Smith, Broken Arrow, nbdakasmith@gmail.com

OkMEA Second/Final Round Auditions:
Westmoore H.S.
Saturday, December 7, 2019

Clinic Information

The NBDA High School honor band clinic will be held at Bartlesville High School on January 10-11, 2020.
Download Clinic Schedule (PDF)
Download DVD order form

2019-2020 NBDA High School Honor Band Clinicians & Chairpersons

Wind Ensemble

Clinician: Anthony Maiello, George Mason University
Chair: Alex Claussen, Bartlesville
Percussion Coordinator: Shane Holmquist & Steve Craft, Bartlesville

Symphonic Band

Clinician: Lt. Brandon Hults, USAF
Chair: Joe Wilhelm, Grove
Percussion Coordinator: Austin Morris

FUTURE DATES: NBDA High School Honor Band Auditions Clinics

Clinic: January 10-11, 2020

Clinic: January 8-9, 2021

Clinic: January 7-8, 2022