Honor Bands

Honor Band Information:

Firebird Flute Ensemble – Directed by Kristin Kirsh. Open to all community flutists. Side by Side Concert in October. Did I mention she has a sub-contrabass flute?

Jazz All Stars of Central Kentucky (JACK) – Click Here. Sponsored by The University of Kentucky and the Bluegrass Area Jazz Association.

  • Requires video audition (use All State jazz audition music)

EKU Honor Band

  • No Audition Required – Director Recommendation

Morehead State Band Clinic

  • Requires Video Audition – Use All State or All District Audition Music

KMEA District 7 Honor Band – – Email Mr. Payne to sign up.

  • Requires on-site audition in Lexington. Music provided.
  • Etude(s), Chromatic Scale, Sight Reading

KMEA District 7 Jazz Band – Email Mr. Payne to sign up.

  • Requires on-site audition in Lexington
  • Etudes, Scales, Improv, Sight Reading

Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra (CKYO)

  • Requires on-site audition in Lexington
  • Fill out audition packet online – music will be mailed to you
  • Private lessons required to participate

CKYO Jazz Ensemble

UK Honors Wind Ensemble

NAfME All National Honor Band/Jazz Band

  • Must be selected to All State first.

Bands of America/Music for All Honor Band of America

Music for All Tournament of Roses Parade Honor Band

Macy’s All American Marching Band