There are many colleges and universities that sponsor honor bands as a way to recruit new students. For you, it is an excellent way for you to visit a college or university and get to know how it feels to be on campus. In addition, the bands are usually quite good and you will enjoy making music in this environment.
Below are links to several fine honor bands with the date nominations/Auditions are due.
Concordia College Honor Band – March 27-29, 2020, Audition Tape required
University of Minnesota Duluth Honor Bands – November 1 and 2nd, 2019 – Director Nominations Due October 14.
Gustavus Adolphus College Honor Band November 3-4, 2020, Nominations due September 27, 2019
University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Honor Band Saturday, November 2, 2019, Nominations due September 25.
St. Olaf Festival of Bands – Saturday, November 9, 2019 ALL DAY – Director Nomination Due 10/4/2019
Winona State University Honor Band – Nomination forms