High School Wind Band Institute

Sunday, June 4 – Thursday, June 8, 2017

This ensemble will be made up of talented high school and early collegiate musicians who are looking for an exciting and educational summer performance experience.  Only students who have been nominated by their high school band director, private teacher, or one of our own University of Louisville faculty members are eligible. Dr. Speck will conduct the Honor Band, while other faculty will offer special workshops and master classes. Rehearsal and performance in the Honor Band will be a primary feature of the Wind Band InstituteIn addition, there will be master classes and seminars for various instrument families regarding technique, stage etiquette, introductory conducting and preparing for successful auditions. There will be a “grand finale” concert on the evening of June 8th for parents, teachers and the community to attend, free of charge. The middle school groups will perform first followed by the high school Honor Band. For more information regarding the Wind Band Institute, please contact Kaelah McMonigle at k.mcmonigle@louisville.edu or 502-852-5200.

Please click the links below for PDF versions of the 2017 Nominations form and schedule. You may also enter your nominations in the form embedded below.


2017 WBI letter to Directors
2017 Nomination Form
2017 WBI Schedule

2017 High School Summer Wind Band Institute Nomination Form

Please submit nominations for woodwind, brass, and percussion players from your high school band. For this particular camp, students must be capable of a polished performance of grade 5 and 6 repertoire. After we receive your nominations, students will be notified of their acceptance with a detailed letter and registration form sent to their home address. Ensemble seating auditions will be held upon arrival on June 5th. All further information will be sent to students at the addresses provided below. Please submit by Friday, April 21, 2017.