High School Wind Band Institute

Sunday, June 3 – Thursday, June 7, 2018

This ensemble is 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 7 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.

2018 WBI letter to Directors
2018 Nomination Form
2018 WBI Schedule

2018 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 3. All further information will be sent to students at the addresses provided below. Please submit nominations by April 1, 2018.