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University of Montevallo Junior High and Senior High Honor Band

 Festival 2014


Photo of UM Honor Band FestivalWe are proud to announce the 2014 University of Montevallo Honor Band Festival, February 28- March 2, 2014. The festival will include opportunities to perform standard and contemporary concert band repertoire. The UM Wind Ensemble will kick off the weekend with a concert on Friday night, February 28, at 7:30 p.m. at Palmer Auditorium. The participants will also have an opportunity to hear UM’s chamber ensembles and enjoy pizza and jazz Saturday evening with the UM Jazz Ensemble.   

 Middle school – will consist of 6-8th grade

 High School will consist of 9-12th grade


 Feel free to contact us at for further questions.

The deadline for recommendation forms is January 30, 2014.*  We reserve the right to invite a limited number to fill the positions available.  Upper class students will have first preference, but we encourage young talented students to apply as well. Please rank your students fairly with 1 being the highest. Required musical excerpts will be taken from the Alabama Senior and Junior High All-State Audition List.  They will be the same as the Shelby County All-County band requirements listed below.


* Directors and teachers ONLY may email a recommendation form to

  Students MUST apply through your teacher.


Accommodations in the area include the Ramsay Conference Center on campus, (205) 665-6280, Holiday Inn Express, Calera (205) 668-3641, America’s Best Value Inn, Calera, (205) 668-0222, Hampton Inn, Calera (205) 668-6565 and Travel Lodge in Pelham, (205) 987-2233.  
We look forward to hearing from you.


All email questions should be sent to


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