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2018 John Philip Sousa National High School Honors Band - Intent to Audition Form


1. Student Biographical Information

 This form is to be used to apply for membership to the 2018 Sousa National High School Honors Band.

Each student should fill out his/her own APPLICATION.  There is no limit to the number of students any school can nominate, although the group is clearly looking for the very best band musicians in grades 9, 10, 11, and 12, and the selection process will reflect that aim. 

Please use proper UPPER and LOWER CASE LETTERS where appropriate, and fill in the fields as specifically as possible.  When you have completed the application, please be sure to go to the website, where you will see specific instructions 

Students will receive notice of acceptance sometime in January 2018, along with supporting paperwork for housing, medical forms, etc. Participation fee for accepted students will be $TBA (goal is around $550.00) per student that will include all honors band expenses while at the event. Transportation to Boston will be the student's responsibility.
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Use this section to list up to 5 special musical honors the applicant has received or list the district/regional bands in which this student has participated.

Please list one honor/band/etc. per line with the most significant achievements first.  Thank you.
Please list 1-3 solos on which you have or are currently working with your music teacher.
Please list each solo on a separate line.  Thank you.
If there are other students applying from your school, please list those students with whom you would like to room should you and they be accepted.  Please list one full name per line.  Thank you.
Please use the box below to list any special needs or any additional information that may be relevant to the application.
When you are ready to send in your audition file in the form of a video, preferably an .mp4, please go to to create an account. Please fill out the required information requested.

Once you have done this, please upload your audition file to . When you go to this link, you will be asked to login to your Bandworld account. Then, you will fill in your audition information at this link which is entitled "Auditions Made Easy". When you get to the "Auditions" tab, you will find the spot where you will upload your .mp4 video audition file. 

Questions? Feel free to email directly to Or, call (617) 529-9402.
You may submit a question here.