ILMEA Honor Band Information
Each year a local Honor Band and Jazz Band is formed that is made up of the best young musicians from the Chicago land area. The organization that runs the honor band is the Illinois Music Educators Association (I.L.M.E.A.)
How do I get into the group? You will need to audition on a set of selected music.
When is the audition? The end of September. You can audition for both jazz band and concert band. Transportation is the responsibility of the parent/guardian.
How long does the audition take? About 10-15 minutes
How often does the group meet? If you are selected for the group, you will have one day of practice with a guest conductor and then a concert that afternoon.
Who should try out? Any Hille band student who is willing to work hard on the audition music.
What is the next step? Audition music will be handed out in the spring on 2015. Studetns may also see Mr. Nendza ahead of time for the music