About Honor Band

The University of Arizona High School Honor Band offers student musicians from across the western states to perform in concert on The University or Arizona campus. Membership is based upon experience and playing ability.


  • Masterclass with the UA faculty
  • Faculty Concert
  • Full ensemble rehearsals
  • Concert in Crowder Hall
  • Recording of concert performance
  • Fred Fox School of Music orientation
  • Pizza party with the “Pride of Arizona” Pep Band
  • Dr. Chad R. Nicholson, director, Prof. Chad Shoopman, guest conductor


January 11-13, 2018

January 11:

  • 4:30pm – 5:00pm Check-in
  • 5:00pm – 7:00pm Placement-Only Auditions
  • 7:00pm – 9:00pm Rehearsal

January 12:

  • 9:00am – 9:00pm Rehearsals/Masterclass/Faculty Showcase

January 13:

  • 9:00am – 5:00pm Rehearsals
  • 5:00pm Honor Band Concert


Apply Now!

Deadline to Apply is

Friday, November 17

at 10am MST