The Ohio State band faculty is committed to offering exciting and meaningful performance and learning opportunities for young musicians. The High School Honor Band Weekend has hosted thousands of the most talented high school musicians throughout its 33 years. Participants and directors alike have been effusive in their praise of this annual event. All students in grades 9–12 are welcome to make application by completing the application form and submitting an audition recording.
Established in 2012, our Middle School Honor Band Festival has met with extraordinary success. The festival offers students the opportunity to work with a well-known composer/conductor and Ohio State band faculty. Thus far, we have hosted composers Michael Sweeney, Brian Balmages and Robert Sheldon. We encourage you to make application to our Honor Bands, and come experience what Ohio State has to offer you!