Festival of Winds Honor Band

Selection Process

Students will be nominated by their high school music teachers. Selection will be based on the individual student’s musical experiences as well as comments provided by his or her music teacher. The information on the nomination form will also be used to determine seating within the section.

Before submitting nominations, directors may wish to gather information from their nominees by using the Student Information Form.

Access the nomination form here.

Approximately 80 students will be selected for the Festival of Winds Honor Band. Directors should confirm their students' availability before nominating them.

There will be a $50 non-refundable participant fee per student selected. This fee includes instruction by a nationally-recognized conductor, sectional rehearsals led by Hendrix College faculty, as well as lunch and snacks. Checks should be made out to Hendrix College.


  • Nominations must be submitted online by March 18, 2020
  • Participants will be notified on or before April 1, 2020
  • Music will be sent to directors on or before April 13, 2020
  • Fees must be received by April 20, 2020