Los Angeles Honor Band

The Colburn Community School of Performing Arts is excited to announce the inaugural session of the Los Angeles Honor Band on July 1214! This ensemble will give advanced woodwind, brass, and percussion students in grades 712 the opportunity to build their musical, technical, and ensemble skills. Students will learn and perform challenging repertoire under the direction of Colburn’s Director of Bands, Eleanor Núñez, and participate in sectionals coached by Colburn’s esteemed faculty. Special guest, John Mackey, American composer, will be addressing the students on July 14!

Program Overview

July 12–14, 9 am–5 pm

Age Range
Grades 7–12

Eleanor Núñez, Director 
John Mackey, Special Guest 
John Hallberg  
Karen Lundgren 
Kenneth McGrath  
Danielle Ondarza 
Ted Sugata

Student Requirements
Open to woodwind, brass, and percussion students who play at an advanced level.

Tuition and Fees

  • Non-refundable application fee: $50 (applied toward the registration fee if accepted)
  • Early registration fee (apply by March 1): $220
  • Regular registration fee (apply by May 1): $270

Residential fees (optional)

  • Rooms with bunked beds: $75 per night
  • Rooms with single beds: $90 per night

How to Apply

All applicants must submit a complete application and audition video.

Audition Requirements
Submit a high-quality video of the following: 

    • Full-range chromatic scale (slurred)
    • Concert E-flat Major, A-flat Major, and G minor two-octave scale
    • 30 to 60-second excerpt from a solo piece of the applicant’s choice
    • Excerpt for your instrument in the file linked below 

Audition Excerpts

Application Deadlines

  • March 1: Early admission deadline
  • April 15: Payment deadline for early rate
  • May 1: Regular admission deadline
  • June 15: Payment deadline for regular rate

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