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Honor Band Festivals

Department of Music

The UMD Senior High Honor Band Festival

Friday, November 1st and Saturday, November 2nd, 2019


Students participating in the honor bands will be attending clinic sessions by the UMD wind and percussion faculty and attending concerts performed by the UMD Symphonic Wind Ensemble and the Twin Ports Wind Orchestra.  

A mailing will be sent out soon with more detailed information concerning the clinic sessions and honor bands.  For more information please contact me at the University of Minnesota Duluth.  I may be reached at 218-726-6124 or by email at You may also visit the Senior High Honor Band Festival page at:


The UMD Junior High Honor Band Festival

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Registrations are now closed for this year

The Junior High Honor band will take place in February.  The date for this event is Tuesday, February 25, 2020.  We will once again have three bands, Gold, Maroon and White.

The Gold Band will be made up of the finest Junior High/Middle School students nominated. This year our guest conductors are Mr. Randy Lee, Mr. Stephen Johnson and Dr. Mark Whitlock.

Check here often for more information!