All-Star Band Weekend
February 20-22, 2015
We are pleased to offer again a unique performing and learning
experience for outstanding high school instrumentalists, the
Butler University All-Star Band Weekend.
Held on the beautiful Butler campus, this experience is an
excellent opportunity for students to meet gifted peers, rehearse
and perform quality music, attend masterclasses and clinics with
our faculty artists, and perform in concert in magnificent new
Schrott Center for the Arts.
Applicant Eligibility and Requirements
- Be an outstanding instrumentalist, in grades 9-12, capable of
performing Class A literature.
- Submit an online application.
- Submit a recommendation from a school music director or private
recommendation form is encouraged, but a letter from the music
teacher is also acceptable.
Deadline for application: Feb. 5, 2015
Note: A pre-screen recording is no longer
Activities will begin on Friday, Feb. 20, with registration
and chair placement auditions from 3:30-5 p.m. After dinner, the
first rehearsal will be held from 6:15-7:30 p.m. After that, a
performance by the Butler Chorale precedes an all-you-can eat pizza
Saturday is a day of rehearsals, clinics, and coaching. A
highlight of the day will be a performance by the Butler Symphony
Orchestra, followed by a reception with food and fellowship for
Sunday morning begins with breakfast, one final dress rehearsal
on stage, and concludes with the gala finale concert by the
All-Star High School Band and Butler University Wind Ensemble in
the Schrott Center at 2 p.m. More information on the Butler
Housing & Meals
Students needing housing will be hosted and escorted by members
of Butler University bands. Meals are included in the registration
fee (except for Sunday lunch).
Information including music, maps, and medical release and
housing forms will be emailed in advance of All-Star Band
Weekend. A $60 fee will be charged to help defray
costs. Make checks payable to Butler University.
Payment is accepted in advance or at check-in on