High School Honor Band Festival

High School Honor Band

Guest conductor Dario Sotelo, President of the World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles. Professional development and clinics for directors.

Date & Time:

Monday, October 14, 2019
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM


University of St. Thomas

Anderson Student Center

All events will take place in the Anderson Student Center located on the corner of Summit and Cretin Avenues.  Rehearsals and the 7 p.m. evening concert will be held in the James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, 3rd Floor Anderson Student Center.


Please use our interactive map to locate and get driving directions to the Anderson Student Center.


Hourly parking payable by cash or credit card is available in the Anderson Parking Facility, located on the corner of Cretin and Grand Avenues. If paying with cash, please take your ticket with you when you leave your vehicle. Upon returning to your vehicle, you will first go to the automated pay station located in the stair lobby of the parking ramp. If paying with credit card, you may swipe your card upon entering and exiting the ramp. Read more about Visitor Parking Options.


Nominate your band members to participate in a full day of instruction by University of St. Thomas faculty and guest conductor Dario Sotelo, president of the World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles.  Meals, a campus tour and sectional lessons are included all for only $10 per student.  An evening performance is free and open to the public. All family and friends are invited. High school directors are welcome to attend a full day of complimentary professional development and clinics, to include a luncheon with our guest conductor. Nominations will be accepted through Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. Sign up here: Honor Band Registration

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