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Jordan School District / Utah State HS Honor Bands Information

    Audition materials, performance information, sound files, and any forms regarding District and State Honor Ensembles for this school year can be found on this page.  Go to the UMEA website to find audition materials and more information regarding the Utah All-State Jazz and Concert Band audition information.  This year, audition materials for the JSD Honor Band are the same as the Utah All state Band.  Click below for audition materials.  Do not use the pdf files below.

Jordan District Honor Concert Band Dates
Guest Conductor - Dr. Shannon Roberts, Weber State University

Auditions, Rehearsals and Concert are at Herriman HS

Auditions:   December 5       9 am - 12 pm
Rehearsals:   January 7 & 8 4 - 9 pm (dinner included both days)
January 9      9 am - 12 pm
Concert:   January 9 3 pm

Students who audition and make the ensemble will pay a $40 fee to participate which includes dinner both rehearsal days, a commemorative t-shirt, and pays our guest conductor.  Make checks out to 'Jordan District Honor Band' and pay in your school's Main Office.

Sample recordings of the 2016 JSDHS Honor Band selections will be below.  After the concert, these will be replaced by the actual concert recordings and participating students can download the files as their personal copies of the concert.

Utah All-State Band Dates

2016 Utah All-State Concert Band Dates January 14 - 16, 2016
The audition deadline for the 2016 All-State Concert Band is 11:59 pm, September 20, 2015
Rehearsals @ Bingham HS, Concert at Abravanel Hall

Utah All-State Jazz Info

The All-State Jazz Audition Materials and dates will be up on the UMEA Website. Please click on the following link to take you directly there:


    All rehearsals, dates, information, and audition materials can be seen by clicking on the GREEN button on the UMEA website. Audition Leadsheets, Etudes, Play-along recordings, etc are found when you click the GREEN button. Please see specific requirements but in general students will play the melody, an etude, and will improvise to “Autumn Leaves” along with a recording. Lead Trumpet, Bass Trombone and the Rhythm Section will have some additional requirements. The audition materials for this year are from the Maine Music Educators Association and are used by permission.