LMEA District IX

providing growth opportunities for the district's music programs

Parish Honor Band

Please note that, although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information printed here, it is the student’s responsibility to check with his/her director for any changes in audition requirements or schedules.



St. Tammany Parish School Board sponsors an Honor Band for students in grades 9-12 who attend one of the parish’s public schools and are enrolled in their school’s band program. Admission to this ensemble is by audition. The audition, rehearsals, and concert rotate between the high schools in the parish.

This Year’s Clinician

This year’s clinician is Derek Stoughton, Interim Director of Bands and Director of Athletic Bands at Southeastern La. University.

Audition Dates and Location – Neal Naquin, Chairperson

Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Location: Covington High
Time: Times TBA after registration
 Fee: • $5.00 per audition
• Students auditioning on more than one instrument must pay the fee for each instrument.
• Audition fees should be paid to the student’s school. A single school check, payable to LMEA District IX, and a hardcopy of the registration form must be mailed by the deadline to Val Estoque.
Registration Form: Directors must fill out and submit the registration form online by the deadline to assure that your students are scheduled.
Deadline: November 1, 2017
Students who are registered late will be assigned whatever times are still available.
Audition Requirements: Same as current District IX Sr. High Honor Band audition requirements


Audition Results

Audition results will be posted as soon as available – usually the night of auditions. Click on “Audition Results” in the menu.

Rehearsal and Concert Schedule – Neal Naquin, Chairperson

Monday, November 13, 2017 – Rehearsal

Rehearsal Times:  6:00 – 8:30 pm
Concert Location: Covington High School

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 – Rehearsals and Concert

Rehearsal Times:  9:00 – 12:00; 1:30 – 4:00
Concert Location:  Covington High School Auditorium
Concert Time:  7:00 pm
Concert Dress:  Concert black
Admission:  Free



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