Kern County Honor Music Festival

Jr. High School Honor Groups

Honor Music Festival is Kern County's jr. high school honor band, orchestra, and choir event.  The best students from across the county are brought together under the wing of a guest conductor, giving a culminating performance in the spring.

Contact Regina Pryor (reginapryor78@gmail.com) if you need a copy of the Honor Orchestra audition music.

Contact Amanda Sproul (asproul@pbvusd.net) if you need a copy of the Honor Band audition music.

The rehearsal and concert schedule is as follows: 

  • Rehearsal 1: Saturday, February 8, 2020

    • Band: Thompson Jr. High School, 9:15 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.

    • Orchestra: Actis Jr. High School, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

    • Choir: St. John's Lutheran, 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

  • Rehearsal 2: Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    • Band: Thompson Jr. High School, 4:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

    • Orchestra: Actis Jr. High School, 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

    • Choir: St. John's Lutheran, 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

  • Rehearsal 3: Monday, March 2, 2020

    • Band: Thompson Jr. High School, 9:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

    • Orchestra: Actis Jr. High School, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    • Choir: St. John's Lutheran, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

  • Final Rehearsal: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at the Mechanics Bank Theater, 9:00 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

  • Concert: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at the Mechanics Bank Theater, 7:00 p.m. (call time 6:00 p.m.)

I am a....

Music Educator

  • Download all applicable materials from the box on the left. 

  • Provide students with their audition materials and application.

  • Help to audition students in December.

  • Check back for rehearsal and performance dates!

Music Student

  • Download all applicable materials from the box on the left. 

  • Turn your application form in to your music teacher.

  • Practice so you audition well!

  • After your audition, check with your teacher to see if you made the group.

The man who disparages music as a luxury and non-essential is doing the nation an injury. Music now, more than ever before, is a national need.

Woodrow Wilson

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