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2024 Four-State Honor Band Festival
Saturday, January 13, 2024

The Four-State Honor Band Festival provides an outstanding learning experience for area students. While all students will benefit from the opportunity, those with strong musical backgrounds will find it especially rewarding. 


Four-State Wind Ensemble

Four-State Symphonic Band

Information and Form

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Four-State Honor Band Coordinator
Mr. John Bell

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the deadline for nominating students?

Friday, November 11, 2022

What grade levels are eligible to participate in the Honor Band Festival?

Grades 9 – 12

How are students selected for participation?

Band directors are requested to nominate their most deserving students for participation in the Four-State Honor Band Festival. Students’ previous accomplishments (level of successful participation at the regional and state level) and the priority ratings of directors are all factors that are considered.

What if a student has a known conflict on the date of the event?

Students with known conflicts should not be nominated by their respective directors.

Is there a fee to nominate students for the Honor Band Festival?


Is there a fee to participate in the Honor Band Festival?

Yes. There will be a fee of $10.00 for each student selected for the Honor Band Festival Ensembles. This non-refundable fee will be due (CHECKS ONLY) as soon as possible after selection notification.

How can payment for selected Honor Festival participants be submitted?

Checks should be payable to Northwest Four-State Honor Festival 2023, and be sent to the following address:

Four-State Honor Festival 2023
Fine Arts Building
800 University Avenue
Maryville, MO 64468

Please be sure to specify BAND in the memo section of the check.

Can parents and others attend the performance(s)?

ABSOLUTELY, in fact they are encouraged to do so! There is no charge for audience members…this is a FREE concert, open to the general public!