High School Band

High School Band


Audition Recordings
Auditions will be submitted online using Festival Scores. Teachers may create their Director account and enter student profiles at any time.
The NW District will use Festival Scores for submitting audition recordings. It is important that audition recordings are uploaded by the deadline. Late entries cannot be accepted.

Dates & Deadlines
Oct. 26 @ 11:59:59 PM (Central Time) - Deadline to upload HS Band auditions
TBA: Results posted
Dec. 3 - NWKMEA Mini-Convention at FHSU

Please take note that the deadline is Central Time Zone. Also, late uploads are not possible. When the deadline has passed, the Festival Scores system will close the upload window.

Music folders will be handed out in November at the Mini-Convention in Hays. Please be sure you or a representative from your school is available to pick up that folder. This will save time and money.

Thank you for doing what you do each and everyday in and out of the classroom. As music educators, we know what we do makes a difference and that our students need our encouragement to keep playing and keep improving. Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

Festival Scores information video
Directors should watch this short video to become familiar with the Festival Scores audition system.

Festival Scores - Audition Event Tags

Directors, you will need to activate the following Event Tags in your Festival Scores Director account in order to upload audition entries.

Audition EventEvent Tag
Snare & TimpaniTBA
Lucas Burmeister
Hoxie HS
PO Box 989
Hoxie, KS 67740
w: 785-675-3286
Important Dates - HS Band
Oct. 26, 2022 - Wed
Audition Upload Deadline — HS Band
Dec. 3, 2022 - Sat
Mini Convention II
HS Band, HS Choir, Elem. Choir
Fort Hays State University

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