Manitoba Honour Bands

Jazz Band

2014 Report & Photos

Together with the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra and TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival, the MBA will co-sponsor the 2015 Manitoba Honour Jazz Bands. The program will include a Junior and Senior Band. Recorded auditions are due on April 15, rehearsals will be held in late June, and the concert will be part of the 2015 TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival.


Concert Band

Conductor and Repertoire History

2013 Senior Honour Band Report & Photos

2013-14 Junior & Intermediate Report & Photos

2014 WSO Rising Stars Concert Report & Photos

The MBA's annual provincial honour band program (established 1976) provides an opportunity for outstanding junior, intermediate and senior instrumentalists to gather for an enriching and inspiring three-day concert band experience. Manitoba students are eligible to audition for Manitoba's Honour Concert Bands. Students are selected on the strength of their recorded audition which includes several scales and two etudes.

The 2014/15 Senior Honour Band (for students in grade 9-12) will be held November 1 and 6-8, 2014.
The concert will be held on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 7:30 pm at Jubilee Place (180 Riverton Avenue, WInnipeg). Adults - $10; MBA members and students grade 9 and up - $5.

The 2015 Junior Honour Band (for students up to grade 8) and Intermediate Honour Band (grade 9 & 10) will be held April 18 or 25 and April 30 - May 2, 2015. The concert will be held on Saturday, May 3, 2015 at 7:30 pm at North Kildonan Mennonite Brethren Church (1315 Gateway at Springfield, WInnipeg). Adults - $10; MBA members and students grade 9 and up - $5.

Those age 16-22 are encouraged to consider the Canadian Band Association's National Youth Band, a week-long event that will occur in May 2015 in Toronto. The NYB audition deadline is November 30, 2014.

 JUNIOR

 INTERMEDIATE

 SENIOR

2014 Application Form (posted Nov 1)

2014 Application Form (posted Nov 1)

2014 Application Form (posted Sep 1)

Scales

 Scales

 Scales

2015 Etudes

 2015 Etudes

 2014 Etudes

2014 Members

 2014 Members

2014 Members (posted October 6)