UW-Stevens Point 

2020 High School Honor Band

March 6-7, 2020

Cost: $40

Featuring Special Guest Composer, David Gillingham

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Department of Music is proud to announce the UW-Stevens Point Honor Band Festival which will be held March 6-7, 2020 in the Noel Fine Arts Center on the UW-Stevens Point campus. This festival will give high school musicians a variety of opportunities to work and interact with the students and faculty of UW-Stevens Point including: a concert band made up of some of the finest high school musicians in the state of Wisconsin, individual instrument masterclasses, and group social activities. The festival should be a valuable experience for any high school student who is interested in majoring in music performance, music education, or simply wants to continue performing at the college level.

Please register online at the
Honor Band Festival registration page.  




 Schedule of Events

NOTE: All events will take place in the Noel Fine Arts Center (NFAC) on the UW-Stevens Point campus 

Friday, March 6, 2020
3:00​ p.m.
Student check in (2nd Floor of NFAC in front of Music Office)
3:30​ p.m.
​Welcome (Room 240)
3:45 p.m.
​Faculty Masterclasses
240-Low Brass
5:00 p.m.
Dinner (on own)
7:00 p.m.
​UW-Stevens Point Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Wind Symphony Concert
featuring guest composer in residence, David Gillingham (tickets provided)
Tickets are available for the public
8:30 p.m.
Honor Band Rehearsal in room 240
9:30 p.m.​Video games/recreational time
10:45 p.m.Travel to hotel or home if close by
*Hotel accommodations and travel to/from is on your own
Saturday, March 7, 2020
​9:00 a.m.
Rehearsal in room 240 
​12:00 p.m.
​Lunch (provided) and mingle/discussion in Room 240
​12:45 p.m.
​Short tour around building and campus
​1:15 p.m.
​Rehearsal in Michelsen Hall
​2:45 p.m.
​Q & A/Discussion with David Gillingham
​3:15 p.m.
​Dress rehearsal
4:30​ p.m.

UWSP Honor Band Concert
In Michelsen Hall
Free to the public

 Area Hotel Recommendations


Highway 66 from the West:  
  • Follow Highway 66 east (Clark Street) through four traffic lights
  • Proceed one more block from the Division Street intersection (Business Hwy 51) to Phillips St.
  • Turn left on Phillips Street
  • Park in Lot Q, or north end of lot P
Interstate 39 from the East/North/South:
  • Take the Business Hwy 51 Exit from I-39 (Exit #161)
  • Follow Business Hwy 51(Division St.) through 3 traffic lights
  • Turn left on Portage Street
  • Park in Lot Q, or north end of lot P
Highway 66 from the East:
  • Follow Highway 66 west (Main Street) through seven traffic lights
  • Proceed four more blocks from the Michigan Avenue intersection to Phillips Street
  • Turn right on Phillips Street
  • Park in Lot Q, or north end of lot P
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