The Dana School of Music Invites You to Join the High School Honor Band


Sunday, November 5, 2023

11:00 am - 8:30 pmMarkowski

The Dana School of Music invites you to participate in an honors side-by-side experience with the YSU Wind Ensemble! High school students have a fantastic opportunity to interact with our talented student musicians, our world-class faculty artists, and work collaboratively to prepare a concert. Andrew Boysen, Jr. will be our composer in residence, providing students the chance to work with a living composer as we prepare his music! 

$15 per participant


Register Today

Auditition Requirements:

1.Please submit a brief 1-2 minute video link playing something contrasting (both lyrical and technical). Due by October 27 for consideration.

2. Email if you have any questions.


  • 10:00 Check-in at Bliss Hall
  • 10:15 Rehearsal with YSU Wind Ensemble
  • 11:20 Break
  • 11:30 Sectionals with Wind Ensemble Musicians
  • 12:30 Lunch Break
  • 1:30 Masterclasses with YSU Faculty
  • 2:30 Break
  • 2:45 Full Ensemble rehearsal
  • 3:45 Transition to Stambaugh Auditorium
  • 4:15 Ensemble rehearsal stage
  • 5:15 Q & A with Andrew Boysen, Jr
  • 5:45 Dinner Break
  • 7:30 Concert at Stambaugh Auditorium