GVSU High School Honors Band Application

Please fill out the following form. All fields marked with a (*) are required.

Student Information

Parent/Guardian Information







School Information

Private Instruction

Please give an honest appraisal of your abilities on the following by rating yourself for each instrument.




Bass Drum



Drum Set

Video Upload

Submit a video recording electronically of the material described below. To do this, go to www.youtube.com and create an account (if you do not have one). Please use your full name as identification (no nicknames). Upload your video following the instructions provided. Under the video settings, choose "unlisted," (NOT "private") and enter the URL for your video's link in the field below.

* Perform two contrasting pieces (solos or etudes). The TOTAL time of your video (including both selections) should be approximately eight minutes in length.

Percussionists should submit audition videos of themselves performing on two or three of the following: snare drum, timpani, and mallet percussion.

Please position the camera to give the best representation of your sound and so that your embouchure, instrument position, and hand position can be seen, if possible.

Please clearly state your name and the titles/composers of the pieces/etudes you are going to perform before you play.