Hillsboro High Band
Important Info


The 2014-2015 Marching Band season is just around the corner!  For information about the 2014-2015 marching season which includes the Handbook, registration forms and marching schedule follow this link: 

2014 - 2015 HANDBOOK


There are numerous Music Camps out there and the below list is just a few of ones that Hilhi Band and Auxiliary have participated in:

WOU/Mel Brown Summer Jazz Workshop, August 2-8, 2015 at Western Oregon University follow this link for more information and registration: http://www.melbrownjazzcamp.com/  

Hillsboro Arts Summer (HAS) through Hillsboro Park and Rec:  http://www.hillsboro-oregon.gov/index.aspx?page=903

CAMP AMP Rock Music camp through Hillsboro Park and Rec: http://www.hillsboro-oregon.gov/index.aspx?page=905

Portland Youth Jazz Orchestra: www.pyjo.com  they run a program both during the school year and summer.

Northwest Band Camps:  http://www.nwbandcamps.com/public_html/Welcome.html

Alan Keown (Scott Reese) Drum Camp:   http://www.alankeowndrumcamp.com/

Leadership camp: July 12 - 18, 2015 http://scottreesecamps.com/


the following is information about various music programs (we will be updating over the next month): WIBC, All-State, and All-NW  Being in an honor band with some of the best music students in other schools is a fantastic learning experience and a chance for kids to push their limits, to challenge themselves musically and personally.

WIBC is Western International Band Clinic, a conference put on by American Band College out of Ashland. Each year they recruit for four honor bands of about 160 members each and meet in
November in Seattle. Well-known conductors are brought in to conduct. A number of Hilhi students have gone to WIBC over the years.

Click on the following link for the 2015 Western International Band Clinic:


All-State and All-Northwest are honor groups (band, wind ensemble, choir, orchestra, and jazz bands) put on by MENC -- the Music Educators™ National Conference. They perform at the State and Northwest regional MENC conventions respectively. MENC is the same organization that puts on solo & ensemble festival/contest in the spring. All-State is recruited from all of Oregon.

All-NW is recruited from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and Alaska. For several instruments, the All-State and All-NW audition music is nearly the same.

Auditions for all three of these groups are due the first week of October. Each has a list of audition music

All-State 2016: Details coming or ask Mr. Fotland (will be held in conjunction with All-Northwest in Portland) . Information and audition materials will be posted on their website: &;http://www.oregonmusic.org/> http://www.oregonmusic.org/ The deadlines for audition submissions are usually in early October. Students who wish to audition for All-Northwest and All-State use the same audition materials

Stay tuned for audition deadlines: These deadlines are for completion of the audition upload and payment of an audition fee. All NW and WIBC take audition fees by credit card on line. All-State can be mailed or paid on-line through Pay-Pal. The audition fees are on the order of $10-15.

As a side note, none of these three activities are HBBA sponsored events so:
1) Transportation, hotels and all expenses are the responsibilities of families
2) HBBA is not providing chaperones
3) Mr. Fotland is NOT responsible for the students during their participation. 
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