2023 Jazz Honor Groups Audition Info

Eligibility: Student eligibility is determined by their school music teacher. Students must be a member in good standing in the appropriate music class at their high school to be able to participate in the SCSBOA Honor groups, as determined by their school’s music teacher, and their teacher must be a member of the SCSBOA. If the student attends a school with no viable band or orchestra program, the student must have a private teacher who is an SCSBOA member who will create and approve the audition account.

Honor Groups Guide with Video
Junior High Recording Instructions
High School Recording Instructions
Director Instructions
Student Information Form

2023 Elementary Honor Groups Audition Info

Eligibility: Student eligibility is determined by their school music teacher. Students must be a member in good standing in the appropriate music class at their high school to be able to participate in the SCSBOA Honor groups, as determined by their school’s music teacher, and their teacher must be a member of the SCSBOA. If the student attends a school with no viable band or orchestra program, the student must have a private teacher who is an SCSBOA member who will create and approve the audition account.

Honor Groups Guide with Video
Elementary Information & Welcome
Recording Instructions
Director Instructions
Student Information Form

2023 Middle Honor Groups Audition Info

Eligibility: Student eligibility is determined by their school music teacher. Students must be a member in good standing in the appropriate music class at their high school to be able to participate in the SCSBOA Honor groups, as determined by their school’s music teacher, and their teacher must be a member of the SCSBOA. If the student attends a school with no viable band or orchestra program, the student must have a private teacher who is an SCSBOA member who will create and approve the audition account.

Honor Groups Guide with Video
Middle School Information & Welcome
Recording Instructions
Director Instructions
Student Information Form
Errata for the All-State & SCSBOA Honor Music

2023 High School Honor Groups Audition Info

Eligibility: Student eligibility is determined by their school music teacher. Students must be a member in good standing in the appropriate music class at their high school to be able to participate in the SCSBOA Honor groups, as determined by their school’s music teacher, and their teacher must be a member of the SCSBOA. If the student attends a school with no viable band or orchestra program, the student must have a private teacher who is an SCSBOA member who will create and approve the audition account.

Honor Groups Guide with Video
High School Information & Welcome
Recording Instructions
Director Instructions
Student Information Form
Errata for the All-State & SCSBOA Honor Music

2023 Professional Development Conference

Take advantage of our early bird specials and register now for the 2023 Annual Professional Development Conference! The conference will take place January 20-22, 2023 at the Orange County Hyatt in Garden Grove, CA. Your registration includes two full days of exciting and relevant music education topics, access to all honor group rehearsals and concerts, live music reading performances, and all meals, including our annual awards banquet and member recognition!

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Continuing Education Units (CEUs):

Continuing Education Unit credits can be earned by attending the SCSBOA Professional Development Conference! Register for conference and credits today! Click here to learn more about CEUs.

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Welcome to the SCSBOA

The Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association is a non-profit organization whose active membership is drawn primarily from educational institutions: elementary schools, junior high/middle schools, senior high schools, colleges and universities. Additional membership includes students and others (private instructors, business establishments) who are active in the musical community.

The Association is dedicated to enriching the cultural environment by helping all students develop a greater appreciation of music, providing the means for exploring both vocational and non-vocational opportunities in music, raising performance standards, and improving learning techniques.

Membership Benefits