Honor Ensembles & Director’s Clinic – March 31-April 3, 2022

Middle and High School Honor Ensembles
for Band or Orchestra

Honor Ensemble Information

  • Middle & High School Honor Ensemble (Band or Orchestra) for instrumentalists in grades 6-8 and 9-12
  • Featured Honor Concert Performance at the RWS Music Festival, Robert W. Smith featured conductor
  • Rehearsals and Master classes with Robert W. Smith
  • Rehearsals with exemplary guest conductors/clinicians
  • A Parent/Director/Chaperone must attend this event along with the performing honor musician
  • Great for students in school ensembles where schools are not able to travel as a whole school group – Come as an individual honor musician or with a group from your school
  • Orlando local area commuter plan available
  • Resort Accommodations for 3 Nights, 2 Resort Breakfast, 2 Lunches, 3 dinners, Honor Ensemble event t-shirt, Honor Ensemble Medal, Awards Breakfast Celebration, transportation between events on itinerary, and 2 day 2 Park Park-to-Park theme park tickets at Universal Orlando Resort included
  • *Must provide own transportation to and from Orlando
  • Audition required. Auditions must be submitted by Jan 15, 2022.  You can register now and send audition link at a later time.  On registration form, insert Link to your video performance for audition evaluation (google drive, iCloud, YouTube, DropBox). Audition is 3 Chromatically adjacent scales (2 octaves for HS), a 2 octave chromatic scale, 1 etude excerpt from your most recent state’s own All-state requirements. Percussion students submit the following rudiments (open-closed-open): single-stroke roll, multiple-bounce (buzz/press) roll, double-stroke open roll, five stroke-roll, and single paradiddle plus the scales on mallets
  • $150 deposit per person due with registration, balance split into 4 remaining payments between now and February and final balance on 2/15/22

  • School Director’s Clinic Track with Special Clinics & Rehearsal Observations with Robert W. Smith and exemplary guest clinicians & speakers
  • Parent/Booster Track with Parent & Stakeholder Clinics
  • Welcome Reception for all Directors and Parents with Robert W. Smith
  • Excellent for Directors at schools that are not able to travel with their entire groups
  • Excellent for Orlando local area In-service clinics
  • If a director/parent brings at least 10 students, you attend complimentary
  • Resort Accommodations for 3 Nights, 2 Resort Breakfast, Awards Breakfast Celebration, Special Event Gift, and 2 day 2 Park Park-to-Park theme park tickets at Universal Orlando Resort included
  • + Add on additional meal inclusive options
  • + Special bring your family discount package for non performing siblings (adds theme park tickets, 2 resort breakfast plus awards breakfast for each family member – no other inclusions)
  • *Must provide own transportation to and from Orlando
  • If you are responsible for a group of students attending this event, let us know on the registration form
  • $100 deposit per person due with registration, balance split into 4 remaining payments between now and February and final balance on 2/15/22 (Orlando area clinic only pays in full with registration)

Day 1 (Thurs)Day 2 (Fri)Day 3 (Sat)Day 4 (Sun)
MorningDepart for OrlandoBreakfast (included)

Early Admittance to Universal Orlando Resort Theme Parks

Director’s Clinics
Breakfast (included)

Final Rehearsals

Festival Performances

Director’s & Parents Clinics
Special Awards Event (Breakfast included)
AfternoonCheck-in

Meal, late afternoon prior to rehearsals
Have fun at Universal Studios Florida & Islands of Adventure!

Meal (use Dining Card)
+ Sound Design Workshop (add on)
Have fun at Universal Studios Florida & Islands of Adventure!

Meal (use Dining Card)
+ Sound Design Workshop (add on)
Depart for home or add on more time in Orlando!
EveningDirector’s Welcome Reception

Rehearsals & RWS Masterclass
Meal prior to rehearsal

Rehearsals & RWS Masterclass
Meal (use Dining Card) Arrive at Home
Honor Ensemble
Quad Rate
762
  • Per person
    4 students per room
Honor Ensemble
Single Rate
1127
  • Private room for 1
Honor Ensemble
Stay in Attending Parent room Rate
635
  • Per person
    Stay in Parent Room