The Kent State All-Star Band is an annual high school honor band opportunity hosted by the Kent State Band program

Save the date for a virtual All-Star Band on January 23, 2021!

We are excited to host an abbreviated All-Star Band experience virtually. Participants will meet our faculty, attend workshops and masterclasses, and interact with composers John Mackey and Jodie Blackshaw!

Nomination Timeline and Process

  • Late October/November 2020: Nomination forms for the 2021 All-Star Band will be emailed to local band directors and is now available here.

  • November 20: Nominations are due.

  • December 7: Band directors will be notified of student acceptances by this date.

  • December 18: Students will need to confirm their participation.


  • Free to all accepted students.


  • The virtual event will take place between 10am and 1pm. A detailed schedule will be released at a later date.

Nomination Form

Click Here!