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

We are excited to host the 2020 Kent State All-Star Band! Held on January 10-11, this honor band opportunity brings over 180 high school students to campus for a fun and intense two days of music-making. Band directors nominate students using the form below, and students are selected to participate in either the eighty member Blue Band or the 100-piece Gold Band. 

Nomination Timeline and Process

  • Late-September/October 2019: Nomination forms for the 2020 All-Star Band will be emailed to local band directors and is now available here.
  • November 1: Nominations are due.
  • November 15: Band directors will be notified of student acceptances by this date.
  • December 2: Students will need to confirm their participation and submit their payment and paperwork by this date.


  • $40 participant fee

Forms and Schedule

All nominations have been received! Check your email on Nov. 15 for your acceptance.

2020 Schedule

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