Middle School

Honor Band Audition Class

Audition Class Schedule

New this year is the Honor Band Audition class for students in 4th-8th grade who have had at least 1 year of instruction on their instrument.

We are also excited to offer all students a SmartMusic subscription to help with practicing.

Classes will be taught by professionals on their instrument and instruction will be given on Honor Band Audition Requirements:

  • Scales
  • Music
  • Sightreading
  • Performance Psychology

Fees for Fall semester: $225

Fees include:

  • 1 hour of sectional instruction
  • audition music
  • registration fees to the SCSBOA Honor Band Audition
  • SmartMusic

*Includes all applicable sales taxes

All fees are non refundable after the first week of class.


Classes are on Mondays from Sept 10, 2018 through January 22, 2019


El Segundo High School Band Room

Note: Even on minimum days, classes start immediately after school

These are the Mondays that there will not be class:

Nov 12, 19

Dec 24, 31

Jan 14 is the last day of class

Jan 21 no school

Jan 28 will be the first day of the new session--Solo/Ensemble Festival Prep.

May 20, 2019 is the last day of class.


Enrollment in the Audition Class pays for your application fee for the SCSBOA Auditions. (Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association)

All of the music and audition info is in the following links:

Pay $225 tuition here with a credit card or PayPal account:

Pay $225 tuition here with a credit card or PayPal account:

Questions? Please contact Mrs. Edie Rice:

Phone: (424)-242-3722

Email: edie.rice@sbmusic.org


Kevin Sticht - Percussion

Kevin Sticht recently graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a Bachelors of Music in Percussion Performance. He spent his time there studying with Todd Miller and has worked with renowned conductors such as Dr. Mitchell Fennell and Dr. Anthony Mazzaferro. Kevin has had an extensive marching career starting in junior high school and totaling to 20 seasons. After he graduated high school, he spent 3 summers with Mandarins Drum & Bugle Corps (2011-2013) and the next 2 summers with 2 summers with Crossmen Drum & Bugle Corps (2014-2015), making finals both years. Kevin has also marched in the WGI circuit for the past 5 years. His first year with POW Percussion in 2012 when they were bumped from Open to World Class and the next four years with Pulse Percussion. During this time, he won 2 World Champion titles and was section leader for the cymbal line in 2015 and 2016.