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London District Catholic School Board
Admissions & Registration
Honour Band

The London District Catholic School Board Honour Band promotes the sharing of musical talent between the London District Catholic School Board (LDCSB) and local Catholic parish communities. The LDCSB HB supports the London District Catholic District Catholic School Board Mission Statement: Working Together; Serving Together; and Inspired by Christ. When working with LDCSB music teachers, students, and alumni, it is possible to learn music together in order to serve the artistic community in the London area. Through Christ’s inspiration, it is possible to increase the uniqueness of Catholic education within the London community through music.

Requirements for Membership: All LDCSB students, music teachers, administration and alumni may apply.

For more information about the LDCSB Honour Band, contact Dr. Bryan Malito at 519-675-4433 x25133 or bmalito@ldcsb.ca. 

 Application/Audition Process and Membership

  • The LDCSB Honour Band Application must be completed by December 14, 2018. Incomplete applications will not be considered. 
  • ONLINE FORM TO BE CREATED Complete the LDCSB Honour Band Application.
  • Current LDCSB Students:
  • Submit an Audition Video Recording of your primary instrument – only mp3 format will be accepted. Format question: MP3 is audio. Do you want video? What about YouTube, etc. links?
  • LDCSB Alumni may audition live by appointment only.

Membership Fees: The membership fee for students and alumni is $70 per term. Membership fees pay for the costs of the music, office supplies, photocopying, cartage, expenses, and the performance venue. Fees will be paid online after accepted into an Honour Ensemble. STATUS?

Audition Music: All musical content on the audition sheet must be performed. All files are PDFs.

Ensemble Capacity

Woodwinds: (18-21 Players)

  • 4 Flutes
  • 6 Clarinets
  • 1 Bass Clarinet(s)
  • 1 or 2 Oboe(s)
  • 1 or 2 Bassoon(s) 
  • 2 Alto Saxes
  • 2 Tenor Saxes
  • 1-2 Bari Sax

Brass: (11-13 Players)

  • 3 Trumpets
  • 3 French Horns
  • 2 Trombones
  • 1 or 2 Euphonium(s)
  • 1 or 2 Tuba(s)

Percussion: (3-4 Players)

  • 1 Timpani
  • 3 Percussion 

Rehearsals and Concerts

The Honour Band will perform two concerts per school year. All rehearsals will be located at Mother Teresa Catholic Secondary School (MTS) on Tuesdays from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Absence from rehearsal is unexcused except for illness or a family emergency (Maximum 2). 

Concerts will be at MTS or at a local Catholic parish. Concert 1: Middle December. Concert 2: Early April

Concert Dress

Ladies: Ladies wear black ankle-length trousers and black long sleeved blouse or ankle-length black dress with minimum of elbow-length sleeves. Ladies are to wear black socks/tights/black shoes. There are no bare shoulders and feet.

Gentlemen: Gentleman wear long black trousers and a black long-sleeved, button down shirt. Men are wear black socks and black shoes.