Honors Festival

Honors Festival Audition Website

District 1 Honors Festival audition information will be hosted on a separate site for the 2023-2024 year.  Please click the button below to visit the audition website.

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Honors Festival Announcements

The District 1 Honors Festival audition entries and forms are due Wednesday, November 1, 2023. Please be sure to submit your information well in advance to avoid any complications.

Honors Festival Program Patrons

We would like to invite all school administrators and booster organizations to become a Program Patron for our Honors Festival.  Program patrons help us ensure a successful festival and, at the same time, promote your sponsorship and support of music education in both your school and northwest Ohio. For $25, your name will be recognized in the program at both the middle school and high school performances. Please click the buttons below to learn more about becoming a program patron.

District 1 OMEA Honors Festival

January 14, 2024
JH at 2:30pm      HS at 7:00pm
Stranahan Theater and Great Hall - Toledo, Ohio

District 1 OMEA hosts the Honors Music Festival to highlight the talents of our Junior High, Middle, and High School Band, Choir, and Orchestra students throughout the District. More specific information for each group can be found below.

The festival co-chairs are Megan Hayes (hayem@elmls.net) and Ben Pack (bpack@nbls.org).


  • October 1, 2023:  Applications and audition materials go live on the D1 OMEA website
  • December 1, 2023:  Notification of acceptance
  • December 8, 2023:  Last day to withdraw from ensemble without financial responsibility
  • December 15, 2023:  Postmark date for payment