SHJB Directions


State Honor Jazz Band Submission Checklist & Directions


The State Honor Band Audition is open from October 28-November 4, 2019 at 10 pm.

You will need:

🙿 Individual MP3 files for each student auditioning for State Honor Jazz Band (m4a, .wav will not work - files must be .mp3)

🙿 An active MBDA membership (Must be current to submit students. Membership must be renewed by November 1, 2019)


Directions below:


1. Log into your MBDA Band Director Account. Only band directors are eligible to submit auditions. If you are a parent or student, please inquire with your director.


2. Fill out the "SHJB Nomination Form" for your students. You will find this when logged in,  under Members Area. You will not be able to submit auditions until you complete this step. At the bottom of this is a code, which you will need to submit your student’s audition files, as well as use for audition payment.


3. Submit mp3 files for your students' auditions by selecting “Audition Submissions”, If you do not see a link for Audition Submissions, ensure that your dues are current. If in doubt, email


4. Provide students the submission code to make their payment for the audition submission. Payments can be made here: Payments can be made through November 15, 2019 for the SHJB Audition window.


MBDA State Honor Jazz Band Results will be posted for directors in your MBDA account  by December 6 or sooner.


Audition Questions?


Please direct questions about the 7-8 Jazz Honor Band to Sarah Minette -

Please direct questions about the 9-10 Jazz Honor Band to Ben Bussey -

Questions about technical difficulties, or something working unexpectedly? Email