High School Honor Band

The 2017 High School Honor Band is January 19, 2017

The Simpson High School honor band is now 12 years old.  


The 2017 director of the honor band will be Mike Eckerty, Director of Bands at Simpson College.  Dr Eckerty holds a Doctor of Music in bassoon performance with a conducting minor from the University of Georgia, Master of Music degrees in conducting and bassoon from the Conservatory of Music at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and a degree in Music Education from Baylor University. His conducting teachers include Sarah McKoin, Michael Haithcock, John Lynch, and John Culvahouse. Dr. Eckerty directs the Symphonic Band, College/Community Orchestra, and many chamber ensembles at Simpson College, and has served as a guest conductor, clinician, and adjudicator for bands in Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas, and Texas. 



The deadline for receiving applications is Wednesday, November 16, 2016.


To register online please click HERE.