Kansas Lions State Band: The 2023 State Band camp will take place at Fort Hays State University, under the direction of Dr. Peter Lillpopp. Guests will have the opportunity to enjoy two performances: the Friday night Jazz Band/Ensembles groups and the Saturday morning full concert band. We are currently working out the logistical requirements and future information will be placed onto our website. All high school students (regardless of playing ability) are eligible to attend the camp. Every attending student will play during the ensemble’s performances and the full band concert. The only “try out/selection” is for those students wanting to be part of the Jazz Band.
Cost of attending the Kansas Lions State Band camp is only $250.00 and the deadline for applications/payment will be May 6th. This fee is all inclusive and covers housing, food, staff fees, band camp t-shirts, etc. Students seeking financial assistance should contact their local Lions Club and see if they would be willing to help cover/offset the camp fees. Students sponsored by a Lions Club need to ensure that they work through their Lions Club in submitting applications and payment on time. If there is no local Lions Club within the local area, please contact Shari and/or I. There is always a way to get help for students wanting to participate.
REGISTRATION: McMindes Hall, Noon on May 30th. Please read "Final Information -What to Tell Students" (downloadable file below).
Each participating band student will get a "free" 2023 Kansas Lions Band pin. We will also have berets for sale - $10.00 each.