2023-2024 Events


NEMBDA Fall Business Meeting:
Thursday, November 9, 2023  @ Tupelo Band Hall
6:00 BBQ Dinner
7:00 Meeting
Honor Band Auditions:

January 22, 2024 (tentative) @ Tupelo High School

NEMBDA Honor Band:

February 2-3, 2024 @ ICC

Junior High

Middle School Auditions will include the following scales: Bb, Eb, Ab, Db, F, C, G and chromatic (all memorized) and sight reading.


Percussion rudiments are long roll, 5
stroke roll, 9 stroke roll, flam, paradiddle, 7 stroke roll, flam tap, triple ratamacue and
sight reading