2024 Bay Section Honor Conference Groups

We look forward to your nominations of deserving middle school student musicians to our honor conference groups at our Winter Conference on January 5-6, 2024.

2024 Honor Ensemble nomination forms are now closed. 

If you have any questions you may email the honor conference group representatives listed below.

Band: Jorge Jimenez
Orchestra: Richard Vaughan
Choir: Jennifer Gaderlund

Honor Group 2023 Timeline

  • September 18th – Honor Group Nominations Open
  • October 18th – Honor Group Nominations Close
  • November 9th – Director and Student Notification
  • December 9th – Honor Group Payment Due

Participating schools will be able to have students/parents provide payment either by check or PayPal. The fee for each participating student is $75. After the participants have been selected, the Special Representatives will communicate further instructions to the honor student’s director.  

It is important that you double check that all of your students have paid by December 9th, 2023.  If you have any outstanding payments due our new treasurer will contact you and the student via email.

Checks can be made payable to: CMEA Bay Section, and mailed to

CMEA Bay Section
526 W Fremont Ave #2189
Sunnyvale, CA 94087