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Kern County Honor Music Festival

Students playing clarinets
student playing violin and students singing
students singing

An important annual event for P-BVUSD music students is the Kern County Honor Music Festival. It takes place every year in February or March at the Rabobank Convention Center. The event features the top Band, Orchestra and Choir students of Kern County with an evening concert sponsored by Kern Music Educators Association. P-BVUSD is always well represented in all 3 groups. The concert is free to the public. 


The 2022 concert will be on March 1, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at the Mechanics Bank Convention Center. Student call time is 6:00 p.m.


2021/2022 KCHMF Audition Information:


Strings & Band:

  • Auditions will be held on January 26th from 4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    • Strings @ Thompson JHS, 4200 Planz Rd.
    • Winds, Brass, Percussion @ Actis JHS, 2400 Westholme Blvd.



  • Auditions will be held on January 29th from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    • St. John’s Lutheran School, 4500 Buena Vista Road