The Incredible HONK! -- Bellingham's Exclusive Teen Brass Band.


  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
  • Tuba / Sousaphone
  • Alto Sax
  • Tenor Sax
  • Bari Sax
  • Drums / Percussion

When: Wednesdays @ 7:00-8:30PM
 Cost: $25/month which includes:

  • An exclusive program with other local youth musicians
  • Weekly rehearsals and workshops
  • Band t-shirt
  • Instrument coaching with instructors and mentors
  • Performance opportunities
  • Access to practice studio space


What is The Incredible HONK?

The Incredible HONK! is a unique youth group designed to provide an opportunity most kids don't get anywhere else!  This is an ongoing performance-oriented program that includes coaching in brass, woodwinds and percussion.  Weekly rehearsals will be about playing music, having A LOT of fun as well as the following:

  • Select songs as a group and arrange popular music for brass band -- play the music YOU want to play!!
  • Learn music by ear
  • Manage rehearsals
  • Create recordings, videos and promotional materials
  • Create a band website


What is a brass band?  What instruments Will Play in this Band?

Brass Bands play an eclectic variety of music ranging of traditional music for brass instruments such as New Orleans style jazz to arrangements of popular music. Typical instruments in brass bands include: 

  • Trumpets
  • Trombone
  • Tuba/Sousaphone
  • Saxophone
    • NOTE:  Bari player with no horn?  We may be able to provide you with one!
  • Drum Kit or Percussion 
  • Other Possibilities -- Flute, Clarinet, Bass, Keyboard, Guitar, Voice


What Kind of Music Will be Play? 

We have charts in development but YOU will eventually choosing what we play. Here are bands we are currently pulling set lists from: 

  • LCD Soundsystem
  • Thundercat
  • 21 Pilots
  • Grover Washington
  • Weather Report
  • Daft Punk
  • Gnarls Barkley

A Variety of Traditional and Modern Brass and Horn Bands to Check Out:

  • Rebirth Brass Band
  • Lucky Chops
  • Lowdown Brass Band
  • Meute
  • Dirty Dozen Brass Band
  • Brass Against
  • Red Baraat