BAND SYLLABUS FOR ALL WLC CONCERT BANDS
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SOLO & ENSEMBLE FESTIVAL
The MSBOA (Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association) sponsors an annual "festival" in which students can choose to play in either a solo or ensemble performance. Students are responsible for selecting, securing, and practicing their own music on their own time.
SOLO & ENSEMBLE FESTIVAL 2015
January 16 & 17, 2015
APPLICATIONS ARE DUE OCTOBER 20, 2014
SCORING:Each student or group of students is evaluated by one judge and rated on a scale of 1 to 5 with 1 being the highest rating possible. Students or groups that earn a rating of 1 (or "Superior") are qualified for State Solo & Ensemble Festival which is held in March. The basic structure of State Solo & Ensemble Festival is the same as District. Soloists in grades 10 through 12 must perform Proficiency Exams which include scales and sight reading. Participating students that earn a rating of 1 or 2 at District or State Festivals are eligible to purchase medals.
Concert Band and Orchestra Uniforms
If you have any questions about Band and Orchestra uniforms, please contact Terri Jenkins-Bryce, Concert Attire Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org