Jackson State University Bands

Virtual Solo and Ensemble Festival
November 14 - 15
Registration Deadline: November 4

Purpose

To encourage the study and performance of solo and ensemble literature through practice, performance, adjudicators ratings and comments in an attempt to improve student individual and group performance.

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Goals

JSUBands Festivals have five primary goals:
- Increase student understanding of solo and ensemble literature
-Encourage students to continue their individualized-study of music
-To promote students interest and participation in chamber ensemble(s)
-To create networking between JSU faculty, staff, and notable adjudicators

Eligibility

- All students in grades 9-12 are eligible. Students may enter through a private or school instructor.
-All instruments are welcomed
-Literature must the appropriate grade level for student musical ability
-Memorization is not required but encouraged
-Pieces should not exceed 8 minutes
-If the music has a piano accompaniment (live or electronic), you are urged to use it. If this is not possible, your rating/comment will not be affected
-Students must provide a pdf copy for their literature. Because of copyright laws, photocopies should not be used
-Ensembles may not have more than 20 students. Ensembles of 6 or less should not be conducted; ensembles of 7 or more may be conducted if desired
- Fees are due with submission of the application

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Judging

Students can choose to participate for a rating: (1- superior, 2- excellent, 3, good, 4 fair) OR comments only

We would love for you to register today!!!

Application/Fees

Application/Fees must be submitted by November 4, 2020
Fee Structure:
Solo - $6.00
Small Ensemble (2-6) (duo- sextet) - $10.00 (per ensemble not individual)
Large Ensemble (7-18) - $12.00

Music Is Our Passion!!!

Contact Us For More Information

Dr. Ramon Jackson - 601-979-2584 - ramon.l.jackson@jsums.edu

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