All-State Festival Solo & Ensemble
Directors wishing to have their grades 10-12 students considered for All-State Festival must indicate their interest by signing the Invoice/Signature Form on the State Solo & Ensemble registration form.
To be considered for All-State Festival, a soloist must:
The number of entries registered at each site will determine its total solo finalists.
Selected performance judges choose All-State Festival finalists and alternates from each Festival.
Twelve soloists are chosen to perform the same compositions from the State Solo & Ensemble Festival at the mandatory Vocal Solo Finals Recital. These students will perform at a Vocal Solo and Ensemble Recital. The top soloist and runner-up soloist selected by the judges at the Vocal Solo Finals Recital will perform at the Gala/Honors Concert. All soloists will appear at the Friday recitals at either 9 a.m. or 1 p.m.
Soloists and their directors will receive instructions regarding:
Directors of Small Ensembles interested in All-State Festival consideration must sign the Invoice/Signature on the State Solo & Ensemble registration form. The All-State Festival adjudicator at a State Solo & Ensemble Festival will determine if a small ensemble meets the standards required for performance at the Solo & Ensemble Recital.
To be considered for All-State Festival , a Small Ensemble must:
May have someone direct the group
Sing the same two pieces from State Solo & Ensemble Festival and may add a third piece at their discretion
Small Ensembles chosen for All-State Festival participation and their directors will receive instructions regarding:
Directors of Large Ensembles interested in All-State Festival consideration must check the All-State Festival box and sign the State Solo & Ensemble registration form.
The All-State Festival adjudicator at a State Solo & Ensemble Festival may choose up to five Large Ensembles that meet the standards required for performance at the Solo & Ensemble Recital for consideration. The recordings of their performances will be forwarded to the Executive Director for consideration by a listening panel who will choose up to fourteen ensembles for All-State Festival performance.
Agree to perform at the Friday Solo and Ensemble Recital
Based on the annual rotation, in 2022 the Large Ensemble selected from the West site must agree to perform at the Friday Vocal Solo and Ensemble Recital and the Saturday Gala/Honors Concert.
Large Ensembles and their directors will receive instructions regarding:
Deadline to register is May 6.
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