The L.M.E.A. Solo and Ensemble Festival is an opportunity for our young musicians to play a solo or duet for assessment. Students receive a rating of 1 to 5, with 1 or “Superior” being the highest rating. Students receiving a 1 will also be presented with a medal at the Spring Concert. Having this accolade is a great resume builder and helps the student in the future when applying for the L.B.A. State Honor Band! Students will be picking a solo and/or duet to play and will be given some time to work on them in class. Students can be shy about playing a solo, but the experience is invaluable for a musician, so we encourage all students to sign up!
The Solo and Ensemble Festival costs $5.00 per person/per event (i.e., a student playing a solo AND duet would pay $10.00). We turn this fee into L.M.E.A. who sanctions the event, hires the judge and provides the medals.
We have not set a date yet for the festival, but we are looking at the last week of March and it will be during elective block. If your child would like to participate, please return the bottom half of the permission form below with the appropriate fee by Friday, March 3.