All seniors will do a solo. All band members may do a solo if they wish.
Wind Symphony Members will perform a solo or participate in two ensembles.
Symphonic Band members will participate in one event, either a solo or an ensemble.
JV Percussion members will be in 1-2 assigned ensembles, and will also perform a solo or small ensemble.
It is recommended that ensembles be made up of members in the same class.
Maximum events per person will be 4 events, unless otherwise pre-approved.
Students who wish to perform a solo and participate in an ensemble are encouraged to do so.
Music must be appropriate for Festival. Most approved music is generally chamber (classical) music. Pop, Broadway, movie soundtracks, etc. are not appropriate for Solo & Ensemble. Music for this purpose is constantly being released. Students are encouraged to explore new literature and find their own pieces.
Solos are limited to a maximum of 6 minutes, ensembles 7 minutes including set up.