Large groups will perform at their respective times, at which they will be judged for ratings and criticisms if requested. If time is available the judge will work individually with each group. Total time on and off plus performance is 30 minutes.
Large Ensembles (bands, choirs) will perform two or three numbers of their choice. (30 minutes including set up, critique, and exit time)
Small Ensembles will perform one number of their choice. (5 minutes)
Soloists will perform one number. (5 minutes)
Judges must have an ORIGINAL copy of each selection performed and measures must be numbered.
Judge’s ratings are final.
There will be no penalty for instrumental solos that are not memorized.
There is no limit on the number of solos or ensembles from any school.
All performances are rated from I to V.
Entry forms will be downloaded from the links on the right and returned via e-mail to the festival coordinator.
You will be billed based on the number of students entered. No adjustments can be made if your students do not attend as we hire judges according to the number of entries we have.
Please do not combine vocal and instrumental entries.
$60.00 for Large Ensembles (Choirs, Bands and ensembles of more than 16)
Due to continued inclement weather and dropping temperatures all NEO sites will close at 3 pm, and all evening classes are cancelled for Monday, January 15, 2018. Also all NEO sites will be closed and classes cancelled Tuesday, January 16, 2018.