OMEA Solo and Ensemble Event, 2018.
What: This year we will be participating in the Ohio Music Education Association Solo and Ensemble Event. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to perform as soloists and/or ensembles for an official OMEA judge. The students are assigned a rating and given helpful feedback on their performances.
Who: This event is open to all 7th and 8th grade band members and 8th grade choir members who wish to participate. All instruments and voices are able to take solos. Ensembles may be limited by instrumentation. For example, there are not many pieces for a tuba, flute, and saxophone ensemble! Students should try to sign up with like instruments (woodwind, brass, and percussion). Ensembles must include at least three players.
Students who are interested should sign up in the middle school music room. Music will be distributed in February.
When: Saturday, April 7th Students will be assigned individual performance times and may leave when they are finished or may stay for other performances.
Where: Stanton Middle School, Kent OH Students will need to find transportation.
Cost: There is a fee of $15.00 for solos and $19.00 for ensembles. The money is due Friday, February 16th. Please make checks payable to Coventry Band Parents.
* Soloists will also need to pay $25 for an accompanist. This includes two rehearsals and the performance. Checks will be made out to the accompanist, the due date will be announced.
Why: Any solo and ensemble event is a great chance for students to to build their musical skills and gain performance experience. We hope you will take advantage of this event!
Please feel free to contact us with any questions.
Mrs. Beth Lewis
Mrs. Stephanie Galemmo