District Solo & Ensemble - February 22, 2020

Who performs? 

  • Participation at solo/ensemble festival is optional, but all students will be preparing at least one performance piece as part of class. 

  • Orchestra: All Blocks (2, 3, 6) will do solos and ensembles

  • Band: Block 6 and 7 will be preparing solos. Block 1 will be preparing ensembles. Block 3 may choose either a solo or an ensemble.

  • Middleton High School, Glacier Creek & Kromrey Middle School students participate in the District WSMA Solo & Ensemble Festival at MHS. 

What is District Solo & Ensemble?

When is District Solo & Ensemble?

  • Saturday, February 22, 2020, from 8 am to 4 pm 

  • Students should arrive at least 30 minutes prior to their performance time. Please Warm-up prior to your performance in the designated Warm-Up Rooms.

  • If your family has an immovable conflict for the entire 8 am-4 pm event, there are options to transfer solos and ensembles to other local festivals over the weeks that follow the MHS District Solo & Ensemble.  Please touch base with a music teacher to inquire about this, but only if absolutely necessary.

Where is District Solo & Ensemble?

  • Middleton High School

  • Classrooms are utilized for performances and judging. 

How does sign up work?

  • All registration is now online!  Registrations are due by January 7, 2020. If you are not yet ready to register before the break, you can wait until after the break. 

  • Please check your email on December 20 from <school_message@mcpasdnotify.org> to access the registration form. This website is not allowed to publish direct links to the form. 

  • Fees will be posted to FeePay after registration closes - no more bringing checks.

  • If you are performing more than one event, please fill out a separate form for each. 

Reminders for Students

  • ​​​Orchestra:  The school provides judges' copies in most cases & accompanists carry judges' copies in most cases. 

  • Band:  Please remember the " Judge's Copy" of your music.

  • Band:  Class A Solos must provide their own Judge's Copy. 

  • Band: Class B Solo Judge's Copies will be carried by the accompanists during the day.  

  • Band:  All Ensemble Judge's Copies will be distributed in class on the Thursday & Friday before Solo & Ensemble. 

  • NUMBER ALL MEASURES in the music. 

  • Students are encouraged to "dress nicely" for their performances.

  • Arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your performance time. Please use the Warm-up rooms to practice. 

  • Accompanists are visiting MHS as early as Thursday, February 6, 2020. Please check the schedule in the band room and bring your piano part (Class A only).

  • Performance schedules will be available the week of February 10, 2020. 

  • Please check Fee Pay for registration fees.

What happens after District Solo & Ensemble at MHS?

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