DMEA Solo/Ensemble Festival 2017
Returning this year, the Solo Festival provides music students in the state of Delaware the opportunity to showcase their talents as individuals with full accompaniment for music professionals.
Solo Fest at a glance: Students will arrive to warm up 1 hour prior to their performance slot. They will meet and rehearse with their accompanist 15 minutes prior to their performance and go from that space directly to the performance stage. After all students have performed, the top 3 scoring names will be announced and invited back to perform in the finalists concert. This concert is not for adjudication and is open to the public. At the conclusion of this concert, the judges will announce the ranking of the top 3 performers and all those who performed during the day will be invited back on stage for certificates and pictures.
Eligibility/Requirements: Delaware students 6th to 12th grade are eligible to participate. Performers on piano, woodwind, brass, percussion, strings, and solo singers are all acceptable. For vocalists, no pop music or Musical Theatre will be allowed. Any vocal solo must be classical art song. Each performer's solo must be between 5 and 15 minutes in length, more than one solo is allowed. Each participant must bring 3 original copies of their solo on competition day in addition to sending in an original copy of the accompaniment part before the December 17th application deadline.
Day-Of Information: Please plan on arriving at least 1 hour prior to performance slot for registration, warm-up and rehearsal with accompanist if applicable. Also plan on being available for the finalists round as well as the Awards Ceremony starting at 4:30pm.
Original accompaniment parts may be sent in to:
Attn: Schyler Adkins
Brandywine High School
1400 Foulk RD
Wilmington, DE 19803
Date: Saturday, February 16th
Location: University of Delaware, Amy E. DuPont Music Building
How to sign up: https://goo.gl/forms/MCn9FUblhzXCh4y22
Who to contact: Schyler Adkins / Schyler.Adkins@bsd.k12.de.us