Musicfest Texas Performance Guidelines
Who May Participate
Classification of Performing Groups
High School; Students Grade 9-12
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Musicfest Texas has no required music. Selections are at the discretion of the director. Each ensemble can perform 1 warm-up selection, followed by 2 adjudicated selections. The adjudicators will not score the warm-up selection. The Director must furnish three sets of original scores, with numbered measures for the adjudicated selections. Photocopied scores are not accepted unless you have written permission from the publisher.
Warm-Up: Chairs, stands and tuned piano
Performance: Chairs, Stands, Tuned Piano, Four (4) microphones, Podium, Four (4) Timpani, Xylophone, Chimes, and Concert Bass Drum. You are required to provide your own mallets, etc. for the percussion equipment provided.
Warm-Up: Tuned Piano and Music Stand for Conductor
Performance: Three-Step Choral Risers, Tuned Piano, Four (4) microphones, Podium and Conductor's Stand.
Musicfest Texas ensembles may choose from two adjudication options:
The Awards presented by Musicfest Texas provide an incentive for students in performing organizations to strive for excellence in their performance. As a reward for these efforts, distinctive plaques will be presented to all ensembles receiving a Superior Rating. These Awards will be shipped to each schools following the festival.
Organizations electing to Compete will be eligible for our Sweepstakes Awards. Sweepstakes Awards will be given to the highest scoring ensemble by Class. There must be at least 2 ensembles in a division for an Sweepstakes Award to be chosen.
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