2020 I&E COMPETITION

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The registration deadline for the 2020 NYSFBC Individual & Ensemble Competition has been extended! Students who wish to compete will need to complete their registration by Sunday, 10/4.

The I&E competition is open to any
student who is a member of a NYSFBC program. There are several solo, duet & ensemble categories to choose from. Students may participate at the competitive Advanced/Intermediate levels or the non-competitive Festival level. There is NO FEE for participating
in this competition!

Important Dates:
NEW Registration Deadline: 10/4
Video Submission Deadline: 10/18
Virtual Awards Ceremony: 11/1

Those who have already signed up will receive a link to the video submission form on Monday, following our registration deadline.

Performance Categories
Individual – Evaluated by 1 Adjudicator per subgroup
· Flute
· Oboe
· Clarinet
· Alto Sax
· Tenor Sax/Baritone Sax
· Bassoon
· Trumpet
· Mellophone/French Horn
· Trombone/Baritone/Euphonium
· Sousaphone/Tuba
· Marching Snare Drum
· Tenor Drums
· Mallets
· Timpani
· Drum Set
· Flag
· Auxiliary
· Dance



Duet – Evaluated by 2 Adjudicators per subgroup
· Woodwind
· Brass
· Percussion
· Front Ensemble
· Battery
· Visual
· Mixed Ensemble

Ensemble (3+ students) – Evaluated by 2 Adjudicators per subgroup
· Woodwind
· Brass
· Percussion
· Front Ensemble
· Battery
· Mixed
· Visual
· Mixed Ensemble

Classes
         -Advanced (students equivalent to NYSSMA Lvl. 5/6)
         -Intermediate (students equivalent at NYSSMA Lvl. 1-4)
         -Festival (students will not receive a score)

Adjudication
-Performer will receive written feedback

Scoring
-Individual Music Performance (1 Adjudicator)
                     -100 pts for Artistry = content and effect
                     -100 pts for Performance = accuracy and technique
         -Individual Visual Performance (1 Adjudicator)
                     -100 pts for Artistry = content and effect
                     -100 pts for Performance = excellence
         -Ensemble/Duet Music Performance (2 Adjudicators)
                     -200 pts for Music
                                 -100 pts for Artistry = content and effect
                                 -100 pts for Performance = accuracy and technique
                     -200 pts for Effect
                                 -100 pts for Program Effect
                                 -100 pts for Showmanship
         -Ensemble/Duet Visual Performance (2 Adjudicators)
                     -200 pts for Visual
                                 -100 pts for Composition
                                 -100 pts for Excellence
                     -200 pts for Effect
                                 -100 pts for Program Effect
                                 -100 pts for Showmanship
         -Ensemble/Duet Mixed Performance – Music & Visual Performers (2 Adjudicators)
                     -200 pts for Effect
                                 -100 pts for Program Effect
                                 -100 pts for Showmanship

Performance Requirements
Each performance must be between 2-4 minutes, beginning from the first note
-Video must be a single unedited shot focused on the performer(s) – simply recorded and not enhanced
-All music performances must contain only live music (no backtracks/pre-recording/etc.)
-Visual performances may include pre-recorded music
– No visual or audio alterations can be made to the performance

Submission Requirements
         -Videos are submitted through a google form that will be sent out after the registration date (10/2)
         -Students must be members of a NYSFBC Program

Deadlines/Dates
         -Registration Deadline, 10/1
         -Video Submission Deadline, 10/18        
-Scores Release/Champion Video Clip Presentation, 11/1

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If you have any questions about the I&E competition, please contact Greg Harris at gtharris@vestal.k12.ny.us, or Joe Stork at jstork@cppmail.com.