Solo and Ensemble Festival

    Purpose of Event: 
    VMEA/VBODA Solo and Ensemble Festivals promote and stimulate the musical growth of students who participate as soloists or as members of ensemble groups.  Constructive criticism of individual performances, at all levels of proficiency, develops musical understanding and skills, and encourages the pursuit of musical achievement.


    Band Festival:  April 2, 2022 at Eagle Ridge Middle School

    Orchestra Festival: April 29, 2022 at Brambleton Middle School

    Registration is done by your director after you submit the registration form to them.  Your director will provide you the due date, but it will be in mid-March.  Also, any pianist accompanying more than one person must register through the website: (not yet available)

    Cost:  Cost is per performance (not per student), and prices are on the registration form.

    Students select their own music, usually with the guidance of a private teacher or their classroom teacher.  Students must provide an original copy of the music (score or solo part) to the judge.  Photocopies are not acceptable for the judges to use.
    Schedule will be provided approximately 4 weeks before the event.

    Chair - Lisa Smith
    Host - Kelly Vaeth

Last Modified on December 9, 2021