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Audition and Solo & Ensemble Information

This page lists just a few of the many opportunities for Jefferson students to challenge themselves through participation in a variety of music activities throughout the year. Students earn 1 hour of community service credit for auditions and Solo & Ensemble and 5 hours for participation in an Honor Band event!

District XII Solo & Ensemble Festival – Saturday, April 23, 2016

Registration due by Thursday, March 3, 2015; Payments due by Monday, March 7, 2016

  • All Jefferson students are welcome to perform in the District XII Solo & Ensemble Festival
  • Students will prepare a solo or a small ensemble (duet, trio, quartet, etc.) and will earn a rating of of I (“Superior”) through V (“Poor”) for their performance.
  • Students earning a “Superior” or “Excellent” rating will receive a medal on the Spring Concert.
  • Students must pay a small participation fee to perform–fees are listed in the registration link.
    • Fees have been updated for the 2016 Solo & Ensemble Festival
  • Ms. T can help students select appropriate music for the event.
  • Students who perform solos must provide accompaniment using either a live accompanist (preferred) or providing a recording and playback device.

Click to HERE register for Solo & Ensemble Festival.  Please submit only ONE entry per ensemble.

  • Please note that submission of the entry form represents a commitment to pay the entry fee.
  • Please submit your information online NO LATER than 4:00pm on Thursday, March 3, 2016
  • All payments should be sent to Ms. T no later than 8:15am on Monday, March 7, 2016

Wakefield High School Band Auditions (for Rising 9th graders)

  • Thursday, February 11, 6-9 PM
  • Sign up for a time via SignUp Genius
  • Auditions will be held in the Wakefield Band Room (A-142)
  • Contact Mr. Fisher (brian.fisher AT apsva.us) if you have questions


Washington-Lee High School Band Auditions (for Rising 9th graders)

  • Tuesday, February 9, 2016 – Woodwinds
  • Thursday, February 11, 2016, 6pm-9pm – Brass & Percussion
  • Concert Mr. Robinson (alex.robinson AT apsva.us) if you have questions