Strings/Winds / Ensemble Baroque Festival
The Strings/Winds / Ensemble Baroque Festival is an adjudicated event celebrating the music of the Baroque Period.
The Festival is open to any student of high school age or younger. Harp students have no age limit.
Ensembles are limited to 5 performers, with one pianist permitted. At least one student per ensemble must be a student of an MTAC-SFWV teacher.
Compositions must be written by Baroque composers. Performance time is limited to 6 minutes.
Memorization is highly recommended but not required.
There are two divisions: Division I - Levels 1 through 5; Division II - Levels 6 through 10 or Advanced Division I students may combine sets of compositions by different composers. Division II students must have all compositions by the same composer.
The judges’ decision is final. Students will receive Gold, Silver, or Bronze category awards.
Teachers will receive the list of the judges’ choices, with the evaluation forms signed by each judge, and any awards given to students.