2024 Syllabus - Bands

This section is for non-professional groups.

**See Chamber/Ensembles and String categories for more classes**

Non-Professional Bands & Combos

Up to eight performers (including vocalist) may perform original or published arrangements. Play two selections. Selections need not be memorized. Time limit: 10 min

Festival will provide two microphones and a piano or keyboard. All other equipment including amplifier must be supplied by participant. Please include a list of instruments on your entry.

ClassEarlybird LiveVirtual
Class1001 - Rock BandEarlybird Live$42.00Virtual$41.00
Class1002 - Blues BandEarlybird Live$42.00Virtual$41.00
Class1003 - Folk GroupEarlybird Live$42.00Virtual$41.00
Class1004 - Jazz ComboEarlybird Live$42.00Virtual$41.00
Class1005 - Country BandEarlybird Live$42.00Virtual$41.00
Class1006 - Pop ComboEarlybird Live$42.00Virtual$41.00

School Band

Teachers should choose the level of difficulty that best suits the students in the band. Selections should be musically contrasting.

Junior - Time limit: 15 min for two (2) selections MusicFest Canada Level 100 standards
Intermediate - Time limit: 15 min for two (2) selections MusicFest Canada Level 200 or 300 standards
Senior - Time limit: 20 min for two (2) selections MusicFest Canada Level 400 or higher standards
Jazz - Time limit: 15 min for two (2) selections
Grades 4-5-6 - Time limit: 10 min for two (2) selections
Grades 7-8 - Time limit: 10 min for two (2) selections

ClassEarlybird LiveVirtual
Class1012 - Secondary School Junior Band (2 selections)Earlybird Live$52.00Virtual$51.00
Class1013 - Secondary School Intermediate Band (2 selections)Earlybird Live$52.00Virtual$51.00
Class1014 - Secondary School Senior Band (2 selections)Earlybird Live$62.00Virtual$61.00
Class1015 - Secondary School Jazz Band (2 or 3 selections)Earlybird Live$52.00Virtual$51.00
Class1016 - Elementary School Grades 4-5-6 Band (1 or 2 selections)Earlybird Live$42.00Virtual$41.00
Class1017 - Elementary School Grades 7-8 Band (2 selections)Earlybird Live$42.00Virtual$41.00

Community Bands / Orchestras

ClassEarlybird LiveVirtual
Class1007 - Community OrchestraEarlybird Live$62.00Virtual$61.00
Class1008 - Youth OrchestraEarlybird Live$42.00Virtual$41.00
Class1009 - Concert BandEarlybird Live$62.00Virtual$61.00
Class1010 - Jazz BandEarlybird Live$52.00Virtual$51.00
Class1011 - Brass BandEarlybird Live$52.00Virtual$51.00