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Junior High bands compete in music contest

Junior High bands compete in music contest
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Instrumental music students from Alliance Jr. High, Bluffs Middle School, and Gering Jr. High participated in the 14th Annual Western Nebraska Middle-Level Music Contest on Saturday, February 17.

In this type of contest, players are judged on several criteria: Articulation, Balance/Blend, Dynamics, Interpretation/Style, Intonation, Literature, Note Accuracy, Phrasing, Posture, Rhythm, Technique, Tempo, and Tone Quality as well as Appearance, Behavior, and Stage Presence.

The judges use the following scale:

  • Division I – SUPERIOR
  • Division II – EXCELLENT
  • Division III – GOOD

 

The Final Results for the 

2018 Western Nebraska Middle-Level Music Contest 

were as follows:

Alliance Middle School (Alliance, NE)

Director:  Laura Mangas

    Solo & Small Ensemble Ratings: 

        13 – SUPERIOR Ratings        8 – EXCELLENT Ratings

    7th Grade Concert Band – EXCELLENT Rating

    

Bluffs Middle School Band (Scottsbluff, NE)

Director: Michael A. Koch

    Solo/Small Ensemble Ratings:

        64 – SUPERIOR Ratings        20 – EXCELLENT Ratings

     6th Grade Concert Band – SUPERIOR Rating

    7th Grade Concert Band – SUPERIOR Rating

    8th Grade Concert Band – SUPERIOR Rating

Bluffs Middle School Orchestra (Scottsbluff, NE)

Director: Ashley Hillman

    Solo & Small Ensemble Ratings:

        9 – SUPERIOR Ratings        4 – EXCELLENT Ratings

    6th Grade Orchestra – SUPERIOR Rating

   7th Grade Orchestra – EXCELLENT Rating

   8th Grade Orchestra – EXCELLENT Rating

   7th & 8th Grade Combined Orchestra – SUPERIOR Rating

Gering Junior High (Gering, NE)

Director: Natalie Prokop

  

    Solo & Small Ensemble Ratings

        15 – SUPERIOR Ratings        7 – EXCELLENT Rating

    7th Grade Concert Band – EXCELLENT Rating

   8th Grade Concert Band – EXCELLENT Rating

   7-9 Grade Jazz Band – EXCELLENT Rating

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