Vermont Association for Jazz Education

                                    Fall News Letter September 2018

www.vtaje.com Festival Information:

Fall Meeting

High School Festival Fall Meeting VMEA 2018 Conference

Mill River Union High School Friday, October 5, 2018 11:00am-12:00pm Castleton University

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 (*Snow date: Thursday, April 11th)

Fine Arts Center Room #134

Middle School Festival

Festival Format

Mill River Union High School

Each ensemble receives:

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

• One hour time-slot

• Adjudicated performance

(*Snow date: Wednesday, April 17th)

on stage

• 30 minute clinic with one

Festival Registration Info: of four adjudicators immediately following performance

• Recordings on USB drive

You can find all information and links to register your ensemble, create an invoice and enter school

• clean performance

information on our website: recording

• two recordings with adjudicator comments

• Performance rubric with

www.vtaje.com Registration is “first-come-first-serve” for scheduling. Deadline: 1/31/19

written feedback

*Noontime Ensemble @ HS Festival* Contact

• Opportunity to bring schools together with one ensemble made up of selected students Edward Owens eowens@bsdvt.org 802-864-8469 x61201

• Work with guest jazz educator in rehearsal setting

• Directors nominate student(s)

• At least one or more students chosen from each participating school

• Noontime chart emailed to directors ahead of time for opportunity to prep group to enhance experience