2024 MSBOA Outstanding Small Ensemble Competition

Monday, March 18, 2024

2024 MSBOA Outstanding Small Ensemble Competition


Click on this LINK to see this year's Nominations for Outstanding Ensemble

Registration Process & Information

Ensembles nominated at State Solo & Ensemble Festival by their adjudicator are eligible to register for this year’s competition. To view this year's nominations for outstanding ensemble, use the link at the top or bottom of this article. The timing of this may fall on several district's Spring breaks, so plan accordingly. The turnaround time is extremely tight. Please read the following very carefully:

1.      You must submit your recording and required information on or before Monday, April 8, 2024 by 11:59 p.m. to: msboa@msboa.org

2.      Your recording MUST be of the piece performed at the 2024 State Solo and Ensemble Festival for which you were nominated.

3.      Your recording must be in MP3 format and sent to the following email address: msboa@msboa.org

4.      In the body of your email, you must include the following:

a.       The name of your school

b.      The type of ensemble (eg., saxophone quartet)

c.       The name of your director(s)

d.      The title, composer/arranger of the piece performed

e.       The first and last name of each of the performers

5.      To complete the registration process, you must fill out the form below (link) and mail it, along with a check (in the amount of $20.00) made out to MSBOA, to the address below.

Link to Small Ensemble Competition Registration Form

MSBOA: Outstanding Small Ensemble Competition

3899 Okemos Road Suite B1

Okemos, MI 48864  


Payment must be received in the MSBOA State Office (in hand NOT postmarked) by April 8, 2024 no later than 4:30 p.m.

A listening panel will be formed, and those small ensembles selected will be invited to perform at this year’s Spring Honors Showcase Concert on May 10.  This concert will take place on the campus of Western Michigan University.

If you have questions, call the State Office before the deadline at (517) 347-7321.

Click on this LINK to see this year's Nominations for Outstanding Ensemble

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