East­side band hon­ors

The Covington News - - School Beat -

The East­side Con­cert and Sym­phonic bands at­tended the Ge­or­gia Mu­sic Ed­u­ca­tors As­so­ci­a­tion’s Dis­trict 4 Per­for­mance Eval­u­a­tion Fes­ti­val March 7.

The con­cert Band earned two su­pe­rior and two ex­cel­lent rat­ings. The Sym­phonic Band re­ceived straight su­pe­rior rat­ings.

The large Group Per­for­mance Eval­u­a­tion event pro­vides bands and direc­tors the op­por­tu­nity to per­form in front of a panel of ad­ju­di­ca­tors who eval­u­ate each per­for­mance based on the fol­low­ing cat­e­gories: tone, in­to­na­tion, tech­nique, bal­ance, in­ter­pre­ta­tion, mu­si­cal ef­fect and other fac­tors — ap­pear­ance, stage pres­ence and choice of mu­sic.

Bands are re­quired to play three se­lec­tions, a march and two larger pieces from the GMEA

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