Riverside County High School Honor Band

Due to the current restrictions on group gatherings this year, the Riverside County Office of Education Visual and Performing Arts program will be hosting the . . .

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Riverside County Office of Education

Virtual Solo Music Festival

2020 - 2021

Riverside County high school instrumental music students (winds, strings, percussionists) are invited to participate in the festival by submitting a video featuring their performance of a solo, etude, or concerti of their choosing (accompaniment is not mandatory). Please see the Submission Requirements for submission/performance parameters concerning performance programming, as well as performance tips and suggestions. Only submissions uploaded through the RCOE Solo Festival Video Submission Portal will be accepted. Each performance will be adjudicated by instrument group by the adjudication panel. Students will receive individual feedback on their performance, as well as a commemorative patch and Certificate of Recognition from the Riverside County Office of Education. Additionally, festival participants will have the opportunity to partake in a series of music clinics, curated and hosted by each festival adjudicator (time/date to be announced).

Our Team

FESTIVAL DIRECTOR & ADJUDICATOR

Dr. Gregory X. Whitmore
Director, Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble
Assistant Professor of Music,
California State University, Fullerton

ADJUDICATOR

Dr. Jake Sustaita
Assistant Conductor, Pacific Symphony Orchestra
Music Director, Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra

ADJUDICATOR

Dr. Rickey Badua
Director of Bands and Associate Professor of Music,
Cal Poly Pomona University

EVENT CHAIRPERSON

Allyson Huntsman
Visual and Performing Arts Lead,
Val Verde Unified School District

Submission Window

February 22–28, 2021 (details will be available here, closer to the submission date)

FEEDBACK, CERTIFICATE, AND PATCH WILL BE RECEIVED BY STUDENTS IN LATE MARCH – EARLY APRIL 2021.

Participation Fee

No cost

For additional information please contact:
Louisa Higgins, Administrator, Visual and Performing Arts, lhiggins@rcoe.us