2022

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The Manitoba Band Association festivals are a tradition that dates back to 1976. Over the past 40+ years, this family of festivals has grown to include the Concert Band Festival, Jazz Band Festival, Level One Festival, and Solo & Ensemble Festival.

In response to the ongoing impacts of Covid-19 restrictions, the MBA is has developed the 2022 Flexible Family of Festivals. This year we invite ensembles of all levels and sizes to participate in a non-competitive experience in a format that works for you.

Option A – Live Performance & Adjudication 

 

An opportunity for ensembles to perform at their school (or a venue arranged and approved by your school/division) for an adjudicator. Participants will perform repertoire of their choice, and the performance will be followed by adjudicator feedback and workshop. This experience will be one hour in length, and will be scheduled between February 1 - April 29, 2022 on a case-by-case basis.

 

Cost:

  • $200 - Single entry (MBA member)

  • $100 - Additional consecutive (same day) entries (MBA member)

 

  • $275 - Single entry (non-member)

  • $125 - Additional consecutive (same day) entries (non-member)

 

Option B – Virtual Performance & Adjudication

 

An opportunity for ensembles to perform virtually for an adjudicator. Participants will perform repertoire of their choice, and the performance will be followed by adjudicator feedback and workshop. This experience will be one hour in length, and will be scheduled between February 1 - April 29, 2022 on a case-by-case basis.

 

Cost:

  • $100 (MBA member)

  • $150 (non-member)

 

Option C – Recorded Submission & Written Adjudication

 

Ensembles submit a pre-recorded video (digitally combined parts accepted) for written adjudication. Submission can be made any time between February 1, 2021 – April 15, 2022. Adjudication will be provided within 2 weeks of submission.

 

Cost:

  • $50 (MBA member)

  • $75 (non-member)

Option D – Custom Experience

 

Contact the MBA Office, info@mbband.org or 204-663-1226, to discuss creating a custom experience to fit the needs of your ensemble.

2022 Solo & Ensemble Festival

 

The MBA is planning to host an in-person Solo & Ensemble Festival in the Spring of 2022. Details are still TBD and information will be shared as it becomes available.

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