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2017-2018 Music

Activity Administration:
 MSHSL Staff Contact: Chris Franson - Assistant Director
 Participation Limitations:
  • Board Policy: Eligibility for Participation in State-Section Contest/Festivals. The Composition of major (large group) high school performing groups shall include grades 10-12.
  • The MSHSL requires large performance groups to be made up of primarily 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students. 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students are eligible to participate with these performance groups. Ninth grade choirs, band and orchestras are not eligible to be involved as large performing groups. 7th and 8th grade students are not eligible for solo or ensemble performances, however; 9th grade students are eligible for solo/ensemble performance if they are a member of that school's high school student population and are a member of one of that high school's major performing groups which includes grades 10-12.
  • The eligibility of all contestants shall be certified by a general statement from the superintendent or high school principal to the manager of the contest.
  •  Sub-Sections begin: To be determined by Region Committee
     Last Day to hold Section Tournaments: To be determined by Region Committee
     Contact Information:
    Carl Lipke - Music Consultant
    cjlipke@comcast.net
    [651] 484-3723 (Home Phone)
          


    News
  • Music Manager's Report - State/Section
  • Music Manager's Report - Sub-Section
  • Official School Entry Form - State/Section
  • Official School Entry Form - Sub-Section
  • Section Certificate/Medal Order Form
  • Sub-Section Certificate/Medal Order Form
    Resources
  • Competitive Section Assignments
  • Rules and Policies
  • Adjudication Form-Instrumental Jazz Ensemble
  • Adjudication Form-Large Group/Small Ensemble/Solo
  • Adjudication Form-Percussion Solo/Ensemble
  • Adjudication Form-Swing/Show Choir - Vocal Jazz Ensemble
  • Adjudicator's Comments
  • Approved Music Lists (Updated 2/3/2017)
  • Eligibility Statement
  • Judges Guide Sheet
  • Letter of Instructions for Adjudicators
  • Letter of Support for Fine Arts Activities
  • Music Approval Form-INSTRUMENTAL
  • Music Approval Form-VOCAL
  • Music Trophy Order Form
  • National Federation Music Page
  • Pep Band & Marching Band Performance Guidelines
  • Sanction Form-Interstate Fine Arts Event
  • Spotlight on the Arts Award Form
  • Student Listening & Evaluation Form
  • Yearbook and Record Book
      
      

    State Tournament Info
    January 1 - 2018
    Section to Determine
    Tournament Related Files
    Previous Years Results

    Section Tournaments
    (B indicates a Bracket is available)
    Sec. Date Site B
    1A Sub 1: April 19, 2018
    Sub 2: March 12, 2018
    Sub 3: April 10, 12, 2018
    Sub 4: March 28, 2018
    Sub 1: S & E (RP)
    Sub 2: S & E (RCC)
    Sub 3: S & E (D-E, W-K)
    Sub 4: S & E (Pine Island)
     
    1A Sub 1: March 12, 2018
    Sub 2: April 4, 2018
    Sub 3: March 20, 2018
    Sub 4: March 6, 2018
    Sub 1: LG (FC)
    Sub 2: LG (Stewartville)
    Sub 3: LG (Cotter)
    Sub 4: LG (Cannon Falls)
     
    1A  
    2A February 28, 2018

    March 7, 2018


    April 4, 2018
    Sub 8 Choral @ Le-Sueur-Henderson
    Sub 8 Band @ Jordan
    Sub 8 Solo/Ens @ GAC
     
    2A March 14, 2018 Sub 7 large group @ Comfrey
    (vocal & instrumental)
     
    2A March 5, 2018

    March 13, 2018



    March 20, 2018


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    March 5, 2018




    April 7, 2018
    Sub 6 solo/ens @ MSU
    Sub 6 Lg Group Vocal @ Truman

    Sub 6 Lg Group Instr @ Mt Ct West

    ******************

    Sub 5 lg group @ NRHEG
    (vocal & instrumental)

    Sub 5 solo/ens @ MSU
     
    3A March 14, 2018
    March 20, 2018
    March 19, 2018
    March 12, 2018
    Sub 9 LG @ Lamberton
    Sub 10 LG @ Pipestone
    Sub 11 LG @ Lakeview HS
    Sub 12 LG @ KMS
     
    3A May 5, 2018
    April 9 2018
    April 5, 2018
    April 7, 2018
    Sub 9 S&E @ Redwood Falls
    Sub 10 S&E @ Fulda
    Sub 11 S&E @ Lakeview HS
    Sub 12 S&E @ Benson
     
    3A None  
    4A May 5, 2018
    Solo and Ensemble
    Bethel College  
    4A Feb 21, 2018
    Large Group - Band

    Providence Academy
     
    4A Mar 7, 2018
    Large Group - Choir

    Providence Academy  
    5A TBD Sauk Centre HS  
    5A TBD Sauk Centre HS  
    5A  
    6A Mar. 3, through May 5,
    2018
    Various Sites  
    6A Mar. 3, through May 5,
    2018
    Various Sites  
    6A Mar. 3, through May 5,
    2018
    Various Sites  
    7A March 5, 6, 2018 UMD  
    7A March 12-13 2018 Virginia H. S.  
    7A

     
    8A Sub-29
    Wed. Nov. 1, 2017
    Wed., Feb. 28, 2018
    Wed., April 11, 2018

    Solo - N/K
    Ensem. - W-H-A
    Band/Choir - BSU
     
    8A Sub-30
    Mon., Nov. 6, 2017
    Mon., March 12, 2018
    Tues., March 27, 2018
    Fri., April 20, 2018

    Solo - Win-E-Mac
    Ensem. - NCE
    Honor Concert - Fosston
    Band/Choir - Fosston
     
    8A Sub-31
    Wed., Jan. 24, 2018
    Wed. March 28, 2018
    Wed., April 11, 2018
    Wed., April 25, 2018


    Voc. Solo - Crookston - 9:00
    Voc. Ens. - EGF - 9:00
    Band/Choir - Crookston - 9:00
    Inst. Solo/Ens. - EGF - 9:00


     
    8A Sub-32
    Tues., Nov. 14, 2017
    Thurs., Nov. 16, 2017
    Mon, Feb. 26, 2018
    Mon., March 12, 2018
    Wed., March 14, 2018
    Tues. March 27, 2018
    Thurs. April 5, 2018

    Solo (W) - SAC - 2:00
    Solo (E) - Roseau - 3:30
    Choir (E) - Badger - 1:30
    Choir (W) - Tri-County - 12:30
    Band (E&W) -Tri-Cty - 12:30
    Voc.. Ens. - SAC - 2:30
    Inst. Ens. - LOW - 9:30
     
    1AA  
    1AA S&E-Winter-Jan.20, 2018 Lakeville South  
    1AA  
    2AA March 5, 2018 Large Group Instrumental
    (South) @ New Ulm HS
     
    2AA Large Group
    Vocal (East) will be assigned to South or North
     
    2AA March 23, 2018 Solo-Ensemble (South) @Minnesota State Mankato  
    2AA April 16, 2018 Solo-Ensemble (East)
    @ Chanhassen HS
     
    2AA February 12, 2018 Large Group Vocal (North)
    @ Orono HS
     
    2AA March 19, 2017 Large Group Instrumental (East)
    @ Chanhassen HS
     
    2AA February 26, 2017 Large Group Instrumental
    (North)
    @ Dassel-Cokato
     
    2AA March 12, 2018 Large Group Vocal (South)
    @ Mankato East HS
     
    2AA April 13, 2018 Solo/Ensemble (North)
    @ Buffalo

    B
    2AA April 9, 2018 Jazz Band Festival
    @ Worthington

     
    3AA March 13, 2018
    Instrumental Solo and
    Ensemble
    Simley High School  
    3AA February 27, 2018
    Instrumental Large Group
    Simley High School  
    3AA April 24, 2018
    Instrumental Solo and Enseble
    Bloomington Jefferson  
    3AA  
    3AA  
    4AA 1) Solo & Ensemble -
    Vocal March 1, 2018 @ 3:30
    p.m.

    2) Solo & Ensemble - Vocal
    March 3, 2018 @ 9 a.m.

    3) Large Group - Vocal
    March 15, 2018 @ 9 a.m.

    4) Large Group - Vocal
    April 12, 2018 @ 8 a.m.
    1) North High School

    2) White Bear Lake South
    3) North High School
    4) Stillwater Area High School
     
    4AA 1) Jazz Band
    February 9, 2018 @ 9 a.m.

    2) Solo & Ensemble - Instr.
    February 10, 2018 @ 8:30
    a.m.

    3) Solo & Ensemble - Instr.
    April 28 @ 9 a.m.
    St. Paul Central
    1) Roseville Area High School

    2) Tartan High School

    3) St. Paul Central High School
     
    4AA 1) Lg Group - Instrumental
    February 27, 2018 @ 9 a.m.
    2) Lg. Group - Instrumental
    February 28, 2018 @ 9 a.m.
    3) Lg. Group - Instrumental
    March 20, 2018 @ 9 a.m.
    1) Stillwater Area High School

    2) Stillwater Area High School

    3) Cretin-Derham Hall
     
    5AA 2018
    LG Band - Anoka 4/10/2018

    S/E Band - Centennial 4/7/18
    S/E Band - STMA 4/17/18



    Tim Hauser - Anoka

    Becky Weiland - Centennial
    Adam Sroka - STMA




     
    5AA 2018
    S/E Orchestra - Champlin Park
    3/3/18
    LG Orchestra Anoka 4/5/18
    LG Orchestra TBD


    Champlin Park - Levi Comstock

    Anoka-Tyler Bakkum
    TBD
     
    5AA 2017
    S/E Vocal Centennial 3/25/17
    LG Vocal STMA 4/5/18
    LG Vocal - Anoka 4/12/18
    S/E Vocal - STMA 4/17/18

    Julie Enwright- Centennial
    Joe Osowski - STMA
    Michelle Hayes - Anoka
    Joe Osowski - STMA
     
    6AA 2018
    Ist S&E (early) Monday, Apr 16
    Edina High School  
    6AA 2018
    Inst. Large Group
    Apr 25
    Edina High School  
    6AA 2018
    Ist. S&E (late) Tuesday, Apr 17

    Edina High School  
    6AA 2018
    Vocal S&E
    Tuesday, April 17
    Wayzata High School  
    6AA 2018
    Vocal Large Group
    Mon,March 12

    Edina High School  
    6AA 2018
    Orchestra (Inst. S&E Bronze)
    Wednesday, April 18


    Wayzata High School  
    7AA North S/E Mar 6, 2018
    South S/E Apr 12, 2018
    North @ Duluth East
    South @Andover
     
    7AA North Mar 20, 2018
    South LgGp1 Mar 1 2018
    South Lg Gp2 Apr 26 2018
    North @ Grand Rapids
    South 1 @ St. Francis
    South 2 @ Chisago Lakes
     
    7AA North S/E Mar 6, 2018
    South S/E Feb 27, 2018
    North @ Duluth East
    South @ Andover
     
    7AA North LG Mar 13, 2018
    South LG Apr 25, 2018
    North @ Grand Rapids
    South@ North Branch
     
    7AA March 27, 2018 Princeton  
    8AA Wednesday - January
    31, 2018 - Central Vocal
    S/E

    Wednesday - February 7,
    2018 - South Vocal S/E

    Wednesday - February 7,
    2018 - Central Instrument
    S/E

    Wednesday - February 7,
    2018 - No Vocal S/E
    9 am - Central Vocal S/E - Little Falls High School

    9 am - South Vocal S/E - Willmar High School

    9 am - Central Instrument S/E - Alexandria High School

    9 am - No Vocal S/E - Moorhead High School
     
    8AA Wednesday - February
    14, 2018 - So Instrument
    S/E

    Wednesday - February
    28, 2018 - So String S/E

    Wednesday - March 21,
    2018 - So Large Group
    Vocal

    Wednesday - March 28,
    2018 - Central Large
    Group Vocal
    9 am - So Instrument S/E - Rocori High School

    9 am - So String S/E - St Cloud Tech High School

    9 am - So Large Group Vocal - Becker High School

    9 am - Central Large Group Vocal - Sauk Rapids High School
     
    8AA Wednesday - February 14, 2018 -No
    Instrument S/E

    Wednesday - April 4, 2018 - No
    Large Group Inst-Vocal-
    String

    Wednesday - Apr 11, 2018 - So
    Lrg Gr Inst

    Wednesday - Apr 18, 2018 - No
    String S/E

    Wednesday - Apr 18, 2018 -Central
    Inst Lrg Grp
    9 am - No Instrument S/E - Thief River Falls High School

    9 am - No Large Group Inst-Vocal-String - Moorhead High School

    9 am - So Large Group Inst - Monticello High School

    9 am - No String S/E - Moorhead High School

    9 am - Central Inst Lrg Grp - Sartell High School
     
     


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