State Solo and Ensemble Schedule is posted here. Please review Proficiencies.


The MSBOA Solo and Ensemble rules and scales are available for download on the Download page. You can download them from the link below as well:

Chair rankings are the most common form of organization used by bands and orchestras worldwide. The ultimate goal is to place the most proficient players on the most difficult parts. Chairs are established within the first two weeks of the symphonic band portion of the school year. There are no chair rankings during marching band. All parts are assigned. After chairs are established students are afforded the opportunity to move to a higher chair position. This procedure is called ‘chair challenge.’ The details for chair changes are in the attached document:

Here is the flyer for thanking our sponsors for buying a 2017 NHS poster

Here is a list of accompanists for Solo and Ensemble.

Here are the Music Booster meeting dates for the 2017 - 2018 school year. Booster meetings are held in the choir room.

  • Monday 18th September 2017 – freshman parents are invited to attend at 6.30pm.
  • Monday 16th October 2017
  • Monday 13th November 2017
  • Monday 22nd January 2018
  • Tuesday 20th February 2018
  • Monday 19th March 2018
  • Monday 16th April 2018