• Audition for Western District Festival:

    • Saturday, December 7th - AUDITIONS @ WESTFIELD STATE UNIVERSITY

    •  IF you are accepted into the Festival: 

      Rehearsal #1:  Saturday, March 14 at Belchertown High School

      Rehearsal #2:  Saturday, March 21 from 9-2 at UMass FAC.

      Performance Saturday, March 21, 2019 at 3 p.m @ UMASS FAC

    • In order to audition you must have your Audition Form & $15 (payable to MESMS) submitted to Mr. Holmes by FRIDAY, NOV. 15TH "Student Audition Form (needs signatures)"  look under the files below to print your own copy (1st File)

    Audition Procedure on December 7th consists of 3 steps:

    1. Adjudicator will ask that you play a few scales from memory.
    2. Adjudicator will listen to your prepared solo.
    3. Adjudicator will give you a short sight-reading selection.

     You will need to have an original copy of music for the audition.

    Mr. Holmes has all these books in the band library.