Music Performance Assessment (MPA)
February 13, 2013By Willard Groover of Gadsden City High School
Feb 27 through March 1, bands from eleven surrounding counties will travel to Gadsden City High School to perform in front of a panel of judges and audience for evaluation of the ability to perform in a concert setting.
Music is chosen from a list compiled by the Alabama Bandaster's Association. Each band will perform two or three peices of music in fron of an audiance and panel of judges. The bands must thenperform one piece which they have not seen before for a judge, which will assess the ability to sight-read a symphonic composition.