WSMA is excited to offer a Fall Virtual Comments Only opportunity for students would who like to submit a video recording of a selection for feedback. More information coming soon!
Full Fall Virtual Comments Only Rules are available here.
The chart below highlights the differences between a traditional, in person Festival and the Fall Virtual Comments Only Festival.
|Fall Virtual Comments Only Festival||Traditional In Person Festival|
|Ratings given||No||Yes, if desired|
|Performance time limit per event||No limit, but cuts are allowed||Yes|
|Maximum number of events a student can perform||No limit||10|
|Student must perform a Classical Vocal Solo to be eligible for Music Theater||No||Yes|
Student may perform the same selection for the Fall Virtual Comments Only Festival and an in person, spring festival for a rating.
All other Festival Rules apply.
Virtual Festival Music
Students must perform a selection from the Festival Music List that has been approved for video submission by the publisher. Visit the NFHS website for a list of publishers that have given permission.
More information and resources coming soon!
Important Dates & Deadlines
Submissions will be accepted beginning in mid-November.
Deadline to submit is Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.
Event registrations will be completed by school music teachers using the WSMA Festival App.
The WSMA Festival App requires the following information:
- School Name
- School Music Teacher Name
- School Music Teacher Email
- WSMA Account Number
- Student name(s)
Videos may be submitted as:
- Direct upload into Festival App
- Unlisted YouTube link
- Private Vimeo link
- Selection Title (if needed)
- PDF of original music
- Upload of video performance
WSMA does not endorse the sharing of the performance video
outside of the festival due to copyright laws.