Next year!

Thanks to Cailin, Hilary, and Kirk and the students and staff of Montpelier High School  for the terrific Middle School Festival!

Here are the dates for next year’s festivals:

Fall High School Festival – U-32: November 16 & 17, 2017

Winter Jazz Festival – Harwood: February 1 & 2, 2018

Spring Middle School Festival – site tba: April 4, 2018

other important dates:

Fall Annual meeting – U32: September 20, 2017

Fall auditions – Harwood: October 18, 2017

More information to follow.  Have a great summer!

Jazz Festival and Spring Middle School Festival!

Congratulations to all the performers, directors, teachers, and everyone that made the 2017 Winter Jazz Festival such a success!  Special thanks to Bruce, Chris, and Stefanie for their wonderful hosting!

Next up is the Spring Middle School Festival at Montpelier High School on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.  Thanks to Cailin, Hilary, and Kirk for hosting!  Here’s a link to the schedule: 2017 Spring MS Festival schedule

Festival dress code

Here it is (same as last year…)

Winooski Valley Music Association

FESTIVAL DRESS CODE

REHEARSALSDress should be acceptable school dress. Students should be mindful of covering the appropriate body parts and underwear should not be seen. Clothing should not contain offensive language or logos and drug and alcohol logos are not permitted. Students may be asked to change clothes if necessary.

CONCERTLadies: Black top, black bottom. No tank tops, bra-straps or midriffs showing. Bottom can be dress pants or knee length (or longer) skirt.  Dress shoes please. No snow boots or flip-flops.

Gentlemen: White, button-down dress shirt, dark tie.  Black dress pants, socks and dress shoes.  Shirts should be neatly pressed, tucked-in. Belts should be worn when appropriate.

**Student dress at all festival activities, is a reflection on the individual student, his /her school and music educators, and on the Winooski Valley Music District. Those unable to dress appropriately will be asked to leave the activity and may be subject to dismissal from the Festival.