STAR SEARCH CHRISTMAS 2020

STAR SEARCH CHRISTMAS 2020 – HOW TO GUIDE

ALL MATERIALS DUE NOVEMBER 20, 2020

1. Go to music.saconnects.org/christmas-star-search-2020/ to find all the information related to Virtual Star Search
2. Look at the ages for our solo categories and decide which categories best suit you.
Level One – Ages 6 thru 11
Level Two – Up to age 14
Level Three – Up to age 17
Level Four – Up to age 21
3. Download the music for your categories and start practicing – ONLY TEST PIECES ARE REQUIRED FOR STAR SEARCH CHRISTMAS 2020
4. Download the accompaniment track from our website.
5. Record yourself performing your solo:
a. Say your name, age, corps, division and category
b. Perform your solo piece
6. Register as a participant at music.saconnects.org/christmas-star-search-2020/
7. Send in your video to usaeastmusic@gmail.com in the following formats:
a. Send unlisted YouTube link
b. Google Drive Link
c. Dropbox Link
d. Send attachment to USA East Music Facebook Page
e. Any other means necessary…


REGISTRATION CLOSED


2020 Christmas Test Pieces

Acoustic Guitar

[one_fourth]Guidelines[/one_fourth][one_half][/one_half][one_fourth_last][/one_fourth_last] [one_fourth]Level 1[/one_fourth] [one_half]Run Run Rudolph (Berry), Music[/one_half] [one_fourth_last]Demo video
Accompaniment MP3[/one_fourth_last] [one_fourth]Level 2[/one_fourth] [one_half]All I Want for Christmas (Berry), Music[/one_half] [one_fourth_last]Demo video
Accompaniment MP3[/one_fourth_last] [one_fourth]Level 3[/one_fourth] [one_half]Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree (Berry), Music[/one_half] [one_fourth_last]Demo video
Accompaniment MP3[/one_fourth_last] [one_fourth]Level 4[/one_fourth] [one_half]This Christmas (Berry), Music[/one_half] [one_fourth_last]Demo video
Accompaniment MP3[/one_fourth_last]

Brass Soloist

[one_fourth]Guidelines[/one_fourth][one_half][/one_half][one_fourth_last][/one_fourth_last]

[one_fourth]Level 1[/one_fourth]

[one_half]Comfort and Joy (Himes), AIES 2018 Music[/one_half] [one_fourth_last]Bb Accomp
Eb Accomp
Demo[/one_fourth_last]

[one_fourth]Level 2[/one_fourth]

[one_half]I Wonder as I Wander (Burgmayer), ASA7 #6 Music[/one_half]

[one_fourth_last]Bb Accomp
Eb Accomp
Demo[/one_fourth_last]

[one_fourth]Level 3[/one_fourth]

[one_half]What Child Is This? (Court), ASA7 #12 Music [/one_half]

[one_fourth_last]Bb Accomp
Eb Accomp
Demo[/one_fourth_last]

[one_fourth]Level 4[/one_fourth]

[one_half]O Holy Night (Gordon), ASA7 #5 Music[/one_half] [one_fourth_last]Bb Accomp
Eb Accomp
Demo[/one_fourth_last]

Dance Solo

[one_fourth]Guidelines[/one_fourth][one_half]2020 Dance Requirements[/one_half][one_fourth_last][/one_fourth_last] [one_fourth]Level 1[/one_fourth] [one_half]Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee (Rejoice Rejoice)
Rend Collective – Campfire Christmas Vol. 1
Track #8 [3:31][/one_half] [one_fourth_last]iTunes – Campfire Christmas
Amazon – Campfire Christmas[/one_fourth_last] [one_fourth]Level 2[/one_fourth] [one_half]What Child Is This
Lauren Daigle – Behold (Deluxe)
Track #3 [3:15][/one_half] [one_fourth_last]iTunes – Behold (Deluxe)

Amazon – What Child Is This[/one_fourth_last]

[one_fourth]Level 3[/one_fourth]

[one_half]Choose your own music between 2:00 – 4:00 minutes.  See 2020 Dance Requirements for details.[/one_half] [one_fourth_last][/one_fourth_last]

[one_fourth]Level 4[/one_fourth] [one_half]Choose your own music between 2:00 – 4:00 minutes.  See 2020 Dance Requirements for details.[/one_half] [one_fourth_last][/one_fourth_last]

Drama Monologue

[one_fourth]Guidelines[/one_fourth][one_half][/one_half][one_fourth_last][/one_fourth_last] [one_fourth]Level 1[/one_fourth] [one_half]Midnight Shift (Higgins), Demo Video[/one_half] [one_fourth_last]Drama Level 1 – English
Drama Level 1 – Spanish[/one_fourth_last]

[one_fourth]Level 2[/one_fourth]

[one_half]The Birth of Jesus (arr. Higgins), Demo Video[/one_half] [one_fourth_last]Drama Level 2 – English
Drama Level 2 – Spanish[/one_fourth_last]

[one_fourth]Level 3[/one_fourth]

[one_half]The Party Planner (Higgins), Demo Video[/one_half] [one_fourth_last]Drama Level 3 – English
Drama Level 3 – Spanish[/one_fourth_last]

[one_fourth]Level 4[/one_fourth]

[one_half]Herod the Great (Higgins), Demo Video[/one_half] [one_fourth_last]Drama Level 4 – English
Drama Level 4 – Spanish[/one_fourth_last]

Piano Soloist

[one_fourth]Guidelines[/one_fourth][one_half][/one_half][one_fourth_last][/one_fourth_last] [one_fourth]Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4[/one_fourth] [one_half]A Christmas Lullaby (arr. Larsson), Encore! #10  Music

Silent Night – to include introduction,  Music

Christmas Joy (arr. Sipe), Piano Offerings 1  Music

Mid-Winter (arr. Mack), Musical Offerings 2 #5  Music[/one_half] [one_fourth_last]Encore!
A Progressive Collection of Solos for Piano

Musical Offerings 2[/one_fourth_last]

Snare Drum

[one_fourth]Guidelines[/one_fourth][one_half]Rudiments are not being used for this event[/one_half][one_fourth_last][/one_fourth_last] [one_fourth]Level 1[/one_fourth] [one_half]Do You Hear What I Hear? (Boynton) – Demo MP3[/one_half] [one_fourth_last]Snare Drum Lvl 1
Snare Drum Lvl 1 Accomp[/one_fourth_last] [one_fourth]Level 2[/one_fourth] [one_half]Joyful and Triumphant (Boynton) – Demo MP3[/one_half] [one_fourth_last]Snare Drum Lvl 2
Snare Drum Lvl 2 Accomp[/one_fourth_last] [one_fourth]Level 3[/one_fourth] [one_half]Upon the Midnight Clear (Boynton) – Demo MP3[/one_half] [one_fourth_last]Snare Drum Lvl 3
Snare Drum Lvl 3 Accomp[/one_fourth_last] [one_fourth]Level 4[/one_fourth] [one_half]Drummer Boy (Boynton) – Demo MP3[/one_half] [one_fourth_last]Snare Drum Lvl 4
Snare Drum Lvl 4 Accomp[/one_fourth_last]

Vocal Soloist

Guidelines – Both English and Spanish versions are available.  Use the version with which you are most comfortable.

[one_fourth]Level 1

Level 2

Level 3[/one_fourth] [one_half]I Heard the Bells (arr. Whitehouse), #5 — Demo MP3

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (arr. Dina), #7 — Demo MP3

Still (Garcia), #4 — Demo MP3
Low Voice English | Low Voice Spanish | Low Voice Accomp[/one_half] [one_fourth_last]Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs 10

Salmos, Himnos & Canciones Espirituales 10

[/one_fourth_last] [one_fourth]Level 4[/one_fourth] [one_half]Silent Night (Gates),  — Demo MP3 [/one_half] [one_fourth_last]Lvl 4 English | Lvl 4 Spanish
Accompaniment[/one_fourth_last]

***NO Drama Troupe

***NO Singing Company

***NO Youth Chorus

***NO Corps Youth Band

***NO Timbrel Brigade

***NO Dance Troupe