sTATE sOLO cONTEST
March 18th District Result deadline
March 22nd School Registration deadline
April 3rd Schedule Posted
April 17th Add/Drop Cutoff
April 24th Schedule Change/Accompanist Change Cutoff
April 27th State Solo Championship at Pacific University
State Solo Contest Location- Pacific University
Please check at http://www.osaa.org/activities/sol for schedule updates and information.
DISTRICT SOLO CONTEST
State Solo Contest Chair: Tom Muller David Douglas High School Email Tom 503- 261-8386
Rule 8- OSAA- State Solo Individual Eligibility
Individual eligibility rules to be satisfied by a music student in order to represent his or her school in competitive music activities are the same as for any other OSAA sport or activity with the following additional rules:
8.1. SCHOOL MUSIC CLASS PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENT. An eligible music student shall be enrolled in the class for the appropriate performing ensemble.
String players shall be enrolled in a string/orchestra class.
Woodwind/Brass/Percussion players shall be enrolled in a band class.
Vocalists shall be enrolled in a choir class.
8.2.. 3A, 2A, 1A BAND/ORCHESTRA/CHOIR EXCEPTION. For 3A, 2A and 1A schools, students in the 7th and/or 8th grades of feeder schools may represent the high school they will be attending in band, orchestra and choir competitions.
8.3. CHARTER SCHOOL SOLO MUSIC EXCEPTION. A student enrolled in an Associate Member charter school may represent the public school located in the attendance boundary of the joint residence of the student and the student's parents in Solo Music competition if permission is granted by the principal of the resident public high school.
Questions and Answers
1. Q. If there is no "appropriate performance ensemble" class available at the school for the instrument/voice of a particular musician, e.g. no orchestra offered for a string player, may that student musician participate at the OMEA District or OSAA State Solo Contest representing the school?
A. Yes, if the application to participate is signed by a member of the music staff or the principal of the school the student wishes to represent.
2. Q. If a student musician is not enrolled in the "appropriate performance ensemble" class available at the student's school, may that student musician participate at the OMEA District Solo Contest, league large group (Choir, Band, Orchestra) music contest or OSAA Solo or large group (Choir, Band, Orchestra) music contest representing the school?
3. Q. Must a home school student be enrolled in the "appropriate performance ensemble" at their resident public school to be eligible for competition?
4. Q. If a student musician is not enrolled in the “appropriate performance ensemble” class available at the full member school they wish to represent, may that student musician participate at the OMEA district or OSAA Solo Music State Championships representing that school?
A. Yes, provided they meet all other OSAA eligibility requirements. There is no music class requirement for Solo Music participation.