The following National Standards for Music (Ensemble) are addressed in the execution of this SCBDA sponsored event:
- MU:Pr4.2.E – Analyzing creators’ context and how they manipulate elements of music provides insight into their intent and informs performance.
- MU:Pr4.3.E – Performers make interpretive decisions based on their understanding of context and expressive intent.
- MU:Pr5.3.E – To express their musical ideas, musicians analyze, evaluate, and refine their performance over time through openness to new ideas, persistence, and the application of appropriate criteria.
- MU:Pr6.1.E – Musicians judge performance based on criteria that vary across time, place, and cultures. The context and how a work is presented influence the audience response.
- MU:Re8.1.E – Through their use of elements and structures of music, creators and performers provide clues to their expressive intent.
The following South Carolina College and Career Ready Standards for Instrumental Music are addressed in the execution of this SCBDA sponsored event:
- Anchor Standard 3 – I can produce a characteristic tone.
- Anchor Standard 4 – I can perform with technical accuracy and expression.
- Anchor Standard 5 – I can perform using musical notation.
- Anchor Standard 6 – I can analyze music.
- Anchor Standard 7 – I can evaluate music.
- Anchor Standard 9 – I can relate music to other arts disciplines, other content areas, and career path choices.
The following South Carolina College and Career Ready Standards for Visual Arts are addressed in the execution of this SCBDA sponsored event:
- Anchor Standard 7 – I can relate visual arts ideas to other arts disciplines, content areas, and careers.
The following South Carolina College and Career Ready Standards for Dance are addressed in the execution of this SCBDA sponsored event:
- Anchor Standard 1 – I can use movement exploration to discover and create artistic ideas and works.
- Anchor Standard 2 – I can choreograph a dance.
- Anchor Standard 3 – I can perform movements using the dance elements.
- Anchor Standard 4 – I can perform movement skills and techniques.
- Anchor Standard 5 – I can describe, analyze, and evaluate a dance.
- Anchor Standard 6 – I can examine and perform dance styles from a variety of historical periods and cultures.
- Anchor Standard 7 – I can relate dance to other arts disciplines, content areas, and careers.
- Anchor Standard 8 – I can identify and apply healthful practices related to dance.
- Aims and Objectives
- To stimulate interest in the highest quality of musicianship in winter ensembles.
- To provide directors and students the opportunity to hear and see winter ensembles other than their own.
- To promote statewide interest in winter ensembles and winter ensemble activities.
- To enable groups to receive constructive criticism from qualified adjudicators.
- To select an official SCBDA State Champion in each of the classifications. Cadet, Scholastic Regional AA, Scholastic Regional A, Scholastic AAA, Scholastic AA, Scholastic A, Scholastic Open, Scholastic World for Guards, Scholastic Novice Marching, Scholastic A Marching, Scholastic AA Marching, Scholastic Marching Open, Scholastic Marching World, Concert Cadet, Concert A, Scholastic Concert World Class, and Scholastic Concert Open Class for Percussion.
- To provide band directors with a useful tool for teaching.
- To provide the most prestigious recognition possible for outstanding ensembles in the winter ensemble idiom.
- To provide opportunities for the information of new acquaintances and friendships among students with common interest and problems.