There's a lot of behind-the-scenes work that goes into each ensemble that performs at our festivals. These deadlines help to ensure that our teachers and students have sufficient time to prepare for the festival. Thank you to all of our managerial volunteers!
4 (school year) months prior to festival
14 weeks prior to festival
13 weeks prior to festival
9 weeks prior to festival
8 weeks prior to festival
6 weeks prior to festival
5 weeks prior to festival
3 weeks prior to festival
Select program. Send program to teachers with links. Obtain conductor biography.
Send program and biography to VP. Send music order to RCSMA librarian, if needed.
Music should be “in hand”.
Send out applications and ensemble information, including titles and conductor.
Applications should be returned to managers.
Music delivered to participants. Ensemble personnel sent to VP.
Contact festival chair with concert needs.
Programs from the last several RCSMA festivals are available in our program archive. Ensemble managers and conductors may want to browse the last few years of programs before selecting their repertoire.