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Solo & Ensemble Contest 2017
February 25, 2017
Directors, please contact contest hosts with questions. Parents, contact your director for questions.
Results. Performance results will be posted in the cafe as well as online at nimcon.org/results.
Directions. For directions to Lake Zurich MS North, see map at bottom of page.
Parking. Parking will be on site. Remote parking will be available with a shuttle bus at Alpine Chapel (23153 W Miller Rd, Lake Zurich, IL 60047). Shuttles should run approximately every 15 minutes. A “Director Parking Pass” was sent via email on 2/23.
|Instrument||Homeroom / Warmup Room||Performance Rooms|
|Brass||South Gym||2nd Floor
|Percussion||Choir Room||1st Floor
|Strings||North Gym||1st Floor
& Home Ec
|Woodwinds||South Gym||2nd Floor
Lounges. Judge and director hospitality will be provided. Lunch will be provided for judges.
Contest Office. Directors only. No parents or students are permitted in the contest office.
Food & Concessions
Meals and snacks will be available from Buddy’s Catering throughout the day.
|Breakfast||Muffins, Bananas, Oranges
Orange Juice, Water, Coffee
|Lunch Items||Hot Dogs, Brats, Burgers, Chicken Sandwich
Chips, Nachos, Candy
Soda, Water, Gatorade, Coffee
The following percussion instruments will be provided for percussion participants (Rooms 12 & 13): Bass Drum, 4 Timpani, Bells, Xylophone, 5-piece Drum-Set, 4-Octave Kelon Marimba. Snare players must bring their own equipment. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for questions.
Each Performance Room will have at least 4 stands. If you need more stands for a performance, students need to bring their own folding stands.
String Repair: Hoffman Strings
Woodwind, Brass, Percussion Repair: Quinlan & Fabish
Rules, Conduct, & Policies
Remember: Each student should have an original copy of the music for the judge. These originals should have measures numbered in pencil. There will not be a photocopy machine available on the day of contest
Conduct & Policies
Please remind students of proper conduct and behavior when visiting host sites. Students should show respect for the building, contest signs, and all content within Lake Zurich MS North. It is also important that students remain quiet in the hallways outside of performance areas. Instruments should only be played in warm-up and performance rooms. A parent or adult should be with students at all times. All rules and regulations will follow in accordance with the Northern Illinois Music Conference Constitution and By-Laws.
Lake Zurich MS North is a peanut-free environment. Please do not bring outside food or beverages into the building. Food and beverages are available for purchase in the cafeteria from Buddy’s Catering (providing hotdogs, burgers, chicken sandwiches, etc.).
No smoking is permitted in the school building, on school grounds, or in parking lots. Thank you for your cooperation.
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