High School Musical Groups

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The nomination period is now closed.

Three high school musical groups are invited to perform at NSBA Annual Conference each year. General guidelines:

  • Performing groups must represent a public school or group of public schools and have school board approval to represent their school district. The school district must be a member in good standing of their state association. If the School District is not in good standing with their state association, then the school will be disqualified from the judging process.
  • The total size of the group (including instrumentalist, singers, dancers, accompanist, etc.) may not exceed 25 people.
  • General Session performance times are strictly held to 15 minutes.
  • The focus of this performance is on students; groups will be limited to one adult accompanist for performance.
  • NSBA’s General Session is inclusive and respectful of all attendee backgrounds and respectfully request that the performing group refrain from religious based performances.
  • Audition performance should be a video of two songs and limited to no more than 10 minutes’ total.
  • NSBA provides two nights of complimentary housing for the students in the group and for two or three accompanying adults who will be expected to assume responsibility for the safety and deportment of the group.
  • Transportation and meal costs are the responsibility of the respective school boards.

Click here to download the guidelines.

For more information please contact Sandy Folks at 703-838-6787.

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