Oregon Trail Band Director Nomination & Recommendation Form

The 10th annual Oregon Trail Band sponsored by Doane University will be held Monday, January 9, 2017, at Gering High School Auditorium. There will be one band which I will conduct, and I will attempt to represent as many schools as possible. Fourteen schools participated last year, and I hope you will consider joining us this year. I thank Randy Raines for his willingness to host this event at Gering High School.

SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2017

9:30 a.m. Registration (coffee and doughnuts for attending band directors)
9:45 a.m. Meeting
10:00 a.m. Sectionals – woodwinds, brass, and percussion
10:45 a.m. Rehearsals begin
11:30 a.m. Break
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Rehearsals resume
4:00 p.m. Break (change clothes)
5:00 p.m. Final concert 

Oregon Trail Band Schedule [PDF]
Oregon Trail Band Evaluation Rubric [PDF]

Students should complete the Oregon Trail Band Application by Monday, November 7, 2016.

Please complete your nominations and recommendations by Tuesday, November 22, 2016.

Of all the students who have applied how would you rank this student, with 1 being your top choice.

Please refer to the OTB Student Evaluation Rubric when assigning the rating for the following questions. (If this is a percussionist, please skip to the percussion questions below.)

Consulting at the Evaluation Rubric rate the students: Tone Quality
Consulting at the Evaluation Rubric rate the students: Technique
Looking at the Evaluation Rubric rate the students: Range
Looking at the Evaluation Rubric rate the students: Musicality
Looking at the Evaluation Rubric rate the students: Sight Reading Ability
Percussion Questions
Looking at the Evaluation Rubric rate the students: Musicality
Looking at the Evaluation Rubric rate the students: Sight Reading Ability

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