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Oregon Trail Band Director Nomination & Recommendation Form

Oregon Trail Band Director Nomination & Recommendation Form

The 15th annual Oregon Trail Band sponsored by Doane University will be held Monday, January 10, 2022, at Bridgeport High School. There will be one band which will be conducted by Dr. Jay W. Gilbert. Twenty schools participated last year, and we hope you will consider joining us this year.

In selecting the band this year you will need only to fill out the Nomination and Recommendation form below, one time per student. It is very important that you rank your students from your best students (1) to your least best (2, 3, 4, etc.). I promise to take at least the first and second ranked students regardless of school size. Sight-reading is another important consideration, so please answer both sight-reading questions.

Oregon Trail Band Evaluation Rubric

Oregon Trail Band 2022 Nomination and Recommendation Form - Please complete your submissions by Wednesday, December 1.

Tentative Timeline for Nominations:

Wednesday, December 1 - Nominations due
Wednesday, December 8 - Band selected
Week of December 13 - Music available online

Schedule for Monday, January 10, 2022:

9:15 a.m. Registration
9:30 a.m. Meeting
9:45 a.m. Sectionals - woodwinds, brass, and percussion
10:45 a.m. Rehearsals begin (Band Director Meeting)
11:30 a.m. Break
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Rehearsals resume
4:00 p.m. Break (change clothes)
5:00 p.m. Final concert

Please complete your nominations and recommendations by Wednesday, December 1.