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A have a look at Broadablin-Perth Excessive Faculty at 100 Bridge St, Broadalbin.

BROADALBIN — After a three-year break through the pandemic, the Fulton County Music Educators Affiliation All-County Music Competition is again.

“Everyone seems to be tremendous excited, and we’re able to get again to it,” stated Mike Graves, Broadalbin-Perth’s band instructor.

The competition, began over three many years in the past, brings collectively college students from every college districts in Fulton County, together with Wells and OESJ, defined Graves, additionally the affiliation’s president.

The occasion consists of over 200 music college students chosen primarily based on instructor suggestions, and scored from the New York State Faculty Music Affiliation Solo Competition.

The county music competition will function a wide range of ensembles and every prepares one conventional tune, one present tune and a 3rd piece in between the kinds.

”In every of the county colleges, a typical band or refrain has round 40 or 50 youngsters, and the smaller colleges are even smaller,” Graves stated. “Balanced instrumentation is one thing that we’re not all the time used to or all the time accessible to. So to have the ability to have a full, balanced brass part, and woodwind, and percussion, it provides the scholars a way of what an actual performing ensemble is meant to sound like.”

The present is Feb. 4 at 3 p.m. within the Margaret Robin Blowers Auditorium at Broadalbin-Perth Excessive Faculty. Tickets are $5 and will be bought on the door.

This yr’s competition will function performances from the FCMEA Elementary Band, Center Faculty Refrain and Excessive Faculty Band, in addition to the newly added Excessive Faculty A-Capella Ensemble that includes the “Potsdam Pitches,” a performing group from SUNY Potsdam’s Crane Faculty of Music.

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