2. Public Performance
is a privilege, not a right. It is an addition to the classroom andit
is a privilege to perform in public and is allowed at the discretion of
the instructor - just like who plays in a game is up to the coach of the
team. Performance decisions will be based on evaluation of the student
meeting prerequisites required to perform. These prerequisites are:
A) Participation in all rehearsals in and out of the classroom in conjunction
to the performance.
B) Individual performance of music and marching to the skill level determined
by the instructor in accordance to the state and national standards and
in accordance to the school curriculum guide.
C) Theoretical mastery of specified skills as determined by the instructor
in accordance to the state and national standards and in accordance to
the school curriculum guide. This is by completion of Band Profiency Tests.
A score of 70% or higher is required to be able to participate in performances.These
tests are required prior to performance participation.
D) Conduct and appearance to be in accordance with school policy. Dress
requirements that meet schoolbook policy. And, in full uniform if uniform
is required, as approved by UIL regulations. Full uniform also means:
1) No jewelry in uniform
2) No excessive makeup (to protect uniforms)
3) Complete accessories: correct socks, shoes and gloves
4) Hair to meet uniform specifications with wearing under hats
4. Extra credit may be given for
successful participation. This extra credit may be used in lieu of performance,
oral, and or written weekly tests for that week's grading period. Some
examples of allowable extra credit:
A) Successful extra practice may equal up to two tests.
B) Successful extra performance may equal three tests, for example: one
for the first half of the game, one for the half-time performance and
one for the second half of the game.
C) Partial credit may be given for partial participation in extra credit