Wabeno Area Players Huisman Honors Recital

All students who attend schools in The Northern Lakes Conference (Crandon, Laona, Wabeno, White Lake, Three Lakes, Florence, Goodman/Armstrong Creek, Phelps, Elcho and Pembine) have the opportunity to compete in the Huisman Honors Recital Competition. This event is named after longtime educator and arts supporter Richard Huisman. Richard was a teacher, principal and superintendent for the School District of Wabeno.

The honors recital competition is open to all instrumentalists, as well as vocalists, guitarists, and pianists who have performed a Class A Solo for the 2019 Solo and Ensemble Season. Each student entry must perform the music that they prepared for Solo and Ensemble. Eight to Ten students will be selected to perform at the honors recital. Each student chosen will receive a plaque of merit for being chosen to represent their school and community. One of the students selected to perform will receive a $250+ scholarship.

The application form, application fee, audition recording, and a copy of your music with accompaniment is due on or before Monday, April 15th, 2019. The video recording, music, and audition form may be sent via email to wabenoareaplayers@gmail.com or mailed to Wabeno Area Players, P.O. Box 325, Wabeno, WI 54566. All recording must be of good quality. DVD’s are acceptable by mail. At the beginning of your recording you must state your name, grade, school and selection you will be performing. An application fee of $10 must be paid by check or money order. Checks or money orders must be made payable to Wabeno Area Players.

Procedural Guidelines Appropriate dress for the recital performances shall include:

Girls: Dresses or skirts of adequate length (at least to the knee when seated). Dress pants are allowed, no jeans or tight pants. Apparel must be modest and non-revealing; no side slits, spaghetti straps, tank tops, backless or low-cut tops.

Boys: Dress shirt and slacks. Ties, vests, bow ties, and/or suits are encouraged but not required. Both: Dress shoes only; not sneakers, gym, tennis, boat shoes, platform shoes (soles greater than one inch), or flip-flops. Hair must be neat and out of the performer’s face. A sample of the adjudication forms are included with this application.

School music teachers will be informed by email and letter if their students are chosen for the recital by April 19th, 2019. Further questions regarding the competition and recital procedure, please contact wabenoareaplayers@gmail.com or call (715) 889-1606.

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