Instrumental Congress Festival Performance Registration

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Instrumental Congress Festival Performance Registration


Welcome to the world’s first Virtual Instrumental Music Festival!

This is perfect for ensembles that are…

• In more rural areas without access to festivals

• Made up of non-traditional instruments or have non-traditional instrumentation [for example Mariachi, Bluegrass, Taiko Drums, Orff Instruments, Modern Band…anything with instruments]

• Lacking funding to travel or attend in-person festivals

• Just starting out who haven’t experienced a festival before

• In schools around the world where there are no performance opportunities.

• Any other band, orchestra, or instrumental ensemble that wants to have an innovative performance experience!

Complete Registration

How it works:

  1. Fill out the form and complete your registration payment

  2. Download the Guide and be sure to use the links in the guide

  3. Next you’ll pick a time slot when you’re performance will be streamed

  4. Then you get to work! Create an epic performance and capture it on video

  5. You’ll submit your recording and we’ll steam it during the time you selected

Some additional details:

• One registration per ensemble

• No limit to how many ensembles from each school

• Available performance slots are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

• Though your performance will be streamed online during the festival, all audience members will have to submit a name and email to access the performance.

• We will help obtain performance licenses, if necessary, and recommend selecting songs under the ASCAP rights, which you can view HERE.

• Get full performance guidelines HERE

• It is your responsibility to ensure all of your performers have video/photo waivers or permission. We will not be held liable or responsible for student images that are streamed without approval.

• Elisa is here to help you, so don’t hesitate to email her to ask any other questions.