Iowa winter marching arts showcase
Hosted by CROSSROADS INDOOR
A large part of the Crossroads mission is to promote Marching Arts performance in the state of Iowa.
To support this mission, Crossroads hosts an annual Showcase to provide Winter performance ensembles a local performance opportunity. This event serves as a public performance opportunity for WGI-style ensembles, non-WGI-style ensembles, soloists, and small performance ensembles.
The evening of Friday, March 29, 2019
Valley Southwoods Freshman High School, West Des Moines, IA
No Registration Fee. No ticket price.
5:30 PM - Crossroads Percussion open rehearsal
6:00 PM - Crossroads Guard open rehearsal
6:30 PM - Break
7:00 PM - Showcase Solos/Duets Begin
8:50 PM - Showcase Ensembles Begin
10:00 PM - Showcase Ends
FULL ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCES
Full Ensemble Performances
Scholastic or Independent ensembles may register to receive a performance time-slot on the night of the Showcase. Full Ensembles:
are not required to adhere to WGI requirements.
are not required to adhere to pre-specified instrumentation requirements.
may be color-guard, percussion, wind, or any combination.
are not required to utilize a tarp or prepare a WGI-style performance to receive a performance time-slot.
will not be adjudicated or ranked for their performance.
Solo and Ensemble Performances
Any interested individual or small group (duet, trio, etc…) is encouraged to register to receive a performance time-slot during the Showcase. Solo or Small Ensemble performances will not be adjudicated or ranked; this should be approached as a public performance opportunity for local schools, independent programs, or interested individuals.
CROSSROADS OPEN REHEARSAL
Prior to the Showcase will be an open-to-the-public rehearsal with Crossroads Indoor programs. Spectators are encouraged to observe a typical rehearsal with our organization to see how our Design Team, Educational Team, and Membership work together to achieve the 2019 Program.