The St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee, Inc. will highlight March as Music in Our Schools Month (MIOSM®) by hosting the 3rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day High School Band Competition, co-sponsored by The Star-Ledger, Gibbons P.C., and Youth Education in the Arts (YEA!), a non-profit, 501c3 organization whose mission is to support the development of young people into magnificent human begins through their participation in the arts.
YEA! is proud to provide the adjudicators for the 2015 Band Competition through it’s USBands program which is known nationally as a sanctioning body for high school marching band competitions. The judges for the 2015 St. Patrick’s Day High School Band Competition were selected from a pool of over 300 professionals for their experience in adjudication, education and design.
Participating bands will vie for the 2nd Annual Star-Ledger Cup presented to the band with the highest overall score. Judges will evaluate the excellence of the Musical and Visual Performances of the bands along the line of march.
Best of luck to the competitors!