Twin Cities Fine Arts Festival TCFAF

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Date: Saturday, April 18, 2020
Registration Deadline:
 March 1, 2020.

Details are tentative and subject to change.

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The TCFAF is an opportunity for Lutheran grade school and middle school instrumentalists, vocalists, and visual artists to perform, display, and enhance their God-given abilities in the area of the fine arts. Schools and students of the St. Croix Lutheran Academy  Association and the West Lutheran High School Association are encouraged to participate.

Location: St. Croix Lutheran Academy - 1200 Oakdale Ave, West St. Paul, MN 55118
Date: Saturday, April 18, 2020
Doors Open: TBD
Concert Time: TBD
Mass Choral Selection: God’s Own Child I Gladly Say It by Kevin Hildebrandt. Can be purchased from NPH (OL-284971)
Mass Band Selection: Adversary by Larry Clark - Carl Fischer LLC
Mass Choral Rehearsal: TBD
Mass Band Rehearsal: TBD
Registration Open: TBD
Registration Deadline:
TBD

Any choir from a WELS or ELS elementary school is eligible to participate. It may be a class, junior choir, school choir, boys choir, girls choir, or any other school choral group. No age restrictions. Each group will perform two selections before the clinician the day of the festival. One should be the combined choir selection; the other may be from any secular or sacred source.

Scores, with measures numbered, should be presented to the clinician at the time of the performance. Photocopies will not be allowed except for unpublished or original works.

Bands of all sizes and instrumentations from WELS or ELS elementary schools are eligible to participate. No age restrictions. Each group will perform one or more selections before the clinician the day of the festival. The selection may be from any secular or sacred source.

Scores, with measures numbered, should be presented to the clinician at the time of the performance. Photocopies will not be allowed except for unpublished or original works.

All students attending a WELS or ELS elementary school in grades 5-8 are eligible to participate in vocal or instrumental solos and/or ensembles. A student may participate in up to four events overall (not including band and choir.)

Vocal Solos, Duets, and Ensembles
Students may perform selections from any source with the exception of the selected choir selection. The music may be sacred or secular, but should be approved by each school’s music director. Duet and small ensemble selections must be in two or more parts. No unison duets or ensembles will be allowed.
Instrumental Solos, Duets, and Ensembles
Students may use music from any source. However, suggested lists may include the Wisconsin School Music Association official list or the Wisconsin Elementary Band Director’s Association list. 
 
Scores, with measures numbered, should be presented to the clinician at the time of the performance. Photocopies will not be allowed except for unpublished or original works.

All students attending a WELS or ELS elementary school in grades 5-8 are eligible to submit artwork from the categories of drawing, 2-D (prints, painting, collage, torn paper illustration, etc.), and sculpture (carved or modeled using wood, plaster, clay, wax, stone, paper mache, foam, soap, etc.) Please do not submit crafts or kits. Only one entry per person not to exceed 24x24 in. Each art entry is required to have an Entry Form attached to it when it is dropped off at St. Croix Lutheran - download the form below (PDF).  If you have questions you would like to ask Mr. Boehm, email him at LBoehm@StCroixLutheran.org

School Choir: $15
School Band:  $15
Solos (Vocal and Instrumental): $8
Duets (Vocal and Instrumental): $10
School Ensembles: $15
Artwork: $5

Billing Policy - St. Croix Lutheran will generate an invoice for your school and email it to the director (contact person as listed on the school registration online form). 

Each school is asked to have one person serve as a TCFAF contact. The contact person is asked to complete the School/Director Registration Form. Thank you!

Solos, Duets, and Ensembles Registration (Teachers: register each event separately)
Art Entry Form (print and attach to each piece of artwork) 
 

WSMA Music Lists

This resource is made available to you by the Wisconsin State Music Association (WSMA), the group responsible for identifying quality music for contests in Wisconsin.  While students are not required to perform literature from these lists, the lists are a good resource.   Elementary and middle school students would be looking at levels B and C on these lists.
 

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Thao Le, Class of 2010, Amherst College
" Many St. Croix graduates earn university scholarships. I earned a scholarship that covered 87% of my university costs in a pre-medical program. "
- Thao '10