The WIAA/WMEA State Solo and Ensemble Contest is
presented in Ellensburg the last Friday and Saturday in April each
year. This event provides the opportunity for the finest of
Washington's high school music students to hear each other in a
competitive situation. From our 22 regional contests, the winners in
each category move on to the state competition where first, second
and third places are selected.
The ensemble contest includes "small" and "large"
ensembles in seven categories: woodwinds, brass, percussion,
strings, women's vocal, men's vocal and mixed vocal.
There are 29 solo categories, including seven
woodwind categories, five brass, four percussion, four strings, six
vocal, piano, guitar and harp.
This event is always held on the last Friday and
Saturday in April, with small ensembles participating on Friday
morning, large ensembles Friday afternoon and solos all day
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