Each choir must perform one rhythmic exercise and one melodic exercise from the book of exercises provided. After consultation with the judge, the director will choose from the exercises appropriate to the group. The exercises are composed based on the MPA sight reading criteria. Directors are encouraged to use that document and the MPA melodic SR minimum requirements document to help you determine which examples your students may/will perform. All documents are available below.
- MPA sight reading criteria (2017)
- MPA melodic SR minimum requirements
- Old criteria:
The procedures and rules for district sight-reading are laid out in Section IV:F of the FVA Handbook.
Sight Reading Books
District Sight-Reading books are available for $2.00 each at spring District meetings. They can also be ordered from the State Business Office by submitting the following Order From along with a check. Minimum purchase is 20 books.