Music adjudication provides an opportunity for performing arts students to develop by further improving their skills through constructive feedback. To help you, as an adjudicator, support the development of these skills, the NFHS has created the course Music Adjudication. This course has been designed to provide adjudicating basics and guidelines, teach you how to properly comment on and give constructive feedback on a performance, as well as further explaining the different roles in which you may serve as an adjudicator. Example student performances are included to give you an opportunity to practice adjudicating real performances, while also providing guidance on what to note during a particular performance. To learn and improve upon your adjudicating skills, take the course Music Adjudication, available for free at the NFHS Learning Center.
Course comes with
1. Introduction1 Sections
- Course Welcome
2. Role of the Adjudicator3 Sections
- Adjudicating Basics
- Know the Rules
3. Introduction to the Triple ...5 Sections
- The Triple C Method
- Giving Feedback
- Recorded Comments
- Bias and Pet Peeves
- World Music Techniques
4. Comments and Scoring (Band)3 Sections
- Value of Comments
- Rating Systems
- Adjudicating Different Levels
5. Different Roles You May Serve4 Sections
6. Putting It All Together (Band)2 Sections
- Becoming a Polished Adjudicator
- Student Performers' Rights
7. Conclusion1 Sections
This Course Includes
- Approved for 3 Clock Hours
- Certificate of Completion
- Additional Resources
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