Arrangement: (40 Points)
The ability to compose an appropriate introduction for the chosen piece.
The ability to re-harmonize the chosen piece.
The ability to embellish, improvise and utilize rhythmic variations of the melody.
The ability to effectively utilize melodic motif(s) during the arrangement.
General Performance: (40 Points)
The ability to take the piece and suitably adapt to the arrangement.
The effective use of crescendos, contrasts, phrasing and other musical expressions in the arrangement.
The ability to utilize musical ideas to create an effective arrangement.
The ability to effectively utilize the Steelband so that any section with a prominent role projects well.
Tone: (10 Points)
The overall tone of the pans including the consistency of tuning.
Rhythm: (10 Points)
The ability to utilize the drum kit, iron section and other percussive instruments and the ability of the Steelband to maintain a steady rhythmic flow throughout the entire performance.
Total: 100 Points