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Eastern Territory, USA

Salvationist Star Search Talent Display

June 10, 2017
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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699 Westchester Ave.
Rye Brook, NY 10573


Star Search Guidelines Summary
Individual Guidelines are now listed below for each category


2017 Test Pieces

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Brass Soloist Guidelines
Level 1 Breathe on Me (arr. Whitehouse) #1

Star Search Series
Brass Instrumental Solos

Level 2 Children, Go Where I Send Thee (arr. Alexander)


Level 3 I've Got Peace Like a River (arr. Trigg) #9
Level 4 Beulah (Steadman-Allen) #13
Vocal Soloist Guidelines
Level 1 Do Lord (arr. Rollins) #3

Star Search Series
Vocal Solos

Also available from your Corps Officer or Divisional Music Director
Level 2 Poor Wayfarin' Stranger (arr. Mack) #7
Level 3 The Maker of the Sun and Moon (Catherwood) #11
Level 4 I'd Rather Have Jesus (arr. Himes, adapt. Holz) #15
Piano Soloist Guidelines
Level 1 Wondrous Cross (Hamburg) Encore!, #2

A Progressive Collection of Solos for Piano

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Level 2 This Little Light of Mine (arr. Ballantine) Encore!, #9
Level 3 Begin the Day with God (arr. Sutton) Encore!, #38
Level 4 Jesus, Lily of the Valley (arr. Post) Musical Offerings 4, pg. 6

Musical Offerings 4

Drama Monologue Guidelines
Level 1 "Six Loaves and Two Fish" (Cain) pg. 7 (2:05)

Star Search Series
Drama Monologues and Sketches

Level 2 - Female "Happy Eliza" (Stoker) pg. 32 (2:40)
Level 2 - Male "Fools for Christ" (Stoker) pg. 29 (3:20)
Level 3 "Thank You" (2:45) Download
Level 4 "What About the Sheep?" (3:30)


Drama Troupe Guidelines
Level A "Prayer Proverbs" (Medin-Hood) (3:15) Download
Level B "Unveiled Faces" (Medin-Hood)

pg. 69 (3:00)

Star Search Series
Drama Monologues and Sketches

Singing Company Guidelines
  Oh Jesus I Have Promised (Power)   Music
Accompaniment MP3
Demo MP3
Youth Chorus Guidelines
  Showers of Blessing (Rose)   Music
Accompaniment MP3
Demo MP3
Corps Youth Band Guidelines
  Intrada - Rachi (Jones) First Things First (Volume 1), #10

First Things First Order Page

Demo MP3
Snare Drum Guidelines
Level 1 Our Song Shall Rise (Boynton)   Download
Demo MP3
Level 2 Rejoice (Boynton)   Download
Demo MP3
Level 3 Fill the World with Glory (Boynton)   Download
Demo MP3
Level 4 Heaven Came Down (Boynton)   Download
Demo MP3
Timbrel Brigade Guidelines
Level A Goldcrest

Black Dyke Band - World Class Marches of The Salvation Army Vol. II, Track 8

Required Moves Demonstration Video

Black Dyke Band
World Class Marches of The Salvation Army Vol. II



Level B Jubilee NYSB - United, Track 1

New York Staff Band



Dance Solo Guidelines *updated 01/2017
Tracks available via:
Level 1 Giants Fall Francesca Battistelli
If We're Honest
Track #9 - 3:06

iTunes - Giants Fall

Amazon - Giants Fall
Level 2 Joy (Reprise/Live)
[feat. Wendell Parker]

Vashawn Mitchell
Secret Place (Live in South Africa/Deluxe)
Track #7 - 3:42

iTunes - Joy (Reprise/Live)
Amazon - Joy (Reprise/Live)
Level 3 He Died and He Rose
(John: 19)
Uncle Reece
Track #10 - 4:00
iTunes -He Died and He Rose
Amazon - He Died and He Rose
Level 4 Thy Will Hilary Scott & The Scott Family
Love Remains
Track #7 - 3:56
iTunes - Thy Will
Amazon - Thy Will
Dance Troupe Guidelines *updated 01/2017
Level A  

Dance Troupe Instructions

Please note that the Dance Troupe category is very different this year from previous years. Please download the Dance Troupe Instructions as well as the Guidelines for complete information on the event.

Level B    
Acoustic Guitar Guidelines *updated 01/2017
Level 1 Blessed Be Your Name   Music
  Accompaniment MP3
  Demo MP3
Level 2 Great Are You Lord   Music
  Accompaniment MP3
  Demo MP3
Level 3 Lord I Need You   Music
  Accompaniment MP3
  Demo MP3
Level 4 Glorious   Music
  Accompaniment MP3
  Demo MP3


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