Solo and Band Grading Information

The music board will review the placement of soloists on an annual basis to assure that all bands and solo competitors are competing in the most appropriate grade to preserve the integrity of the associations grading systems and for the fairness of all competitors.

The decisions regarding the promotion and relegation of soloists and bands are listed below.

Band Grading Announcements

Solo Grading Announcements


The following “Application” forms are to be used for bands and soloists requesting to be upgraded or downgraded.

WUSPBA Application for Band Regrading

WUSPBA Application for Solo Regrading


The following “Appeals” forms are to be completed when the soloist or band requests to make an appeal to the Music Board for its grading decision.

WUSPBA Appeal Application for Band Regrading

WUSPBA Appeal Application for Solo Regrading