USBands provides proficiency classifications to ensure that ensembles are competing with other ensembles at or about the same relative skill level, thus providing a progressive educational experience at any level of performance.

Open Class

Seasoned ensembles that demonstrate expanded skill sets and are adjudicated on a scale supporting intermediate to advanced skills.

A Class

Ensembles who demonstrate a basic to intermediate skill set (may be building/rebuilding their program) and are adjudicated on a scale representing fundamental to intermediate skills.

About Us

Our Mission is to support the development of young people into magnificent human beings through participation in the performing arts.


For general information about YEA! and our programs please contact us at:

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 P.O. Box 1998      
     Allentown, PA 18105