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Re: Region band scoring
I've never seen anything formal, although I kind of keep that in my head with auditions. When you go through so many kids it's tough to divide it and keep that going consistently. The biggest advice I have to young directors is keep a big amount of space between numbers. When your first kid comes in, if they're terrible put them in the 30's. Average 50's, Great, 70's (maybe 80s if they're exceptional). Then slot people around them giving yourself as much room as you can for space. Your job is to rank, not score on a rubric. If they're bad enough to waste everyones time it's okay to give a score of a 1. If you start too high, or don't give yourself enough room, that's when you start dealing with accidental ties and ending up shorting kids in the end.
Most regions try and put at least one experienced director on a panel with younger directors. Ask them for advice (not score consulting), and I'm sure they'll be happy to help!