Begin with a general statement, related to your study.E.g. Orchestra directors and their students are impacted by the effects of adjudicated orchestra festivals.
Amplify with broad subtopicsResearchers have studied these events through empirical study and personal experience.We are interested in both similarities and differences
Support broad ideasWhile most persons associated believe the focus should be to create a positive learning experience, there are myriad details in the planning and execution of these events.We are aware there may be many variations
Cite some previous researchCite the most relevant researchers whose results support what you are proposing.
Justification/BackgroundWhy is the study important?What qualifications or interests do you bring to to this work?
Conclude with your researchquestion(s) or problemstatement