music syllabus 2017

 

VOCAL  SECTION

 

Closing date for entries –

 

An Offical Accompanist will be provided for all junior classes.  All Music must be with the secretary no later than 28th  MARCH  2017 marked with name and class number and sent to Miss  B J Holmes 59 Maple Tree Way Scunthorpe North Lincs. DN16 1 LR.  Own Accompanist may be used in the adult section but the Own Choice titles must still be sent in to the Secretary unless they have been listed in the entry form.This is to comply  with  new FEDERATION  instructions.

 

      Where age limit is given, age is as on March 1st 2017

 

The Olive Graveling Memorial Bursary for the Most Promising Young Singer

                 1)  13 years and under

                  2) 14 to 18 years

The award is to be devoted to the recipient’s musical education. These bursaries have been donated to the festival by the Trustees of the  Friends of the Scunthorpe Cooperative Junior Choir.

The Festival Bursary is to be awarded to the Vocalist who makes the greatest contribution to the Festival.

No one Singer may receive more than one bursary.

 

Vocal Solos and Duets

 

 Class 1     Vocal Solo Female 17 to under 21                                                   £4.00

 Test         Wee Hughie by Dorothy Parke pun Goodmusic

 Class 2     Vocal Solo   Male 17 to under 21                                                                       £4.00

                     from Dowland Lute Songs – Book 1.

                 High or Low key pub. Stainer and Bell.

 

                                                              Adult section 18 years and Over             

 Class 3    Vocal Solo Any Voice                                                                               £5.00

                  for the McGregor Trophy

 Test:        a)   A song written before 1800, not from standard Opera or Oratorio

  1. b) A song written in the 19th Century, not from Opera or Oratorio
  2. c) A modern song written by a composer born in the 20th Century, not from Opera,  Oratorio or Show.

Time Limit      15 minutes.


Class 4       Operatic Solo Any                                                                                        £5.00

                  Trophy – Gwen Jones

 Test:         Own Choice- Any aria from Standard Opera in the Original Key

 Time Limit: Not exceeding 6 minutes

 

 Class 5      Oratorio Solo Any Voice                                                            £5.00

Trophy -The Silver Jubilee Cup

 Test:          Own Choice – Any aria from Standard Oratorio or Sacred Song

                       of any period  in the original key.

 Time Limit: Not exceeding 6 minutes.

    

 Class 6     Any Light Opera Song or Song from a Musical, Any Voice   £5.00

                  Trophy – The Scunthorpe Operatic Cup

  Test:        Song to be sung in its entirety in the original key

  Time Limit:  Not exceeding 5 minutes.

 

 Class 7     Modern British Song                                                                    £5.00

                  Trophy – The Holmes Cup

  Test:       Own Choice of an original composition by any British Composer

                   born during the 20th Century (excluding opera, oratorio, musical comedy and any test piece already in the syllabus)

 Time Limit:  Not exceeding 4 minutes.

 

Class 8       Folk Song Any Voice                                                                  £5.00

 Test:         Own Choice,with or without accompaniment.

                   Care must be taken to choose a genuine traditional folk song.

                    A copy must be provided for the adjudicator and accompanist if

                    required.

 Time Limit:   Not exceeding 5 minutes.

 

Class 9        Duet Any Voice                                                                         £5.00

   Test:        Own Choice

   Time Limit: Not exceeding 4 minutes

 

Class 10      Negro Spiritual Any Voice                                                       £5.00

   Test:        Own Choice

   Time Limit: Not exceeding 4 minutes

 

Class 11      Lieder Any Voice                                                                       £5.005

   Test:        Own Choice from Lieder by Schumann, Schubert, Brahms,

                    Wolf , Strauss, Mahler,etc.

   Time Limit:  Not exceeding 5 minutes

 

 

Class 12       Edwardian or Victorian Ballad Any Voice                          £5.00

                        Trophy -The Chief Executive Salver

  Test:             A Ballad dating from 1850 to 1920

  Time Limit:   Not exceeding 4 minutes    

 

  Class 13       Vocal Solo Non first Prize winners                                        £5.00
For performers who have not obtained a first prize at a Competition or Festival.

 Test:               Own Choice

 Time Limit      Not exceeding 4 minute

                                                Age and Time Limits must be adhered to.

Vocal Solos and Duets

JUNIOR SECTION

IN CLASSES 15 TO 29 THE FESTIVAL ACCOMPANIST MUST BE USED BY ALL PERFORMERS

Class 14 a            Solo for Children Infant School up to Year 2                              £2.75

Test:                     Own Choice of  Favourite Song or Hymn

                         Time Limit 2 minutes         

                                                                                          

Class 14        Solo for Children under 9 years                                                            £2.75
Test :       Punch and Judy Show from Great Granny Jingles Pub Roberton 75198

 

Class   15     Solo for Girls 9 to 11 years (Primary)                                     £3.25

Test:                     Cuckoo Clock by Lyn Marsh from Serendipity Solos

 

Class 16       Solo for Girls 11 to 13 years (Secondary)                             £3.75

Test:      The Lady Bird by Brahms pub Boosey and Hawkes Choral 601424

 

 Class 17       Solo for Girls 13 and under 15 year                                        £3.75

 Test:                    The Sicilian River arr Jacobson   download from

                              Musicroom.com/se/id_/046446/details.html

 

Class 18      Solo for Girls 15 and under 17 years                                                       £3.75
Test the Little Horses by Copland pub Boosey and Hawkes

                             

Class      19             Solo for Boys 9 to 11 years (Primary)                          £3.25 

  Test:                     I’d like to sail by Ursula Grenville pub Curwen 71920

 

Class 20       Solo for Boys 11 to under 13 (Secondary)                            £3.25

  Test:                   The Sailor Lad arr Gray Pub Oxford Choral Songs

 

  Class 21             Solo for Boys 13 to under 16 (Secondary)                                   £3.25   

  Test:               Since first I saw your Face by Thomas Ford in either key

                              pub Stainer and Bell from Book 1 English Lute Songs

 

  Class 22      Solo for Boy or Girl 11 and under (Primary)                     £3.25

  Test:             Own Choice of Sacred Song or Hymn

                       (Not more than 4 Verses and no Choruses)

  Time Limit     2 minutes

 

  Class 23       Solo for Boy or Girl 11 and over (Secondary)                                    £3.75

  Test:              Own Choice of Sacred Song or Hymn

                        (Not more than 4 verses and no Choruses)

  Time Limit:    3 minutes                                                                          

 

   In Classes 23-26 no costumes are allowed due to copyright restriction of the Film or  Show

  Class 24    Song from a Disney Film   7 to 11 years (Primary )        £3.25

   Test:         The Perfect Nanny or Zip a Dee doo Dah from Disney Songs for Kids HL 00740197 or Never Smile at a Crocodile or Lavender Blue from Still more Disney Songs

                The Set books must be used and song sung in its entirety

 This class will be divided if entries are large 7 to under 9 and 9 to 11 years

     Trophy: The Pat Inman Memorial Trophy will be awarded by the  adjudicator

 

    Class 25   Song from a Musical or Film   11 to 13 years                          £3.75

Test         Own Choice from Kids Musical Theatre Collection

Pub Hal Leonard Europe

Music for this class must be sent in with entry for the official accompanist

 

    Class 26     Song from a Musical or Show 13 to 17 years                                      £3.75

   Test         Own Choice of any song by Rogers and  Hammerstien

Music for this Class must be sent with the Entry for the Official Accompanist

 

Class 27 Art Song for Girl  13 and under 17 years                                 £3.75

    Test         Own Choice of an art song to be sung in French German or Italian

to be  sung from memory

Time Limit 3 minutes                                                                                                                                                                                            

 

Class 28       Folk Song under 17 years                                                         £3.75

  Trophy       L A Holmes Trophy

Test:         Own Choice or a traditional Folk Song to be sung with or without accompaniment

Time Limit   4 minutes

 

Class 29    Vocal Duet 14 to 16 years                                                        £3.75

  Test:          Own Choice   Time Limit 3 minutes

 

Class 30     Vocal Duet 17 to 18 years                                                         £3.75

  Test:            Own Choice Time Limit   3 minute

Age and time limits must be adhered to.

Choral Classes

Senior Section

 Class 31       Ladies Part Song                                                                 £6.00

                       Trophy- The Brooke Cup

Test              My True Love by Ian Assersohn pub Apple Tree Music

    

 Class 32      Male Voice Choir                                                                £6.00

                         Trophy- The Festival Trophy

Test:           Two Contrasting Pieces  Time Limit  3 minutes each Song

 

Class 33       Any Adult Choir (excluding College and School Choir)   £6.00

                          Trophy -The Cliff Cup

Test:            Two Contrasting Pieces    Time Limit    8 minutes

 

Class 34        Gilbert and Sullivan Ensemble                                                £5.25

                           Trophy- The Fred Chambers Memorial Trophy

Test Piece        Own Choice

Time limit         not to exceed 10 minutes

Class 35          Group Folk Song                                                                     £5.25

   Test Piece       Unaccompanied traditional Folk Song

Time limit       not to exceed 10 minutes

 

Choral Classes

Junior Section

Trophy – The Gordon Mawson Trophy and Bursary of £50 will be awarded to the most Promising School Choir to be decided  by the Adjudicator

 

Class 36      Hymn for Infant Schools                                                              £5.50

                         The Oakfield  Primary  School Shield

Test              Own Choice of a Hymn

Time Limit     3 minutes

 

Class 37      Unison Song for Infant Schools                                                 £5.50                       

Trophy – The Rounce Shield

Test;  Any Song   about Animals

and Own Choice  Time Limit  2 minutes

 

Class 38     Junior School Choir                                                                    £5.50

                       Trophy The Joyce Bennet Trophy (Town Choir)

The  Heslam Trophy (District Choir)

Test   :              Hot-Air Balloon by Lin Marsh from Junior Songscape

This music is also available as a single copy download also Own Choice Time Limit 3 minutes

This class is divided into two because of the large entries received

 

 Class 39    Unison Song for School Girls 12 to 16 years                               £5.50

                         Trophy – Reflections Shield

Test            Own Choice Two Contrasting Pieces

Time Limit:  5 minutes

 

Class 40      Unison Song for School Boys 12 to 16 years                         £5.50

                          Trophy- The Frodingham Old Boys Shield

Test             Own Choice: Two Contrasting Pieces

Time Limit   5 minutes

 

Class 41      Song for Village Schools                                            £5.50

                                  Trophy The Pidd Shield

Test             Own Choice: Two Contrasting Pieces may be either Unison or Two Part

Time Limit 5 minutes

 

Class 42        Hymn for Junior Schools                                                            £5.25

                            Trophy -The Holme Valley Shield

Test Piece          Own Choice of Hymn

Time limit       4 minutes

This class will be divided into town and district choirs. Each class will receive 1st, 2nd, and third prizes. The trophy will be awarded to the highest mark gained between the two classes.

 

   Class 43         Hymn Secondary School Children                                           £5.25

                          Trophy -The Greeson Shield

Test Piece     Own Choice of Hymn

Time limit:      4 minutes

 

Class 44          Part Song for School Choir (12 to 16 years                                                £5.25

                            Trophy -The Caldicott Shield

Test Piece      Two Contrasting Pieces

Time limit       5 minutes

 

Class 45        Youth Group Choir                                                                     £5.25

      Test Piece   Own Choice: Two Contrasting Pieces

Time limit       6 minutes

 

Class 46       Junior Choir including Training Choirs                                    £5.25

       Test Piece   Own Choice: Two Contrasting Pieces

Time limit:       4 minutes

 

Class 47      Youth Organisations Unison Song                                              £5.25

                          Trophy -The Moorman Shield

Test Piece Own Choice: Two contrasting pieces

Time limit       4 minutes

 

Age and time limits must be adhered to.

 

Prize winners Classes for The Festival Medal

      

       Class 48 Winners of Classes 14,15,19 and 22

       

       Class 49    Winners of Classes 16, 17, 18, 20,   21 and 23

 

 

        Closing date for entries   Saturday March 28h March 2017

       Any Own Choice Music should also be sent by the same date.

 

PIANO AND INSTRUMENTAL CLASSES

 

Closing Date for Entries

 Where there is an age limit stated it is as on March 1st 2017

Entries close Saturday 28th March 2017

 

                                                                                PIANO CLASSES

 

       Class 50       Non first Prize winners Piano Solo 10 years and under               £3.25

Test:                  Sticky Fingers No. 8 from Into the Pink by Brian Chappell Pub Chester

 

       Class 51       Non first Prize winners Piano Solo 11 years and over                  £3.25

        Test:                   Come Along Sam from Music through Time P Hall& P Harris Book 3 pub Oxford Press

 

Class 52       Piano Solo for Beginners under 7 years                                           £3.25

                            Trophy – The Junior Cup

Test:              On the Sea No. 1 from My 1st Album part 2 by Barbara Kirkby Mason

 

Class 53              Piano Solo 7 and 8 years                                                                      £3.25

                            Trophy – The Silver Jubilee Trophy

Test:                  The Old Windmill by Thomas Dunhill from Original Piano Pieces Book 1 pub ABRSM

 

Class 54      Piano Solo 9 and under 11 years                                                   £3.25

                            Trophy -The Geary Cup

Test:                    Minuet by Bach from More Classics to Modern 2nd Series pub York Town Press

 

Class 55       Piano Solo 11 to under 13 years                                                     £3.75

                          Trophy – The Keighley Dixon Trophy

Test             Jagdlied by Macdowell op.39 No. 1 from Romantic Sketchbook for Piano Book 3 pub ABRSM

 

Class 56         Piano Solo 13 to under 15 years                                                    £3.75

                           Trophy – The Benson Cup

Test                Ballade by Burgmuller from 254 Progressive Studies op.100 pub ABRSM

 

Class 57          Piano Solo 15 to under 17 years                                                    £3.75

                            Trophy – The Cossins Cup

Test               Minature Pastorelle No 5 by Bridge from Romantic Sketchbook for Piano Book 3 pub ABRSM

 

Class 58         Piano Solo 17 years and over                                                        £3.75

                             Award – Festival Medal

Test:                    Melodie by Mosgkowski op 77 No 9 from More Romantic Pieces Bk 5  pub ABRSM

 

Classes 59-63

   

      In all Repertoire Classes and in the Spirit of the Festival we hope that you will extend your repertoire . With this in mind it would be PREFERABLE to exclude your exam pieces from your programme .

     Own choice pieces should not have been played previously at this Festival.

   

     Class 59       Piano Repertoire under 9 years                                                 £3.25

                            Trophy – The Wright Cup

Test:              Own Choice of two pieces

  1. a) From the works of Composers up to and including the 19th Century
  2. b) From works of 20th Century Composers

Time limit        3 minutes

 

Class 60     Piano Repertoire 9 to under 11 years                                        £3.25

                             Trophy – The Nisbet Cup

Test:              Own Choice as for Class 59

Time Limit     4 minutes

 

Class 61      Piano Repertoire 11 to under 13 years                                     £3.25

                             Trophy -The Ransom Cup

Test:              Own Choice as for Class 59

Time limit:     5 minutes

 

Class 62     Piano Repertoire 13 to under 16 years                                      £3.75

                             Trophy – The Brown Cup

Test:              Own Choice as for class 59

Time Limit:     8 minutes

 

Class 63     Piano Repertoire 16 years and over                                           £3.75

                             Trophy – The Myers Foggin Cup

Test:              Own Choice as for class 59

Time limit:    10 minutes

 

 Class 64      Chopin   Open                                                                              £4.25

                             Trophy  – The Burgess Trophy

Test:             Own Choice . Age and suitability of choice will be taken into consideration when awarding marks.

Time limit:      8 minutes

 

Class 65      Bach Open under 14 years                                                         £3.75

                             Trophy – The Drayton Memorial Shield

Test:               Own Choice. Age and suitability of choice will be taken into consideration when awarding marks.

Time Limit 3 minutes

 

Class 66   Bach Open 14 to under 18 years                                                 £4.25

                              Trophy – The Inner Wheel Trophy

Test:             Own Choice. Age and suitability of choice will be taken into consideration when awarding the marks.

Time limit      8 minutes

 

       Class 67          Bach Open 18 years and over                                                                                £5.00

        Test                       Own Choice .Age and suitability of choice will be taken into

consideration when awarding the marks.

Time L           8 minutes

Class 68         Piano Duet for Parent or Grandparent and Child              £4.25

                                under 16 years of age.

                               Trophy -The Yager Cup

Test                       Own Choice. Age and suitability of choice will be taken into consideration

Time limit       4 minutes

 

Class 69          Piano Duet for 10 years and under                                                       £4.25

        Test:                      Hornpipe in G by Barbara Kirkby Mason From 1st Album pub Bosworth

 

Class 70          Piano Duet for 12 years and under                                                       £4.25

                                Trophy – The Chessman Cup

Test:                     Alay and the Bear P Hall from Piano Time Jazz Duets Bk 1 pub Oxford Music 18 Easy Piano Duets pub Spartan Press

 

Class 71           Piano Duet for 14 years and under                                       £4.25

        Test:                            Scililiana No 5 from Double Delight by Ivan Quinnell pub Chester Music

 

Class 72          Piano Duet for 16 years and under                                        £4.25

         Test:                           Nawind from Latin Duets by Christopher Norton pub Boosey and Hawkes

 

Class 73           Piano Duet open                                                                            £4.25

        Test:                       Spanish Dance No. 1 by Moszkowski Pub Peters

 

Class 74          Piano Duet for Pupil /Teacher or advanced Student                        £4.25

Test Piece      Own Choice of one or two duets. The pupil must play the Primo part and only the Pupil will be adjudicated

 

 

PIANO EXAM CLASSES

 

       Pieces played in the Exam Classes MAY NOT be repeated in the Piano Classes 59-63 inclusive.

       No age limit.  To play one own choice piece from any exam board using the current 2015/2016 syllabus and studying for the following exams.

           Class 75               Pre-Grade 1 standard   Time Limit 2 minutes                                          £3.25

 

           Class 76                 Grade 1                                 Time Limit 2 minutes                                   £3.25

 

           Class 77           Grade 2                                      Time Limit 2 minutes                                   £3.25

 

          Class 78                Grade 3                                             Time Limit 3 minutes                        £3.25

 

          Class 79               Grade 4                                      Time Limit 3 minutes                               £3.25

 

         Class 80                Grade 5                                      Time Limit 4 minutes                               £3.75

 

         Class 81               Grade 6                                       Time Limit 5 minutes                                £3.75    

          

        Class 82               Grade 7                                       Time Limit 7 minutes                                 £4.00

 

        Class 83               Grade 8                                       Time Limit 8 minutes                                £4.00

 

 

INSTRUMENTAL CLASSES

 

Entries close Saturday March 28th 2017

Own Choice music must be sent to the Secretary by the same date.

 

Class 92            Violin Solo for Beginners                                                                                         £2.75

Open to anyone who has been studying the violin for no more than 5 terms

Test Piece    Bell Ringers from Wagon Wheels by Kathyrn and Hugh Colledge.

 

Class 93     Violin Solo under 8  years                                                             £2.75

    Test   Waltz by Mozart No 14 from Young Violinists book 1 pun Faber Music

 

Class 93a          Violin Solo 8 to under 11 years                                                               £2.75

    Test   Air in G by Bach  No 23 from Fiddletime Runners Pub Oxford

 

Class 94       Violin Solo 11 to 14 years                                                          £3.25

                        Trophy – The Heslam Cup

Test                   Adagio by Schubert from Classical and Romantic Pieces Bk 3 pub Oxford

 

Class 95      Violin Solo 15 years and over                                                     £3.75

                          Trophy – The Silver Jubilee Cup

Test                    Saint D’Amore by Elgar pub Schoot Music

 

Class 96     String Concerto                                                                             £3.25

Trophy – The Heslam Trophy

Test:            Own Choice of One Movement Time Limit 8 minutes

 

Class 97       Violin Solo Non First Prize Winners 11 to 14                          £3.25

    Test:              Own Choice

Time limit      3 minutes

 

Class 98       Violin Solo Non First Prize Winners 15 years and over         £3.75

    Test:              Own Choice

Time limit       4 minutes

 

Class 99      Violin Concertino                                                                                £3.75

    Test:               Own Choice of one Movement from any Concertino

Time Limit 6 minutes

 

Class 100    Violin Repertoire 12 years and under                                      £3.75

     Test:              Own Choice of Two Contrasting Pieces

Time limit       5 minutes

 

Class 101       Violin Repertoire 13 years and over                                      £3.75

      Test:              Own Choice of Two Contrasting Pieces

Time limit      10 minutes

 

 Class 102       String Duet 11 to 14 years                                                       £3.75

    Test                Own Choice Time Limit 6 minutes.

 

Class 103      Violin Sight-Reading Open                                                         £3.75

     Test:              To play a piece at sight given by the adjudicator

 

     Class 104             Viola / Cello or Double Bass Solo for Beginners                             £3.75

Open to anyone who has been studying the either instrument for no more than 4 terms

Test       Own Choice   Time Limit 3 minutes

 

 

              JAZZ PIANO CLASSES

 

               Test Piece to play one piece of Own Choice Music from Associated Board

                Jazz Piano Syllabus and studying towards

 

               Class 84   Grade 1                       Time Limit 2 minutes                                         £2.75

               Class 85   Grade 2                        Time Limit 2 minutes                                        £2.75

               Class 86 Grade 3            Time Limit 3 minutes                                                     £3.25

               Class 87 Grade 4            Time Limit 3 minutes                                                     £3.25

 

                                             FILM MUSIC CLASSES

 

               Own Choice of any piece transcribed from a Film or Show Soundtrack

 

               Class 88    under 9 years Time Limit 2 minutes                                    £3.25

               Class 89     9 to under 14 years Time Limit  3 minute                         £3.75

               Class 90   14 to under 18 years Time Limit 4 minutes                        £4.25

                                             ROMANTIC PIANO CLASS

 

               Class 91    Romantic  Piano Class                                                            £4.25

                for Students who have attained  Grade 5 and above

               Test                Own Choice from the works of Grieg,  Liszt, Brahms etc.

Time Limit 8 minutes

 

Class 105            Viola or Cello Solo 14 year and under                                                   £3.25

Trophy The David Ward Memorial Trophy

Test                     Own Choice

Time Limit    4 minutes

 

Class 105a           Viola or Cello Solo 14 years and over                                                    £3.50

Test                      Own Choice

Time Limit           5 minutes

 

Class 105b           Double Bass Solo                                                                                            £3.25

Test     Own Choice   Time Limit 3 minutes

 

RECORDER CLASSES

Entries close Saturday 28th March 2015

    Class 106     Recorder Solo Infant School                                                                         £2.75

     Test:             Own Choice

Time limit 2 minutes

 

Class 107    Recorder Solo Years 3&4                                                                              £3.25

     Test:          For Descant Recorder any piece from New Recorder Solos by Graham Lyons.

for Treble Recorder any piece from First Book of Recorder Solos by Walter  Bergman

 

Class 108         Recorder Solo Years 5& 6                                                                       £3.25

     Test:           For Descant Recorder any piece from The Really Easy Recorder Book by Brian Bonsor pub Faber Music

For Treble Recorder any piece from Five Concert Pieces in Enjoy the Recorder Treble Book 1 by Brian Bonsor pub Schott Edition 11468.

 

Class 109   Recorder Solo 11 to 14 years   (Secondary)                              £3.75                                               

Test:          One piece from A Day in the Country by Alan Ridout pub Associated Board for either Descant or Treble Recorder

 

Class 110 Recorder Solo 14 to 16 years                                                       £3.75

     Test:           Own Choice from either:

Recorder Players Collection Book 3 Descant

Recorder Players Collection Book 1 Treble by Colin Hand pub Kevin Mayhew

 

Class 111          Recorder Solo 16 years and over                                               £3.75

    Test:           Own Choice

Time limit    5 minutes

 

Class 112            Recorder Duet (Infant age)                                                      £2.75

    Test:           Own Choice

Time limit    2 minutes

 

Class 113          Recorder Duet   Years 3&4                                                                      £3.25

    Test:          Own Choice

Time limit    3 minutes

 

    Class 114           Recorder Duet Years 5&6                                                                         £3.25

    Test:            Own Choice from Recorder Duets from the Beginning

OR Descant and Treble Duets from the Beginning by John Pitts pub Chester Music

 

Class 115         Recorder Duet 11 to 14 years  (Secondary)                                       £3.75

    Test:            Own Choice

Time limit   4 minutes

 

 

Class 116 Recorder Duet 14 to 16 years                                                     £ 3.75  .

     Test :            Own Choice

Time limit     4 minutes

 

Class 117 Recorder Duet  16 years and over                                          £4.25

     Test:           Own Choice

Time limit     4 minutes

 

Class 118 to 122 below are for recorders with or without Piano Accompaniment but no other instruments.

The Recorder Ensemble with the highest mark will receive the Festival shield.

 

Class 118   Infant Recorder Ensemble                                                             £4.25                                             Test                      Own Choice

Time limit      6 minutes

 

Class 119    Recorder Ensemble 7 to 11 years                                           £4 .75

     Test:            Own Choice

Time limit     6 minutes

 

Class 120 Recorder Ensemble 11 to 14 years                                            £5.25

     Test:           Own Choice

Time limit     6 minutes

 

Class 121   Recorder Ensemble 14 to 16 years                                         £5.25               

      Test:          Own Choice Time Limit 9 minutes

 

    Class 122   Recorder Ensemble Open                                                         £ 5.25

      Test:            Own Choice    6 minutes

 

WOODWIND SECTION

                              Entries close Saturday 28th March 2017

               Own choice music to be sent at the same time

 

Class 123    Woodwind Solo 11 years and under (Primary)                   £2.75

      Test:           Own Choice

Time limit     3 minutes

 

Class 124   Woodwind Solo 11 years and under 15 years                                         £3.25

      Trophy          The Elsam Trophy                                  

Test:             Own Choice

Time limit       3 minutes

 

Class 125   Woodwind Solo 15 to under 18 years                                    £ 3.75

                             Trophy – The Rennie Cup

Test:             Own Choice

Time limit      5 minutes

 

Class 126     Woodwind Solo 18 years and over                                      £4.25

       Test:              Own Choice

Time limit       5 minutes

 

 

Class 127      Woodwind Duet   Open (no recorders)                                £3.75

                              Trophy- The Rennie Clef

Test:                Own Choice

Time limit       5 minutes

 

Class 128      Woodwind and Piano Duet   Open                                       £3.75

      Test:              Own Choice

Time limit      5 minutes

 

Class 129            Woodwind Repertoire 12 years and Under                                     £3.25    

Test     Own Choice of two contrasting pieces

Time Limit 3 minutes

 

Class 130            Woodwind Repertoire 13 years and under 16                 £3.25

Test                    Own Choice of two contrasting pieces

Time Limit   6 minutes

 

Class 131     Woodwind Repertoire 16 and under 21 years                       £4.25    

Test                      Own Choice of two contrasting pieces

Time Limit    8 minutes

Class 132        Saxophone Solo for Beginners open to anyone who has    £3.25

been studying the instrument for no more than 4 terms

Test       Own Choice Time Limit 3 minutes

 

Class 133        Saxophone Solo 13 years and under                                       £3.75

      Test               Own Choice

Time limit      4 minutes

 

Class 134       Saxophone Solo 15 years and under                                     £3.75

      Test:             Own Choice

Time limit       4 minutes

 

Class 135       Saxophone Solo 16 years and over                                       £4.25

      Test:               Own Choice

Time limit       5 minutes

 

Class 136       Woodwind Ensemble for various combinations of              £5.50

                              Wind Instruments for not less than 3 players or more than 20

                             Trophy – The Vickers Rose Bowl

Test:               Own Choice

Time limit      10 minutes

 

Group Class

 

     Class 137    Family Music Making                                                                £5.50

                              Vocal, Instrumental or mixed; not less than 3 performers

                              Trophy -The Knott Rose Bowl

Test                 Own Choice

Time limit        8 minutes

 

Brass Section

 

Please note in the Solo Brass Classes, where an accompaniment is required, a piano part must be provided in a suitable key.Teachers are only allowed to assist in the tuning of the instrument.

                              Entries close Saturday March 28th 2016

               Own choice music should be sent in at the same time

    Class 138     Brass Solo 11 years and under (Primary)                                 £2.75

                              Trophy – The Clark Cup

Test:                Own Choice other than a Hymn

Time limit         3 minutes

 

Class 139      Brass Solo 11 and under 15 years (Secondary)                      £3.25

                              Trophy – The Goodacre Trophy

Test:                 Own Choice other than a Hymn

Time limit         3 minutes

 

Class 140      Brass Solo 15 and under 18 years                                              £3.75                             Trophy – The F. Markham Trophy

Test:                Own Choice other than a Hymn

Time limit         5 minutes

 

Class 141       Brass Solo 18 and under 21 years                                            £4.25

     Test:                Own Choice

Time limit        5 minutes

 

Class 142       Brass Solo 21 and over                                                              £4.75

   Test:                 Own Choice

Time limit         5 minutes

 

Class 143      Brass Duet any Brass Instruments Open                                 £5.25

    Test:                 Own Choice

Time limit         5 minutes

 

Class 144        Brass Solo Open                                                                        £5.25

    Test:                 Own Choice

Time limit          5 minutes

 

Class 145   Brass Repertoire Open 16 years and Over                                 £ 4.75

    Test:                 Own Choice of two contrasting pieces

Time limit         15 minutes

Band and groups are asked to bring their own Music Stands with them.

 

     Class 146        Ensemble for Brass Open (3 to 10 players)                           £5.50

     Test:               Own Choice

Time limit       10 minutes

 

Class 147    Ensemble for Woodwind and Brass Open (3 -10 players) `        £5.50

     Test:             Own Choice

Time limit       10 minutes

 

     Class 148    Junior Brass Band   (not Schools)                                                       £5.50

      Test Piece Own Choice of Two Contrasting Pieces

Time Limit 10   minutes

 

Class 149   School Brass Band   Open                                                      £5.50

                          Trophy -The Billy Butlin Trophy

Test:             Own Choice of two contrasting pieces one of which must be a March.

Time limit    10 minutes

 

Class 150    School Brass Band 14 years and under                                 £5.50

     Test:             Own Choice of any two contrasting pieces

Time limit     8 minutes

 

Class 151 School Wind Band Open                                                           £5.50

                            Trophy -The Festival Trophy

Test                 Own Choice of two contrasting pieces

Time limit      8 minutes

 

Class 152   School Orchestra Open                                                          £5.50

     Test:              Own Choice

Time limit      10 minutes

 

Class 153   Primary School Orchestra                                                       £5.50

Test:             Own Choice of two contrasting pieces

Time limit    10 minutes

 

Class 154      Music Making Infants  Schools                                                   £5.50

      Test:             To perform a well-known Fairy tale or legend using any instruments,vocals or prose effects to illustrate the story.

Time limit    10 minutes

 

Class 155   Music Making Junior School                                                     £5.50

      Test:             AS FOR CLASS 154

Time limit    10 minutes

 

Class 156 Music Making Secondary School                                                    £5.50

    Test                AS FOR CLASS 154

Time Limit    10 minutes

 

 Class 156a Music Making Open                                                                                       £5.50

     Test    As for CLASS 154

Time Limit    10 minutes

 

                                                                      Percussion Classes

                                                            Entries close Saturday 28th March 2017

                              Own Choice music to be sent in at the same time

    Class 157   Percussion Solo under 12 years                                              £3.25

      Test:              Own Choice of a Piece for Snare Drum Only

Time limit      3 minutes

 

Class 158 Percussion Solo 12 to 16 years                                                 £3.75

      Test:              Own Choice

Time limit      4 minutes

 

Class 159   Rhythmic and Percussion Band                                           £5.00

                             Trophy – The Percussion Cup

Test:               Own Choice

Time limit       8 minutes

                            

     Class 160          Junior School Brass Ensemble 3 to 10 players                           £3.25

    Test     Own Choice

                            Time Limit 6 minutes

 

TWO SKILLS CLASSES

    Class 161          Two Skills   Primary                                                                                         £3.75

      Test             Own Choice of either two Instruments or Piano and Instrument or Piano and Voice Two Pieces

Time Limit 5 minutes

 

Class 162          Two Skills Secondary                                                                        £4.25

    Test   As for Class 205

Time Limit 6 minutes

 

Class 163   Two Skills   Open                                                                                                  £5.25

    Test     As for class 205

                              Time Limit 8 minutes

 

  HARP CLASSES    

 

  Class 164    Concert Harp                                                                                                           £3.75

   Test             Own Choice of Two Contrasting Pieces

                Time Limit 10 minutes

 

Class 165   Harp with or without Pedals                                                                                 £3.75

   Test    Own Choice of two Contrasting Pieces

Time Limit 10 minutes    

                                                 GUITAR CLASS

 Class 166   Acoustic Guitar Solo   Junior School Age                                             £3.75

    Test Piece      Own Choice

Time Limit 2 minutes

 

Class 167             Acoustic Guitar Solo     Secondary Age                                                       £3.75

Test                     Own Choice

Time Limit 3 Minutes

 

  Class 168           Acoustic Guitar Group                                                                                  £5.25

Test                     Own Choice Two Contrasting Pieces

Time Limit 5 minutes

 

SAMBA BAND CLASSES

 

   Class 169              Samba Band     for Junior Schools                                             £5.50

Test Piece        Own choice of Drumming Rhythms

Time Limit      3 minutes                  

                                                             

     Class 170              Samba Band for Secondary Schools                                                      £5.50

     Test Piece      Own Choice of two Drumming Rhythms

Time Limit       5 minutes

 

Class 171               Samba Band Open                                                                                     £5.50

Test       Own Choice of Two Rhythms

Time Limit        6 minutes

 

ORGAN CLASSES

    

     Class 172    Church Organ Solo.  Manuals only.  Open                                £3.75    
Test:               Own Choice of One Piece

Time limit        4 minutes

 

Class 173    Church Organ Solo including Pedals   Open                             £3.75

      Test:               Own Choice two contrasting pieces

Time limit       10 minutes

 

Time will be arranged for the performers in the above two classes for rehearsal time on the Organ in St.Lawrence’s Church.

Performers should contact the Secretary once the time table for classes has been issued

 

NON WESTERN CLASSES

   Class 174     Non-Western Traditional Instrumental Group                  £4.75

    Test:                  Own Choice

Time limit           10 minutes

 

Class 175            Non -Western Traditional Solo                                           £5.25

   Test:                 Own Choice

Time limit          5 minutes

 

COMPOSITION CLASSES

 

               The Performers are asked to perform their work prior to receiving the adjudication in all the classes below. All manuscripts must be sent to the Secretary  with the entry no later than  March 28th 2017 and  must be  accompanied by  a statement from  the parent or teacher to say that this is the entrant’s own work.

The composer is responsible for arranging for the performance of the work during the festival.

 Class 176    Song with Accompaniment                                                                    £3.75

     Award                  Festival Medal               

     Test      Not less than 16 bars. The song must be performed at the Festival

by either the composer or another performer or on tape or CD.

                                                                 

Class 177   Composition for any instrument or instruments other           £3.75

                                  than Piano                                                                          

      Award          Festival Medal

Test             Not less than 16 bars for either Electronic or Acoustic or a combination

of both. If Electronic then a tape may be played at the Festival

 

Class 178           Piano Composition   Open                                                                     £3.75

      Award                Festival Medal

Test              To compose a piece for Piano not less than 16 bars

 

 

               EXAM CLASSES   FOR SINGING 2013

               Pieces sung in the exam classes should not be performed in any other vocal class and can be from any exam board which the performer is studying to take.

Piece to be other than from a Musical or Show

 

Class 179             Grade 1 Time Limit 2 minutes                                     £3.25

 

Class 180             Grade 2 Time Limit 2 minutes                                     £3.25

 

Class 181             Grade 3 Time Limit 2 minutes                                     £3.25

 

Class 182             Grade 4                Time Limit 3 minutes                      £3.25

 

Class 183             Grade 5 Time Limit 3        minutes                               £3.25

 

Class 184             Grade 6 Time Limit 3 minutes                                     £3.25

 

Class 185             Grade 7 Time Limit 4 minutes                                     £3.75

 

Class 186             Grade 8 Time Limit 5 minutes                                     £3.75

 

EXAM CLASSES FOR BRASS from 2013

               Pieces performed in these classes should not be in any other brass class but can be from any exam board

Class 187             Grade 1 Time Limit 2 minutes                                     £3.25

 

Class 188             Grade 2 Time Limit 2 minutes                                     £3.25

 

Class 189             Grade 3 Time Limit 2 minutes                                     £3.25

 

Class 190             Grade 4 Time Limit 3 minutes                                     £3.25

 

Class 191             Grade 5 Time Limit 4 minutes                                     £3.25

 

Class 192             Grade 6 Time Limit 4 minutes                                     £3.25

 

Class 193             Grade 7 Time Limit 5 minutes                                     £3.25

 

Class 194             Grade 8 Time Limit 5 minutes                                     £3.75

 

EXAM CLASSES FOR STRINGS 2016-19

               Pieces performed in these classes should not be performed in any other string classes but can be from any exam board

Class 195             Grade 1 Time Limit 2 minutes                                     £3.25

 

Class 196             Grade 2 Time Limit 2 minutes                                     £3.25

 

Class 197             Grade 3 Time Limit 2 minutes                                     £3.25

 

Class 198             Grade 4 Time Limit 3 minutes                                     £3.25

 

Class 199             Grade 5 Time Limit 4 minutes                                     £3.25

 

Class 200             Grade 6 Time Limit 5 minutes                                     £3.75

 

Class 201             Grade 7 Time Limit 6 minutes                                     £3.75

 

Class 201a           Grade 8 Time Limit 6 minutes                                     £3.75

 

EXAM CLASSES FOR WOODWIND 2014-

               Pieces performed in these classes should not be performed in any other wind classes but can be from any exam board

Class 202             Grade 1 Time Limit 2 minutes                                     £3.25

 

Class 203             Grade 2 Time Limit 2 minutes                                     £3.25

 

Class 204             Grade 3 Time Limit 2 minutes                                     £3.25

 

Class 205             Grade 4 Time Limit 3 minutes                                     £3.25

 

Class 206             Grade 5 Time Limit 3 minutes                                     £3.25

 

Class 207             Grade 6 Time Limit 4 minutes                                     £3.25

 

Class 208             Grade 7 Time Limit 5 minutes                                     £3.75

 

Class 209             Grade 8 Time Limit 7 minutes                                     £3.75

 

 Class 210                            Belle Plates or Handball Group                                 £5.50

                                                            Own Choice of Two Contrasting Pieces

Time Limit   5 minutes

 

Class 211                            Acoustic Pop Group (3-10 Players)                                         £5.50

                                                            Own Choice of Piece

Time Limit 6 minutes

Acoustic Instruments only may include: Guitar, Piano, Woodwind, Brass, Strings, Percussion (Not full Drum Kit) Snare Drum and Cymbals only and of course Vocals allowed.

Class 212                            Acoustic Pop Ballad Secondary Age                        £3.75

               Test:                                    Own  Choice  of Piece

Time Limit up to 3 minutes

Accompaniment as for Class 211

N.B. Music must be provided for the above 2 classes for the

adjudicator even as a PVG arrangement

 

Class 213                            Beginners Brass Solo                                                                   £3.25

                                                            For students who have only been learning the Instrument for up to five terms

Own Choice of one piece

Time Limit 3 minutes

 

Class 214                            Vocal or Instrumental Solo with Accompaniment   £3.75

               Test:                                    Own choice of one piece (The Accompanist can only perform once)

Time Limit 3 minutes

Each performer will be marked.

 

Class 215                            Beginners Woodwind Class                                                       £3.25              

for those who have only been learning  the instrument

For 5 terms

Own Choice of one piece

Time Limit 3 minutes

 

Class 216                            Taiko Drumming Ensemble                                                       £5.50

Test Own Choice of one piece

Time Limit   5 minutes

 

Class 217                            Ukulele Solo     Primary                                                              £2.75

               Test                      Own Choice of one piece with or without a song

Time Limit 2 minutes

 

Class 218                            Ukulele Solo      Secondary                                                        £3.25

Test                      Own Choice of one piece with or without a song

Time Limit            2 minutes

 

Class 219                            Ukulele Solo       Adult                                                                 £3.75

Test                      Own Choice of one piece  with or without a song

Time Limit           3 minutes

 

Class 220                            Ukulele Orchestra   Primary                                                      £5.50              

Own Choice of one piece with or without a song

Time Limit           5 minutes

 

Class 221             Acoustic Guitar Solo for Beginners (Primary)                      £2.75

Test                      Own Choice of One piece

Time Limit   2 minutes

 

Class 222             Acoustic Guitar Solo for Beginners (Secondary)                 £3.25

Test                      Own Choice of one piece

Time Limit 3 minutes

 

Class 223             Mixed Instrumental Ensemble up to 10 players                  £5.50

Test                      Own Choice of one piece

Time Limit 5 minutes

 

Class 224             Rock Choir for Secondary School                                                           £5.50

Test                      Own Choice of one song

Simple Movement allowed Time Limit 4 minutes

 

Class 225             Foundation Singing Game Class                                                             £3.50

               Test                      Own Choice   Time Limit up to 3 minutes

 

Class 226             Vocal Group Primary 7-11 years                                                             £3.50

                                             not more than 5 performers

               Test                      Own Choice of a Unison Song which may contain solo passages should the group decide to include

Time Limit 3 minutes

 

Class 227             Boomwackers Group Class Primary                                        £3.50    

               Test                      To perform a piece of the group’s own Choice

Time Limit 3 minutes   Vocals allowed

 

 

New classes for 2017

 

 

Class       228                      Vocal Group 11-13 years                                                            £5.25    

Test                      Own Choice or 1 unison or part song for up to 5 people

Unaccompanied or accompanied by 1 instrument (but not a Pop Song)

Time Limit 5 minutes

 

Class    229                         Vocal Group 14-16 years                                                           £5.25

 

Test      Own Choice as for class  228

Time Limit 5 minutes

 

Class 230                            Makaton Signing Class for Primary Choir               £5.25

              

Test                      Own Choice of two contrasting pieces

Time Limit   5 minutes

 

Class 231             School Beginners Piano Class      Primary                              £2.75

Test                      Own Choice of One Piece

 

Class 232                            Penny Whistle Group   Primary                                £3.00

               Test                      Own Choice        Time Limit 3 minutes

 

Class 233                            String Ensemble Secondary                                       £3.75

               Test                      Own Choice Time Limit 5 minutes

 

Class 234             Instrumental Folk Group              Secondary                           £3.75

               Test                      Own Choice of one piece Time Limit 5 minutes

 

Class 235      String Duet 11 years and under                                                            £3.00

Test Own Choice              Time Limit 3 minutes