Music Syllabus 2018

VOCAL  SECTION

 

Closing  date for entries – Sat 31st Mar 2018

 

An Offical Accompanist will be provided for all junior  classes.  All Music  must

be with the secretary no later than 31st   MARCH  2018 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  2018

 

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                                                                 £4.50

 Test         Wee Hughie by Dorothy Parke pub Goodmusic

 Class 2     Vocal Solo   Male  17 to under 21                                                                         £4.50

                      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                                                                              £5.50

                  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                                                                                            £5.50

                  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                                                            £5.50

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   £5.50

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                                                                    £5.50

                  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                                                                  £5.50

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                                                                         £5.50

   Test :        Own Choice

Time Limit : Not exceeding 4 minutes

 

Class 10      Negro Spiritual  Any Voice                                                       £5.50

   Test :        Own Choice

Time Limit : Not exceeding 4 minutes

 

Class 11      Lieder  Any Voice                                                                       £5.50

   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                          £5.50

                        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                                        £5.50

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                               £3.00

Test :                     Own Choice of  Favourite Song or Hymn

Time Limit 2 minutes

Class 14        Solo for Children under 9 years                                                              £3.50

Test :                    Mrs Jenny Wren by Arthur Baynon pub Boosey and Hawkes no 88

Class   15     Solo for Girls 9 to 11 years  (Primary)                                                   £3.50

Test  :                    Pretty Spring by Stuart Young pub Curwen

Class 16       Solo for Girls 11 to  13 years (Secondary)                             £4.00

Test   :           The Dormouse’s Carol by Elizabeth Poston pub Curwen

Class 17       Solo for Girls 13 and under 15 year                                        £4.00

Test                      Clock-o-Clay Richard Rodney Bennett from Insect World

pub  Universal

Class 18      Solo for Girls 15 and under 17 years                                                       £4.00                  

 Test                           Spring Sorrow by John Ireland pub Boosey and Hawkes

digital downlaod only

Class      19             Solo for Boys 9 to 11 years (Primary)                                          £3.50

  Test                       I’d Like to Sail by Ursula Grenville pub Curwen 71920

Class 20       Solo for Boys 11 to under 13 (Secondary)                            £4.00

  Test                    Lets Face the Music and Dance pub ABRSM Best Grades 1-3

High or Low Voice

Class 21             Solo for Boys 13 to under 16 (Secondary)                                    £4.00

  Test               Eerie Cancel from Changing Voices Pub Peters EP 72482

 Class 22      Solo for Boy or Girl  11 and under (Primary)                     £3.50

  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)                                    £4.00

  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 )                    £3.50

   Test         Chim Chim Cheree  or Second Star to the Right

from Disney Songs for Kids HL 00740197

or  The Bare Nescessities of Life or I’ve got No Strings from Still

More Disney Songs for Kids

                 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                                         £4.00

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                                     £4.00

   Test         Own Choice of any  song by Rogers and  Hammerstein or Stephen Sondhiem

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                             £4.00

    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                                                         £4.00

  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                                                        £4.00

  Test :          Own Choice   Time Limit  3 minutes

Class 30     Vocal Duet 17 to 18 years                                                         £4.00

  Test:            Own Choice  Time Limit   3 minute

Age and time limits must be adhered to.

Choral Classes

Senior Section

    Class 31       Ladies Part Song                                                                   £6.50

                       Trophy- The Brooke Cup

Test              Catch a falling Star by Bob Chilcott pub Oxford Music                 

 Class 32      Male Voice Choir                                                                       £6.50

                         Trophy- The Festival Trophy

Test :           Two Contrasting Pieces  Time Limit  3 minutes each Song

Class 33       Any Adult Choir (excluding College and School Choir)   £6.50

                          Trophy -The Cliff  Cup

Test:            Two Contrasting Pieces    Time Limit    8 minutes

 

 

Class 34        Gilbert and Sullivan Ensemble                                                £5.50

                           Trophy- The Fred Chambers Memorial Trophy

Test Piece        Own Choice

Time limit         not to exceed 10 minutes

Class 35          Group Folk Song                                                                     £5.50

   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 The Sea   book Suggestion for  Teaches if needed

Junior Songscape by Lyn Marsh

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   :               Earh Sea and Sky  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                                                            £5.50

                            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                                           £5.50

                          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                                                £5.50

                            Trophy -The Caldicott Shield

Test Piece      Two Contrasting Pieces

Time limit       5 minutes

Class 45        Youth Group Choir                                                                     £5.50

      Test Piece   Own Choice: Two Contrasting Pieces

Time limit       6 minutes

Class 46       Junior Choir including Training Choirs                                    £5.50

       Test Piece   Own Choice : Two Contrasting Pieces

Time limit:       4 minutes

Class 47      Youth  Organisations Unison Song                                             £5.50

                          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 31st  March 2018

       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 2018

Entries close Saturday 31st March 2018

 

                                                                                     PIANO CLASSES

 

       Class 50       Non first Prize winners Piano Solo 10 years and under             £3.50

Test :                 Coconut Calypso  by Pauline Hall from Piano Jazz Time Bk.1 Pub OUP

 

       Class 51       Non first Prize winners Piano Solo 11 years and Over               £3.50

        Test :                  Petite Valse from Lazy Days by Brain Chapple Pub OUP

Class 52       Piano Solo for Beginners under 7 years                                           £3.50

                            Trophy – The Junior Cup

Test:              In the Forest by Barbara Kikby Mason  from 1st Album for Piano Part 2

Pub Bosworth

Class 53              Piano Solo 7 and 8 years                                                                        £3.50

                            Trophy – The Silver Jubilee Trophy

Test :                 Little Suite  by Turk from Classics to Modern Book 1

Pub  Yorktown Music Pubs

Class 54      Piano Solo 9 and under 11 years                                                   £3.50

                            Trophy -The Geary Cup

Test :                    I am a Jolly Fellow  No 52 Czech Folk Tunes by Peter Eben

pub Faber Music

Class 55       Piano Solo 11 to under 13 years                                                     £4.00

                          Trophy – The Keighley Dixon Trophy

Test             At the Smithy  by Maitcaper Op no 5 from Romantic Sketchbook 2

pub ABRSM

Class 56         Piano Solo 13 to under 15 years                                                    £4.00

                           Trophy – The Benson Cup

Test              Scherzo by Kabalevsky   from Ausgeuahlk Klavierstucke fur Kinder

pub Peters Edition

 

Class 57          Piano Solo 15 to under 17 years                                                    £4.00

                            Trophy – The Cossins Cup

Test               Study in E  by Thomas Dunhill from  Romantic Pieces  Book 3

pub ABRSM

Class 58         Piano Solo 17 years and over                                                        £5.00

                             Award – Festival Medal

Test:                    Andante Cantabile by Mendelsohn from More Romantic Pieces

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                                                 £3.50

                            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                                        £3.50

                             Trophy – The Nisbet Cup

Test :              Own Choice as for Class 59

Time Limit     4 minutes

Class 61      Piano Repertoire 11 to under 13 years                                     £3.50

                             Trophy -The Ransom Cup

Test:              Own Choice as for Class 59

Time limit:     5 minutes

Class 62     Piano Repertoire 13 to under 16 years                                      £4.00

                             Trophy – The Brown Cup

Test :              Own  Choice as for class 59

Time Limit:     8 minutes

Class 63     Piano Repertoire 16 years and over                                           £4.00

                             Trophy – The Myers Foggin Cup

Test :              Own Choice as for  class 59

Time limit :    10 minutes

 Class 64      Chopin   Open                                                                              £4.50

                             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                                                 £4.50

                              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                                                                         £5.50

        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 Grand parent and Child                          £4.50

                                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                                                      £4.50

        Test:                      Skaters Waltz in C  Barbara Kirkby Mason  From 1st Album

pub Bosworth

Class 70          Piano Duet for 12 years and under                                                      £4.50

                                Trophy – The Chessman Cup

Test :                    Divers Ragtime  by Elias  Davidson  from The Red Carousel Easy Duets.  pub Spartan Press

Class 71           Piano Duet  for 14 years and under                                                  £4.50

        Test :                            In  A Jaunty Mood  by Laura Shur  from Keys for Two Book 2

pub Spartan Press

Class 72          Piano Duet for 16 years and under                                                     £4.50

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

 

Class 73           Piano Duet  open                                                                            £4.50

        Test :                      Spanish Dance No. 1 by Moszkowski Pub Peters

Class 74          Piano Duet for Pupil /Teacher or advanced Student                      £4.50

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 2017/2018 syllabus and studying for the following exams.

           Class 75               Pre-Grade 1 standard   Time Limit 2 minutes                                         £3.50

           Class 76                 Grade 1                                 Time Limit 2 minutes                                    £3.50

           Class 77           Grade 2                                        Time Limit 2 minutes                                    £3.50

               Class 78                Grade 3                                              Time Limit 3 minutes                    £3.50

               Class 79                       Grade 4                                        Time Limit 3 minutes                    £3.50

               Class 80                       Grade 5                                        Time Limit 4 minutes                    £4.00    

               Class 81                       Grade 6                                         Time Limit 5 minutes                    £4.00

              Class 82                      Grade 7                                          Time Limit 7 minutes                    £4.50

                Class 83                       Grade 8                                         Time Limit 8 minutes                    £4.50

INSTRUMENTAL CLASSES

 

Entries close Saturday March 31st 2018

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

   Class 92            Violin Solo for Beginners                                                                                              £3.00                                    

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

    Test Piece    Daydreaming  from Wagon Wheels by Kathyrn and Hugh Colledge                              .

   Class  93     Violin  Solo under 8  years                                                            £3.00

    Test   Patrick’s Reel from Fiddle Time Joggers by Kathy and David Blackwell

                                pub Oxford

   Class 93a          Violin Solo 8 to under 11 years                                                                  £3.00

    Test   Waltz by Brahms  from Suzuki  Violin/Viola School Vol 2

  Class 94       Violin Solo 11 to 14 years                                                          £3.50

                        Trophy – The Heslam Cup

   Test                    German Dance by Pieces Bk 3 pub Oxford

   Class 95      Violin Solo 15 years and over                                                   £4.00

                          Trophy – The Silver Jubilee Cup

    Test                     Melodie on the G String by Rachmaninov from Classical & Romantic

                                  Pieces Book 4 Arranged by Watson Forbes       

    Class 96     String  Concerto                                                                          £4.00

                       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                        £3.50

    Test :              Own Choice

    Time limit      3 minutes

    Class 98       Violin Solo Non First Prize Winners 15 years and over         £4.00

    Test :              Own Choice

    Time limit       4 minutes

    Class 99      Violin Concertino                                                                             £4.00

    Test :               Own Choice of one Movement from any Concertino

                                     Time Limit 6 minutes

    Class 100    Violin Repertoire  12 years and under                                      £4.00

     Test :              Own Choice of  Two Contrasting Pieces

     Time limit       5 minutes

    Class 101       Violin Repertoire  13 years and over                                      £4.00

      Test:              Own Choice of Two Contrasting Pieces

      Time limit      10  minutes

    Class 102       String  Duet  11 to 14 years                                                       £4.00

    Test                Own Choice  Time Limit 6 minutes.

    Class 103      Violin Sight-Reading Open                                                         £4.00

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

     Class 104             Viola / Cello or Double Bass Solo for Beginners                            £4.00                                       

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                                          £3.00

                Class 85   Grade 2                        Time Limit  2 minutes                                       £3.00

                Class 86  Grade 3            Time Limit  3 minutes                               £3.50

                Class 87  Grade 4            Time Limit  3 minutes                                    £3.50

 

                                                FILM MUSIC CLASSES

 

                Own Choice of any piece transcribed from a Film

                or Show Soundtrack

 

                Class 88    under 9 years             Time Limit 2 minutes                                      £3.50

                Class 89     9 to under 14 years   Time  Limit  3 minute                    £4.00

                Class 90   14 to under 18 years   Time Limit  4 minutes                    £4.50

 

                                                ROMANTIC PIANO CLASS

 

                Class  91    Romantic  Piano Class                                                                              £4.50

                 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                                                     £3.50

                                Trophy  The David Ward Memorial Trophy

 Test                      Own Choice

 Time Limit    4 minutes

Class 105a           Viola or Cello Solo 14 years and Over                                                     £4.00

Test                       Own Choice       

Time Limit          5 minutes

Class 105b           Double  Bass Solo                                                                                                            £4.00

  Test     Own Choice   Time Limit  3 minutes

RECORDER CLASSES

Entries close Saturday 31st March 2018

    Class 106     Recorder Solo  Infant School                                                                          £2.75

     Test:             Own Choice

     Time limit 2 minutes

    Class 107    Recorder Solo Years 3&4                                                                                 £3.50

     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                                                                                             £3.50

     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)                              £4.00

     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                                                       £4.00

     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                                               £4.00

    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                                                                          £3.50

    Test :          Own Choice

    Time limit    3 minutes

    Class 114           Recorder Duet  Years 5&6                                                                            £3.50

    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)                                    £4.00

    Test:            Own Choice

    Time limit   4 minutes

 

Class 116 Recorder Duet 14 to 16 years                                                     £ 4.00 .

     Test :            Own Choice

     Time limit     4 minutes

     Class 117  Recorder Duet  16 years and over                                          £4.50

     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 31st. March 2018

                Own choice music to be sent at the same time

                                               

      Class 123    Woodwind Solo  11 years and under  (Primary)                   £3.00

      Test :           Own Choice

      Time limit     3 minutes

      Class 124   Woodwind Solo 11 years and under 15 years                                       £3.50

      Trophy          The Elsam Trophy                                   

      Test :             Own Choice

      Time limit       3 minutes

      Class 125   Woodwind  Solo 15 to under 18 years                                 £ 4.00

                             Trophy – The Rennie Cup

       Test :             Own Choice

       Time limit      5 minutes

       Class 126     Woodwind Solo 18 years and over                                      £4.50

       Test :              Own Choice

       Time limit       5 minutes

 

Class 127      Woodwind Duet   Open (no recorders)                                £4.00

                              Trophy- The Rennie Clef

     Test:                Own Choice

     Time limit       5 minutes

     Class 128      Woodwind and Piano Duet   Open                                       £4.00

      Test :              Own Choice

      Time limit      5 minutes

     Class 129            Woodwind Repertoire 12 years and Under                                      £3.50    

      Test                     Own Choice of two contrasting pieces

                                    Time Limit 3 minutes

     Class 130            Woodwind Repertoire 13 years and under 16                £3.50

       Test                     Own Choice of two contrasting pieces

                                     Time Limit   6 minutes

      Class  131     Woodwind Repertoire 16 and under 21 years                    £4.50

        Test                    Own Choice  of two contrasting pieces

                                      Time Limit    8 minutes

     Class 132        Saxophone Solo for Beginners  open to anyone who has                 £3.50

                                     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                                      £3.50

      Test               Own Choice

      Time limit      4 minutes

      Class 134       Saxophone Solo 15 years and under                                     £4.00

      Test :             Own Choice

      Time limit       4 minutes

      Class 135       Saxophone Solo 16 years and over                                       £4.50

      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 31st  2018

                Own choice music should be sent in at the same time

    Class 138     Brass Solo 11 years and under (Primary)                                 £3.00

                              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)                      £3.50

                              Trophy – The Goodacre Trophy

    Test:                 Own Choice  other than a Hymn

    Time limit         3 minutes

    Class 140      Brass Solo 15 and under 18 years                                             £ 4.00Trophy –                                   

 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                                            £4.50

     Test:                Own Choice

     Time limit        5 minutes

    Class 142       Brass Solo 21 and over                                                              £5.00

   Test:                 Own Choice

    Time limit         5 minutes

    Class 143      Brass Duet  any Brass Instruments Open                                 £5.50

    Test:                 Own Choice

    Time limit         5 minutes

    Class 144        Brass Solo  Open                                                                        £5.50

    Test:                 Own Choice

    Time limit          5 minutes

    Class 145   Brass Repertoire Open 16 years  and Over                                 £ 5.00

    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 31st March 2018

                                Own Choice music to be sent in at the same time

    Class 157   Percussion Solo under 12 years                                              £3.50

      Test:              Own Choice of a Piece for Snare Drum Only

      Time limit      3 minutes

     Class 158 Percussion Solo  12 to 16 years                                                 £4.00

      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                           £3.50

    Test     Own Choice

                                  Time Limit 6 minutes

TWO SKILLS CLASSES

    Class 161          Two Skills   Primary                                                                                             £4.00

      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                                                                         £4.50

    Test   As  for Class 205

                                Time Limit 6 minutes

   Class 163   Two Skills   Open                                                                                                     £5.50

    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 31st 2018 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  2018

                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                                     £3.50

                Class 180              Grade 2 Time Limit 2 minutes                                     £3.50

                Class 181              Grade 3 Time Limit 2 minutes                                     £3.50

                Class 182              Grade 4                Time Limit 3 minutes                                     £3.50

                Class 183              Grade 5 Time Limit 3       minutes                                               £3.50

                Class 184              Grade 6 Time Limit 3 minutes                                     £3.50

                Class 185              Grade 7 Time Limit 4 minutes                                     £4.00

                Class 186              Grade 8 Time Limit 5 minutes                                     £4.00

                EXAM CLASSES FOR BRASS  from 2017-2020

                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                                     £3.50

                Class 188              Grade 2 Time Limit 2 minutes                                     £3.50

                Class 189              Grade 3 Time Limit 2 minutes                                     £3.50

                Class 190              Grade 4 Time Limit 3 minutes                                     £3.50

                Class 191              Grade 5 Time Limit 4 minutes                                     £3.50

                Class 192              Grade 6 Time Limit 4       minutes                                               £3.50

                Class 193              Grade 7 Time Limit 5 minutes                                     £4.00

                Class 194              Grade 8 Time Limit 5 minutes                                     £4.00

                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                                     £3.50

                Class 196              Grade 2 Time Limit 2 minutes                                     £3.50

                Class 197              Grade 3 Time Limit 2 minutes                                     £3.50

                Class 198              Grade 4 Time Limit 3 minutes                                     £3.50

                Class 199              Grade 5 Time Limit 4 minutes                                     £3.50

                Class 200              Grade 6 Time Limit 5 minutes                                     £3.50

                Class 201              Grade 7 Time Limit 6 minutes                                     £4.00                                    

                Class 201a           Grade 8 Time Limit 6 minutes                                     £4.00

                EXAM CLASSES FOR WOODWIND 2018

                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                                     £3.50

                Class 203              Grade 2 Time Limit 2 minutes                                     £3.50

                Class 204              Grade 3 Time Limit 2 minutes                                     £3.50

                Class 205              Grade 4 Time Limit 3 minutes                                     £3.50

                Class 206              Grade 5 Time Limit 3 minutes                                     £3.50

                Class 207              Grade 6 Time Limit 4 minutes                                     £3.50

                Class 208              Grade 7 Time Limit 5 minutes                                     £4.00                                    

                Class 209              Grade 8 Time Limit 7 minutes                                     £4.00

 

Class 210                              Bell Plates or Handbell 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                                                                      £3.50

                                                                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                                                         £3.50    

                                                                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                                                                 £3.00

                Test                       Own Choice  of one piece with  or without a song

                Time Limit 2 minutes

 

                Class 218                              Ukulele Solo      Secondary                                                           £3.50

                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)                       £3.00

                Test                       Own Choice of One piece

                Time Limit   2 minutes

 

                Class 222              Acoustic Guitar Solo for Beginners (Secondary)                 £3.50

                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                                                                 £4.00

                Test                       Own Choice   Time Limit up to 3 minutes

 

                Class 226              Vocal Group Primary 7-11 years                                                                £4.00

                                                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

 

 

 

                Class       228                        Vocal Group 11-13 years                                                               £5.25                                                     

                Test                       Own Choice  or 1 unison or part song for up to 20 people

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

                Time Limit  5 minutes

 

                Class    229                          Vocal Group 14-18 years                                                              £5.25

 

                Test      Own Choice as for  class                228

                Time Limit  8 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

 

New Classes for 2018

               

                Class 235      String Duet 11 years and under                                                        £3.25

                Test  Own Choice             Time Limit 3 minutes

 

                Class 236             Percussion Class   Secondary   Call and Response              £3.00

                Time Limit     2 minutes