Vocal; Choirs – Community & Adult

VOCAL

Trophies and awards will be listed in the Festival Programme

TIME LIMITS WILL BE STRICTLY ADHERED TO – see Festival Rules.

See also –  Composer, Concerto, Mixed Arts,

Adult Novice & Non-competitive Classes

 

You may use the Official or your own Accompanist.

All performances using music from shows in current productions are subject to copyright law.

Songs from shows in current production may be sung as a concert item (i.e. with no costume or movement) without the need for copyright permission.

Where movement or costume are included in performance, copyright permission is required.

The Festival Committee accepts these entries on the basis that appropriate permission has been obtained.

Performers or teachers with queries on how to obtain copyright permission should refer to Rules.

 

VOCAL SOLO
These classes to EXCLUDE selections from Pop Music, Stage Musicals or Films
162 Year 6 and under Own choice Not to exceed 4 minutes £6
163 Year 9 and under Own choice Not to exceed 4 minutes £8
164 Year 11 and under Own choice Not to exceed 4 minutes £8
165 Open Own choice Not to exceed 5 minutes £10

SOLO BOYS TREBLE
166 Own choice Not to exceed 4 minutes £6

MUSIC THEATRE SOLO

167 Year 6 and under Own choice Not to exceed 4 minutes £6
168 Year 9 and under Own choice Not to exceed 4 minutes £8
169 Year 11 and under Own choice Not to exceed 4 minutes £8
170 Open Own choice Not to exceed 5 minutes £10

FOLK SONG SOLO

171 Year 6 and under Own choice Not to exceed 4 minutes £6
172 Year 9 and under Own choice Not to exceed 4 minutes £8
173 Year 11 and under Own choice Not to exceed 4 minutes £8
174 Open Own choice Not to exceed 5 minutes £10

CONTEMPORARY “POP” SONG SOLO

175 Year 6 and under Own choice Not to exceed 4 minutes £6
176 Year 9 and under Own choice Not to exceed 4 minutes £8
177 Year 11 and under Own choice Not to exceed 4 minutes £8
178 Open Own choice Not to exceed 5 minutes £10
ORATORIO OR CANTATA
Performers to give a brief introduction to the piece.
179 Open Own choice Not to exceed 5 minutes £10

OPERATIC ARIA OR OPERETTA
Original language preferred. Performers to give a brief introduction to the piece.
180 Open Own choice Not to exceed 5 minutes £10

BRITISH SONG
Song(s) by a British composer.
181 Open Own choice Not to exceed 5 minutes £10

LIEDER, ITALIAN OR MELODIE – IN ORIGINAL LANGUAGE
Performers to give a brief synopsis of their song.
182 Open Own choice Not to exceed 5 minutes £10

RECITAL
Selection of contrasting songs by different composers.
Suitability of programme, a brief introduction and deportment will be adjudicated.
183 Open Own choice Any voice Not to exceed 15 minutes £12

NON- COMPETITIVE VOCAL PERFORMANCE
For entrants who wish to perform and receive comments and advice from the adjudicator.
Performance will not be assessed competitively nor awarded a place certificate.
9 Own choice Not to exceed 4 minutes £8

 

CHOIRS

 

Our Official Accompanist can be booked on entry, at no extra cost – or use your own Accompanist.

 

 

SCHOOL CHOIRS

Any form of instrumental accompaniment. 1 adult player may be included.

 

26    Year 2 and under      Own choice of 2 pieces                       Not to exceed 6 minutes       £15

27    Year 4 and under      Own choice of 2 pieces                       Not to exceed 6 minutes       £15

28    Year 6 and under      Own choice of 2 pieces                       Not to exceed 6 minutes       £15

30    Year 9 and under      Own choice of two 2 or 3 part songs   Not to exceed 6 minutes       £15

32    Open                         Own choice of any 2 or 3 part songs   Not to exceed 8 minutes       £15

 

SCHOOL CHOIRS – HYMN

Any form of instrumental accompaniment. 1 adult player may be included.

 

29    Year 6 and under      Own choice of Hymn(s)        Not to exceed 6 minutes                      £15

 

31    Year 9 and under      Own choice of Hymn(s)        Not to exceed 8 minutes                      £15

The performance should have an element of 2-part singing either as a descant or lower part.

FAMILY & FRIENDS MUSIC MAKING – SCHOOL BASED – NON-COMPETITIVE

34    Open           Own choice                 Not to exceed 8 minutes                                              £15

NON-COMPETITIVE  MUSIC MAKING  IN NURSERY SCHOOLS

25    Open           Own choice                 Not to exceed 4 minutes                                              £15

NON-COMPETITIVE – SCHOOL CHOIRS

33    Open           Own choice                 Not to exceed 8 minutes                                              £15

Choirs – Community & Adult

 

YOUTH CHOIRS

35    Year 6 and under      Own choice of contrasting songs        Not to exceed 8 minutes       £20

36    Year 9 and under      Own choice of contrasting songs        Not to exceed 10 minutes     £20

37    Open                         Own choice of contrasting songs        Not to exceed 15 minutes     £20

CHAMBER CHOIRS       Up to 20 voices

38    Open                         Own choice of contrasting songs        Not to exceed 15 minutes     £30

 

CHOIRS                         MIXED VOICES, LADIES’ OR MALE VOICE CHOIR including BARBERSHOP

39    Open                         Own choice of contrasting songs        Not to exceed 15 minutes     £30

 

FAMILY & FRIENDS MUSIC MAKING – NOT SCHOOL-BASED –NON COMPETITIVE

40    Open                         Own choice of contrasting songs        Not to exceed 10 minutes     £30

 

NON-COMPETITIVE  COMMUNITY CHOIRS

41    Open                         Own choice of contrasting songs        Not to exceed 15 minutes     £30