Festival Update – Programme and Privacy Policy

The festival programme has now been agreed, and entrants will soon be receiving their time-cards  – if they haven’t received them before they read this! We have also agreed our new Privacy Policy, which we shall be sending to all entrants. You can see it here.

The outline programme is shown below. A full printed programme showing all entrants and details of their music will be available for £3 on the door and for a couple of weeks beforehand at the Vale and Downland Museum.

Saturday 16th June Piano and Organ.
Adjudicator Michael Young
10:00 am – 12:15 pm, 2:00 – 4:20 pm, 6:00 – 7:50 pm
Sunday 17th June: Bowed Strings and Guitars,
Adjudicator Oliver Gledhill
10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Friday 22nd June: Vocal Recitals including the John Miller Prize
Adjudicator Maria Jagusz
6:00 – 9:15 pm
Saturday 23rd June: Vocal
Adjudicator Julia Dewhurst
10:30 am – 12:30 pm junior, 2:00 – 4:55 pm vocal & choral
6:00 – 8:40 pm opera – Opera Unmasked Prize
Sunday 24th June:  Brass, Woodwind and Vocal
10:00 am – 12:40 pm Brass, 3:00 – 5:00 pm Woodwind
Adjudicator Liz Childs
6:00 – 8:45 pm Adult Vocal, Adjudicator Julia Dewhurst
Saturday 30th June: Instrumental Prize Finals and Closing Concert
6:30 pm Instrumental Prize Finals
John Durrant Prize and Ken Cooper cup
7:30 pm Festival Concert featuring prizewinners and other
selected performances
Presentation of Prizes:
John Miller Prize – Song Recital classes 28 & under
Wantage Town Shield – singer aged over 28
Opera Unmasked Prize – opera class 60
John Durrant Prize – instrumentalist 18  & under
Ken Cooper Cup- instrumentalist aged over 18