Miscellaneous Classes 2021

Saturday 19th June or Saturday 26th June

The running of all classes, especially group performances, is subject to Covid regulations current at the time.

Find out how to enter here or go direct to online entry.
The full syllabus can be downloaded here.

251   Introductory Concerto Class – 18 & under
Own choice of any movement or movements from any accepted/published concerto by any composer for any instrument, excluding piano. Open only to entrants who have not won a concerto class in a competitive festival with that instrument. Previous winners of this class may enter again with another instrument. An official accompanist may be used to provide the orchestral accompaniment.
Time limit 15 mins. Fee: £17.50.

252   Concerto Class – Open
Own choice of any movement or movements from any accepted/ published concerto by any composer for any instrument, excluding piano. An official accompanist may be used to provide the orchestral accompaniment.
Time limit 15 mins. Fee: £20.00.

261   Composition – 11 & under
The composition must not have been previously published or presented to a Festival. It need not be written down but the entrant must arrange for a performance of the piece to take place in the Class. it must be received by the 22nd May. Maximum of two entries per entrant.
Time limit 3 mins. Fee: £4.50.

262   Composition – 18 & under
The composition must not have been previously published or presented to a Festival. It must be submitted in manuscript by the 22nd May. The opportunity for performance of the piece in Class is available, although not essential. Entrants may provide a recording in advance to enable the full written adjudication to be more comprehensive. Maximum of two entries per entrant.
Time limit 5 mins. Fee: £11.00.

263   Composition – Open
Conditions as for class 262
Time limit 5 mins. Fee: £13.00.

274   Percussion Class – 18 & under
One or two performers. Any percussion instrument(s). Own choice of one or more pieces.
Time limit 8 mins. Fee: £11.00.

275   Percussion Class – Open
One or two performers. Any percussion instrument(s). Own choice of one or more pieces.
Time limit 10 mins. Fee: £13.00.

277   Entertainment Class – any age
Own choice of one or more musical numbers. Novelty, presentational skill, the ability to beguile, charm and entertain the audience will determine the outcome.
Time limit 10 mins. Fee: Individual £10; Group £13.

280   Chamber Ensemble 3 or 4 players- Open
Own choice of music for any combination of strings, woodwind, guitar, brass, maximum one pianist. One person to a part, not conducted. Ensembles must have a name.
Time limit 12 mins. Fee: £20.00.                              Prize £100.