• Instrumental

    Festival Dates

     

    Sunday March 6th 2022 (afternoon and evening) (Wind, Brass and Percussion).

    Saturday March 19th 2022 (all day and evening) (Strings).

    Sunday March 20th 2022 (afternoon and evening) (Strings).

    Entries close on February 6th 2022. Late entries will not be processed.

    Adjudicators:

    Dr Oliver Gledhill PhD MA (Mtpp) PGCA ARCM FISM (Strings)

    Melanie Ragge MA(Cantab), MPhil(Cantab), HonARAM, LRAM, DipRCM (Wind, Brass and Percussion)

     

    Accompanist

    There are no official accompanists for the instrumental section. Entrants must provide their own. The following experienced Festival accompanists may be available:

     

    Lisa Garson: 07875 553874 lisagarson@gmail.com

    Jon Booth: 07860 472398 jonzbooth@gmail.com

     

    It is the responsibility of the performer to contact them and make their own arrangements over fees, rehearsals and timings, giving a minimum of 2 weeks’ notice. The Festival organizers cannot help with these arrangements

     

    Syllabus and fees

    All entries must be by Play and Perform

    Results 2021

     

    Festival Policies

     

    All enquiries should be directed to the Section Secretary

    Important Notes for Players

    • TIMETABLING. It is not possible to be specific until all entries are received. Performers will be notified of their dates and times at least 3 weeks before the date of the Festival.

    • ENSEMBLES, FAMILY AND FRIENDS AND MUSICAL VERSATILITY CLASSES. These classes may be held on either March 6th or March 19th/20th. This is dependant on the number and spread of entries and timetabling considerations. Specific requests should be made to the Section Secretary at the time of entry.

    • MUSIC. A copy of the music must be provided for the adjudicator on the day of the competitions. The same piece may not be played in different classes (If different movements of the same work are to be played, please specify on entry form).

    • TIME LIMITS are given and must be observed. Performances that exceed the time limit will be adjudicated and marked but are not eligible for a FIRST prize or trophy. Performances may be stopped if they grossly exceed the time limit.

    • CLASS SIZE. Depending on the number of entries it may be necessary to combine or divide classes.

    • AWARDS. All awards are made at the adjudicator’s discretion. Communication with the adjudicator is not allowed. All contact with the Festival should be via the Section Secretary.

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