All entries to be sent by Monday 11th December 2017
to: Ms. Jane Cleaver
25 Delibes Road
Telephone: 01256 333241
Adjudicator: Ailsa Howarth BA, PGCA
Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th March
Own choice of a graded piece which must be from the current list of an approved examination board
and from the same grade as the class being entered. Entrants may only enter one graded class.
Title of each piece must be stated on the entry form.
CLASS PP ~ Preliminary
CLASS P1 ~ Grade 1 ~ CLARE TAYLOR CUP (P1 – P5)
CLASS P2 ~ Grade 2
CLASS P3 ~ Grade 3
CLASS P4 ~ Grade 4
CLASS P5 ~ Grade 5
CLASS P6 ~ Grade 6 ~ LYNETTE MOSS CUP
CLASS P7 ~ Grade 7 ~ PLAQUE
CLASS P8 ~ Grade 8 ~ MORRIS VAUGHAN CUP
Entrants may enter a class more than once, provided each entry is made with a different partner and that they enter the class appropriate to the age of the older player.
CLASS P9 ~ 10 years and under ~ STAN TAYLOR MEMORIAL CUP (P9 – P13)
CLASS P10 ~ 14 years and under
CLASS P11 ~ 18 years and under
CLASS P12 ~ Adult ~ PLAQUE
CLASS P13 ~ Family duet ~ PLAQUE ~ 6 mins.
Two family members, one of whom may be a professional.
CLASS P14 ~ Trio, May be any age ~ 4 mins.
SOLO OWN CHOICE
CLASS P15 ~ 7 years and under ~ SM JUDGE CUP ~ 2 mins.
CLASS P16 ~ 8 years ~ EDNA GLADYS COATEN CUP NO. 1 ~ 2 mins.
CLASS P17 ~ 9 years ~ EDNA GLADYS COATEN CUP NO. 2 ~ 3 mins.
CLASS P18 ~ 10 years ~ BRANT OF CHINEHAM CUP ~ 3 mins.
CLASS P19 ~ 11 years ~ MARY LEE CUP ~ 3 mins.
CLASS P20 ~ 12 years ~ TAMAR CUP ~ 3 mins.
CLASS P21 ~ 13 years ~ MIRANDA LEE CUP ~ 3 mins.
CLASS P22 ~ 14 – 15 years ~ EM NORMAN CUP ~ 4 mins.
CLASS P23 ~ 16 – 18 years ~ PAUL GARLAND CUP ~ 5 mins.
CLASS P24 ~ 12 years and under ~ VICTORIA DAVIES CUP ~ 5 mins~ Sonatina or Sonata: First or last movement by any classical composer.
CLASS P25 ~ 10 – 17 years ~ JEAN MURPHY CUP ~ 5 mins~ Sonata: any movement from a sonata by Haydn, Mozart or Beethoven
CLASS P26 ~ 12 years and under ~ BETTY McCORMICK MEMORIAL CUP ~ 5 mins~ Solo composed by any member of the Bach Family
CLASS P27 ~ 13 – 17 years ~ JOAN BOYD CUP ~ 8 mins ~ Solo composed by any member of the Bach Family
CLASS P28 ~ Chopin Solo -Open ~PATRICIA SMART SILVER SALVER ~6 mins
CLASS P29 ~ Open – Any piece by a composer born after 1900 ~ 5 mins.
CLASS P30 ~ Adult: amateur or professional ~ Non-Competitive ~ 5 mins.
CLASS P31 ~ Adult: amateur or professional ~ FESTIVAL CUP ~ 5 mins.
CLASS P32 ~ Own Composition ~ 12 – 18 years ~ 5 mins~ Original composition played in public for the first time by the composer.
Performance of 2 or 3 pieces in contrasting styles, not played in any other class.
At least one piece to be performed from memory.
CLASS P33 ~ 11 – 14 years ~ FARLEIGH CUP ~ 10 mins.
CLASS P34 ~ 15 – 18 years ~ ALISON HEAL TROPHY ~ 15 mins.
INTER-FESTIVAL PIANO CLASS
VALERIE TAYLOR CHALLENGE TROPHY
Two pieces played from memory: a main piece lasting at least 6 minutes, followed by a shorter contrasting piece. Entrants achieving 88 marks or higher may be invited to compete against other high-scoring pianists in the North London Music Festival, which will be held in Spring 2018.
CLASS P35 ~ 16 years and over ~ May be amateur or professional ~ 15 mins.
STAPLETON CUP (P36 – P38)
CLASS P36 ~ Jazz, Blues or Rag ~ 14 years and under ~ 4 mins.
CLASS P37 ~ Jazz, Blues or Rag ~ 15 – 18 years ~ 5 mins.
CLASS P38 ~ Jazz Open ~ 6 mins.
CLAIRE KENNY CUP For highest mark 12 years and under
HILDA PRICE CUP For highest mark 13 – 18 years
SUMMERBROOK CHALLENGE SHIELD For highest mark in Graded Classes (Grades 5 – 8)