Pianoforte

Thank you to all who participated in our 2021 festival! Our 2022 Syllabus will be issued in September so please keep your eye on our website and Facebook page for its release. Meanwhile please feel free to have a browse through our 2021 syllabus to see what kind of classes we offer! 

PLEASE BE AWARE AVAILABLE CLASSES MAY CHANGE FOR 2022.

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SATURDAY 13TH AND SUNDAY 14TH MARCH 2021

All entries to be submitted through Run My Festival by JANUARY 21st

Section Secretary:    Hannah Lindsey-Clark

26 Cotswold Close

Basingstoke

Hampshire
RG22 5BA

Email: bmaf.piano@gmail.com

Phone: 07437190036

Rules

  1. Entrants may use a page turner where page turns, or photocopies will hinder the flow of the performance.
  2. Entrants may not be accompanied by their teacher outside of class PB-2.
  3. Only one piece to be played per class unless otherwise stated in the class description.
  4. Entrants may only enter one graded class.

Adjudicators: Ben Costello MA PGDip BMus FRSA

PB1 Beginners (pre-grade 1) -not accompanied 2 mins
PB2 Beginners accompanied (pre grade 1) – accompanied 2 mins

Own Choice

GRADED CLASSES Repertoire must be chosen from the appropriate grade of a recognised syllabus past or present

P1 Grade 1 2 mins

Award: CLARE TAYLOR CUP

P2 Grade 2 2 mins

Award: CLARE TAYLOR CUP

P3 Grade 3 3 mins

Award: CLARE TAYLOR CUP

P4 Grade 4 3 mins

Award: CLARE TAYLOR CUP

P5 Grade 5 4 mins

Award: CLARE TAYLOR CUP

P6 Grade 6 4 mins

Award: LYNETTE MOSS CUP

P7 Grade 7 5 mins

Award: HANNAH LINDSEY-CLARK PIANO CUP

P8 Grade 8 6 mins

Award: MORRIS VAUGHAN CUP

SOLO CLASSES All pieces are own choice. All ages must be calculated as on the date of the festival class.

P11 7 Years & Under 2 mins

Award: SM JUDGE CUP

P12 8 Years Own Choice 2 mins

Award: EDNA GLADYS COATEN CUP NO. 1

P13 P13 – 9 Years Own Choice 3 mins

Award: EDNA GLADYS COATEN CUP NO. 2

P14 P14 – 10 Years Own Choice 3 mins

Award: BRANT OF CHINEHAM CUP

P15 P15 – 11-13 Years Own Choice 4 mins

Award: MARY LEE CUP

P16 P16 – 14-15 Years Own Choice 4 mins

Award: MARY LEE CUP

P17 P17 – 16-18 Years Own Choice 5 mins

Award: PAUL GARLAND CUP

ADULT SOLO Open to players of all standards, including professionals.

P18 Adult – Non-Competitive 5 mins
P19 Adult – Competitive 6 mins

Award: BETTY McCORMICK CUP

CONCERTO Entrants should play ONE movement from a concerto of their choice. Entrants should also provide their own accompanist; a second piano will be provided for the accompanist

P20 18 Years & Under 10 mins
P21 Adult 10 mins

SONATA One movement to be played from a sonata or sonatina from any era

P22 11 Years & Under 8 mins

Award: VICTORIA DAVIES CUP

P23

12-18 Years

8 mins

Award: JEAN MURPHY CUP

P24 Open 8 mins

BAROQUE SOLO

P25 Open 8 mins

Award: JOAN BOYD CUP

CHOPIN SOLO

P26 Open 8 mins

Award: PATRICIA SMART SILVER SALVER

CONTEMPORARY SOLO Own choice solo of a piece composed no earlier than 1900.

P27 Open 8 mins

Award: EM NORMAN CUP

STAGE & SCREEN SOLO Own choice solo of a piece from a stage show, musical, TV programme, Film or Video Game

P28 Open

 

Award: MIRIAM HARRISON BENKOVA CUP

8 mins

OPEN SOLO One piece or movement, duration to be stated on entry form

P29 Open

 

Award: MIRIAM HARRISON BENKOVA CUP

No limit

SPANISH SOLO Any piece written by a Spanish composer

P30 Open

 

Award: MIRIAM HARRISON BENKOVA CUP

8 mins

JAZZ, BLUES OR RAG

P31 11 Years & Under 3 mins

Award: STAPLETON CUP

P32 12-15 Years 3 mins

Award: STAPLETON CUP

P33 16-18 Years 4 mins

Award: STAPLETON CUP

P34 Open 5 mins

RECITAL Own choice of 2 or 3 pieces in contrasting styles, not performed in any other class.

P35 11 Years & Under 10 mins

Award: FARLEIGH CUP

P36 12-15 Years & Under 12 mins

Award: ALISON HEAL TROPHY

P37 16-18 Years 15 mins

Award: MIRANDA LEE CUP

P38 Open 15 mins

Award: FESTIVAL CUP

INTERFESTIVAL PIANO CLASS Two pieces played from memory one piece lasting 6 minutes and a shorter contrasting piece. Entrants achieving 88 markers or higher may be invited to compete against other high-scoring pianists in North London Music Festival which will be held in the Spring 2021

P39 16 Years and over

Open to amateur an professional players.

Award: VALERIE TAYLOR CHALLENGE TROPHY

ACCOMPANIMENT CLASSES Entrants must provide their own soloists who will not be marked.

P40 11 Years and Under
P41 12-15 Years
P42 16-18 Years
P43 Open

OWN COMPOSITION A composition for any instrument or combination of instruments, including voices. Can be a sole or joint entry. Composition should be submitted 4 weeks before the competition date and entrants should arrange for their own performers to play the pieces on the day of the festival.

P44 Open – ANY INSTRUMENTS  

Award: THE GUILDFORD CUP

DUETS

P45 Duet – 11 Years and Under
P46 Duet – 12-18 Years
P47 Amateur Duet – Open
P48 Adult Duet – Open
P49 Duet/Four Hands – Open
P50 Duet/Two Pianos – Open
P51 Family Duet – Open
P52

Trio – Open

P53International Applications – Open