Pianoforte

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

Award: BETTY McCORMICK CUP

6 mins

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
P11 Adult 10 mins

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

P22 11 Years & Under

Award: VICTORIA DAVIES CUP

8 mins
P23 12-18 Years

Award: JEAN MURPHY CUP

8 mins
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