Piano

All entries to be sent by Monday 11th December 2017

to: Ms. Jane Cleaver

25 Delibes Road

Basingstoke

Hampshire

RG22 4LZ

Telephone: 01256 333241

Email: janecleaver33@hotmail.com

Adjudicator: Ailsa Howarth BA, PGCA

Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th March

GRADED CLASSES

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

DUET

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.

RECITAL

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.

JAZZ

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.

SPECIAL AWARDS

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)