Awards

MARKS AND CERTIFICATES

OUTSTANDING ~ 90+ ~  An exceptional performance both technically and artistically
(with medal – solo classes only)

DISTINCTION ~ 87-89 ~ An excellent performance both technically and artistically

COMMENDED ~ 84-86 ~ A convincing performance both technically and artistically

MERIT ~ 81-83 ~ A capable performance showing some artist appreciation and/or technical ability

MODERATE ~ 78-80 ~ A performance showing development of technique and/or communication

FAIR ~ 75-77 ~ A performance limited in its communication

OVERALL TROPHIES AND AWARDS

These will be allocated to the entrant gaining the highest mark in each section of the Festival. If the case of a tie, the section adjudicator will be asked to recommend an overall winner.

CHARLES CHUTE CUP Band, Ensemble & Orchestra
HOGAN MUSIC AWARD Choir
JOHN GREENWOOD MEMORIAL TROPHY Creative Writing
SUMMERBROOK STUDENT SHIELD Pianoforte
GARTH & ELIZABETH GEORGE CUP Singing
ROGER MORRIS CUP Speech and Drama
PHILIP BROWN VIOLINS AWARD Strings
WOODWIND AWARD Woodwind, Brass, Recorders
BOROUGH OF BASINGSTOKE CUP is awarded to the highest number of Outstanding Certificates gained by any adult competitor in Music, Drama or Creative Writing classes. The recipient must reside or work in the Borough of Basingstoke.

The Overall Awards will be presented during the
Gala Performance and Award Ceremony at Queen Mary’s College, Basingstoke
at 2.00pm on Sunday 29th April 2018.

Other trophies and awards are listed in the Schedule of Classes.
Responsibility for the engraving and safe-keeping of trophies rests with the winners or their parents. All trophies remain the property of the Festival and must be returned to the appropriate Section Secretary by the designated date.

THE GAIGER TRUST

The Gaiger Trust was established in 1998 with funds raised during Brian Gaiger’s Mayoral Year. The aim of the Trust is to encourage and assist the development of young people from the Borough of Basingstoke and Deane in the Performing Arts.
A financial scholarship is to be awarded by the Gaiger Trust in 2018 to an entrant of the Music Performance or Speech and Drama sections of the 2018 Basingstoke Music and Arts Festival who:
is aged 18 years or under at the time of their performance in the Festival
has not previously been awarded a Gaiger Scholarship
achieved 87 marks or more in a solo class
lives within the Borough of Basingstoke and Deane
in the opinion of the judging panel, presents the most compelling case for making the
best use of a financial award of at least £200 to further their development in the
Performing Arts
To apply for the Scholarship, please send a letter stating your date of birth and home address, and detailing your relevant progress, experience and achievements so far, your plans for the future and an account of how you would benefit if awarded the Scholarship to:
Mrs. Eleanor Burt, 22 Northfield Road, Sherfield-on-Loddon, Hook, Hampshire, RG27 0DR.
The closing date for applications is 21st April 2018. Please include a copy of the mark-sheet from your qualifying 2018 Festival performance. Applications will be assessed by a panel of Trustees and professional performers.
For further information please contact Eleanor Burt: telephone 01256 882309.