Instrumental

Rules

Piano

Note that in set pieces repeats will be optional unless specifically stated in this syllabus, but all DC and DS marks must be observed. Suitable dress must be worn. No jeans or trainers. Photocopies may not be used for performances. They may only be used by adjudicators and will be destroyed at the end of the session.

Please note that there will no practising on the piano before or during sessions.

The provisional dates for piano classes are 12th, 13th and 14th March

Piano Concerto Preliminaries Stage 1 are 22nd, 23rd and 24th Feb. Stage 2 is 26th and 27th Feb. Semi-final 28th Feb

Piano Concerto Finals on 2nd and 3rd of March.

Please check with the Programme to confirm these dates and times.

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Piano Solos

3000     ‌Beginners Piano     ‌£7.00    ‌Age under 9   ‌No Time Limit

Any two solo pieces from Piano for the Young Beginner Primer A by James Bastien

Niel A Kjos Music Company

Open to those who have learnt for not more than 18 months. Performers entering this class cannot enter any other solo piano class.

3004     ‌Beginners Piano     ‌£7.00    ‌Age 9 and under 15       ‌No Time Limit

Any two pieces from Learning to Play for Young Pianists Book 2 by Stecher, Horowitz and Gordon

Schirmer

Open to those who have learnt for not more than 18 months. Performers entering this class cannot enter any other solo piano class.

Open to those who have learnt for not more than 18 months. Performers entering this class cannot enter any other solo piano class.

Award:  F & E RATCLIFFE CUP

3008     ‌Piano          ‌£7.00   ‌Age under 8

"Calender Song" and "Penguins on Parade" (both without optional duet part) from Prep Course for the Young Beginner Solo Book Level B by Pamner, Manus and Vick Lethco

Alfred Publishing Company Inc.

Award:  JAMES MORREN MEMORIAL CUP

3012     ‌Piano          ‌£7.00   ‌Age 8 years only

"Television" and "I'm a puppet" (both without optional duet part) from Prep Course for the Young Beginner Solo Book Level B by Palmer, Manus and Vick Lethco

Alfred Publishing Company Inc.

Award:  SILVER CHALLENGE CUP

Presented by: Miss Patricia Cain

3016     ‌Piano          ‌£7.00   ‌Age 9 years only

"Pink Lemonade" and "Pink Party Surprise" from Just Pink by Jennifer Linn

Hal Leonard

Award:  NYE CUP

3020     ‌Piano          ‌£7.00   ‌Age 10 years only

"Medieval Dance" and "Lickety-Splickety" from Finger Paintings Book 3 by Dennis Alexander

Alfred Publishing Company Inc.

Award:  FERNBANK CUP

3024     ‌Piano          ‌£7.00   ‌Age 11 years only

"Funeral March of a Marionette" by Gounod, and "Fever" by Zabalza from Piano Mix 1 compilied by David Blackwell

Associated Board

Award:  NANCY CORDERY CUP

Presented by: Miss Nancy Cordery

3028     ‌Piano          ‌£7.00   ‌Age 12 years only

"After the Ball" and "In the Woodland Glade" from Children's Book by Gretchaninoff

Schott

Award:  BARBARA TURNER CUP

3032     ‌Piano          ‌£7.00   ‌Age 13 years only

Jazzin Jesse from Martha Mier's Favourite Solos Book 3

Alfred Publishing Company Inc.

Award:  SILVER CHALLENGE CUP 'A'

Presented by: Miss Patricia Cain

3036     ‌Piano          ‌£7.00   ‌Age 14 years only

Arpeggio Waltz On the Ice at Sweet Briar by Caroline Crawford

Alfred Publishing Company Inc.

3040     ‌Piano          ‌£7.00   ‌Age 15 years only  ‌

Chanson Napolitaine from Album for the Young op 39 by Tchaikovsky ed Howard Ferguson             ‌Associated Board     

Award:  ‌LITHOF PIENA CHALLENGE CUP                    

‌3044     ‌Piano          ‌£7.00   ‌Age 16 and under 18

Tarantella by Paul Beaumont

Schirmer

Award:  KATHERINE BARKER-SAMPSON SILVER CHALLENGE CUP

Presented by: Miss Marjory R. Perks

3048     ‌Piano          ‌£9.50   ‌Age 18 and over ‌5 Mins

Own Choice

Award:  FLORIAN WILLIAMS SILVER CHALLENGE CUP

3052     ‌Senior Piano           ‌£7.00    ‌Age 60 and over             ‌5 Mins

Own Choice

3056     ‌Primary Piano        ‌£7.00    ‌Any Age ‌2 Mins

Own Choice: Grade 1 standard.

Classes 3056-3072:- Candidates may only enter one of these classes and the appropriate examining grades must be observed

3060     ‌Elementary Piano  ‌£7.00    ‌Any Age ‌2 Mins

Own Choice: Grade 2 standard.

Award:  CYNTHIA CLARKE CUP

Presented by: Cynthia Clarke

3064     ‌Transitional Piano  ‌£7.00    ‌Any Age ‌3 Mins

Own Choice: Grade 3 standard.

Award:  VIVIAN GRAY MEMORIAL TROPHY

3068     ‌Lower Piano           ‌£7.00    ‌Any Age ‌3 Mins

Own Choice: Grade 4 standard.

Award:  COUNTESS BRASSEY CUP

3072     ‌Higher Piano          ‌£7.00    ‌Any Age ‌3 Mins

Own Choice: Grade 5 standard.

Award:  CURWEN CUP

 

Local Piano Competition

Note - Classes 3076 and 3080. Borough means resident in Hastings and/or St.Leonards.

3076     ‌Piano          ‌£7.00   ‌Borough Residents ‌Age under 12

"Sing Cuckoo!" by Anon and "Ja-Da" by Bob Carlton from Piano Mix 1 complied by David Blackwell

Associated Board

Award:  GREENLEES CHALLENGE CUP

3080     ‌Piano          ‌£7.00   ‌Borough Residents ‌Age 12 and under 15

"Bagatelle no 1 from Two Bagatelles" and "Valse Gaie" by Joan Last

Braydeston Press

Award:  AWARD THE PEGGY DOWDELL CUP B
 

3084     ‌Sonatina     ‌£7.00   ‌Age under 11 ‌No Time Limit

Own Choice: Any Sonatina movement by Mozart, Clementi, Kuhlau, Dussek, Beethoven, Attwood, Samuel Wesley or similar.

Award:  MRS L. LOCKYER CUP

Piano (more)...

3088     ‌Sonatina     ‌£7.00   ‌Age 11 and under 13  ‌No Time Limit

Own Choice:Any Sonatina movement by Mozart, Clementi, Kuhlau, Dussek, Beethoven, Attwood, Samuel Wesley or similar

Award:  CHARLES CRACKNELL MEMORIAL CUP

3092     ‌Sonatina     ‌£7.00   ‌Age 13 and under 15  ‌No Time Limit

Own Choice:Any Sonatina movement by Mozart, Clementi, Kuhlau, Dussek, Beethoven, Attwood, Samuel Wesley or similar

Award:  MARION TIGHE SILVER CHALLENGE TROPHY

Presented by: Mr W J Hilder

3096     ‌Sonata        ‌£7.00   ‌Age under 16 ‌No Time Limit

Own Choice: Movement of any Sonata.

Award:  MARJORIE SKELLORN SILVER CHALLENGE CUP

Presented by: Miss Marjorie Skellorn, LRAM, ARCM

3100     ‌Sonata        ‌£9.50   ‌Age 16 and over ‌No Time Limit

Own Choice: Movement of any Sonata.

3104     ‌Bach           ‌£7.00   ‌under 12    ‌5 mins

Own choice

Award:  JOSEPH PARSONS CUP

3108     ‌Bach           ‌£7.00   ‌Age under 16 ‌5 Mins

Own Choice

Award:  P.J.MORREN SILVER CHALLENGE CUP

3112     ‌Bach           ‌£9.50   ‌Any Age     ‌No Time Limit

Own Choice

Award:  A D'BRETHERTON SILVER CHALLENGE CUP

Presented by: Miss A. D'Bretherton

3116     ‌Chopin        ‌Open    ‌£9.50    ‌Age 16 and over             ‌10 Mins

Own Choice:

OPEN

Award:  ANTHONY CALLADINE ROSE BOWL

3120     ‌French Composer   ‌Open    ‌£9.50 ‌Age 16 and over    ‌10 Mins

Own Choice:

Award:  EILEEN WARREN ROSE BOWL

3124     ‌Contemporary        ‌£7.00    ‌Age under 12 ‌3 Mins

Own Choice: One or more pieces in a contemporary idiom, composed after 1960. No one may enter more than one of these Contemporary Classes.

Credit will be given for suitability of choice.

Award:  JEAN LOCKYER CUP

3128     ‌Contemporary        ‌£7.00    ‌Age under 16 ‌4 Mins

Own Choice: One or more pieces in a contemporary idiom, composed after 1960.

Award:  JOHN LONGMIRE SILVER CHALLENGE CUP

3132     ‌Contemporary        ‌£9.50    ‌Age 16 and over             ‌4 Mins

Own Choice: One or more pieces in a contemporary idiom, composed after 1960.

Credit will be given for suitability of choice.

Award:  THELMA HILL CHALLENGE CUP

Presented by: Miss Thelma Hill

3136     ‌Popular Music       ‌£7.00    ‌Age under 18 ‌4 Mins

Own Choice

Any piece of light drawing room or popular music (including ragtime, but not jazz) published C. 1850 - 1950. Composers such as, but not limited to, Albert Ketelbey, Wilfrid Sanderson, Charles Ancliffe, Gustave Lang, Eric Coates, Ronald Binge. Credit will be given for choice of repertoire and presentation.

3140     ‌Recital        ‌£12.00 ‌Age under 16 ‌10 Mins

Own choice. More than one piece. Grade 5 and above.

Credit will be given for choice of programme, presentation, dress and deportment and personality. It is suggested that dress should be such as would be suitable for a lunch-hour concert.

Award:  ALEXANDRIA JAGIELSKI CHALLENGE CUP

Presented by: Mrs Alexandria Jagielski

3144     ‌Recital        ‌Open    ‌£18.50  ‌Age 16 and over             ‌15 Mins

Own Choice: More than one piece. Grade 7 and above.

Credit will be given for choice of programme, presentation, dress and deportment, and personality. It is suggested that dress should be such as would be suitable for a lunch time concert.

Award:  GIPPS DIPLOMA CUP

Presented by: Mrs Bryan and Miss Laura Gipps

3148     ‌Piano Concerto       ‌£11.00  ‌Under 16 ‌15 mins

Own choice: Any movement(s) of any concerto, accompanied on a second piano.

Award:  Cash prize of £50 , providing a minimum mark of 85 is attained

Presented by: Kevin Smith

Piano Medals

The winner of a Bronze Medal may enter for the Silver Medal and the winner of a Silver Medal may enter for a Gold Medal even if under the minimum age for the class, but not in the same year.

3156     ‌Bronze Medal        ‌£10.00  ‌Age under 15

Spinning Song op 14 no 2 by Ellmenreich

Belwin Classic Edition

Award:  Bronze Medal

3160     ‌Silver Medal           ‌£12.00  ‌Age 15 and under 18

Valse from Album for the Young op 39 by Tchaikovsky ed Howard Ferguson

Associated Board

Award:  Silver Medal

3164     ‌Gold Medal            ‌Open    ‌£18.50 ‌Any age               ‌10 mins

OPEN Two contrasting pieces or movements of Grade 8 standard or above.

The winner of this class will qualify to participate in the Hastings Young Musician of the Year Class 3604 subject to a minimum mark of 85 being achieved.

Award:  Gold Medal

subject to a minimum mark of 90 being achieved

 

Piano Sight-reading

3168     ‌Sight - Reading       ‌£7.00    ‌Age under 12 ‌No time limit

Grade Guide 1-2

3172     ‌Sight - Reading       ‌£7.00    ‌Age 12 and under 16     ‌No time limit

Grade Guide 3-4

3176     ‌Sight - Reading       ‌£7.00    ‌Age 16 and over             ‌No time limit

Grade Guide 5-6

Piano Duets

3180     ‌Duets         ‌£11.00 ‌Age under 11

Mopstick Rag from Chester's Piano Duets Bool 1 by Carol Barratt

Chester

3184     ‌Duets         ‌£11.00 ‌Age under 15

Rondo op 163 no 1 by Diabelli from Duet Classics for Piano book 1 by Kowalchyk and Lancaster

Alfred Publishing Company Inc.

Award:  JEAN TUCKNOTT CHALLENGE CUP

Presented by: Miss Jean Tucknott

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3188     ‌Duets         ‌£12.50 ‌Any Age     ‌6 Mins

Own Choice

Piano Concerto

3192     ‌Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition               ‌Open       ‌£100.00   ‌Age 18 and under 30 

(as of 1st March 2018)       ‌Open to Professionals

See page 49 for details.

Strings

NOTE: Please state which instrument on the Entry Form (violin, viola, violoncello, double bass, guitar or harp).

Candidates in the string classes need not adhere to the bowing and fingering in the copies, but some change of position should be shown in all classes aged 15 and over. Da Capo and short repeats of eight bars or less should be observed. Suitable dress should be worn for all classes please - no jeans and trainers.

The provisional date for the String classes is Monday 12th March.

3196     ‌Beginners - Violin, Viola, Violincello, Double Bass or Harp     ‌£7.00       ‌Any Age  ‌3 Mins

Own Choice

Open to those who have learnt for no more than 5 terms. Competitors entering this class cannot enter any other solo string class

3197     ‌Solo Unaccompanied          ‌£7.00 ‌under 18                ‌No time limit

Own choice: Movement of any Sonata, Partita or Suite

3198     ‌Sonata        ‌Open    ‌£9.50    ‌Any Age ‌10 mins

Own Choice from Baroque and Classical periods.

3199     ‌Sonata        ‌Open    ‌£9.50    ‌Any Age ‌10 mins

Own choice. Romantic period onwards

3200     ‌Recital - Violin, Viola, Violoncello, Double Bass, Guitar or Harp            ‌£12.00     ‌Any Age  ‌10 Mins

Own Choice: More than one piece.

Credit will be given for choice of programme, presentation, dress and deportment and personality. It is suggested that dress should be such as would be suitable for a lunch-time concert.

Strings - Medals

The winner of a Bronze Medal may enter for the Silver Medal and the winner of a Silver Medal may enter for a Gold Medal even if under the minimum age for the class, but not in the same year.

3204     ‌Bronze Medal - Strings      ‌£10.00 ‌Age under 15      ‌4 Mins

Own Choice: Grade 5 standard.

Award:  Bronze Medal

3208     ‌Silver Medal - Strings         ‌£12.00 ‌Age 15 and under 18          ‌5 Mins

Own Choice: Grade 7 standard.

Award:  Silver Medal

3212     ‌Gold Medal - Strings          ‌Open ‌£18.50   ‌Any age   ‌10 Mins

Own Choice: Two Contrasting pieces or movements of Grade 8 standard or above.

OPEN

The winner of this class will qualify to participate in the Hastings Young Musician of the Year Class 3604 subject to a minimum mark of 85 being achieved.

Award:  Gold Medal

subject to a minimum mark of 90 being achieved

3214     ‌GRADE 0-1 STANDARD      ‌£7.00 ‌Any Age ‌3 mins

One or more pieces from "Wagon Wheels" by Katherine and Hugh Colledge

Boosey & Hawkes

3215     ‌GRADE 1-2 STANDARD      ‌£7.00 ‌Any Age ‌3 mins

One or more pieces from Fiddle/Viola/Cello Time Runners by Kathy and David Blackwell

Oxford

3216     ‌GRADE 2-3 STANDARD      ‌£7.00 ‌Any Age ‌3 mins

One or more pieces from Fiddle/Viola/Cello Time Sprinters by Kathy and David Blackwell

Oxford

3217     ‌GRADE 3-4 STANDARD      ‌£7.00 ‌Any Age ‌3 mins

One or more pieces from Solos for Young Violinists/Violists/Cellists Volume 1

Summy-Birchard Inc

Violin Solos

3220     ‌Violin Solo ‌£7.00   ‌Age under 9 ‌3 Mins

Own Choice

3224     ‌Violin Solo ‌£7.00   ‌Age 9 and under 11    ‌3 Mins

Own Choice

3228     ‌Violin Solo ‌£7.00   ‌Age 11 and under 13  ‌4 Mins

Own Choice

Award:  ALAN DOONE CUP

3232     ‌Violin Solo ‌£7.00   ‌Age 13 and under 15  ‌5 Mins

Own Choice

Award:  EARL DE LA WARR CUP

3236     ‌Violin Solo ‌£7.00   ‌Age 15 and under 17  ‌5 Mins

Own Choice

Award:  BOSWORTH SILVER CHALLENGE CUP

3237     ‌Violin Solo ‌£9.50   ‌Age 17 and over ‌6 mins

Own choice
 

Viola Solos

3248     ‌Viola Solo   ‌£7.00   ‌Age under 9 ‌3 Mins

Own Choice

3252     ‌Viola Solo   ‌£7.00   ‌Age 9 and under 11    ‌3 Mins

Own Choice

3256     ‌Viola Solo   ‌£7.00   ‌Age 11 and under 13  ‌4 Mins

Own Choice

3260     ‌Viola Solo   ‌£7.00   ‌Age 13 and under 15  ‌5 Mins

Own Choice

3264     ‌Viola Solo   ‌£7.00   ‌Age 15 and under 17  ‌5 Mins

Own Choice

3268     ‌Viola Solo   ‌£9.50   ‌Age 17 and over ‌6 Mins

Own Choice
 

Violoncello Solos

3272     ‌Violoncello Solo     ‌£7.00    ‌Age under 9   ‌3 Mins

Own Choice

3276     ‌Violoncello Solo     ‌£7.00    ‌Age 9 and under 11       ‌3 Mins

Own Choice

3280     ‌Violoncello Solo     ‌£7.00    ‌Age 11 and under 13     ‌4 Mins

Own Choice

3284     ‌Violoncello Solo     ‌£7.00    ‌Age 13 and under 15     ‌5 Mins

Own Choice

3288     ‌Violoncello Solo     ‌£7.00    ‌Age 15 and under 17     ‌5 Mins

Own Choice

3292     ‌Violoncello Solo     ‌£9.50    ‌Age 17 and over             ‌6 Mins

Own Choice
 

Double Bass

3296     ‌Double Bass Solo   ‌£7.00    ‌Age under 9   ‌3 mins

Own Choice

3300     ‌Double Bass Solo   ‌£7.00    ‌Age 9 and under 11       ‌3 mins

Own Choice

3304     ‌Double Bass Solo   ‌£7.00    ‌Age 11 and under 13     ‌4 Mins

Own Choice

3308     ‌Double Bass Solo   ‌£7.00    ‌Age 13 and under 15     ‌5 mins

Own Choice

3312     ‌Double Bass Solo   ‌£7.00    ‌Age 15 and under 17     ‌5 mins

Own Choice

3316     ‌Double Bass Solo   ‌£9.50    ‌Age 17 and over             ‌6 mins

Own Choice

Harp

3324     ‌Harp Solo   ‌£7.00   ‌Any Age     ‌5 mins

Own Choice Grade 1 to 2

3328     ‌Harp Solo   ‌£7.00   ‌Any Age     ‌4 mins

Own Choice: Grade 3 to 5

3332     ‌Harp Solo   ‌£7.00   ‌Any Age     ‌5 mins

Own Choice: Grade 6 to 7

3336     ‌Harp Solo   ‌£9.50   ‌Any Age     ‌6 Mins

Own Choice: Grade 8

Strings - Duets

In Duets, any minimum age limit applies only to the elder partner, but the younger must not perform in another age group of an exactly similar class.

3340     ‌Strings Duets Accompanied      ‌£11.00 ‌Age under 15                ‌7 mins

Own Choice

3342     ‌Strings Duets Accompanied      ‌£12.50 ‌Age 15 and over           ‌10 mins

Own Choice

Guitar - Classical

The provisional date for the guitar classes is 12th March.

3344     ‌Classical Guitar Solo Beginners   ‌£7.00    ‌Age under 13          ‌3 mins

Own Choice

3346     ‌Classical Guitar Solo           ‌£7.00 ‌Age under 11        ‌3 mins

Own Choice

3348     ‌Classical Guitar Solo           ‌£7.00 ‌Age 11 and under 13            ‌3 mins

Own Choice

3350     ‌Classical Guitar Solo           ‌£7.00 ‌Age 13 and under 16            ‌4 mins

Own Choice

3352     ‌Classical Guitar Solo           ‌£9.50 ‌Age 16 and over    ‌5 Mins

Own Choice

Award:  Silver Challenge Cup "B"

Presented by: Mrs S Johnstone

3354     ‌Classical Guitar Duet          ‌£12.00 ‌Any Age              ‌5 mins

Own Choice

Chamber Music

Not less than two players and not more than eight. Performers may choose any combination of instruments. There must be only one player to each part. Solo Sonatas with an accompaniment derived from a figured bass are not acceptable. Performers must provide their own music stands.

3356     ‌Chamber Music     ‌£13.00  ‌Age under 15 ‌10 Mins

Own Choice:

Accompanist must also be Under 18

Presented by: Mrs S Johnstone

3358     ‌Chamber Music     ‌£15.00  ‌Age under 18 ‌12 mins

Own Choice

3360     ‌Chamber Music     ‌£21.00  ‌Any Age ‌15 Mins

Own Choice

Award:  ANN KENWOOD SILVER CHALLENGE TROPHY

Orchestras

Competitors must provide their own music stands.

3364     ‌Orchestra   ‌£18.50 ‌Age under 19 ‌10 Mins

Own Choice

Large combination of any orchestral instruments - 9 or more players. One adult player permitted.

Award:  RUTH MAGGS SILVER CHALLENGE CUP

3368     ‌Orchestra   ‌£26.50 ‌Any Age     ‌10 Mins

Own Choice

Recorder

NOTE: Different key recorders are classed as different instruments. Performers may enter any solo recorder class twice, provided they play a recorder of a different key. There is no limit to the number of classes a performer can enter providing the age limits are observed.

The provisional date for the recorder classes is Tuesday 13th March.

3372     ‌Recorder Beginners            ‌£7.00 ‌Any Age ‌2 Mins

Own Choice:

For those who have learnt for no more than 18 months. Performers entering this class cannot enter any other solo recorder class.

3380     ‌Recorder    ‌£7.00   ‌Age under 10 ‌2 Mins

Own Choice

Award:  FAIRLIGHT TROPHY

Presented by: Mrs Ann Hohenkerk ALCM FISM

3384     ‌Recorder    ‌£7.00   ‌Age under 11 ‌2.5 Mins

Own Choice

Award:  1066 MUSIC TROPHY

3388     ‌Recorder    ‌£7.00   ‌Age under 12 ‌2.5 Mins

Own Choice

Award:  1066 MUSIC CHALLENGE BOWL

3392     ‌Recorder    ‌£7.00   ‌Age under 14 ‌3 Mins

Own Choice

Award:  V HARVEY TROPHY 'A'

Presented by: Mrs V Harvey

3396     ‌Recorder    ‌£7.00   ‌Age under 16 ‌5 Mins

Own Choice

Award:  BLAIRMONT TROPHY

Presented by: Mrs Ann Hohenkerk. ALCM FISM

3400     ‌Recorder    ‌£7.00   ‌Age 16 and over ‌5 Mins

Own Choice

Award:  MISS M GIBB CHALLENGE CUP

3401     ‌Recital        ‌£11.50 ‌Any Age     ‌10 mins

Own Choice: More than one piece. Credit will be given for choice of programme, presentation, dress, deportment and personality. It is suggested that dress should be such as would be suitable for a lunch time concert.

Award:  The Laurels Trophy

Recorder Medals

The winner of a Bronze Medal may enter for the Silver Medal and the winner of a Silver Medal may enter for a Gold Medal even if under the minimum age for the class, but not in the same year.

3420     ‌Recorder Bronze Medal     ‌£10.00 ‌Age under 16      ‌6 Mins

Own Choice: Two contrasting pieces or movements of Grade 5 standard.

Award:  Bronze Medal

3424     ‌Recorder Silver Medal       ‌£12.00 ‌Age 16 and over ‌10 Mins

Own Choice: Two contrasting pieces or movements of Grade 7 standard.

Award:  Silver Medal

3428     ‌Recorder Gold Medal         ‌Open ‌£18.50   ‌Any age   ‌10 mins

Own Choice: Two contrasting pieces or movements of Grade 8 standard or above.

The winner of this class will qualify to participate in the Hastings Young Musician of the Year Class 3604 subject to a minimum mark of 85 being achieved.

Award:  Gold Medal

subject to a minimum mark of 90 being achieved

Recorder Duets

In Duets, any minimum age limit applies only to the elder partner, but the younger must not perform in another age group of an exactly similar class.

3432     ‌Recorder Duet       ‌£11.00  ‌Age 10 years only          ‌5 Mins

Own Choice: Two contrasting pieces or movements.

3436     ‌Recorder Duet       ‌£11.00  ‌Age 11 and under 16     ‌5 Mins

Own Choice: Two contrasting pieces or movements.

3440     ‌Recorder Duet       ‌£11.00  ‌Age 16 and over             ‌6 Mins

Own Choice: Two contrasting pieces or movements.

Recorder Trios

3444     ‌Recorder Trio         ‌£11.50  ‌Age under 11 ‌5 Mins

Own Choice: Two contrasting pieces or movements.

3448     ‌Recorder Trio         ‌£11.50  ‌Age 11 and under 16     ‌5 Mins

Own Choice: Two contrasting pieces or movements.

3452     ‌Recorder Trio         ‌£12.00  ‌Age 16 and over             ‌6 Mins

Own Choice: Two contrasting pieces or movements.

Recorder Bands

3460     ‌Elementary Recorder Band      ‌£12.50 ‌Year 4 or below            ‌5 Minutes

Own Choice

3464     ‌Elementary Recorder Band      ‌£12.50 ‌Year 5           ‌6 minutes

Own Choice

3468     ‌Elementary Recorder Band      ‌£12.50 ‌Year 6           ‌6 Mins

Own Choice

3472     ‌Elementary Recorder Band      ‌£14.00 ‌Year 7 to 8    ‌6 mins

Own Choice

Award:  FAIRLIGHT SHIELD

3476     ‌Elementary Recorder Band      ‌£17.50 ‌Any Age        ‌6 Mins

Own Choice

Award:  The Pipeaux Shield

3480     ‌Advanced Recorder Band  ‌£17.50 ‌Any Age              ‌8 Mins

Own Choice

Award:  FRANK BOUQUET SILVER CHALLENGE CUP

Presented by: Mrs M Bouquet

Woodwind - Other than Recorder

Bassoon, Clarinet in Bb or C, Flute, Oboe, Saxophone.

The provisional date for the woodwind classes is Tuesday 13th March.

3481     ‌Woodwind Grades 1-2 standard ‌£7.00    ‌Any age   ‌3 mins

Own choice from:

Own choice of one or more pieces from the following list:

Flute: One more time! For flute arr. Watts (Kevin Mayhew)

Oboe: Winner Scores all for oboe arr. Lawrence (Brass wind: piano accompaniment published separately)

Clarinet: The Really Easy Clarinet Book arr. Davies and Harris (Faber Bb or C edition)

Saxophone: Time Travels for Saxophone arr. Buckland and Scott (Astute Music: Bb & Eb piano accomp. published separately)

Bassoon: Time Pieces for Bassoon Vol.1 arr. Denley (ABRSM:-standard/mini-bassoon)

NB. Would competitors kindly supply the adjudicator with a photocopy of their chosen piece(s). Competitors are reminded that they must play from an original copy.

3482     ‌Woodwind Grades 3-4 standard ‌£7.00    ‌Any age   ‌3 mins

Own choice from:

Own choice of one or more pieces from the following list

Flute: Hartbeat (brass Wind)

Oboe: Going Solo for Oboe (Faber)

Clarinet: First Repertoire Pieces for Clarinet (Boosey and Hawkes)

Saxophone:  Alto and Baritone Saxophone in Eb: Skilful Solos for Alto Saxophone, arr.Sparkle (Anglo Music AMP 190-400)

Soprano and Tenor Saxophone in Bb: Skilful Solos for Tenor Saxophone, arr. Sparkle (Anglo Music AMP 368-400)

Bassoon: Easy Winners for Bassoon (Brass Wind)

NB. Would competitors kindly supply the adjudicator with a photocopy of their chosen piece(s). They are reminded that they must perform from an original copy.

3484     ‌Woodwind Beginners        ‌£7.00 ‌Age under 12        ‌4 Mins

Own Choice:

Open to those who have learnt for no more than 5 terms.

Competitors entering this class cannot enter any other class for solo woodwind other than recorder.

3486     ‌Woodwind Beginners        ‌£7.00 ‌Age 12 and over    ‌4 mins

Open to those who have learnt for no more than 5 terms.

Competitors entering this class cannot enter any other class for solo woodwind other than recorder.

3488     ‌Woodwind ‌£7.00   ‌Age under 14 ‌4 Mins

Own Choice

3490     ‌Woodwind ‌£7.00   ‌Age 14 and under 16  ‌5 mins

Own choice:

3494     ‌Woodwind ‌£9.50   ‌Age 16 and over ‌10 mins.

Own choice: Two contrasting pieces

3496     ‌Woodwind Ensemble         ‌£12.00 ‌Age under 14      ‌5 Mins

Own Choice

Own choice: Any number of performers.

3498     ‌Woodwind Ensemble         ‌£14.50 ‌Age 14 and over. ‌10 mins.

Own choice: Any number of performers.

3504     ‌Woodwind Bronze Medal  ‌£10.00 ‌Age under 16      ‌6 Mins

Own Choice: Two contrasting pieces or movements of Grade 5 standard.

Award:  Bronze Medal

3506     ‌Woodwind Silver Medal    ‌£12.00 ‌Age 16 and over ‌10 mins

Own Choice. Two contrasting pieces of Grade 7 standard.

Award:  Silver Medal

3508     ‌Woodwind Gold Medal     ‌Open ‌£18.50   ‌Any age   ‌10 mins.

Own choice Two contrasting pieces or movements of Grade 8 standard or above

The winner of this class will qualify to participate in the Hastings Young Musician of the Year Class 3604

subject to a minimum mark of 85 being achieved.

Award:  Gold Medal

subject to a minimum mark of 90 being achieved

3512     ‌Woodwind Recital ‌£11.50  ‌Any Age ‌10 mins

Own Choice. More than one piece. Credit will be given for choice of programme, presentation, dress, deportment and personality. It is suggested that dress should be such as would be suitable for a lunch time concert.

Brass

Performers entering Classes 3516 and 3520 cannot enter any other brass solo class.

The provisional date for the brass classes is Wednesday 14th March..

3516     ‌Brass Solo Beginners          ‌£7.00 ‌Age under 15        ‌4 Mins

Own Choice:

Open to those who have learnt for no more than 5 terms.

Competitors entering these classes cannot enter any other brass solo class

3520     ‌Brass Solo Beginners          ‌£7.00 ‌Age 15 and over    ‌4 mins

Own Choice:

Open to those who have learnt for no more than 5 terms.

Competitors entering these classes cannot enter any other brass solo class

3524     ‌Brass Solo  ‌£7.00   ‌Age under 15 ‌4 Mins

Own Choice

3528     ‌Brass Solo  ‌£7.00   ‌Age 15 and over ‌6 Mins

Own Choice

3532     ‌Brass Duet ‌£11.00 ‌Age under 13 ‌5 Mins

Own Choice

3536     ‌Brass Duet ‌£11.00 ‌Age 13 and under 19  ‌7 Mins

Own Choice

3540     ‌Brass Duet ‌£11.50 ‌Age 19 and over ‌10 Mins

Own Choice

3544     ‌Brass Trio   ‌£11.50 ‌Age under 13 ‌5 Mins

Own Choice

3548     ‌Brass Trio   ‌£11.50 ‌Age 13 and under 19  ‌7 Mins

Own Choice

3552     ‌Brass Trio   ‌£12.00 ‌Age 19 and over ‌10 mins.

Own Choice

3556     ‌Brass Primary         ‌£7.00    ‌Any Age ‌3 Mins

Own Choice: Grade 1 standard.

3560     ‌Brass Elementary   ‌£7.00    ‌Any Age ‌4 mins

Own Choice: Grade 2 standard

3564     ‌Brass Transitional  ‌£7.00    ‌Any Age ‌4 Mins

Own Choice: Grade 3 standard.

3568     ‌Brass Intermediate             ‌£7.00 ‌Any Age ‌4 Mins

Own Choice: Grade 4 standard.

3572     ‌Bronze Medal        ‌£10.00  ‌Any Age ‌No time limit

Own Choice: Two contrasting pieces Grade 5 standard.

Award:  Bronze Medal

3576     ‌Silver Medal           ‌£12.00  ‌Any Age ‌No time limit

Own Choice: Two contrasting pieces of Grade 6/7 standard.

Award:  Silver Medal

3580     ‌Gold Medal            ‌Open    ‌£18.50 ‌Any Age              ‌10 mins

Own Choice: Two contrasting pieces or movements of Grade 8 standard or above.

The winner of this class will qualify to participate in the Hastings Young Musician of the Year Class 3604 subject to a minimum mark of 85 being achieved.

Award:  Gold Medal

Subject to a minimum mark of 90 being achieved

3588     ‌Brass Ensemble      ‌£12.00  ‌Age under 13 ‌10 Mins

Own Choice: Any number of performers. One adult allowed.

Award:  BATTLE TOWN BAND TROPHY

Presented by: Battle Town Band.

3592     ‌Brass Ensemble      ‌£14.50  ‌Age under 17 ‌10 mins

Own Choice: Any number of performers. One adult allowed.

Award:  SUSSEX BRASS TROPHY

Presented by: Battle Town Band.

3596     ‌Brass Ensemble      ‌£18.00  ‌Any Age ‌10 mins

Own Choice: Any number of performers.

Keyboards

The provisional date for the keyboard classes is Monday 5th March in the evening.

3903     ‌Electronic Keyboard for Beginners ‌£7.00  ‌Age under 8            ‌3 mins

3904     ‌Electronic Keyboard for Beginners ‌£7.00  ‌Age 8 and under 10                ‌3 mins

Own choice

Award:  The B & T Trophy

3905     ‌Electronic Keyboard for Beginners ‌£7.00  ‌Age 10 and under 12              ‌3 mins

Own choice

3906     ‌Electronic Keyboard for Beginners ‌£7.00  ‌Age 12 and under 16              ‌5 mins

Own choice

3907     ‌Electronic Keyboard for Beginners ‌£7.00  ‌Age 16 and over     ‌5 mins

Own choice

3908     ‌Electronic Keyboard Solo   ‌£7.00 ‌Age under 8          ‌5 mins

Own choice

3909     ‌Electronic Keyboard Solo   ‌£7.00 ‌Age 8 and under 10              ‌5 mins

Own choice

3910     ‌Electronic Keyboard Solo   ‌£7.00 ‌Age 10 and under 12            ‌5 mins

Own choice

Award:  The Bonner Trophy

3911     ‌Electronic Keyboard Solo   ‌£7.00 ‌Age 12 and under 14            ‌5 mins

Own choice

Award:  The Jackie Browne Challenge Cup

3912     ‌Electronic Keyboard Solo   ‌£7.00 ‌Age 14 and under 16            ‌5 mins

Own choice

Award:  The Jackie Browne Memorial Trophy

3913     ‌Electronic Keyboard Solo   ‌£7.00 ‌Age 16 and under 18            ‌5 mins

Own choice

3914     ‌Electronic Keyboard Solo   ‌£9.50 ‌Age 16 and over    ‌5 mins

Own choice

3915     ‌Electronic Keyboard Primary   ‌£7.00 ‌Any age           ‌3 mins

Own choice: From a current Grade 1 Syllabus

3916     ‌Electronic Keyboard Elementary ‌£7.00    ‌Any age   ‌4 mins

Own choice: From a current Grade 2 Syllabus

3917     ‌Electronic Keyboard Transitional ‌£7.00    ‌Any Age  ‌4 mins

Own choice: From a current Grade 3 Syllabus

3918     ‌Electronic Keyboard Intermediate ‌£7.00  ‌Any Age  ‌5 mins

Own choice: From a current Grade 4 Syllabus

Keyboard Duets

3922     ‌Duet - Two Keyboards        ‌£11.00 ‌Age under 12      ‌4 mins

Own choice

3923     ‌Duet - Two Keyboards        ‌£11.00 ‌Age 12 and under 16          ‌5 mins

Own Choice

3924     ‌Duet - Two Keyboards        ‌£12.50 ‌Age 16 and over ‌5 mins

Own Choice

Keyboard Bands

3925     ‌Keyboard Band Primary     ‌£12.50 ‌Age under 12      ‌4 mins

Own Choice: 3 or more players

3926     ‌Keyboard Band Preliminary     ‌£12.50 ‌Any age        ‌4 mins

Own Choice: Grade 1 standard, 3 or more players

Award:  The Hastings Yamaha School Ensemble Challenge Cup

3927     ‌Keyboard Band Elementary     ‌£12.50 ‌Any Age        ‌5 mins

Own Choice: Grade 2 standard. 3 or more players

3928     ‌Keyboard Band Transitional     ‌£12.50 ‌Any Age        ‌6 mins

Own Choice: Grade 3 & 4 standard. 3 or more players

3929     ‌Keyboard Band Intermediate   ‌£12.50 ‌Any Age        ‌8 mins

Own Choice: Grade 5 & 6 standard. 3 or more players

3930     ‌Keyboard Band Advanced  ‌£12.50 ‌Any Age              ‌10 mins

Own Choice: Grade 7 & 8 standard. 3 or more players

3931     ‌Keyboard Band Adult         ‌£18.00 ‌Age 21 and over ‌10 mins

Own Choice

Classical Keyboards

3932     ‌Classical Keyboard Solo     ‌£7.00 ‌Age under 12        ‌5 mins

Own Choice

3933     ‌Classical Keyboard Solo     ‌£7.00 ‌Age 12 and under 16            ‌5 mins

Own Choice

3934     ‌Classical Keyboard Solo     ‌£7.00 ‌Age 16 and over    ‌5 mins

Own Choice

Keyboard Medals

3919     ‌Electronic Keyboard Bronze Medal ‌£10.00               ‌Any Age  ‌6 mins

Own choice: Two contrasting pieces from a current Grade 5 Syllabus

Award:  Bronze Medal

3920     ‌Electronic Keyboard Silver Medal ‌£12.00 ‌Any Age  ‌10 mins

Own choice: Two contrasting pieces from a current Grade 7 Syllabus

Award:  Silver Medal

3921     ‌Electronic Keyboard Gold Medal ‌£18.50   ‌Any age   ‌10 mins

Own choice of two contrasting pieces or movements of Grade 8 standard or above.

The winner of this class will qualify to participate in the Hastings Young Musician of the Year Class 3604 subject to a minimum mark of 85 being achieved.

Own choice: Two contrasting pieces of Grade 8 standard or above. The winner of this class will also qualify for the Instrumental Championship Trophy Class 3902 subject to a minimum mark of 85 being achieved

Award:  Gold Medal subject to a minimum mark of 90 being achieved

Family Music Making

3876     ‌Family Music Making         ‌£20.00 ‌Any Age              ‌7 mins

Own Choice: A programme of music; vocal, instrumental or mixed. Any number of performers who are related. Any instruments. Only one piano will be available.

Award:  HORACE FUNNELL CUP

Presented by: Mr. Stanley Parsons

World Music

3880     ‌World Music          ‌£20.00  ‌Any Age ‌10 mins

Own Choice: A programme of music within the time limit. Any combination of ethnic instruments (e.g. Gamelan, steel drums, etc.)

Ensembles

The Hastings Musical Festival is pleased to announce that each Primary School Ensemble performing in class 3900 will receive a donation from the FOSTER CHARITABLE TRUST towards the purchase of musical instruments, music, or the children's travelling expenses.

3900     ‌Primary School Ensemble  ‌£0.00 ‌10 mins

Own Choice: Large primary school ensemble aimed at participants in the Wider Opportunities Scheme. Teachers are welcome to perform as members of the ensemble. A piano will be available.

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Award:  PRIMARY SCHOOLS CUP

Presented by: Mrs Ann Hohenkerk ALCM FISM

Instrumental Concerto

The provisional date for the Instrumental Concerto Classes is Thursday 1st March. These classes will only run if they have a minimum of 4 entries.

3600     ‌NEW Instrumental Concerto    ‌£17.00 ‌11 and under                ‌15 mins

Any movement(s) from any concerto for piano, wind, string, brass or percussion

Competitors must provide their own accompanists.

This class will only take place if there are a minimum of 4 entries.

Award:  £200 subject to a minimum mark of 85 being achieved

3602     ‌NEW Instrumental Concerto    ‌£25.00 ‌12 - 18           ‌20 mins

Any movement(s) from any concerto for piano, wind, string, brass or percussion

Performers must provide their own accompanists.

This class will only take place with a minimum of 4 entries.

Award:  £500 subject to a minimum mark of 85 being achieved

Hastings Young Musician of the Year

The provisional date for this class is Wednesday 14th March.

3604     ‌Hastings Young Musician of the Year ‌Open              ‌£0.00       ‌10 minutes

Qualification for this class would be achieving first place in one of the Instrumental Gold Medal Classes. Performers will be required to perform the same pieces which they played in these classes.

Award:  Hastings Young Musician of the Year Trophy

Subject to a minimum mark of 85 being achieved

Award:  CASH PRIZE £150

Presented by: HASTINGS ROUND TABLE

Subject to a minimum mark of 87 being achieved

RockFest

Award: THE WHITEROCK THEATRE ROCKFEST TROPHY FOR BEST BAND

Award: THE WHITEROCK THEATRE ROCKFEST TROPHY FOR BEST INDIVIDUAL PERFORMER IN ROCKFEST

Trophies presented by Miss V Hopgood on behalf of the Whiterock Theatre Box Office staff

3950     ‌Solo Drum Kit        ‌£7.50    ‌18 and under  ‌4 mins

Own Choice: to be played with a backing track

3951     ‌Solo Drum Kit        ‌£7.50    ‌19 and over    ‌5 mins

Own Choice: to be played with a backing track

3952     ‌Solo Electric Guitar 

(Lead, Rhythm or Bass)      ‌£7.50    ‌18 and under  ‌4 mins

Own Choice: to be performed with a backing track

Competitors may enter more than once playing a different type of guitar

3953     ‌Solo Electric Guitar 

(Lead, Rhythm or Bass)      ‌£7.50    ‌19 and over    ‌5 mins

Own Choice: to be performed with a backing track.

Competitors may enter more than once playing a different type of guitar

3954     ‌Rock & Pop Bands ‌£20.00  ‌18 and under  ‌12 mins

Own choice: maximum 3 numbers

To include no more than 3 Guitarists, no more than 1 Bass, no more than 1 Drummer, no more than 1 Keyboards, , no more than 4 singers..

Open to amateur bands only

Maximum of 3 songs

Minimum of 3 players

Original material encouraged

No offensive lyrics

Each band will get a sound check before they perform

A full backline will be provided, but guitarists are asked to bring their own 3 mtr signal leads

Drummers may bring their own pedals and cymbals if they wish

Keyboard players will need to bring their own stands

Each band will be asked to provide a stage plan

3955     ‌Rock & Pop Bands ‌£20.00  ‌19 and over    ‌15 mins

Own Choice: maximum of 3 numbers

To include no more than 3 Guitarists, no more than 1 Bass, no more than 1 Drummer, no more than 1 Keyboard,, no more than 4 singers.

Open to amateur bands only

Maximum of 3 songs

Minimum of 3 players

Original material encouraged

No Offensive lyrics

Each band will get a sound check before they perform

A full backline will be provided, but guitarists are asked to bring their own 3 mtr signal leads

Drummers may bring their own pedals and cymbals if they wish

Keyboard players will need to bring their own stands

Each band will be asked to provide a stage plan

JazzFest

1. A piano will be available for these classes

2. A backline will be provided

3. Guitarists and keyboard players are asked to provide their own signal leads, and keyboard players will need to bring their own stands

4. Competitors are reminded that any electrical equipment used in these classes must be PAT tested.

5. Jazz bands are asked to provide stage plans

3960     ‌Jazz Solo     ‌£7.00   ‌18 and under ‌8 mins

Own choice: minimum of 2 pieces, for any instrument or voice, accompanied on a second instrument if required. Time limit 8 mins to include gap(s) between pieces.

3961     ‌Jazz Solo     ‌£7.00   ‌19 and over ‌8 mins

Own choice: minimum of 2 pieces, for any instrument or voice, accompanied on a second instrument if required. Time limit 8 mins to include gap(s) between pieces.

3962     ‌Jazz Duet/Trio        ‌£11.00  ‌18 and under  ‌8 mins

Own choice: minimum 2 pieces for a

ny combination of instruments/voices.

Competitors may enter twice in this class, once in a Duet and once in a Trio.

8 minute time limit to include gap(s) between pieces.

3963     ‌Jazz Duet/Trio        ‌£11.00  ‌19 and over    ‌8 mins

Own choice: minimum 2 pieces for a

ny combination of instruments/voices.

Competitors may enter twice in this class, once in a Duet and once in a Trio.

8 minute time limit to include gap(s) between pieces.

3964     ‌Jazz Band   ‌£20.00 ‌Minimum 4 performers              ‌18 and under           ‌8 mins

Own choice: for any combination of instruments/voices

.

Minimum 2 pieces.

Time limit 8 mins to include gap(s) between pieces.

3965     ‌Jazz Band   ‌£20.00 ‌Minimum 4 performers              ‌19 and over             ‌8 mins

Own choice: for any combination of instruments/voices.

Minimum 2 pieces.

Time limit 8 mins to include gap(s) between pieces.

3966     ‌Swing Band            ‌£20.00  ‌18 and under (No adult performers)            ‌10 mins

Own choice:

10 minute time limit to include any gaps between pieces.

3967     ‌Swing Band            ‌£20.00  ‌Any age ‌10 mins

Own choice:

10 minute time limit to include any gaps between pieces.

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Festival Office opening hours are:
The first Wednesday of the month between 10.30 & 11.30am until September 1st,
after which the office will be open each Wednesday from 10.30am till 12.30pm until the end of March 2018.
The Festival Office, White Rock Theatre, Hastings, TN34 1JX