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Unaccompanied classes

These classes are for any unaccompanied instrument. There are also Folk Song classes for  unaccompanied or self-accompanied voice.

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The above link to the syllabus is only for instrumentalists. The folk song syllabus can be found below.

The combined festival syllabus can be found here.

Entries MUST be made online via Play&Perform.

Special classes

There are several special classes that performers may wish to enter:

  • Performers aged 6 or under may wish to enter the Party Piece class. 

  • More advanced performers may wish to enter the William Lewis Recital class. Entrants to this class should prepare a 15-minute recital of 2 or more contrasting pieces. 

  • The Marian Baker memorial class is another recital class for which a minimum standard of Grade 6 on two contrasting pieces is required.

  • The Sproule class is for performers up to the age of 15. Competitors must perform a poem or an acted scene AND a song or a piece of music on any instrument.

Please note: previous winners of Special Awards may not enter on the same instrument in the same class in subsequent years.

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