Brass – 2017

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Section 6000: Senior Brass Solo – Provincial/National Qualifying Class

Section Notes

  1. Must be under the age of 28 as of December 31, 2016.
  2. Perform two consecutive movements from a concerto or concerted work that is at the Grade 10 level/ARCT or equivalent level as well as a contrasting piece of similar level. What you indicate on your entry form is what you will be expected to play. Make sure that your pieces will fit into the time limit as noted in #4 below. (Please note: at least two consecutive movements of the concerto must be performed at the Provincial Level. The complete concerto must be performed at the National Level.)
  3. All pieces in section 6000, including sonatas, must be memorized.
  4. Performance times MUST be included on the entry form.
  5. Time limit: 45 minutes.
  6. The winner of this class will be asked to play in the President’s Trophy Competition held on Monday, March 20, 2017, competing for a $1,000 grand prize.
  7. It is expected that the 1st and 2nd place winners of the Provincial/National Qualifying Class will proceed to the Provincial Finals (May 28 to June 3, 2017) in Hamilton, Ontario and if they win there, to then be available to compete at the National Music Festival (August 9-13, 2017) in Ottawa, ON.
    Provincial Note: You will be playing your National program at the Provincial Festival.
  8. Competitors may also enter classes in Sections 90.
  9. This class is the only qualifying class for the President’s Trophy and Provincial/National Recommendation.
Class 6000 – Brass Provincial/National Qualifying Class(“P”)

Fee: $95.00

    1. Cancel Minimum of two consecutive movements from a concerto or concerted work at the ARCT level. Orchestra part to played on second piano.
    2. Own choice of a contrasting selection (a second concerto is not permitted)

Time limit: 45 minutes

Section 90: Brass Solos – Senior

Section Notes

  1. Refer to Rules 9, 17, 18, 32 and 37. Read all Syllabus rules with care.
  2. Competitors may enter a maximum of three classes for the same instrument.
  3. In all Open classes (90-01 to 90-09), selections must be memorized.
  4. All music for Open classes (90-01 to 90-09) must be of at least GRADE 10 level or above. Competitors to check Current RCM and Conservatory Canada lists.
  5. Entrants hoping to proceed to Provincial (June, 2017) or National (August, 2017) competitions MUST enter section 6000.
  6. To be eligible for a scholarship, competitors must enter a minimum of two classes and receive a minimum mark of 85.
  7. The Festival does not make music stands available to competitors in solo or small group classes.
  8. Performance times MUST be included on the entry form.
  9. Please note that there will be no Brass Trophy Final Night.
Class SR90-01 – Eb Alto Horn – Open – Concerto or Concerted Work.

Fee: $48.00
One mvt. of a concerto. Must be memorized. Please note – if you wish the opportunity to progress to the Provincial and National competitions you must enter Class 6000.

Class SR90-02 – Trumpet Solo – Open – Concerto or Concerted Work.

Fee: $48.00
One mvt. of a concerto. Must be memorized. Please note – if you wish the opportunity to progress to the Provincial and National competitions you must enter Class 6000.

Class SR90-03 – Trumpet Solo – Open.

Fee: $48.00
Concerto not allowed. Time limit 10 minutes. Must be memorized. Please note – if you wish the opportunity to progress to the Provincial and National competitions you must enter Class 6000.

Class SR90-04 – French Horn Solo – Open – Concerto or Concerted Work.

Fee: $48.00
One mvt. of a concerto. Must be memorized. Please note – if you wish the opportunity to progress to the Provincial and National competitions you must enter Class 6000.

Class SR90-05 – French Horn Solo – Open

Fee: $48.00
Concerto not allowed. Time limit 10 minutes. Must be memorized. Please note – if you wish the opportunity to progress to the Provincial and National competitions you must enter Class 6000.

Class SR90-06 – Trombone Solo – Open – Concerto or Concerted Work

Fee: $48.00
One mvt. of a concerto. Must be memorized. Please note – if you wish the opportunity to progress to the Provincial and National competitions you must enter Class 6000.

Class SR90-07 – Trombone Solo – Open

Fee: $48.00
Concerto not allowed. Time limit 10 minutes. Must be memorized. Please note – if you wish the opportunity to progress to the Provincial and National competitions you must enter Class 6000.

Class SR90-08 – Baritone or Euphonium Solo – Open – Concerto or Concerted Work (“P”)

Fee: $48.00
One mvt. of a concerto. Must be memorized. Please note – if you wish the opportunity to progress to the Provincial and National competitions you must enter Class 6000.

Class SR90-09 – Bass (Tuba) Solo – Open – Concerto or Concerted Work (“P”)

Fee: $48.00
One mvt. of a concerto. Must be memorized. Please note – if you wish the opportunity to progress to the Provincial and National competitions you must enter Class 6000.

Section 91: Brass Solos

Section Notes

  1. Refer to Rules 9, 17, 18, 32 and 37. Read all Syllabus rules with care.
  2. Competitors may enter a maximum of three classes for the same instrument.
  3. Memorization is optional but recommended.
  4. Competitors should be aware that all classes marked with a “P” make a competitor potentially eligible to proceed to the Provincial finals (June, 2017)
  5. To be eligible for a scholarship, competitors must enter a minimum of two classes and receive a minimum mark of 85.
  6. The Festival does not make music stands available to competitors in solo or small group classes.
  7. Performance times MUST be included on the entry form.
Class 91-01 – Trumpet Solo – Grade 10 – List A (2013 RCM Syllabus) (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice.

Class 91-02 – Trumpet Solo – Grade 10 – List B (2013 RCM Syllabus) (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice.

Class 91-03 – Trumpet Solo – Grade 10 – List C (2013 RCM Syllabus) (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice.

Class 91-04 – Piccolo Trumpet Solo – Grade 10 – List D (2013 RCM Syllabus) (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice.

Class 91-05 – Trumpet Solo – Grade 9 – List A (2013 RCM Syllabus) (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice.

Class 91-06 – Trumpet Solo – Grade 9 – List B (2013 RCM Syllabus) (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice.

Class 91-07 – Trumpet Solo – Grade 9 – List C (2013 RCM Syllabus) (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice.

Class 91-08 – Trumpet Solo – Grade 8 – List A (2013 RCM Syllabus) (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice.

Class 91-09 – Trumpet Solo – Grade 8 – List B (2013 RCM Syllabus) (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice.

Class 91-10 – Trumpet Solo – Grade 7 – List A (2013 RCM Syllabus) (“P”)

Fee: $43.00
Own choice.

Class 91-11 – Trumpet Solo – Grade 7 – List B (2013 RCM Syllabus) (“P”)

Fee: $43.00
Own choice.

Class 91-12 – Trumpet Solo – Grade 6 – List A (2013 RCM Syllabus)

Fee: $43.00
Own choice.

Class 91-13 – Trumpet Solo – Grade 6 – List B (2013 RCM Syllabus)

Fee: $43.00
Own choice.

Class 91-14 – Trumpet Solo – Grade 5 – List A (2013 RCM Syllabus)

Fee: $43.00
Own choice.

Class 91-15 – Trumpet Solo – Grade 5 – List B (2013 RCM Syllabus)

Fee: $43.00
Own choice.

Class 91-16 – Trumpet Solo – Grade 4 – List A (2013 RCM Syllabus)

Fee: $42.00
Own choice.

Class 91-17 – Trumpet Solo – Grade 4 – List B (2013 RCM Syllabus)

Fee: $42.00
Own choice.

Class 91-18 – Trumpet Solo – Grade 3 – List A (2013 RCM Syllabus)

Fee: $42.00
Own choice. Time limit: 5 minutes

Class 91-19 – Trumpet Solo – Grade 3 – List B (2013 RCM Syllabus)

Fee: $42.00
Own choice. Time limit: 5 minutes

Class 91-20 – Trumpet Solo – Grade 2 – List A (2013 RCM Syllabus)

Fee: $40.00
Own choice.

Class 91-21 – Trumpet Solo – Grade 2 – List B (2013 RCM Syllabus)

Fee: $40.00
Own choice.

Class 91-22 – Trumpet Solo – Grade 1 – List A (2013 RCM Syllabus)

Fee: $40.00
Own choice.

Class 91-23 – Trumpet Solo – Grade 1 – List B (2013 RCM Syllabus)

Fee: $40.00
Own choice.

Class 91-24 – French Horn Solo – Age 18 & Under (Grade 9/10 level)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice. Time limit 8 mins.

Class 91-25 – French Horn Solo – Age 16 & Under (Grade 6/ 7/8 level)

Fee: $42.00
Own choice. Time limit 7 mins.

Class 91-26 – French Horn Solo – Age 14 & Under (Grade 4/5 level)

Fee: $42.00
Own choice. Time limit 6 mins.

Class 91-27 – French Horn Solo – Two Years Tuition

Fee: $40.00
Own choice. Time limit 5 mins.

Class 91-28 – Trombone Solo – Age 18 & Under (Grade 9/10 level)

Fee: $42.00
Own choice. Time limit 8 mins.

Class 91-29 – Trombone Solo – Age 16 & Under

Fee: $42.00
Own choice. Time limit 7 mins.

Class 91-30 – Trombone Solo – Age 14 & Under

Fee: $42.00
Own choice. Time limit 7 mins.

Class 91-31 – Trombone Solo – Two Years Tuition

Fee: $40.00
Own choice. Time limit 5 mins.

Class 91-32 – Baritone or Euphonium Solo – Age 18 & Under (Grade 9/10 level)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice. Time limit 8 mins.

Class 91-33 – Baritone or Euphonium Solo – Age 16 & Under

Fee: $42.00
Own choice. Time limit 7 mins.

Class 91-34 – Baritone or Euphonium Solo – Age 14 & Under

Fee: $42.00
Own choice. Time limit 7 mins.

Class 91-35 – Baritone or Euphonium Solo – Two Years Tuition

Fee: $40.00
Own choice. Time limit 5 mins.

Class 91-36 – Bass (Tuba) – Age 18 & Under

Fee: $42.00
Own choice. Time limit 8 mins.

Class 91-37 – Bass (Tuba) – Age 16 & Under

Fee: $42.00
Own choice. Time limit 7 mins.

Class 91-38 – Bass (Tuba) – Age 14 & Under

Fee: $40.00
Own choice. Time limit 7 mins.

Class 91-39 – Bass (Tuba) Solo – Two Years Tuition

Fee: $40.00
Own choice. Time limit 5 mins.

Section 92: Brass & Percussion Ensembles

Section Notes

  1. Refer to Rules 17, 18, 32 and 37. Read all Syllabus rules with care.
  2. Time limit of 10 minutes for all class except where specified, includes assembly, tuning, warm-up and performance.
  3. Own choice or as specified.
  4. School brass and percussion ensembles are listed in Section 121.
  5. Piano not permitted unless specified.
  6. The Festival does not make music stands available to competitors in solo or small group classes.
  7. Performance times MUST be included on the entry form.
Class 92-01 – Brass Ensemble – Open (“P”)

Fee: $63.00
6-20 Players

Class 92-02 – Brass Ensemble – Age 15 & Under

Fee: $63.00
6-20 Players

Class 92-03 – Brass Quintet – Open (“P”)

Fee: $63.00
Own choice.

Class 92-04 – Brass Quintet – Age 15 & Under

Fee: $63.00
Own choice of two contrasting selections.

Class 92-05 – Brass Quartet – Open

Fee: $63.00
Own choice of two contrasting selections.

Class 92-06 – Brass Trio – Open

Fee: $58.00
Own choice of two contrasting selections.

Class 92-07 – Brass Duet – Open – With Piano

Fee: $58.00
Own choice of two contrasting selections.

Class 92-08 – Brass Duet – Open – Without Piano

Fee: $58.00
Own choice of two contrasting selections.

Class 92-09 – Brass Duet – 15 & Under – With Piano

Fee: $58.00
Own choice of two contrasting selections.

Class 92-10 – Brass Duet – 15 & Under – Without Piano

Fee: $58.00
Own choice of two contrasting selections.

Class 92-11 – Brass Duet – 13 & Under – With Piano

Fee: $58.00
Own choice of two contrasting selections.

Class 92-12 – Brass Duet – 13 & Under – Without Piano

Fee: $58.00
Own choice of two contrasting selections.

Class 92-13 – Brass Duet – 11 & Under – With Piano

Fee: $58.00
Own choice of two contrasting selections.

Class 92-14 – Brass Duet – 11 & Under – Without Piano

Fee: $58.00
Own choice of two contrasting selections.

Class 92-15 – Percussion Ensemble – Open

Fee: $63.00
Own choice of two contrasting selections.