Mixed Instrumentation Ensembles- 2017

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Section 110: Mixed Instrumentation Ensembles

Section Notes

  1. Refer to Rules 17, 18, 32 and 37. Read all Syllabus rules with care.
  2. Own choice. Time limit of 10 minutes for all classes except where specified, includes assembly, tuning, warm-up and performance.
  3. Any combination of orchestral instruments – no piano permitted.
  4. School ensembles are listed in Section 122.
  5. The Festival does not make music stands available to competitors in solo or small group classes.
  6. Competitors should be aware that all classes marked with a “P” make a competitor potentially eligible to proceed to the Provincial finals (June, 2016) and for classes 56-01, 56-02, 56-05, 56-07, 56-08 and 56-10 to the National Music Festival (August, 2015) and all pieces must be listed at in either the Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Syllabus.
  7. Performance times MUST be included on the entry form.
Class 110-01 – Mixed Instrumentation Quartet – Open (“P”)

Fee: $63.00

Class 110-02 – Mixed Instrumentation Trio – Open (“P”)

Fee: $58.00

Class 110-03 – Mixed Instrumentation Duet – Open

Fee: $58.00

Class 110-04 – Mixed Instrumentation Quartet – 17 & Under (“P”)

Fee: $63.00

Class 110-05 – Mixed Instrumentation Trio – 17 & Under (“P”)

Fee: $58.00

Class 110-06 – Mixed Instrumentation Duet – 17 & Under

Fee: $58.00

Class 110-07 – Mixed Instrumentation Quartet – 14 & Under (“P”)

Fee: $63.00

Class 110-08 – Mixed Instrumentation Trio – 14 & Under (“P”)

Fee: $58.00

Class 110-09 – Mixed Instrumentation Duet – 14 & Under

Fee: $58.00

Section 86: Recorder Ensembles – NEW!

Section Notes

  1. Refer to Rules 9, 17, 18, 32 and 37. Read all Syllabus rules with care.
  2. Own choice classes time limit 7 minutes unless otherwise specified.
  3. School groups are eligible to enter in this Section.
  4. Ensembles are given the choice of EITHER attending the festival “live” or having the option to record the group’s performance and sending it to the festival via dropbox or private youtube link. If recording is chosen, the entry form must still arrive at the office by November 18th. The Recorded portion must be emailed to the office by February 6, 2017.
  5. No accompaniment, piano or otherwise, permitted for ensemble classes, except in classes 86-08, 86-10, 86-12, 86-13, 86-15 and 86-16.
  6. Competitors should be aware that all classes marked with a “P” make a competitor potentially eligible to proceed to the Provincial finals (June, 2017) and for class 85-01 to the National Music Festival (August, 2015) and all graded pieces must be listed at in either the Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Syllabus.
  7. To be eligible for a scholarship, competitors must enter a minimum of two classes and receive a minimum mark of 85.
  8. A test piece, whether prescribed or own choice, cannot be used by a competitor in more than one class. Repertoire which does not coincide with stated categories will result in disqualification. See Rule 38.
  9. The Festival does not make music stands available to competitors in solo or small group classes.
  10. Performance times MUST be included on the entry form.
Class 86-01 Recorder Duet – Age 18 &Under

Fee: $53.00
Own choice of one selection. Time limit 8 mins.

Class 86-02 – Recorder Duet – Age 15 & Under

Fee: $53.00
Own choice of one selection. Time limit 5 mins.

Class 86-03 – Recorder Ensemble – Open (“P”) – LIVE

Fee: $63.00
Own choice of two contrasting selections.

Class 86-04 – Recorder Ensemble – Age 18 & Under – Live OR Recorded

Fee: $63.00
(a) Own choice of a selection in 3- or 4-part harmony of the 15th or 16th century.
(b) Own choice of a contrasting selection of at least 2-part harmony.

Class 86-18 – Recorder Ensemble – Age 16 & Under – Live OR Recorded

Fee: $63.00
(a) Own choice of a selection in 3- or 4-part harmony of the 15th or 16th century.
(b) Own choice of a contrasting selection of at least 2-part harmony.

Class 86-05 – Recorder Ensemble – Age 15 & Under – Live OR Recorded

Fee: $63.00
(a) Own choice of a selection in 3- or 4-part harmony of the 15th or 16th century.
(b) Own choice of a contrasting selection of at least 2-part harmony.

Class 86-06 – Recorder Ensemble – Age 14 & Under – Live OR Recorded

Fee: $63.00
(a) Own choice of a selection in 3- or 4-part harmony of the 15th or 16th century.
(b) Own choice of a contrasting selection of at least 2-part harmony.

Class 86-07 – Recorder Ensemble – Age 13 & Under – Live OR Recorded

Fee: $58.00
(a) Own choice of a selection in 3- or 4-part harmony of the 15th or 16th century.
(b) Own choice of a contrasting selection of at least 2-part harmony.

Class 86-08 – Recorder Ensemble with Piano – Age 13 & Under – Live OR Recorded

Fee: $58.00
(a) Own choice of a selection in 3- or 4-part harmony of the 15th or 16th century.
(b) Own choice of a contrasting selection of at least 2-part harmony.

Class 86-09 – Recorder Ensemble – Age 12 & Under – Live OR Recorded

Fee: $58.00
Own choice of two contrasting pieces in at least two parts.

Class 86-10 – Recorder Ensemble with Piano – Age 12 & Under – Live OR Recorded

Fee: $58.00
Own choice of two contrasting pieces in at least two parts.

Class 86-11 – Recorder Ensemble – Age 11 & Under – Live OR Recorded

Fee: $58.00
Own choice of two contrasting pieces in at least two parts.

Class 86-12 – Recorder Ensemble with Piano – Age 11 & Under – Live OR Recorded

Fee: $58.00
Own choice of two contrasting pieces in at least two parts.

Class 86-13 – Recorder Ensemble with or without Piano – Non-Competitive – Age 11 & Under – Live OR Recorded

Fee: $58.00
Own choice of two contrasting pieces in at least two parts.

Class 86-14 – Recorder Ensemble – Age 10 & Under – Live OR Recorded

Fee: $58.00
Own choice of two contrasting pieces in at least two parts.

Class 86-15 – Recorder Ensemble with Piano – Age 10 & Under – Live OR Recorded

Fee: $58.00
Own choice of two contrasting pieces in at least two parts.

Class 86-16 – Recorder Ensemble with or without Piano – Non-Competitive – Age 10 & Under – Live OR Recorded

Fee: $58.00
Own choice of two contrasting pieces in at least two parts.