Strings – 2017

Section 4000: Senior String 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 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 must be performed at the Provincial Level. The complete piece must be performed at the National Level.)
  3. Performance times MUST be included on the entry form.
  4. Time limit: 45 minutes.
  5. All pieces in section 4000, including sonatas, must be memorized.
  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.
  8. Provincial Note: You will be playing your National program at the Provincial Festival. Competitors may also enter classes in Sections 60 and 61.
  9. 9. This class is the only qualifying class for the President’s Trophy and Provincial/National Recommendation.
Class 4000 – String Provincial/National Qualifying Class(“P”)

Free: $95.00

  1. 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 selection of a Sacred Aria, with recit where applicable
  3. Own choice of a contrasting selection (a second concerto is not permitted)

Time limit: 45 minutes

Section 60: String Solo – Senior – Open

Section Notes

  1. Refer to Rules 9, 17, 18, 19, 20, 32, and 37. Read all Syllabus rules with care.
  2. All selections must be played from memory except in classes SR60-04, SR60-08, SR60-12 and SR60-17. Please note, the memorization of Sonatas is required at the Provincial and National levels.
  3. All music in this section must be of at least ARCT or equivalent level (not necessarily on current lists). Grade 10 or lower not acceptable. Competitors to check Current RCM and Conservatory Canada lists.
  4. Entrants hoping to proceed to Provincial (June, 2017) or National (August, 2017) competitions MUST enter Section 4000
  5.  To be eligible for a scholarship, competitors must enter a minimum of two classes and receive a minimum mark of 85.
  6. Performance times MUST be included on the entry form.
  7. Please note that there will NOT be a String Trophy Final competition.
Class SR60-01 – String Solo – Concert Group – Open

Fee: $75.00
Two unrelated selections (multiple mvts. not permitted). Time limit 25 mins. No repeats are to be played.

Class SR60-02 – Concerto for Violin & Orchestra – Romantic or Modern

Fee: $63.00
One or two mvts. from a violin concerto by composers such as: Barber, Bartok, Bruch, Dvorak, Elgar, Lalo, Mendelssohn, Paganini, Prokofiev, Saint-Saens, Sibelius, Tchaikovsky, Wieniawski. Time limit 25 mins. No repeats are to be played.

Class SR60-03 – Concerto for Violin & Orchestra – Classical

Fee: $63.00
One or two consecutive mvts. from a violin concerto by composers such as: Beethoven, Haydn, Mozart. Time limit 25 mins. No repeats are to be played.

Class SR60-04 – Violin Solo – Sonata

Fee: $48.00
One mvt. of a Sonata of senior level.

Class SR60-05 – Violin Solo – Unaccompanied Repertoire

Fee: $48.00
One selecton taken from the Current RCM ARCT Syllabus (2013 edition) List D only.

Class SR60-06 – Violin Solo

Fee: $48.00
One selection taken from Current RCM ARCT (2013 edition). List C only. Time limit 15 minutes.

Class SR60-07 – Concerto for Viola & Orchestra – Romantic or Modern

Fee: $63.00
One or two mvts. of a concerto for viola and orchestra.. Time limit 25 mins. No repeats are to be played.

Class SR60-08 – Viola Solo – Sonata

Fee: $48.00
One mvt. of a Sonata of senior level.

Class SR60-09 – Viola Solo – Concerto – Classical

Fee: $63.00
One or two mvts. from a viola concerto by composers such as: Bach, Beethoven, Haydn, Mozart. Time limit 25 mins. No repeats are to be played.

Class SR60-10 – Viola Solo

Fee: $48.00
One selection from Current RCM ARCT Syllabus (2013 edition), List C or D only. Time limit 15 minutes.

Class SR60-11 – Concerto for Cello & Orchestra – Romantic or Modern

Fee: $63.00
One or two mvts. from a cello concerto within the time limit specified of a concerto for cello and orchestra. Time limit 25 mins. No repeats are to be played.

Class SR60-12 – Cello Solo – Sonata

Fee: $48.00
One mvt. of a Sonata of senior level.

Class SR60-13 – Cello Solo – Concerto – Classical

Fee: $63.00
One or two mvts. from a cello concerto within the time limit specified by composers such as: Bach, Beethoven, Haydn, Mozart. Time limit 25 mins. No repeats are to be played.

Class SR60-14 – Cello Solo – List C

Fee: $48.00
One selection from Current RCM ARCT Syllabus (2013 edition). List C only, Time limit 15 minutes.

Class SR60-15 – Cello Solo – List D

Fee: $48.00
One selection from Current RCM ARCT Syllabus (2013 edition). List D only, Time limit 15 minutes.

Class SR60-16 – Unaccompanied Bach: Violin, Viola or Cello

Fee: $48.00
Two contrasting mvts. or the Chaconne from an unaccompanied Sonata, Partita or Suite.

Class SR60-17 – Violin, Viola or Cello – Canadian Composers

Fee: $48.00
One selection. Time limit 12 minutes.

Class SR60-18 – Double Bass – Sonata

Fee: $48.00
One mvt. of a Sonata of senior level.

Class SR60-19 – Double Bass – Concerto

Fee: $63.00
One or two mvts. of a concerto of senior level.

Class SR60-20 – Double Bass Solo

Fee: $48.00
Own choice of one selection, not a Sonata or Concerto. Time limit 15 minutes.

Section 61: String Solo – Intermediate

Section Notes

  1. Competitors must be age 16 or under. See Rules 7 and 9. Read all Syllabus rules with care.
  2.  Competitors entering Intermediate classes may not enter Senior/Open classes (section 1).
  3. Refer to Rules 9, 17, 18, 19, 20, 32, and 37. Read all Syllabus rules with care.
  4. All selections must be played from memory except in classes INT61-04, INT61-08, INT61-12 and INT61-17.
  5. This section is for younger competitors who are working towards attaing their ARCT and have not yet passed the exam.
  6. All music used in this section must be as listed in the ARCT syllabus.
  7. Students must be playing at the ARCT level with standard concert repertoire except where noted.
  8. Entrants hoping to proceed to National (August, 2015) competitions MUST enter Section 4000
  9.  Performance times MUST be included on the entry form.
  10. Time limits must be observed. Adjudicator may choose to hear a portion or portions of works to be played.
  11. To be eligible for a scholarship, competitors must enter a minimum of two classes and receive a minimum mark of 85.
  12.  A piece 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 37.
  13. Please note there will NOT be an Intermediate Trophy Final.
Class INT61-01 – String Solo – Concert Group – Open

Fee: $75.00
Two unrelated selections (multiple mvts. not permitted). Time limit 25 mins. No repeats are to be played.

Class INT61-02 – Concerto for Violin & Orchestra – Romantic or Modern (“P”)

Fee: $63.00
One or two mvts. from a violin concerto by composers such as: Barber, Bartok, Bruch, Dvorak, Elgar, Lalo, Mendelssohn, Paganini, Prokofiev, Saint-Saens, Sibelius, Tchaikovsky, Wieniawski. Time limit 25 mins. No repeats are to be played. Please note that two consecutive movements must be played at the provincial level and the complete concerto at the national level. Performance time must be indicated on the entry form.

Class INT61-03 – Concerto for Violin & Orchestra – Classical (“P”)

Fee: $63.00
One or two consecutive mvts. from a violin concerto by composers such as: Beethoven, Haydn, Mozart. Time limit 25 mins. No repeats are to be played. Please note that two consecutive movements must be played at the provincial level and the complete concerto at the national level. Performance time must be indicated on the entry form.

Class INT61-04 – Violin Solo – Sonata (“P”)

Fee: $48.00
One mvt. of a Sonata of senior level.

Class INT61-05 – Violin Solo – J.S. Bach (“P”)

Fee: $48.00
One selecton taken from the Current RCM ARCT Syllabus (2013 edition) List D only.

Class INT61-06 – Violin Solo (“P”)

Fee: $48.00
One selection taken from Current RCM ARCT (2013 edition). List C only. Time limit 15 minutes.

Class INT61-07 – Concerto for Viola & Orchestra – Romantic or Modern (“P”)

Fee: $63.00
One or two mvts. of a concerto for viola and orchestra.. Time limit 25 mins. No repeats are to be played. Please note that two consecutive movements must be played at the provincial level and the complete concerto at the national level.

Class INT61-08 – Viola Solo – Sonata (“P”)

Fee: $48.00
One mvt. of a Sonata of senior level.

Class INT61-09 – Viola Solo – Concerto – Classical (“P”)

Fee: $63.00
One or two mvts. from a viola concerto by composers such as: Bach, Beethoven, Haydn, Mozart. Time limit 25 mins. No repeats are to be played.

Class INT61-10 – Viola Solo (“P”)

Fee: $48.00
One selection from Current RCM ARCT Syllabus (2013 edition), List C or D only. Time limit 15 minutes.

Class INT61-11 – Concerto for Cello & Orchestra – Romantic or Modern (“P”)

Fee: $63.00
Concerto for cello and orchestra. Movements played are to be as indicated in the RCM ARCT Syllabus. Time limit 25 mins. No repeats are to be played. Please note that two consecutive movements must be played at the provincial level and the complete concerto at the national level.

Class INT61-12 – Cello Solo – Sonata (“P”)

Fee: $48.00
One mvt. of a Sonata of senior level.

Class INT61-13 – Cello Solo – Concerto – Classical(“P”)

Fee: $63.00
Concerto for cello and orchestra. Movements played are to be as indicated in the RCM ARCT Syllabus: by composers such as: Bach, Beethoven, Haydn, Mozart. Time limit 25 mins. No repeats are to be played. Please note that two consecutive movements must be played at the provincial level and the complete concerto at the national level.

Class INT61-14 – Cello Solo – List C (“P”)

Fee: $48.00
One selection from Current RCM ARCT Syllabus (2013 edition). List C only, Time limit 15 minutes.

Class INT61-15 – Cello Solo – List D (“P”)

Fee: $48.00
One selection from Current RCM ARCT Syllabus (2013 edition). List D only, Time limit 15 minutes.

Class INT61-16 – Unaccompanied Bach: Violin, Viola or Cello (“P”)

Fee: $48.00
Two contrasting mvts. or the Chaconne from an unaccompanied Sonata, Partita or Suite.

Class INT61-17 – Violin, Viola or Cello – Canadian Composers (“P”)

Fee: $48.00
One selection. Time limit 12 minutes.

Class INT61-18 – Double Bass – Sonata (“P”)

Fee: $48.00
One mvt. of a Sonata of senior level.

Class INT61-19 – Double Bass – Concerto (“P”)

Fee: $63.00
One or two mvts. of a concerto of senior level. Please note that two consecutive movements must be played at the provincial level and the complete concerto at the national level.

Class INT61-20 – Double Bass Solo (“P”)

Fee: $48.00
Own choice of one selection, not a Sonata or Concerto. Time limit 15 minutes.

Section 62: String Solos (Concert Group, Sonatas, Non-Western Strings)

Section Notes

  1. Refer to Rules 9, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 32, 36 and 37. Read all Syllabus rules with care.
  2. Time limits, where specified, must be observed.
  3. 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 37.
  4. To be eligible for a scholarship, competitors must enter a minimum of two classes and receive a minimum mark of 85.
  5. Competitors wishing to qualify for the Provincial Music Festival (June, 2017) must enter appropriate classes in Sections 60, 61, 63, 64 or 65.
  6.  A piece 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 37.
  7. Students entering classes 62-03, 62-04 and 62-05 must be playing repertoire which is NOT at the ARCT level.
  8. Memorization is not required for string Sonatas.
Class 62-01 – String Solo – Concert Group – Age 21 & Under

Fee: $80.00
Own choice of two unrelated selections. (Multiple mvts. not permitted.) Competitors will be judged on the discrimination shown in their selection, on the programme group arrangement with regard to contrast in period, style, appropriateness, key, etc., as well as technique and interpretation. Time limit 25 mins.

Class 62-02 – String Solo – Concert Group – Age 17 & Under

Fee: $80.00
Own choice of two unrelated selections. (Multiple mvts. not permitted.) Competitors will be judged on the discrimination shown in their selection, on the programme group arrangement with regard to contrast in period, style, appropriateness, key, etc., as well as technique and interpretation. Time limit 20 min

Class 62-03 – String Solo – Concert Group – Age 15 & Under

Fee: $80.00
Own choice of two unrelated selections. (Multiple mvts. not permitted.) Competitors will be judged on the discrimination shown in their selection, on the programme group arrangement with regard to contrast in period, style, appropriateness, key, etc., as well as technique and interpretation. Time limit 15 mins.
Repertoire must be below the ARCT level.

Class 62-04 – String Solo – Concert Group – Age 13 & Under

Fee: $80.00
Own choice of two unrelated selections. (Multiple mvts. not permitted.) Competitors will be judged on the discrimination shown in their selection, on the programme group arrangement with regard to contrast in period, style, appropriateness, key, etc., as well as technique and interpretation. Time limit 15 mins.
Repertoire must be below the ARCT level.

Class 62-05 – String Solo – Concert Group – Age 11 & Under

Fee: $60.00
Own choice of two unrelated selections. (Multiple mvts. not permitted.) Competitors will be judged on the discrimination shown in their selection, on the programme group arrangement with regard to contrast in period, style, appropriateness, key, etc., as well as technique and interpretation. Time limit 15 mins.
Repertoire must be below the ARCT level.

Class 62-06 – String Solo – Concert Group – Age 12 & Under (Grade 6 Current RCM and under)

Fee: $60.00
Own choice of two unrelated selections. (Multiple mvts. not permitted.) Competitors will be judged on the discrimination shown in their selection, on the programme group arrangement with regard to contrast in period, style, appropriateness, key, etc., as well as technique and interpretation. Time limit 15 mins.

Section 63: Violin Solos – Introductory to Grade 10

Section Notes

  1. Refer to Rules 9, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 32, 36 and 37. Read all Syllabus rules with care.
  2. Competitors may enter a maximum of four classes in this section.
  3. To be eligible for a scholarship, competitors must enter a minimum of two classes and receive a minimum mark of 85.
  4. Classes marked with a “P” are qualifying classes for the Provincial Music Festival to be held in June, 2016.
Class 63-01 – Violin Solo – Grade 10 – LIST A (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 10 syllabus.

Class 63-02 – Violin Solo – Grade 10 – LIST B (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 10 syllabus.

Class 63-03 – Violin Solo – Grade 10 – LIST C (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 10 syllabus.

Class 63-04 – Violin Solo – Grade 10 – LIST D (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 10 syllabus.

Class 63-05 – Violin Solo – Grade 9 – LIST A (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 9 syllabus.

Class 63-06 – Violin Solo – Grade 9 – LIST B (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 9 syllabus.

Class 63-07 – Violin Solo – Grade 9 – LIST C (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 9 syllabus.

Class 63-08 – Violin Solo – Grade 9 – LIST D (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 9 syllabus.

Class 63-09 – Violin Solo – Grade 8 – LIST A (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 8 syllabus.

Class 63-10 – Violin Solo – Grade 8 – LIST B (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 8 syllabus.

Class 63-11 – Violin Solo – Grade 8 – LIST C (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 8 syllabus.

Class 63-12 – Violin Solo – Grade 8 – LIST D (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 8 syllabus.

Class 63-13 – Violin Solo – Grade 7 – LIST A (“P”)

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 7 syllabus.

Class 63-14 – Violin Solo – Grade 7 – LIST B (“P”)

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 7 syllabus.

Class 63-15 – Violin Solo – Grade 7 – LIST C (“P”)

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 7 syllabus.

Class 63-16 – Violin Solo – Grade 6 – LIST A (“P”)

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 6 syllabus.

Class 63-17 – Violin Solo – Grade 6 – LIST B (“P”)

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 6 syllabus.

Class 63-18 – Violin Solo – Grade 6 – LIST C (“P”)

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 6 syllabus.

Class 63-19 – Violin Solo – Grade 5 – LIST A

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 5 syllabus.

Class 63-20 – Violin Solo – Grade 5 – LIST B

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 5 syllabus.

Class 63-21 – Violin Solo – Grade 5 – LIST C

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 5 syllabus.

Class 63-22 – Violin Solo – Grade 4 – LIST A

Fee: $42.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 4 syllabus.

Class 63-23 – Violin Solo – Grade 4 – LIST B

Fee: $42.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 4 syllabus.

Class 63-24 – Violin Solo – Grade 4 – LIST C

Fee: $42.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 4 syllabus.

Class 63-25 – Violin Solo – Grade 3 – LIST A

Fee: $42.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 3 syllabus.

Class 63-26 – Violin Solo – Grade 3 – LIST B or C

Fee: $42.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 3 syllabus.

Class 63-27 – Violin Solo – Grade 2 – LIST A

Fee: $40.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 2 syllabus.

Class 63-28 – Violin Solo – Grade 2 – LIST B

Fee: $40.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 2 syllabus.

Class 63-29 – Violin Solo – Grade 1 – LIST A

Fee: $40.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 1 syllabus.

Class 63-30 – Violin Solo – Grade 1 – LIST B

Fee: $40.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 1 syllabus.

Class 63-31 – Violin Solo – Introductory

Fee: $40.00
Own choice of two selections from any introductory violin syllabus.

Section 64: Viola Solos – Introductory to Grade 10

Section Notes

  1. Refer to Rules 9, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 32, 36 and 37. Read all Syllabus rules with care.
  2. Competitors may enter a maximum of four classes in this section.
  3. To be eligible for a scholarship, competitors must enter a minimum of two classes and receive a minimum mark of 85.
  4. Classes marked with a “P” are qualifying classes for the Provincial Music Festival to be held in June, 2016.
Class 64-01 – Viola Solo – Grade 10 – LIST A (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 10 syllabus.

Class 64-02 – Viola Solo – Grade 10 – LIST B (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 10 syllabus.

Class 64-03 – Viola Solo – Grade 10 – LIST C (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 10 syllabus.

Class 64-04 – Viola Solo – Grade 10 – LIST D (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 10 syllabus.

Class 64-05 – Viola Solo – Grade 9 – LIST A (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 9 syllabus.

Class 64-06 – Viola Solo – Grade 9 – LIST B (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 9 syllabus.

Class 64-07 – Viola Solo – Grade 9 – LIST C (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 9 syllabus.

Class 64-08 – Viola Solo – Grade 9 – LIST D (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 9 syllabus.

Class 64-09 – Viola Solo – Grade 8 – LIST A (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 8 syllabus.

Class 64-10 – Viola Solo – Grade 8 – LIST B (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 8 syllabus.

Class 64-11 – Viola Solo – Grade 8 – LIST C (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 8 syllabus.

Class 64-12 – Viola Solo – Grade 8 – LIST D (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 8 syllabus.

Class 64-13 – Viola Solo – Grade 7 – LIST A (“P”)

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 7 syllabus.

Class 64-14 – Viola Solo – Grade 7 – LIST B (“P”)

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 7 syllabus.

Class 64-15 – Viola Solo – Grade 7 – LIST C (“P”)

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 7 syllabus.

Class 64-16 – Viola Solo – Grade 6 – LIST A (“P”)

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 6 syllabus.

Class 64-17 – Viola Solo – Grade 6 – LIST B (“P”)

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 6 syllabus.

Class 64-18 – Viola Solo – Grade 6 – LIST C (“P”)

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 6 syllabus.

Class 64-19 – Viola Solo – Grade 5 – LIST A

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 5 syllabus.

Class 64-20 – Viola Solo – Grade 5 – LIST B

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 5 syllabus.

Class 64-21 – Viola Solo – Grade 5 – LIST B

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 5 syllabus.

Class 64-22 – Viola Solo – Grade 5 – LIST C

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 5 syllabus.

Class 64-23 – Viola Solo – Grade 4 – LIST A

Fee: $42.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 4 syllabus.

Class 64-24 – Viola Solo – Grade 4 – LIST B or LIST C

Fee: $42.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 4 syllabus.

Class 64-25 – Viola Solo – Grade 3 – LIST A

Fee: $42.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 3 syllabus.

Class 64-26 – Viola Solo – Grade 3 – LIST B or C

Fee: $42.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 3 syllabus.

Class 64-27 – Viola Solo – Grade 2 – LIST A

Fee: $40.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 2 syllabus.

Class 64-28 – Viola Solo – Grade 2 – LIST B

Fee: $40.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 2 syllabus.

Class 64-29 – Viola Solo – Grade 1 – LIST A

Fee: $40.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 1 syllabus.

Class 64-30 – Viola Solo – Grade 1 – LIST B

Fee: $40.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 1 syllabus.

Class 64-31 – Viola Solo – Introductory

Fee: $40.00
Own choice of two selections from any introductory Viola Syllabus.

Section 65: Cello Solos – Introductory to Grade 10

Section Notes

  1. Refer to Rules 9, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 32, 36 and 37. Read all Syllabus rules with care.
  2. Competitors may enter a maximum of four classes in this section.
  3. To be eligible for a scholarship, competitors must enter a minimum of two classes and receive a minimum mark of 85.
  4. Classes marked with a “P” are qualifying classes for the Provincial Music Festival to be held in June, 2016.
Class 65-01 – Cello Solo – Grade 10 – LIST A (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 10 syllabus.

Class 65-02 – Cello Solo – Grade 10 – LIST B (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 10 syllabus.

Class 65-03 – Cello Solo – Grade 10 – LIST C (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 10 syllabus.

Class 65-04 – Cello Solo – Grade 10 – LIST D (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 10 syllabus.

Class 65-05 – Cello Solo – Grade 9 – LIST A (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 9 syllabus.

Class 65-06 – Cello Solo – Grade 9 – LIST B (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 9 syllabus.

Class 65-07 – Cello Solo – Grade 9 – LIST C (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 9 syllabus.

Class 65-08 – Cello Solo – Grade 9 – LIST D (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 9 syllabus.

Class 65-09 – Cello Solo – Grade 8 – LIST A (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 8 syllabus.

Class 65-10 – Cello Solo – Grade 8 – LIST B (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 8 syllabus.

Class 65-11 – Cello Solo – Grade 8 – LIST C (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 8 syllabus.

Class 65-12 – Cello Solo – Grade 8 – LIST D (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 8 syllabus.

Class 65-13 – Cello Solo – Grade 7 – LIST A (“P”)

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 7 syllabus.

Class 65-14 – Cello Solo – Grade 7 – LIST B (“P”)

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 7 syllabus.

Class 65-15 – Cello Solo – Grade 7 – LIST C (“P”)

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 7 syllabus.

Class 65-16 – Cello Solo – Grade 6 – LIST A (“P”)

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 6 syllabus.

Class 65-17 – Cello Solo – Grade 6 – LIST B (“P”)

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 6 syllabus.

Class 65-18 – Cello Solo – Grade 6 – LIST C (“P”)

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 6 syllabus.

Class 65-19 – Cello Solo – Grade 5 – LIST A

Fee: $42.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 5 syllabus.

Class 65-20 – Cello Solo – Grade 5 – LIST B

Fee: $42.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 5 syllabus.

Class 65-21 – Cello Solo – Grade 5 – LIST C

Fee: $42.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 5 syllabus.

Class 65-22 – Cello Solo – Grade 4 – LIST A

Fee: $42.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 4 syllabus.

Class 65-23 – Cello Solo – Grade 4 – LIST B

Fee: $42.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 4 syllabus.

Class 65-24 – Cello Solo – Grade 4 – LIST C

Fee: $42.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 4 syllabus.

Class 65-25 – Cello Solo – Grade 3 – LIST A

Fee: $42.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 3 syllabus.

Class 65-26 – Cello Solo – Grade 3 – LIST B

Fee: $42.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 3 syllabus.

Class 65-27 – Cello Solo – Grade 3 – LIST C

Fee: $42.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 3 syllabus.

Class 65-28 – Cello Solo – Grade 2 – LIST A

Fee: $40.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 2 syllabus.

Class 65-29 – Cello Solo – Grade 2 – LIST B

Fee: $40.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 1 syllabus.

Class 65-30 – Cello Solo – Grade 1 – LIST A

Fee: $40.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 1 syllabus.

Class 65-31 – Cello Solo – Grade 1 – LIST B

Fee: $40.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 2 syllabus.

Class 65-32 – Cello Solo – Introductory

Fee: $40.00
Own choice of one selection from any introductory Cello Syllabus.

Section 66: Double Bass Solos – Introductory to Grade 10

Section Notes

  1. Refer to Rules 9, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 32, 36 and 37. Read all Syllabus rules with care.
  2. Competitors may enter a maximum of four classes in this section.
  3. To be eligible for a scholarship, competitors must enter a minimum of two classes and receive a minimum mark of 85.
  4.  Classes marked with a “P” are qualifying classes for the Provincial Music Festival to be held in June, 2016.
Class 66-01 – Double Bass Solo – Grade 10 (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 10 syllabus.

Class 66-02 – Double Bass Solo – Grade 9 (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 9 syllabus.

Class 66-03 – Double Bass – Grade 8 (“P”)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 8 syllabus.

Class 66-04 – Double Bass Solo – Grade 7 (“P”)

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 7 syllabus.

Class 66-05 – Double Bass Solo – Grade 6 (“P”)

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 6 syllabus.

Class 66-06 – Double Bass Solo – Grade 5

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 5 syllabus.

Class 66-07 – Double Bass Solo – Grade 4

Fee: $42.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 4 syllabus.

Class 66-08 – Double Bass Solo – Grade 3

Fee: $42.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 3 syllabus.

Class 66-09 – Double Bass Solo – Grade 2

Fee: $40.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 2 syllabus.

Class 66-10 – Double Bass Solo – Grade 1

Fee: $40.00
Own choice of one selection from Current RCM or Conservatory Canada Grade 1 syllabus.

Class 66-11 – Double Bass Solo – Introductory

Fee: $40.00
Own choice of two selections from any Introductory Double Bass Syllabus.

Section 67: String Studies

Section Notes

  1. Refer to Rules 18, 19, 20, 32, 36 and 37. Read all Syllabus rules with care.
  2. Competitors may enter a maximum of two classes in this section.
  3. Memorization is not required.
Class 67-01 – String Studies – Senior (Grades 7-10)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of ONE study

Class 67-02 – String Studies – Intermediate (Grades 5-6)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of TWO contrasting studies

Class 67-03 – String Studies – Junior (Grades 3-4)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of TWO constrasting studies

Class 67-04 – String Studies – Junior (Grades 1-2)

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of TWO constrasting studies

Section 68: String Ensembles

Section Notes

  1. Refer to Rules 18, 19, 20, 36 and 37. Read all Syllabus rules with care.
  2. Own choice of one or two mvts. of a selection from standard chamber repertoire.
  3. Competitors to bring own music stands.
  4. Classes 68-17, 68-18, 68-19, 68-20 and 68-21 may be accompanied by piano.
  5. School string quartet classes are listed in Section 98.
  6. Classes marked with a “P” are qualifying classes for the Provincial Music Festival to be held in June, 2016.
Class 68-01 – String Sextet- Open

Fee: $63.00
Time limit 20 mins.

Class 68-02 – String Quintet – Open (“P”)

Fee: $63.00
Time limit 20 mins.

Class 68-03 – Quintet – Strings & Piano – Age 18 & Under

Fee: $63.00
Time limit 10 minutes

Class 68-04 – Quintet – Strings & Piano – Age 15 & Under

Fee: $63.00
Time limit 10 minutes

Class 68-05 – String Quartet – Open (“P”)

Fee: $63.00
Time limit 15 mins.

Class 68-06 – String Quartet – Age 18 & Under (“P”)

Fee: $63.00
Time limit 10 mins.

Class 68-07 – String Quartet – Age 15 & Under (“P”)

Fee: $63.00
Time limit 10 mins.

Class 68-08 – String Quartet – Age 12 & Under (“P”)

Fee: $63.00
Time limit 10 mins.

Class 68-09 – Quartet – Two Violins, Cello & Piano – Open (“P”)

Fee: $63.00
Viola may be substituted for one of the violins. Time limit 10 mins.

Class 68-10 – Quartet – Two Violins, Cello & Piano – Age 18 & Under (“P”)

Fee: $63.00
Viola may be substituted for one of the violins. Time limit 10 mins.

Class 68-11 – Quartet – Two Violins, Cello & Piano – Age 15 & Under (“P”)

Fee: $63.00
Viola may be substituted for one of the violins. Time limit 10 mins.

Class 68-12 – String Trio – Open (“P”)

Fee: $53.00
Time Limit: 15 mins.

Class 68-13 – String Trio – Age 18 & Under (“P”)

Fee: $53.00
Time limit 10 mins.

Class 68-14 – String Trio – Age 15 & Under

Fee: $53.00
Time limit 10 mins.

Class 68-15 – String Trio – Age 12 & Under

Fee: $53.00
Time limit 10 mins.

Class 68-16 – Trio – Violin, Cello & Piano – Open (“P”)

Fee: $53.00
Time limit 15 mins.

Class 68-17 – Trio – Violin, Cello & Piano – Age 18 & Under

Fee: $53.00
Time limite 10 mins.

Class 68-18 – String Duet – Open

Fee: $53.00
Time limit 10 mins.

Class 68-19 – String Duet – Age 18 & Under

Fee: $53.00
Time limit 10 mins.

Class 68-20 – String Duet – Age 15 & Under

Fee: $48.00
Time limit 10 mins.

Class 68-21 – String Duet – Age 13 & Under

Fee: $48.00
Time limit 7 mins.

Class 68-22 – String Duet – Age 10 & Under

Fee: $48.00
Time limit 7 mins.

Class 68-23 – Trio or Quartet – Open – Own Composition (“P”)

Fee: $53.00
Time limit 15 minutes.

Class 68-24 – Trio – Mixed Intrumentation – Open

Fee: $53.00
Time Limit 20 mins.

Class 68-25 – String Trio – Age 15 & Under – Any Instrumentation

Fee: $53.00
Time limit 10 mins.

Class 68-26 – Solo String and Piano Duet – Open

Fee: $53.00
Time limit 15 mins.

Class 68-27 – String Octet – Open

Fee: $53.00
Time limit 15 mins.

Class 68-28 – Small String Ensemble – Open

Fee: $65.00
Time limit 15 mins. Maximum of 12 players. Piano accompaniment optional.

Class 68-29 – Small String Ensemble – 16 & Under

Fee: $65.00
Time limit 15 mins. Maximum of 12 players. Piano accompaniment optional.

Class 68-30 – Small String Ensemble – 12 & Under

Fee: $65.00
Time limit 15 mins. Maximum of 12 players. Piano accompaniment optional.

Section 69: Suzuki Strings – Non-Competitive

Section Notes

  1. Refer to rules 9, 18, 19, 20, 32 and 37. Read all Syllabus rules with care.
  2. Piano accompaniment only.
  3. No repeats unless otherwise specified.
  4. Performance times MUST be included on the entry form.
Class 69-01 – Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass Solos – Open

Fee: $45.00
Own choice of one selection. Time limit 15 mins. Observe repeats.

Class 69-02 – Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass Solos – 16 & Under

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection. Time limit 10 mins.

Class 69-03 – Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass Solos – 14 & Under

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection. Time limit 10 mins.

Class 69-04 – Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass Solos – 12 & Under

Fee: $42.00
Own choice of one selection. Time limit 8 mins.

Class 69-05 – Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass Solos – 10 & Under

Fee: $42.00
Own choice of one selection. Time limit 5 mins. Repeats optional.

Class 69-06 – Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass Solos – 8 & Under

Fee: $40.00
Own choice of one selection. Time limit 5 mins. Repeats optional.

Class 69-07 – Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass Solos – 6 & Under

Fee: $40.00
Own choice of one selection. Time limit 5 mins. Repeats optional.

Class 69-08 – Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass Solos – Suzuki Book 6 & above

Fee: $45.00
Own choice of one selection. Time limit 10 mins. Observe repeats.

Class 69-09 – Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass Solos – Suzuki Book 5

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection. Time limit 7 mins.

Class 69-10 – Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass Solos – Suzuki Book 4

Fee: $44.00
Own choice of one selection. Time limit 7 mins.

Class 69-11 – Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass Solos – Suzuki Book 3

Fee: $43.00
Own choice of one selection. Time limit 5 mins. Observe repeats.

Class 69-12 – Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass Solos – Suzuki Book 2

Fee: $40.00
Own choice of one selection. Time limit 5 mins. Observe repeats.

Class 69-13 – Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass Solos – Suzuki Book 1

Fee: $40.00
Own choice of one selection. Time limit 5 mins. Observe repeats.

Class 69-14 – Suzuki Quartet/Quintet

Fee: $63.00
Own choice of one selection. Time limit 10 mins. Observe repeats.

Section 70: Strings Sight Reading

Section Notes

  1. Participants may enter one Sight Reading Class only.
  2. The test piece for each class will be chosen by either the Adjudicator or the Festival Office.
  3. Sight reading classes should be at a level consistent with solo classes entered.
  4. Sight reading classes are offered as a challenge to the competitor but do not qualify towards the awarding of scholarships. Two SOLO classes must be entered in Sections 60 to 67 to qualify for scholarships.
Class 70-01 – Strings Sight Reading – Grade 10

Fee: $30.00

Class 70-02 – Strings Sight Reading – Grade 9

Fee: $30.00

Class 70-03 – Strings Sight Reading – Grade 8

Fee: $30.00

Class 70-04 – Strings Sight Reading – Grade 7

Fee: $30.00

Class 70-05 – Strings Sight Reading – Grade 6

Fee: $30.00

Class 70-06 – Strings Sight Reading – Grade 5

Fee: $30.00

Class 70-07 – Strings Sight Reading – Grade 4

Fee: $30.00

Class 70-08 – Strings Sight Reading – Grade 3

Fee: $30.00

Class 70-09 – Strings Sight Reading – Grade 2

Fee: $30.00

Class 70-10 – Strings Sight Reading – Grade 1

Fee: $30.00

Section 71: String Solo – Later Tuition

Section Notes

  1. Refer to Rules 9, 17, 18 and 37. Read all Syllabus rules with care.
  2. Own choice of two or more contrasting selections. Time limit 15 mins.
  3. Competitors should not choose test pieces listed in other classes in this Syllabus.
  4. To be eligible for a scholarship, competitors must enter a minimum of two classes and receive a minimum mark of 85.
  5. Performance times MUST be included on the entry form.
Class 71-01 – String Solo – Later Tuition – Adult – 21 or over

Fee: $48.00
Own choice of two or more contrasting selections. Time limit 15 mins. Four years of training or less.

Class 71-02 – String Solo – Later Tuition – Adult – 21 or over

Fee: $48.00
Own choice of two or more contrasting selections. Time limit 15 mins. Five years of training or more.