Strings

STRING GUIDELINES

 

  1. Participants may enter Festival as a beginner for three years only. Beginners are required to play pre-grade I pieces.
  2. To be eligible for a Festival bursary or Provincial recommendation, a solo competitor must enter three solo classes or performance group class and receive an 85% on each solo.
  3. Please state on entry form, the instrument you are playing and indicate the grade level.

 


BEGINNER’S CLASSES – Adjudication only.


Time limit – 3 minutes

SUZUKI STRINGS – One selection.  Adjudication only

Book 1           4 minutes    

Book 2          4 minutes                                                                                          

Book 3          5 minutes                                                                                          

Book 4          6 minutes                                                                                          

Book 5          7 minutes                                                                                          

Book 6          7 minutes                                                                                          


BAROQUE One selection

Grades I and II                 4 minutes                                                                        

Grades III and IV             4 minutes                                                                        

Grades V and VI              5 minutes                                                                        

Grades VII, VIII and IX    6 minutes                                                                        

Open                              7 minutes       Grade X or above


CLASSICAL One selection

Grades I and II                4 minutes  

Grades III and IV            4 minutes                                                                        

Grades V and VI             5 minutes                                                                        

Grades VII, VIII and IX   6 minutes                                                                        

Grade X or above         7 minutes


CANADIAN – One selection

Grades I and II                4 minutes                                                                        

Grades III and IV            4 minutes                                                                        

Grades V and VI             5 minutes                                                                        

Grades VII, VIII and IX    6 minutes                                                                        

Open                              7 minutes     Grade X or above                


ROMANTIC – One selection

Grades I and II                3 minutes                                                                        

Grades III and IV            4 minutes                                                                        

Grades V and VI             5 minutes                                                                        

Grades VII, VIII and IX    6 minutes                                                                        

Open                              7 minutes     Grade X or above                


TWENTIETH CENTURY –   One selection

Grades I and II                3 minutes                                                                        

Grades III and IV             4 minutes                                                                        

Grades V and VI              5 minutes                                                                        

Grades VII, VIII and IX    6 minutes                                                                        

Open                              7 minutes    Grade X or above                 


CONCERTO

Any movement from a concerto or recognized concert work – Please state instrument and time limit on entry.

Grade I & II                     3 minutes                                                                        

Grade III & IV                 4 minutes                                                                        

Grade V & VI                  5 minutes                                                                        

Grade VII, VIII and IX     6 minutes                                                                        

Open                             7 minutes    Grade X or above                                          


PERFORMANCE GROUP CLASS

Not more than three selections showing contrast in period, style and mood.  Each solo will be adjudicated and marked separately. Must fit into time limits (these time limits allow the adjudicator enough time to asses each piece). 1 minute is added to each group to allow for a brief pause between selections.

Grade I & II                                      Time limit:  10 minutes

Grade III & IV                                  Time limit:  13 minutes

Grade V & VI                                   Time limit:  16 minutes

Grade VII & VIII                               Time limit:  19 minutes

Grade IX & X                                   Time limit:  22 minutes

OPEN                                              Time limit:  22 minutes


DUETS, TRIOS AND ENSEMBLES

Grades I and II                                               4 minutes                                                                        

Grades III and IV                                            4 minutes                                                                        

Grades V and VI                                             5 minutes                                                                        

Grades VII, VIII and IX                                    6 minutes                                                                                    

Open                                                              7 minutes                Grade X or above                

Elementary School String Ensemble               5 minutes     

Junior – Senior Secondary School String        7 minutes                                   

Group String – any number, any age              7 minutes  


SONATA – VIOLIN AND PIANO

Open             10 minutes   

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