SESSION: E SINGING: SOLO

Another huge category and we attempt to make provision for all types and genres for singers in this category.

  1. In ALL sessions a maximum of two (2) songs may be performed.
  2. A maximum of 10 minutes will be allowed for the two songs.
  3. Candidates to provide their own accompanists.
  4. Accompaniment may be done on instruments other than the piano. Please bring your own instruments.  Ensure that it  suit the overall style of performance.
  1. 5. Entrants ARE NOT REQUIRED TO INCLUDE A COPY OF THEIR MUSIC WITH THE ENTRY FORM, BUT ARE REMINDED TO    

     SUBMIT A COPY OF THEIR MUSIC TO THE ADJUDICATOR SECRETARY ON THE DAY OF PERFORMANCE.  This copy may not  be returned

  1. Candidates are limited to the following languages: English, Afrikaans, German, Italian and French.
  2. A sound system, computer, microphones and a sound engineer will be provided by the Festival for the session:

POP/CONTEMPORARY.

  1. Candidates to provide their own back tracks on CD in a computer readable format (mp3 etc.) to the sound engineer

before performance.

  1. In the category POP/CONTEMPORARY a copy of the sheet music is not required for the Adjudicator. However, a copy of the   

     LYRICS is required and must be handed to the Adjudicator Secretary before performing. 

  1. The same candidate MAY enter for more than one session, but are reminded that he/she should complete a separate entry form

      for each entry and should be accompanied by the appropriate fee.

E.1

ART SONG

  • In short, an art song is a poem set to music, usually for trained voice and piano accompaniment with duration of about three minutes.  As noted above, OTHER instruments may be used for the purpose of accompaniment.  Candidates to provide their own accompanists.
  • In this session candidates are limited to SOLO performances only and a maximum of two (2) songs of contrasting character may be performed.
  • Two entry forms are not necessary; due to the fact that the rules clearly state that a maximum of TWO (2) songs of contrasting character may be performed.

E1.1  Grade 1                                                         E1.5  Grade 5

E1.2  Grade 2                                                         E1.6  Grade 6

E1.3  Grade 3                                                         E1.7  Grade 7

E1.4  Grade 4                                                         E1.8  Grade 8

E1.9  Adults

E2

FOLK SONGS

E2.1  Grade 1                                                         E2.5  Grade 5

E2.2  Grade 2                                                         E2.6  Grade 6

E2.3  Grade 3                                                         E2.7  Grade 7

E2.4  Grade 4                                                         E2.8  Grade 8

E2.9  Adults

E3

MUSICALS

E3.1  Grade 1                                                         E3.5  Grade 5

E3.2  Grade 2                                                         E3.6  Grade 6

E3.3  Grade 3                                                         E3.7  Grade 7

E3.4  Grade 4                                                         E3.8  Grade 8

E3.9  Adults

E4

OPERA

E1.1  Grade 1                                                         E1.5  Grade 5

E1.2  Grade 2                                                         E1.6  Grade 6

E1.3  Grade 3                                                         E1.7  Grade 7

E1.4  Grade 4                                                         E1.8  Grade 8

E1.9  Adults

E5

ORATORIO

E1.1  Grade 1                                                         E1.5  Grade 5

E1.2  Grade 2                                                         E1.6  Grade 6

E1.3  Grade 3                                                         E1.7  Grade 7

E1.4  Grade 4                                                         E1.8  Grade 8

E1.9  Adults

Entry All Singing