SHUSWAP MUSIC FESTIVAL 2013
STRINGS (GRADES 1 – 7)
Refer to the General rules
and information section at the front of
this syllabus for more information.
Include the name of your instrument on the entry form.
Participants are responsible for supplying their own music stands.
Piano accompaniment only is permitted (unless otherwise specified).
Participants must provide their own accompanist and include the
accompanist’s name on the entry form.
Select entries from the following list of categories.
See GENERAL RULES AND INFORMATION for Syllabus and grade
Refers to additional repertoire that participants wish to perform in a
category in which they are already entered - for example, a second
Romantic piece. These are to be entered at the same grade
level as other
Music of the Baroque period (up to 1750) or pieces written in a definite
Baroque style by later composers.
Work by a recognized Canadian composer.
Grade seven and over - Sonata, Partita or Suite
Music written for solo instrument. (not Bach)
Music of the Classical period (circa 1750-1825) or pieces written in a
definite Classical style by later composers.
SONATA , CONCERTO, CONCERTINO
Grades 4-7 one
Music of the Romantic period (1825-1910) or in the Romantic style by
Late 19th century composers:
Debussy Ravel etc.
Work by recognized 20th-21st Century composers, excluding Canadian
An original composition must be written and either performed or arranged
to be performed by the participant. A copy of the score must be mailed to
the Festival office by
March 15, 2013.
Two or three contrasting selections. One of the pieces may be one grade
higher. One mark for the overall performance.
Junior Concert Class (Gr. 1-3) 10
minute time limit
Intermediate Concert Class (Gr. 4-7) 15
minute time limit
Classes will be scheduled separately from competitive classes. Any class
may be entered non-competitively. Participants will receive a written and
verbal critique but no marks will be given.
COMPETITIVE OWN CHOICE PIECE – NON SYLLABUS
One selection only, grade level must be consistent with other entries –
refer to copyright rule as above.
NON-COMPETITIVE BOOK 1
This class is for any piece from Suzuki Book 1 that is not
listed in the
One selection from Book 1
NON-COMPETITIVE BOOK 2
This class is for any piece from Suzuki Book 2 that is not
listed in the
One selection from Book 2
NONCOMPETITIVE PRE-GRADE 1 CONCERT GROUP
Two or three contrasting selections listed in the Royal
Music or Conservatory Canada syllabus, This class may be entered
years in a row.
The “principal” partner (higher grade) should submit the entry form.
Please pay for the duet separately from other entries. Half the Fee paid
each partner is acceptable, but both payments must accompany the
form. Include each partner’s age, grade & instrument. Include
information on both participants’ solo entry forms.
Grade 7 and under only.
Note: Performances are to be 10 minutes in length maximum.
selections 3-6 performers-A combination of any recognized orchestral
performer to a part). Piano may be included. When
piano is included, the piano
part must be original and not an orchestral
reduction. Grade 7
and under only.
age…14 & under
age… 17 & under
Performances are to be 15 minutes in length maximum
STRING ENTRY FEES
FEES must accompany entry forms. No post dated cheques will be
Suzuki Strings Non-comp. Book 1 $14.00
Suzuki Strings Non-comp Book 2 $14.00
Non-comp. Pre Grade 1 Concert Group $20.00 (5 min)
Grade1-3 (Suzuki 1-2) $14.00
Grades 4-6 $16.00
Grade 7 $18.00
Concert Class Grades 1-3 $30.00 (7 min)
Grades 4-6 $35.00 (10 min)
Grade 7 $40.00 (15 min)
Trios $8.00 per person
Ensembles $8.00 per person (maximum $32.00)
Composition $16.00 per entry