2018Section E
CHORAL AND VOCAL CLASSES
N.B. All these classes will take place either on Friday evening or Saturday
Entrance Fee
Class E1Adult Choir (Minimum age 16 years) - Any Voices (accompanied)£14
Own choice of 2 contrasting pieces. Total time limit 8 minutes.
Class E2Adult Choir (Minimum age 16 years) - Any Voices (unaccompanied)£14
Own choice of 2 contrasting pieces. Total time limit 8 minutes.
Class E3Youth Choir - Any Voices (accompanied)£14
Own choice of 2 contrasting pieces. Total time limit 8 minutes.
Class E4Youth Choir - Any Voices (unaccompanied)£14
Own choice of 2 contrasting pieces. Total time limit 8 minutes.
Class E5Church Choir - Open - Unaccompanied£14
Own choice of 2 contrasting pieces. Total time limit 8 minutes.
Class E6Church Choir - Open - Accompanied£14
Own choice of 2 contrasting pieces. Total time limit 8 minutes.
Class E7Gospel Choir - Open (no microphones please)£14
Own choice of 2 contrasting pieces. Total time limit 8 minutes.
Class E8Barber Shop Quartet - Open£10
Own choice. Time limit - 8 minutes.
Class E9Oratorio Solo - Open - Any voice£6
Own choice to include cantatas, masses and passions to be sung
in the original key. Original language or English translation acceptable.
Time limit 6 minutes.
Class E10Light Operatic Solo - Open - Any voice£6
Own choice from the works of Edward German, Lehar, Offenbach,
Monkton, Sullivan and Johann Strauss Time. limit - 5 minutes.
Class E11Operatic Aria - Open - any voice£6
Own choice to be sung in original key. Time limit - 5 minutes.
Original language or English translation acceptable.
Class E12Humorous/Comic Song - Open - any voice£6
Own choice. Time limit 5 minutes
Class E13German Lieder, Piano and Voice Duet - Open£8
Both pianist and singer to be adjudicated. Both must be named on the entry form.
Own choice not exceeding 4 minutes
May be sung in any key in either original language or English translation.
Class E14Drawing Room Ballad - Open - Any voice£6
Own choice from works published 1840 to 1915. Time limit - 4 minutes
Class E15Folk song - 16 years & over£6
Own choice, unaccompanied or self-accompanied. Time limit - 3 minutes
Class E16Song by Any Composer from the British Isles - Open - Any voice£6
Own choice. Time limit - 4 minutes
Class E17Stage Musical Solo - Any voice - 18 years & over£6
Own choice using a backing track or own pianist. Time limit 5 minutes
Backing Tracks may be used for this class - A CD player will be available.
Please bring your CD on the day and know which track it is!
(The solo part should not be heard on the CD.)
Class E18Recital Class - Any voice - Open£9
Programme of the competitor’s own choice of between 10 and 15 minutes
No official accompanist will be available for this class.
Class E19Over Sixties Solo - Any voice£6
Own choice not exceeding 4 minutes.
Class E20Duet – Any Voices – Open£8
Own choice not exceeding 5 minutes.
Class E21Song from other countries - Open - Any Voice£6
Own choice by any foreign composer excluding German Lieder .
Not to exceed 4 minutes. May be sung in English or in the original language.
Class E22French Song Class - Open - Any Voice£6
Own choice. Time limit 4 minutes.
Class E23Stage Musical Solo - any voice - 18 years & over *New Class*£6
Own choice from the works of Rodgers & Hammerstein,
Lloyd Webber, Schoenburg, Romberg, Bernstein and Sondheim.
Time limit - 5 minutes.
N.B. No recorded music is allowed for solo performances.