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Vocal


ADULT VOCAL CLASSES (Saturday 11th May)
Class No. Description Age 
NC2 Vocal Solo Own Choice (non-competitive). Open
121 Adult Vocal Solo. Folk Song Own Choice (accompanied or unaccompanied). Open
122 Novice Class Solo. Any Voice Own Choice (for competitors who have not previously gained First or Second award in vocal classes in any Festival). Open
123 Vocal Solo Own Choice. Over 40. Open
124 Vocal Solo Own Choice. Over 60. Open
125 Oratorio Solo (Own Choice from any Oratorio). Stage movements may be made at the competitor’s discretion. Open
126 Operatic Solo (Own Choice from any Grand Opera). Stage movements may be made at the competitor's discretion. Open
127 Vocal Solo Own Choice by any British Composer (excluding Operatic works). Open
128 Light Opera Solo. Gilbert & Sullivan Opera or Musicals. Stage movements may be made at the competitor's discretion. Open
129 Lieder. Open
130 Vocal Solo Own Choice. Open
131 Humorous Song. Own Choice. Stage moments may be made at competitor's discretion. Open


ADULT VOCAL DUET CLASS (Saturday 11th May)
Class No. Description Age 
132 Vocal Duet (including Light Opera). Any voices, Own Choice. Open


VOCAL ENSEMBLE CLASSES (Saturday 11th May)
Class No. Description Age 
133 Vocal Ensemble (between 3 and 10 singers) Own Choice. No conductor, unaccompanied or accompanied. Open
134 Youth Choir Own Choice. Own Choice for a programme not exceeding 10 minutes. 20 & under
135 Choirs Mixed Voices. Ladies or Men's Choirs. Own Choice for a programme not exceeding 10 minutes. Open
Note: the official accompanist will not be available for these classes.

VOCAL SOLO (CHILDREN) (Friday 17th May)
Class No. Description Age 
NC8 Vocal Solo Own Choice (non-competitive). 10 & under
NC9 Vocal Solo Own Choice (non-competitive). 12 & under
222 Classical song including Light opera and G&S. 10 & under
223 Popular song including Film & Musicals. 10 & under
224 Unaccompanied folk song. 10 & under
225 Classical song including Light opera and G&S. 12 & under
226 Popular song including Film & Musicals. 12 & under
227 Unaccompanied folk song. 12 & under
228 Classical song including Light opera and G&S. 14 & under
229 Popular song including Film & Musicals. 14 & under
230 Vocal Solo for boys with changing voice. Open


VOCAL DUET (CHILDREN) (Friday 17th May)
Class No. Description Age 
231 Vocal Duet Any Voices Own Choice. 10 & under
232 Vocal Duet Any Voices Own Choice. 12 & under
233 Vocal Duet Any Voices Own Choice. 14 & under


CHOIR CLASSES (CHILDREN) (Friday 17th May)
Class No. Description Age 
NC10 Non-Competitive – 11 years and under - school or other choir. 11 & under
NC11 Non-Competitive – 18 years and under – school or other choir. 18 & under
235 Competitive for any choir of children aged 7 & under. 7 & under
236 Competitive for any choir of children aged 11 & under. 11 & under
237 Competitive for any choir of children aged 18 & under. 18 & under
Choirs are required to present a programme of between 10-15 minutes duration comprising 3 to 5 pieces chosen to show variety and skill. Songs may be accompanied or unaccompanied. NEW FOR THIS YEAR - The choir classes will form an early evening concert on Friday 17th May. The finale of the concert will involve all choirs combining to rehearse and sing two set pieces. Tuition for the pieces will be available if required. Note: the official accompanist will not be available for these classes.

YOUNGER ADULT VOCAL CLASSES (Saturday 18th May)
Class No. Description Age 
NC14 Solo Own Choice. 18 & under
301 Light Opera, Gilbert & Sullivan Opera or Musicals. Solo Own Choice (stage movements may be made at competitor's discretion). 18 & under
302 Solo Own Choice by any British Composer. 18 & under
303 Solo Lieder Own Choice. 18 & under
304 Folk Song Own Choice accompanied by an instrument (provided by the competitor) or unaccompanied. 18 & under
305 Popular song including Film & Musicals. 18 & under
306 Vocal Duet Any Voices – any genre. 18 & under
308 Junior Vocal Recital. First prize £20. For the more experienced performer. Own Choice. See Rule 3. 18 & under