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2019 COMPETITIONS
A CHORAL
• Last day of the competitions: Saturday 6 July 2019
• Closing date for all applications: Friday 23 November 2018
• Successful applicants will be notified by: Friday 14 December 2018
• A1 to A5 Prizes: 1st International Trophy and £750, 2nd £500, 3rd £250. • A6 to A9 Prizes: 1st International Trophy and £500, 2nd £300, 3rd £150. • A10 Prizes: 1st International Trophy and £300, 2nd £100, 3rd £50.
A1. Mixed Choirs (Friday 5 and/or Saturday 6 July)*
Mixed choirs of no fewer than 16 voices. Singers must be aged 18 and over on the last day of the competitions. Choirs are required to prepare a contrasting programme of up to 12 minutes of music. Programme must include at least one work (original or arrangement) written by a composer from the choir’s native country and at least one unaccompanied work (original or arrangement). Choirs should note that they can combine the native country work and the unaccompanied work, and that at least one original work must be included in the programme. *The day of competition will be decided during selection.
A2. Youth Choirs (Friday 5 July)
This category is open to male, female or mixed youth choirs with a minimum of 16 voices. Singers must be aged 16 to 25 on the last day of the competitions. Choirs are required to prepare a contrasting programme of up to 12 minutes of music. Programme must include at least one work (original or arrangement) written by a composer from the choir’s native country and at least one unaccompanied work (original or arrangement). Choirs should note that they can combine the native country work and the unaccompanied work, and that at least one original work must be included in the programme.
A3. Female Voice Choirs (Friday 5 and/or Saturday 6 July)*
Female voice only choirs of no fewer than 16 voices. Singers must be aged 18 and over on the last day of the competitions. Choirs are required to prepare a contrasting programme of up to 12 minutes of music. Programme must include at least one work (original or arrangement) written by a composer from the choir’s native country and at least one unaccompanied work (original or arrangement). Choirs should note that they can combine the native country work and the unaccompanied work, and that at least one original work must be included in the programme. *The day of competition will be decided during selection.
A4. Male Voice Choirs (Saturday 6 July)
Male voice only choirs of no fewer than 16 voices. Singers must be aged 18 and over on the last day of the competitions. Choirs are required to prepare a contrasting programme of up to 12 minutes of music. Programme must include at least one work (original or arrangement) written by a composer from the choir’s native country and at least one unaccompanied work (original or arrangement). Choirs should note that they can combine the native country work and the unaccompanied work, and that at least one original work must be included in the programme.
A5. Open Choirs (Saturday 6 July)
Female, male or mixed choirs of no fewer than 16 voices. No lower or upper age limits apply in this category. Choirs are required to prepare a programme in one genre only (i.e. barbershop, classical, glee, gospel, jazz, pop, show etc.) of up to 12 minutes of music. Programme must include at least one unaccompanied work.
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