Music Syllabus for Sunday October 16th 2022  

This proposed schedule may need to change in view of the number of actual entries.

N.B. All timings include any introduction

New Class for 2022

The Arts Society Southport is supporting our festival with the offer of a £250 prize for class M1 below, open to residents of PR and L postcodes only.

M1. Instrumental Composition and Performance.

A piece of instrumental music composed and played by the same individual.

(No fee is charged for entrants for this class only)

Any style.                                    Time Limit 5 minutes

Pianoforte Section

MPG5.  Pianoforte Solo – any age (grade 4 & 5 only) 

Own choice                         Time limit – 5 minutes

MPG6. Pianoforte Solo – any age

Any piece grade 6 and above.

Own choice of any style     Time limit – 6 minutes

Singing Section

Entrants may use their own accompanist if they wish or they use our own professional accompanists free of charge. IF they choose to do this Music must be submitted to the Music Secretary by September 1st.

N.B. All adult singing classes will be over by 5.00pm to assist those who have to travel.

MSX. Vocal Solo from a Musical Show – 18 years and over

Own choice                           Time Limit – 4 minutes

MSBX. Vocal Solo – British Composers – 18 years and over

Own choice excluding light opera and musical comedy and songs from a musical show. Time limit – 5 minutes

MSLX. Vocal Solo from a Light Opera – any age

Own choice Time limit 5 minutes

MSCX. Vocal Solo  – any age –  Classical repertoire    

Own  choice  Time Limit  4 minutes

MSPX. Vocal Solo – any age  – Modern popular music   

Own choice (excluding Musical Show) Time limit  5 minutes

MS60. Vocal Solo – 60 years and over

Own choice                            Time limit 4 minutes

MSFX. Folk Song – any age

Own choice of any folk song unaccompanied or self accompanied

Time limit   4 minutes

MSMH. Old Time Music Hall – any age

Own choice (costume allowed) excluding songs from a musical show. Time limit   5 minutes