Instrumental/Strings Ages, Fees & Time Limits

 

Instrumental divisions are determined by Grade Level, not age.

 

Grade Levels - Pre Grade 1, Grades 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, ARCT or Equivalent, or Open. 

 Open  is a category for students studying full time at a recognized music institution or those who have obtained a degree or diploma in music.

 

Guidelines for determining Grade levels of Suzuki repertoire.
Pre Grade 1 - Twinkle to Allegro, Volume 1
Grade 1 - Perpetual Motion to Minuet # 1 (Bach), including Happy Farmer and Chorus from Judas Maccabaeus
Grade 2 - Minuet # 2, Minuet #3, Musette (Bach), Hunter’s Chorus, Long Long Ago in G, Bourree (Handel)
Grade 3 - Gavottes by Gossec, Lully, Martini; Waltz’ Two Grenadiers’ Witches Dance; Minuet in G (Beethoven); Minuet Vol 3 (Bach)
Grade 4 - Gavottes by Thomas, Becker; Gavotte in G minor, Gavotte in D Major (Bach); Minuet (Boccherini); Humoresque
Grade 5 - Bourree (Bach) Volume 3

 

 Competitive Classes

Non-Competitive Classes

Open Level
 All competitors will be given an adjudication and a mark for each performance and will be eligible for appropriate certificates, cups and/or scholarships.  All presenters will be given an adjudication only.  A student studying full time at a recognized music institution or has obtained a degree or diploma in music.  


 

GRADE LEVELS and ENTRY FEES: 

Classical Guitar Strings

Woodwinds, Brass & Recorder

 SOLO CLASSES  Grades Grades Grades Fee
 Non-Competitive Primary  Pre grade 1-2  Pre grade 1-2  Pre grade 1-2  $ 10.00
 Junior Level  1-3 1-4 1-3  $ 17.00
 Intermediate Level  4-7 5-7 4-7  $ 18.00
 Senior Level  8 and above 8 and above 8 and above  $ 19.00
 Sight Reading all   all all $ 6.00 
 Concert Program all levels all levels all levels $ 33.00
 GROUP CLASSES        
 Chamber Orchestra $ 50.00
 Duet, Trio, Quartet $ 10.00 per person
 Ensemble $ 50.00 per group
 Family duet, trio, quartet or ensemble $ 17.00 per family