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 DETERMING 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

$15.00

Junior Level

1-3

2-4

1-3

$20.00

Intermediate Level

4-7

5-7

4-7

$25.00

Senior Level

8 and above

8 and above

8 and above

$30.00

Sight Reading

all

all

All

$6.00

Open Adult

19 years+

19 years+

19 years+

$30.00

Concert Group

All levels

All levels

All levels

$40.00

GROUP CLASSES

Chamber Orchestra

 

 

 

$50.00

Duet, Trio, Quartet

 

 

 

$15.00/person

Ensemble

 

 

 

$50.00