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MUSIC

GENERAL INFO/FESTIVAL RULES

Please read our 2022 PRSFA SYLLABUS for any general information, rules, submission requirements, and information about your discipline for our 2022 Festival.

AGE CATEGORIES

  • Junior (Age 10 years old and under)

  • Youth (Age 11-14 years old)

  • Intermediate (Age 14 - 18 years old)

  • Senior (Age 19 years and older)

COSTS

Costs are per entry. $18 per performance

Payment methods:

  • In person at Kiwanis Performing Arts Centre. 

  • By cheque to: 10401 10th street, Dawson Creek BC, Canada, V1G 3T8

  • By E-Transfer to: kpacinfo@gmail.com  / Password: kpac2020 (please include information in the notes section of the e-transfer including names, email used for registration, and which submissions are being paid for.)

PIANO SECTION

Participants will also be categorized based on Royal Conservatory Grade Level or equivalent years of experience, as well as by age and musical class selection. On registration forms please list Grade Level in Class Section.

PIANO MUSIC CLASSIFICATIONS

Beginner Piano Solo Class:

**Music selection of choice

Level 1 - 11 years and under, first year

Level 2 -12-18 years, first year

Level 3 - Adult beginners, less than two years playing

Rest of selections determined on Royal Conservatory Grade Level or equivalent.

 

  • POPULAR OR JAZZ PIANO SOLO

  • GOSPEL MUSIC

  • CANADIAN COMPOSER PIANO SOLO

  • 20TH CENTURY PIANO SOLO

Selection by any of the following composers: Bartok, Barber, Bitten, Copland, Coulthard, Ferguson, Fly, Hindemith, Kabalevsky, Katchaturian, Pentland, Projofiev, Rasthorne, Shostakovitch, Southham, Stravinsky, or any similar composers. Selection must be in the 20th century idiom.

  • ROMANTIC PIANO SOLO

Selection to be chosen from the 19th century, (1825-1900). Example composers: Grieg, Schumann, Chopin, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Liszt, Strauss, Dvorak, Brahms.

  • BAROQUE

  • SONATINA/SONATA

  • IMPRESSIONISTIC

A selection from composers such as: Faure, Debussy, Ibert, Ravel, Grovelz, Poulenc.

  • CLASSICAL

A selection from composers such as: Mozart, Beethoven, etc.

  • CONTEMPORARY CLASS

Any 20th century composer; not 20th century idiom.

STRINGS SECTION

(Guitar, Violin, Bass, Ukulele, Banjo)

  • CLASSICAL

Played acoustic, music written in staff notation, style comes from European liturgical music and secular traditions.

  • CONTEMPORARY

Current music this can include music defined as popular, rock, country, etc. in nature.

VOCAL SECTION

  • CLASSICAL/ART SONG

  • CONTEMPORARY/20TH CENTURY

Selection of composers can include current popular music.

  • FOLK OR TRADITIONAL

  • MUSICAL THEATRE

HONOURS CONCERT

Participants in the Festival with notable performances & selected by the adjudicators will be asked if they would be interested in participating in the Honours Concert at the Kiwanis Performing Arts Centre. Highlight performances from all disciplines of the Festival will be showcased in person April 13, 2022 which will also be streamed through our festival website.