Woodwind & Brass

Woodwind Competitions – 2 pm Saturday 7 May 2022

Adjudicator – Philippa Davis

We will be running live woodwind classes in 2022. Download 2022 Woodwind & Recorder Syllabus  This was updated on 11th February 2022.

We will not be running brass classes in 2022.

Class 400 – Premier Challenge Prize Woodwind Competition — any age, Grade 8 and above. A recital programme of two or three contrasting pieces by different composers. Time limit 15 minutes. A cup will be awarded.

Classes 401 to 405 are for woodwind solo, any age.

Competition Guidelines

The following guidelines apply to all the Festival’s recorder and woodwind competitions.

Enter online via the Festival’s website. The Closing Date is now Friday 8th April.

Entrants are reminded to introduce themselves and the piece(s) they are playing and to wear dress appropriate for a performance.

Entrants must provide the Adjudicator with a clean copy of the music for each work to be performed.

Pieces may not be repeated in different competitions.

If an entrant has been a pupil of the Adjudicator in the year prior to the Festival or is well-known to the Adjudicator, they should contact the Section Head before entering.

Woodwind players wishing to perform their own compositions may like to enter one of the composition classes.


ENTERING A CLASS

In 2021 we moved to a new system for entries. Please click on the link below for how to apply and for hints on creating an effective video performance. The first time that you use the new entry system, you will need to register. Entrants must also upload copies of the music.

We have extended the closing date to Friday 8th April 2022

Apply online

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Section
Class
First Competitor's Name
(as it will appear in programme)
Date of birth (if under 18)
(please use DD/MM/YYYY format) *

I am over 18.

Instrument / voice
(not required for speech and drama entries)
Second Competitor's Name
(where applicable)
Date of birth (if under 18)
(please use DD/MM/YYYY format) *

I am over 18.

Instrument / voice
(not required for speech and drama entries)
Third Competitor's Name
(where applicable)
Date of birth (if under 18)
(please use DD/MM/YYYY format) *

I am over 18.

Instrument / voice
(not required for speech and drama entries)
Fourth Competitor's Name
(where applicable)
Date of birth (if under 18)
(please use DD/MM/YYYY format) *

I am over 18.

Instrument / voice
(not required for speech and drama entries)
Add more competitors
Remove Competitor
Group/Choir Size (if applicable)
Title and Composer of piece to be performed
(if applicable)
Time to perform (if applicable)
Teacher's name
Teacher's Contact phone number
Teacher's Email
Conservatoires/universities attended
Entry date
Graduation date
If you studied at more than one conservatoire/university, please enter details for the last one at which you studied.

Class fee