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.
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