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Syllabus 2019


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Choral - Secondary

Section 85: SECONDARY SCHOOL CHOIRS
Go to Special Competitions (Multiple) Class 0175 for information about MUSICFEST CANADA Qualifying Entry Invitation.
Refer to GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR CHOIRS, BANDS AND ORCHESTRAS in Rules and Regulations.

NOTE

Refer to Rules 17, 19 & 20.
Most SECONDARY SCHOOL CHOIRS will compete in either Banting or Montcalm Secondary Schools. Afternoon sessions will be held from 3:30/4:00 to 6:00 p.m. and evening sessions from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m.
Specific Classes: P- Prize.
  Ensemble
 Choir
Class # Description Fee
P8501 Secondary School Challenge Class - Winner Alex Clark MemorialTrophy
RULES FOR CHALLENGE CLASS CHOIRS:
1. The Challenge Class is open to choirs who are entered and have competed in Class 8502 in this Festival. Choirs who received GOLD, SILVER or BRONZE awards in Class "A" in the 2016, 2017 or 2018 Festivals and choirs who received GOLD awards in Class "B" in the 2016, 2017 or 2018 Festivals may enter.
2. Choirs will be required to prepare THREE CONTRASTING SELECTIONS of "A" Class Level - must include one own choice of "A" Class Level, one a cappella and one Foreign Language.
3. All of the test pieces should be of Class "A" difficulty. Pop songs and show tunes will not be accepted.
4. Mixed voice denotes male and female.

THREE SELECTIONS
a) Own choice - "A" Class Level
b) Own choice - a cappella
c) Own choice - Foreign Language
Limit 20 min.


NOTE
Classes 8502, 8504, 8508 & 8513:
ONE SELECTION noted below AND ONE OWN CHOICE to be of contrasting style and of comparable difficulty.
Limit 10 min.
$60
P8502 Class "A" - S.A.T.B. - Mixed Voice Choir - Winner Dawson Woodburn Memorial Trophy
Cantique de Jean Racine - ed. Rutter - Oxford (9780193361065)
$60
P8503 Class "B" - S.A.T.B. - Mixed Voice Choir - Winner Frank Barrett Memorial Trophy
TWO contrasting pieces.

$50
P8504 30 Voice Maximum - S.A.T.B. - Chamber Choir - Winner Scott's Highland Services Trophy
If Ye Love Me - Tallis - G. Schirmer (50305340)
$50
P8505 S.A.B. - Mixed Voice Choir - Karen Schuessler Singers Trophy & $100 Award
TWO contrasting pieces.
$50
P8506 Spirituals/African - Secondary School Choir - Winner Sandi Mennill Trophy
TWO contrasting pieces from the spiritual and/or African traditions. Any voicing.
$50
8507 S.A. - Female Choir
TWO contrasting pieces.
$40
8508 S.S.A. - Female Choir - Earle Terry Singers Alumnae Plaque and $100 Award
Wood River - Connie Kaldor arr. Willi Zwozdesky - http://rhythmictrident.com Rhythmic Trident (RTCP-004)
$40
P8510 S.A.T.B. Madrigal Ensemble - Winner William Zadorsky Trophy
TWO contrasting madrigals in TWO different languages.
$40
P8512 Grades 9 & 10 - Junior Choir
TWO contrasting pieces. Any voicing.
$40
8513 Male Choir
All the Diamonds - Bruce Coburn arr. Larry Nickel - http://larrynickel.com/CypressAudio/DiamondsMen.html Cypress Press (CP1286)
$40
P8514 S.A.T.B or S.A.B - Mixed Voice Choir combined with Band or Orchestra - Winner Marlene and Gerald Fagan Trophy and $500 Award
TWO contrasting pieces. Limit 15 min.

$55