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Syllabus 2017


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Choral - Secondary

Section 85: SECONDARY SCHOOL CHOIRS
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 Trophy
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 2014, 2015 or 2016 Festivals and choirs who received GOLD awards in Class "B" in the 2014, 2015 or 2016 Festivals may enter.
2. Choirs will be required to prepare THREE SELECTIONS - one listed test piece AND two own choice. One own choice selection must be a cappella.
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) Ubi Caritas - Gjeilo - Walton Music (HL119228)
b) Own choice - a cappella
c) Own choice - accompaniment optional.
Limit 20 min.


NOTE
Classes 8502, 8503, 8504, 8508 & 8513:
ONE SELECTION noted below AND ONE OWN CHOICE to be of contrasting style and of comparable difficulty.
Limit 10 min.
$55
P8502 Class "A" - S.A.T.B. - Mixed Voice Choir - Winner Dawson Woodburn Memorial Trophy
Red, Red Rose (My Love is Like a Red Rose) - James Mulholland - Schott Music (HL49012599)
$55
P8503 Class "B" - S.A.T.B. - Mixed Voice Choir - Winner Frank Barrett Memorial Trophy
TWO contrasting pieces.

$45
P8504 30 Voice Maximum - S.A.T.B. - Chamber Choir - Winner Scott's Highland Services Trophy
Wild Mountain Thyme - Reginald Unterseher - Walton Music (HL8501707)
$45
P8505 S.A.B. - Mixed Voice Choir - Karen Schuessler Singers Trophy & $100 Award
TWO contrasting pieces.
$45
P8506 Spirituals/African - Secondary School Choir - Winner Sandi Mennill Trophy
TWO contrasting pieces from the spiritual and/or African traditions. Any voicing.
$45
8507 S.A. - Female Choir
TWO contrasting pieces.
$35
8508 S.S.A. - Female Choir - Earle Terry Singers Alumnae Trophy/Plaque and $100 Award
O Pastorelle Addio - Umberto Giordno - http://www1.cpdl.org/wiki/images/9/93/O Pastorelle%2C Addio - Umberto Giordano.pdf
$35
P8510 S.A.T.B. Madrigal Ensemble - Winner William Zadorsky Trophy
TWO contrasting madrigals in TWO different languages.
$35
P8512 Grades 9 & 10 - Junior Choir
TWO contrasting pieces. Any voicing.
$35
8513 Male Choir
Vive L'Amour (Viva La Compagnie) - Parker/Shaw - Alfred (LG51026)
$35
P8514 S.A.T.B or S.A.B - Mixed Voice Choir combined with Band or Orchestra - Winner Marlene and Gerald Fagan Trophy
TWO contrasting pieces. Limit 15 min.

$50