N.B. THE CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES IS 1st OCTOBER
The 2018 Syllabus will be published in May.
Click to view the 2017 syllabus for the Music Classes in the following Sections:
We regret we are no longer able to hold Large Ensemble classes.
Download a Multiple Entry Form - for teachers/parents/guardians entering more than one competitor.
Competitors’ age to be taken as on 1st September.
Please send separate forms for entries in different sections of the Festival.
An Official Accompanist is available for Singing, Strings, Woodwind & Brass, Recorder and Music Versatility classes. Please click here for details.
BECKENHAM FESTIVAL MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR
Sunday 26th November 2017, 2pm at Marian Vian School.
Some of the Festival’s most outstanding music competitors will be invited to perform for a maximum of
10 minutes before an adjudicating panel. All performers will receive a certificate and a medal. The winner
will receive a special trophy, the Tom and Pat Sowerby Award and a cash prize of £100. The Maxine Kwok and Daniel Bates Cup will be awarded to an outstanding string or woodwind player. Admission is free and the public are warmly invited to attend.
Previous winners of the Musician of the Year competition can been seen by clicking here.
MUSIC SECTION ADDITIONAL RULES
Please also see full General Rules
1. Copies of all own choice music must be provided for the adjudicator on the day. Competitors are reminded of the laws regarding the photocopying of music – see Festival Rules no. 4.
2. No recorded accompaniment, backing tracks or karaoke will be allowed
Please note there are no rehearsal or warm-up facilities at Marian Vian School