The 2019 Music Classes will be held on weekends 2nd - 24th November.
N.B. ENTRIES WILL OPEN ON 1st SEPTEMBER VIA OUR ONLINE ENTRY SYSTEM OR DOWNLOADABLE ENTRY FORM, AND WILL CLOSE ON 1st OCTOBER
The 2019 Music Classes are shown here -
Competitors’ age to be taken as on 1st September.
An Official Accompanist is available for Singing, Strings, Woodwind & Brass, Recorder and Music Versatility classes. Please click here for details.
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. Music copies must comply with copyright regulations, see Festival Rules no. 4 regarding photocopying.
2. No recorded accompaniment, backing tracks or karaoke will be allowed
BECKENHAM FESTIVAL MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR
Sunday 24th November 2019, 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.
Please note there are no rehearsal or warm-up facilities at Marian Vian School
or at St. George’s Church
Grand piano on hire from Reid’s Music Store