N.B. THE CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES IS 1st OCTOBER 2016
The 2016 Music Timetable can be seen here.
Click to view the syllabus for the Music Classes in the following Sections:
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 27th November 2016, 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 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. 5.
2. No recorded accompaniment, backing tracks or karaoke will be allowed