N.B. THE CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES IS 1st OCTOBER
The 2018 Music Syllabus is now on this website. Click to view the classes in the following Sections:
We regret we are no longer able to hold Large Ensemble classes.
Download a Music Section Entry Form . Please send separate forms for entries in different sections of the Festival.
An online entry option will be uploaded later in the year.
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.
BECKENHAM FESTIVAL MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR
Sunday 25th November 2018, 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. 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
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