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String Classes (Section D) 

11th March 2017

St. Margaret's School, Merry Hill Road, Bushey

Solo Classes - Own Choice
ClassTime LimitFeesAward

Violin

D1 Beginner (up to Grade 1) 2 minutes £6 Medals
D2 Novice (Grades 1 and 2) 3 minutes £7 Medals
D3 Elementary (Grades 3 and 4) 4 minutes £8 Medals
D4 Intermediate (Grades 5 and 6) 5 minutes £9 Certificates
D5 Advanced (Grades 7 and 8+) 8 minutes £11 Certificates
Please enter only one of the above classes.

Cello

D6 Novice (Grades 1 and 2) 3 minutes £7 Medals
D7 Elementary (Grades 3 and 4) 4 minutes £8 Medals
D8 Intermediate (Grades 5 and 6) 5 minutes £9 Certificates
D9 Advanced (Grades 7 and 8+) 8 minutes £11 Certificates
D10 Susanna Thomas Memorial Scholarship
Two contrasting pieces of Grade 8 standard. Prize money will be reduced if less than 3 entries
12 minutes £13 £50 prize

Double Bass

D11 Age 14 and under 4 minutes £8 Medals
D12 Open 8 minutes £11 Certificates

Classical Guitar

D13 Beginner (up to Grade 1) 2 minutes £6 Medals
D14 Novice (Grades 1 and 2) 3 minutes £7 Medals
D15 Elementary (Grades 3 and 4) 4 minutes £8 Medals
D16 Intermediate (Grades 5 and 6) 5 minutes £9 Certificates
D17 Advanced (Grades 7 and 8+) 8 minutes £11 Certificates
D18 Guitar duet (any age and ability) 5 minutes £9 Certificates

Acoustic Guitar

D19 Age 14 & under 4 minutes £8 Medals
D20 Open 8 minutes £11 Certificates

Harp

D21 Non-pedal or Pedal Harp (Grades 1 and 2) 3 minutes £7 Medals
D22 Non-pedal Harp (Grade 3 and above) 4 minutes £8 Medals
D23 Pedal Harp (Grades 3 and 4) 5 minutes £9 Medals
D24 Pedal Harp (Grades 5 and 6) 8 minutes £11 Medals
D25 Pedal Harp (Grades 7 and 8) 12 minutes £13 Certificates

Any plucked string (not classical guitar) eg ukele, lute, mandolin

D26 Age 14 and under 4 minutes  £8  Medals
D27 Open 5 minutes  £9  Certificates

Electric Guitar Solo Classes

D28 Age 14 & under 4 minutes £8 Medals
D29 Open 5 minutes £9 Certificates

Duet/Small Ensemble classes

Accompaniment optional. Any number and combination of instruments but must include at least one string instrument. For small ensembles there must be only 1 player to each part.
D30 Age 12 & under 4 minutes £10 Medals
D31 Age 14 & under 5 minutes £11 Medals
D32 Age 16 & under 8 minutes £13 Certificates
D33 Open 10 minutes £14 Certificates

Ensemble classes - larger groups

Must include violin, cello, guitar or harp. Any number to a part.
D34 Age 14 & under  5 minutes £21 Certificates
D35 Age 16 & under  8 minutes £21 Certificates
D36 Open  10 minutes £21 Certificates

Recital Classes - Any European Stringed Instrument

2 or 3 pieces to form a balanced programme.
D37 Age 12 & under 5 minutes £9 Medals
D38 Age 16 & under 10 minutes £12 Certificates
D39 Open 10 minutes £12 Certificates
 
Special notes:
1. An email address OR stamped addressed envelope essential to receive the timetable
2. Performers requiring an accompanist should make this clear on their application form
3. Details on pieces can be provided nearer the date by email and a copy of the music must be provided for the adjudicator (see Note
2 of Regulations and General Information)
4. The Grade indicates the level of the piece and not whether or not the exam has been taken
5. Performers may play more than one piece providing they stay within the time limit
6. Classes with fewer entries may be amalgamated for adjudication

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