Woodwind & Brass Classes

March 2022, exact date to be confirmed

Venue: To be confirmed

Adjudicators: 

To be confirmed

 
  • Please note changes to the class numbers for 2022.
  • There will be a class limit of 15 performers per class unless stated otherwise. Ensemble classes have a limit of 8 groups; Recital classes and class D8 have a maximum of 8 performers per class;
  • Further changes may be necessary due to Covid-19 restrictions. We reserve the right to make last minute changes to the syllabus, programme and rules due to changes in Government guidelines.

Beginner Wind, Brass and Recorders

  • E0 – Up to 2 pieces allowed to fit the total time limit. Please enter only ONE graded class per instrument. Accompaniment optional. Pieces can only be performed in ONE class. Limited to 15 entries.
E0 Beginner - any wind, brass or recorder instrument 2 mins £10.00

Woodwind and Brass (not recorders)

  • E1, E2, E3 – No recorders in these classes. Up to 2 pieces allowed to fit the total time limit. Please enter only ONE graded class per instrument. Accompaniment optional. Pieces can only be performed in ONE class. Each class limited to 20 entries.
  • E4 – Up to 2 pieces allowed to fit the total time limit. Please enter only ONE graded class per instrument. Accompaniment optional. Pieces can only be performed in ONE class. Limited to 20 entries.
E1 Wind and Brass - Grades 1-2 3 mins £11.00
E2 Wind and Brass - Grades 3-4 4 mins £12.00
E3 Wind and Brass - Grades 5-6 5 mins £13.00
E4 Wind and Brass - Grade 7+ 8 mins £16.00

Recital Classes (all Woodwind, Brass and Recorders)

  • E5, E6 – Must include 2-3 contrasting pieces or movements from AT LEAST 2 different works to form a balanced programme. Please enter only ONE graded class per instrument. Accompaniment optional. Pieces can only be performed in ONE class.
E5 Recital Class - Beginner to Grade 6 12 mins £20.00
E6 Recital Class - Grade 7+ 15 mins £22.00

Ensemble Classes (Woodwind and Brass, NOT recorders - see ER5/6)

  • E7, E8 – Wind and Brass Only - Please see classes ER5 and ER6 for recorder ensembles. Up to 2 pieces to fit within the given time limit. May include piano BUT also a minimum of 2 wind or brass instruments. Maximum 15 performers per group. You may play up to 2 pieces to fit the total time limit. Limited to 8 entries per class.
E7 Ensemble Class - Beginner to Grade 5 6 mins £17.00
E8 Ensemble Class - Grade 6+ 10 mins £21.00

All Recorders

  • ER1, ER2, ER3, ER4 - Up to 2 pieces allowed to fit the total time limit. Please enter only ONE graded class per instrument. Accompaniment optional. Limited to 15 entries per class.
ER1 Recorders - Grades 1-2 2 mins £10.00
ER2 Recorders - Grades 3-4 3 mins £11.00
ER3 Recorders - Grades 5-6 5 mins £13.00
ER4 Recorders - Grade 7+ 8 mins £16.00

Recorder Ensembles

  • ER5, ER6 - Up to 2 pieces to fit within the given time limit. May include piano BUT also a minimum of 2 recorders. Maximum 20 performers per group. Limited to 8 entries per class.
ER5 Recorder Ensembles - Beginner to Grade 5 6 mins £17.00
ER6 Recorder Ensembles - Grade 6+ 10 mins £21.00