Orillia Kiwanis Music Festival 2018

The tentative schedule for the 2017 Festival is as follows:

Dates:  Week of Monday, April 16th, 2018
Venue:St. Paul’s Centre, Sanctuary
Adjudicator: To be determined
Division contact: Mayumi Kumagai (705-326-7548) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please be sure to read all the rules and regulations. Also note the following:

  • The Earlybird deadline for solos and small ensembles is January 15th. The final deadline for these classes is January 31st.
  • Participants must be of the prescribed age on the first day of January in the current year of the Festival.
  • Participants are asked to be prepared to announce the title and composer of their selected pieces.
  • In all classes in which the "Test Piece" is to be the participant's “Own Choice”, the selection chosen must not be a work for which the participant received a Gold standing at any previous Orillia Kiwanis Music Festival.
  • Music for solo classes must be memorized unless otherwise indicated. A participant who uses music will receive an adjudication only. Memorization is not required in the Small Ensemble Classes.
  • The Test Piece in all Suzuki solo classes will be the participant’s “Own Choice” from the Suzuki repertoire, at the appropriate level.
  • The Test Piece in all string solo classes will be the participant’s “Own Choice” from the current RCM or CC Strings Syllabus at the appropriate grade level, unless otherwise indicated.
  • An original printed copy of the “Own Choice” selection must be given to the session secretary for the adjudicator's use. Please ensure that bar numbers are indicated in the score.
  • Participants should bring their own music stands and footstools, if needed.
  • String participants may have their instruments tuned by a teacher or other person.
  • Repeats are optional in the Suzuki classes. (All other classes: please refer to Rule 3.3 in the Official Rules and Regulations at the front of this syllabus.)
  • Participants in all classes will be awarded a mark and a standing unless otherwise indicated.   If a participant wishes an adjudication only, please mark the entry form AO in the appropriate box.
  • Unless otherwise indicated under the class heading in the syllabus, standings will be indicated on the certificates according to the following scale of marks:
    GOLD - a mark of 85 or higher
    SILVER - a mark of 80 to 84
    BRONZE - a mark of 75 to 79
    PARTICIPANT- mark of 74 or lower
  • The adjudicator may recommend one senior strings participant at the Associate Conservatory level (open class) and one participant at each of the grades 7,8, 9 and 10 Conservatory levels to represent the Orillia Festival at the Ontario Provincial Music Festival. For more information regarding the criteria for possible recommendation, visit the Ontario Music Festivals Association website: www.omfa.info.

By federal law, photocopying of music is illegal. Photocopies of copyrighted music will not be accepted by the session secretaries.

Music that has been downloaded from the Internet must indicate that it has been legally downloaded.


The Test Piece in all of the following classes will be the participant’s “Own Choice” unless otherwise indicated.

String Open Classes
These classes are for Advanced performers in Violin, Viola, Violoncello or Double Bass.
Class   Early FeeFee
SPS-O String and Piano Sonata
Play any two movements, one of which is slow - at the grade 10, Associate or equivalent level of difficulty
$20 $23
SC-O String Concerto
Play any two movements, one of which is slow - at the grade 10, Associate or equivalent level of difficulty
$20 $23
SS-O String Solo
Own Choice selection, at the grade 10, Associate or equivalent level of difficulty
$19 $22
SUB-O Unaccompanied Bach
Play two movements of an unaccompanied Bach string Partita or Sonata
$20 $23
SR-O String Recital
Play two contrasting selections at the grade 10, Associate or equivalent level of difficulty
$24 $27

 

Suzuki Solo Classes

Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass Solo
Please indicate instrument on application form.  ** Note: Participants in the classes for 6 years & under in this category will not receive marks or standings but will be awarded certificates of Participation.
Class   Early FeeFee
SS-PT Pre-Twinkle** $15 $18
SS-a 5 years and under** $15 $18
SS-b 6 years and under** $15 $18
SS-c 7 years and under $15 $18
SS-d 8 years and under $15 $18
SS-e 9 years and under $15 $18
SS-f 10 years and under $15 $18
SS-g 11 years and under $15 $18
SS-h 12 years and under $15 $18
SS-i 14 years and under $15 $18
SS-j 16 years and under $15 $18
SS-k 18 years and under $16 $19
SS-l 20 years and under $18 $20

 

String Solo Classes

Conservatory Violin, Viola, Cello or Bass Solo
Please indicate instrument on application form.  ** Note: Participants in the Beginner or Introductory Grades in this category will not receive marks or standings but will be awarded certificates of Participation.
Class   Early FeeFee
SSO-B Beginner - First Year of Study** $15 $18
 
SSOI-A Introductory Grade - List A** $15 $18
SSOI-B Introductory Grade - List B** $15 $18
 
SSO-1A Grade 1 - List A $15 $18
SSO-1B Grade 1 - List B $15 $18
SSO-1S Grade 1-Study $15 $18
 
SSO-2A Grade 2 - List A $15 $18
SSO-2B Grade 2 - List B $15 $18
SSO-2S Grade 2-Study $15 $18
 
SSO-3A Grade 3 - List A $15 $18
SSO-3B Grade 3 - List B $15 $18
SSO-3C Grade 3 - List C $15 $18
SSO-3S Grade 3-Study $15 $18
 
SSO-4A Grade 4 - List A $15 $18
SSO-4B Grade 4 - List B $15 $18
SSO-4C Grade 4 - List C $15 $18
SSO-4S Grade 4-Study $15 $18
 
SSO-5A Grade 5-List A $15 $18
SSO-5B Grade 5-List B $15 $18
SSO-5C Grade 5 - List C $15 $18
SSO-5S Grade 5-Study $15 $18
 
SSO-6A Grade 6-List A $15 $18
SSO-6B Grade 6-List B $15 $18
SSO-6C Grade 6 - List C $15 $18
SSO-6S Grade 6-Study $15 $18
 
SSO-7A Grade 7-List A $15 $18
SSO-7B Grade 7-List B $15 $18
SSO-7C Grade 7 - List C $15 $18
SSO-7S Grade 7-Study $15 $18
 
SSO-8A Grade 8-List A $15 $18
SSO-8B Grade 8-List B $15 $18
SSO-8C Grade 8 - List C $15 $18
SSO-8D Grade 8-List D $15 $18
SSO-8S Grade 8-Study $15 $18
 
SSO-9A Grade 9-List A $16 $19
SSO-9B Grade 9-List B $16 $19
SSO-9C Grade 9 - List C $16 $19
SSO-9D Grade 9-List D $16 $19
SSO-9S Grade 9-Study $16 $19
 
SSO-10A Grade 10-List A $17 $20
SSO-10B Grade 10-List B $17 $20
SSO-10C Grade 10-List C $17 $20
SSO-10D Grade 10-List D $17 $20
SSO-10S Grade 10-Study $17 $20

 

Miscellaneous Solo Classes (Violin, Viola, Cello and Double Bass)

Master Class
Each participant will be given a mini-lesson by the adjudicator on a selection of his/her own choice. No marks or standings will be given in these classes.
Class   Early FeeFee
SMC-I Intermediate Level-15 minute time allotment per participant (approx. Conservatory grades 6 to 8 repertoire, Max. time of performance = 5 minutes) $22 $26
SMC-A Advanced Level -30 minute time allotment per participant (approx. Conservatory grades 9 to Associate repertoire,Max. time of performance =10 minutes) $40 $42

 

String Solo - Adults
Each participant is to perform an “Own Choice” selection at the appropriate level from Suzuki, Royal Conservatory, or Conservatory Canada repertoire. No standings will be awarded in this class: participants will receive adjudication only. Memorization is optional.
Class   Early FeeFee
SA-B Beginner - 1st year of study $16 $19
SA-I Intermediate - 2nd or 3rd year of study $16 $19
SA-S Senior - 4th or higher year of study $17 $20

 

String Solo - later beginner - ages 13 & up
Each participant is to perform an “Own Choice” selection at the appropriate level from Royal Conservatory, or Conservatory Canada repertoire. Memorization is required.
Class   Early FeeFee
SL-1 1st year of study - Amateur only $15 $18

 

String Solo - Sight Reading
Each participant will be given a short amount of time to examine the music provided by the adjudicator at the start of the class. Participants will wait outside the hall until their performance time. The level of difficulty is equivalent to that of the RCM or CC sight-reading requirements for each grade level indicated. These classes are open to all string participants.
Class   Early FeeFee
SSR-3 Grade 3 $13 $16
SSR-4 Grade 4 $13 $16
SSR-5 Grade 5 $13 $16
SSR-6 Grade 6 $13 $16
SSR-7 Grade 7 $13 $16
SSR-8 Grade 8 $13 $16
SSR-9 Grade 9 $14 $17
SSR-10 Grade 10 $15 $18
SSR-O Open - Associate Level or higher - Amateur or Professional $15 $19

 

Fiddle Solo and Twin
Each participant is to perform an “Own Choice” selection from traditional fiddle repertoire.  ** Note: Participants in the Beginner class in this category will not receive marks or standings but will be awarded certificates of Participation.
Class   Early FeeFee
SF-a Beginner-first year of study ** $15 $18
SF-b Junior-12 years and under $15 $18
SF-c Intermediate-14 years and under $15 $18
SF-d Senior-18 years and under $15 $18
SF-O Open $16 $19
SFT-a duet 12 years and under $20 $23
SFT-b duet 13 years and over $20 $23

 

Small Ensemble Classes (Violin, Viola, Cello, Contrabass)
Each participating group is to perform an “Own Choice” selection. Memorization is not required.

String Duet or Duo
Class   Early FeeFee
S2-a 6 years and under** $20 $23
S2-b 8 years and under $20 $23
S2-c 10 years and under $20 $23
S2-d 12 years and under $20 $23
S2-e 15 years and under $20 $23
S2-f 18 years and under $22 $25
S2-g Open - Advanced Repertoire $24 $27

 ** Note: Participants in the classes for 6 years & under in the above category will not receive marks or standings but will be awarded certificates of Participation.

String Trio
Class   Early FeeFee
S3-a Any combination of strings $24 $26
S3-b Violin, cello, piano $24 $26

 

String Quartet
Class   Early FeeFee
S4-a 18 years and under - 2 violins, viola, cello $30 $32
S4-b Open - 2 violins, viola, cello $32 $34
S4-c 2 violins (OR violin & viola), cello, piano $32 $34
S4-d Any combination of strings $32 $34

 

String Quintet
Class   Early FeeFee
S5-a 2 violins, viola, cello and piano (OR wind instrument) $34 $36
S5-b Any combination of strings $34 $36

 

String Trio, Quartet, Quintet Workshop
Workshop Class Early FeeFee
S3-W   $34 $36
S4-W   $34 $36
S5-W   $34 $36

 

String Ensemble (Like Instruments)
Each ensemble must be made up of the same instrument; either violins, violas, cellos or basses.
Class   Early FeeFee
IS-CY Community Groups - Youth $28 $30
IS-CA Community Groups - Adult $28 $30
IS-W Workshop (15-minute session with the adjudicator) $32 $36

 

String Ensemble (Mixed Instruments)
Each ensemble must be made up of any combination of violins, violas, cellos and basses.
Class   Early FeeFee
ISM-CY Community Groups - Youth $32 $34
ISM-CA Community Groups - Adult $34 $36
ISM-W Workshop (15-minute session with the adjudicator) $36 $38

 

Harp
The test piece in all of the following classes will be the participant's “Own Choice”.

Suzuki Solo Classes
 ** Note: Participants in the classes for 6 years & under in this category will not receive marks or standings but will be awarded certificates of Participation.
Class   Early FeeFee
SSH-PT Pre-Twinkle** $15 $18
SSH-a 6 years and under** $15 $18
SSH-b 8 years and under $15 $18
SSH-c 10 years and under $15 $18
SSH-d 12 years and under $15 $18
SSH-e 14 years and under $15 $18
SSH-f 16 years and under $15 $18
SSH-g 18 years and under $16 $19
SSH-h 20 years and under $17 $20
SSH-O Open $18 $21

 

Conservatory Graded Solo - Pedal Harp
** Note: Participants in the Beginner class in this category will not receive marks or standings but will be awarded certificates of Participation.
Class   Early FeeFee
SGPH-B Beginner - First Year of Study** $15 $18
SGPH-1 Grade 1 $15 $18
SGPH-2 Grade 2 $15 $18
SGPH-3 Grade 3 $15 $18
SGPH-4 Grade 4 $15 $18
SGPH-5 Grade 5 $15 $18
SGPH-6 Grade 6 $15 $18
SGPH-7 Grade 7 $15 $18
SGPH-8 Grade 8 $15 $18
SGPH-9 Grade 9 $16 $19
SGPH-10 Grade 10 $17 $20
SGPH-O Open
Test Piece: "Own Choice" of two consecutive movements of a concerto of senior level (ARCT/equivalent or beyond) or complete Concerted Work.
$20 $22

 

Conservatory Graded Solo - Lever Harp
** Note: Participants in the Beginner class in this category will not receive marks or standings but will be awarded certificates of Participation.
Class   Early FeeFee
SGLH-B Beginner - First Year of Study** $15 $18
SGLH-1 Grade 1 $15 $18
SGLH-2 Grade 2 $15 $18
SGLH-3 Grade 3 $15 $18
SGLH-4 Grade 4 $15 $18
SGLH-5 Grade 5 $15 $18
SGLH-6 Grade 6 $15 $18
SGLH-7 Grade 7 $15 $18
SGLH-8 Grade 8 $15 $18
SGLH-9 Grade 9 $16 $19
SGLH-10 Grade 10 $17 $20
SGLH-O Open
Test Piece: “Own Choice” of two consecutive movements of a concerto of senior level (ARCT/equivalent or beyond) or complete Concerted Work.
$20 $22

 

 

String Solo - Quick Study
The music for each of these classes will be selected by the adjudicator and available from the session secretary’s desk no sooner than 48 hours before the scheduled time of the class. It is the responsibility of each participant to pick up the music from the designated location of the string classes. Memorization is not required and marks will not be deducted if the music is used. However, memorization may be considered in the assessment at the adjudicator’s discretion.
Class   Early FeeFee
SQ-1 Grade 1 $15 $18
SQ-2 Grade 2 $15 $18
SQ-3 Grade 3 $15 $18
SQ-4 Grade 4 $15 $18
SQ-5 Grade 5 $15 $18
SQ-6 Grade 6 $15 $18
SQ-7 Grade 7 $15 $18
SQ-8 Grade 8 $15 $18
SQ-9 Grade 9 $15 $18
SQ-10 Grade 10 $16 $20
SQ-O Open - Associate Level or higher - Amateur only $16 $20
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