Taunton Junior Young Musician

Adjudicator: Paul Harris

THE COMPETITION WILL TAKE PLACE ON SUNDAY 20 MARCH 2020 AT 9:30 (Tbc)



Competition Rules

Entrants to be under the age of 14 on 1st Sept. 2019

To be resident or attend school within a 50 mile radius of Taunton, and not be re-lated to or have a professional relationship with the adjudicator.

To have attained Grade 5 standard or above.

To offer 2 or 3 contrasting pieces for adjudication.

Time limit up to 10 minutes

Copies of the chosen music must be provided for the adjudicator.

Photocopies will be retained and destroyed immediately after the event, in accordance with copyright regulations. (see festival rules)

Entrants should provide their own accompanists, although an official accompanist may be available by arrangement with the festival.

Competitors are encouraged to enter other festival classes (not mandatory). In this case , up to two pieces may be repeated in the TJYM recital.

Must confirm that you have read the competition’s safeguarding policy, as detailed on the Application Form below.

NB Previous winners may enter this competition on the same instrument only twice.


Awards

On the day:

- All audience members will be admitted at a cost of £9 for the day, with competitor’s teachers, all students and children admitted free of charge.

- The admittance charge includes refreshments during the adjudicator deliberation peri-od. Programme booklets will also be included.

- Photography/recording of events will not be allowed in the competition room.

- The adjudicator’s decision may not be challenged or queried. Instead, any complaints should be directed to the organisers.

Please note that no photography or videoing will be permitted, other than by the festival’s own official photographer.

THE ORGANISERS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO ADJUST THE RULES, SHOULD THIS BE IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE COMPETITION

The winner will receive a prize of £100 and the Jefferson Horsley Trophy to be retained for one year. There will be a second prize of £50 and a third prize of £25


ENTRY FEE

The entry fee is £15.

If paying by cheque, please make out to “Taunton Festival of the Arts”, include child’s name + TJYM as reference on back and include this cheque with your postal application form.

You may pay by bank transfer — -BACS—- Taunton Festival of the Arts – 30-98-45 74377260 Ref. TJYM+surname

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION FORM. — (PDF FOR POSTAL APPLICATION-coming soon)

CLICK HER IN ORDER TO FILL IN ON-LINE ENTRY FORM

The application form should be returned by Friday , 7th February 2020