Taunton Junior Young Singer

The competition will take place on Saturday 23rd February 2019 at 2.00pm.

Temple Methodist Church

Taunton Junior Young Singer is open to any singer (except previous winners) resident, or attending school, within a 50-mile radius of Taunton and aged between nine and 13 on 1st September 2018. Entrants should be grade four standard or above – teacher’s recommendation is sufficient if no exams have been taken.


Venue

Temple Methodist Church

Adjudicator

Charlotte Ashley

Programme

A recital of 7 – 10 minutes duration

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Winners 2018

Ava(1st), Esme(3rd) and Tom(2nd) with adjudicator- Madeleine Shaw

Closing date for applications: 1st February 2019

Entry Fee: £15

To apply,

please download the application form here (pdf format) please print this and post.

or download (Microsoft word format) for filling in online and emailing.

send it to:

Mrs Nicola Ridley
27 Church Street
Taunton
TA1 3JF
ncridley@outlook.com

Competition Rules 2019

Singers need to be between nine and 13 on 1st September 2018

Singers should be grade four standard or above.

Singers should present a contrasting programme lasting between 7 and 10 minutes.
Only one item of musical theatre repertoire should be included.

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)

Singers should provide their own accompanists, please contact Nikki Ridley if you need a recommendation.

Competitors are encouraged to enter other festival classes (not mandatory).

Awards

The winner will receive a prize of £100 and the Cleves Cup. There will be a second prize of £50 and a third prize of £25. In addition, the adjudicator will have the chance to award ‘highly commended’ status to additional singers at his discretion.

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