Taunton Junior Young Singer
The competition will take place on Saturday 1st September 2020 at 2.00pm.
Venue: Temple Methodist Church
Ava(1st), Esme(3rd) and Tom(2nd) with adjudicator- Madeleine Shaw
Taunton Junior Young Singer is open to any singer (previous winners may enter as long as they have only won once before) resident, or attending school, within a 50-mile radius of Taunton and aged between 9 and 13 on 1st September 2019. Entrants should be Grade 4 standard or above – teacher’s recommendation is sufficient if no exams have been taken.
Entries to be made by: Monday 3rd February 2020
Late entries may be considered – please contact the secretary
ADJUDICATOR: Nicola Rose
PROGRAMME: A contrasting programme of 7 – 10 minutes duration. (Usually three or four songs/arias, may include an unaccompanied folk song and one item of musical theatre)
AWARDS: 1st Prize £75 and the Cleves Cup
3rd Prize £25
In addition, the adjudicator will have the chance to award ‘highly commended’ status to additional singers at their discretion.
DATE: Saturday 29th February 2020
VENUE: Temple Methodist Church
ENTRY FEE: £18
The entry fee may be paid by cheque (payable to Taunton Festival of the Arts) enclosed with the application form or by BACS using the following details:
Taunton Festival of the Arts
Sort Code: 30-98-45 Ac No: 74377260 Ref. TYJS+surname
There is no official accompanist, but the secretary will be able to suggest possible accompanists if necessary.
THE ORGANISERS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO ADJUST THE RULES, SHOULD THIS BE IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE COMPETITION.
PLEASE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION FORM. — (PDF FOR POSTAL APPLICATION)
Entries should be sent to: Mrs Nicola Ridley
27 Church Street,
Applicants will need to send a brief biography, photo and programme details (title and composer) by email to the secretary by Monday 3rd February.
There will be an entrance fee for spectators/supporters and a small charge for programmes. Singing teachers and accompanists have free entry and all participants will receive a programme free of charge.