Taunton Young Music Theatre Singer
THE COMPETITION TAKES PLACE ON SUNDAY 24TH FEBRUARY AT 2.30 P.M.
Taunton School Music School, Staplegrove Rd.
This competition for young singers was set up by the festival in response to the ever-growing interest in the demanding sphere of musical theatre performance.
The competition is open to any voice.
No previous winner is allowed to compete.
Entrants should be resident or attending any school within a 50 mile radius of Taunton.
Age range: 14 to 18 on 1 September 2018
A programme of 10 to 12 minutes maximum should be prepared, preferably incorporating different periods and genres or other diversities of style and presentation.
Movement is permitted but not the use of costume or props.
The application form should be returned by Friday 1 February 2019
N.B. In addition competitors are welcome to enter for Taunton Young Singer, which will be held on the morning of the same day.
The winning performer will receive a cheque for £200 and the opportunity to sing in a lunch time recital at St. John’s Church Taunton on Friday 12th July. The two runners up will receive £100 and £50 respectively.
The adjudicator will be Penny Jenkins.
An official accompanist will be available for an additional charge of £18.00, which includes a 15 minute rehearsal and the competition performance.
The Gwyn Williams Music Room
N.B. In addition competitors are welcome to enter for Taunton Young Singer which will be held on the morning of the same day.