Concert's rules and guidelines

Concerts

  • Concerts are open for all participants who wish to perform (it is advisable though, to discuss it with the teacher first). 
  • Concerts are open both for ISH and non-ISH students. 
  • Usually concerts are divided into 2 sets (depending on the number of participants). 
  • Students are allowed to play one piece (min. of 3 minutes) and one ensemble piece if they choose to.
  • All applicants need to fill out the relevant registration form, and submit it no later than 7 days prior to the concert.

Eisteddfod musical competition

The Eisteddfod is divided into different categories levels:

Composition:

A short composition (between 30 seconds and 3 minutes) played by the composer or other(s), any instrument, combination. (Rock/pop composers enter category group F).(Ensemble, Solo & composition)

Ensemble:

An ensemble can be compiled of two or more students

Non-competition:

Participants should be able to play one short piece musically and proficiently. There will be no winners at this level but each participant will receive a certificate of entry and an encouraging comment sheet.

Solo Levels (A,B,C):

Candidates level A, B and non-competition, play one piece. At level C they may play two contrasting pieces. Ensembles can play two contrasting pieces.

The performances will be evaluated by a panel of 3 judges, which will give their decision at the end of each category. For each category the judges will name a first, second and third place and also best performer of the entire competition from the different categories and levels (with the exception of the non-competition level).

The level of the student will be decided by the teacher submitting the application. Pieces played should be timed, and be no longer than 5 min.

Accompaniment

The MDMC director will provide an accompanist for the festival.  In an absence of an adequete accompanist, teachers can act as an accompanist, with the exception of the ensemble category.

Time table

All applicants need to fill out the relevant registration form, and submit it no later than 8 days prior to the competition. Time tables of the different category criteria's will be sent 3 days before the designated date. All requests should be submitted on the application form no later than 8 days prior to the festival.

The competition is open both for ISH and non-ISH students. The Eisteddfod will be over a course of two days during a week-end.

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