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Important Dates

2019

1st March 2019 - Closing date for entries into the 2019 Wharfedale Festival of Performing Arts Speech and Drama section.

 

7th-10th May 2019 - The Speech and Drama section of the Wharfedale Festival will take place at either The Craiglands Hotel, Cowpasture Road or The Kings Hall, Station Road, Ilkley.

2nd-3rd, 9th-10th November 2019 - Advance notice of the Wharfedale Festival's Dance Championship including our heat of Miss Dance 2019 to be held in Guiseley Theatre, Guiseley.

 

Wharfedale Piano Syllabus

Prices of books were taken from Musicroom.com in Feb 2018 and all books listed below were available at that time

P1    Yr 3 & under non competitive
Own Choice   Performers will receive a short written report and a certificate but marks or places will not be awarded.

P2    Yr 4 & under
    Own Choice from Alfred’s Recital Book Level 1B Pub. Alfred £6.95

P3    Yr 5 & under
Own Choice from Step It Up Grades 0-1 (excluding 2 duets at end of book)  Faber £5.99

P4    Yr 6  & under
    Own Choice from ABRSM 2017-2018 Grade 1
            List A Selections including alternatives

P5    Yr 6 & under Novice
Open only to performers who have not previously been placed 1st in a solo class at any festival
    Own Choice from Piano Time Going Places by P Hall & K Paul £7.87

 
P6    Yr 6 & under Duet
    Own choice

P7    Yr 6 & under Trio
    Own Choice

P8    Yr 8 & under Duet
    Own Choice

P9    Yr 8 & under Trio
    Own Choice

P10    Yr 10  & under Duet
    Own Choice

P11    Yr 10 & under Trio
    Own Choice

P12    Yr 13 & under Duet
    Own Choice

P13    Yr 13 & under Trio
    Own Choice
 
P14    Yr 7  & under
Own Choice from Young Pianist’s Repertoire Bk 1 by Waterman & Harewood Pub Faber £7.50


P15    Yr 8  & under Novice
Open only to performers who have not previously been placed 1st in a solo class at any festival
    Own Choice from Russian Music for Piano Bk 1 Pub Chester £8.95
This book contains ABRSM 2017/18 Grade 2 B5
OR
Own Choice from Piano Time Jazz Bk 2 by P Hall £8.75

P16    Yr 8 & under
    Own Choice from A Keyboard Anthology 2nd Series Bk 1 £5.00
This book contains ABRSM 2017/18 Grade 3 A4

P17    Yr 9  & under
    Own Choice from Pepperbox Jazz Bk 1 by E Milne pub Faber £7.50
OR
Own Choice from A Romantic Sketchbook for Piano Bk 2 ABRSM £7.95
This book contains ABRSM 2017/18 Grade 3 C1

P18    Yr 10  & under
Clementi Allegretto Op.36 No.2
from Encore Bk 2 ABRSM £7.50 or Clementi Six Sonatas Op. 36 Schirmer £5.50
As set by ABRSM 2017/18 Grade 4 A4

P19    Yr 10 & under Novice
Open only to performers who have not previously been placed 1st in a solo class at any festival
    Own Choice from Twinkle Twinkle Jazzy Star by Bill Readdy Pub Schott £7.99

P20    Yr 10 & under Recital
Own Choice of 2 or 3 Contrasting Pieces at least Grade 4
Max Time Limit 12 mins

P21    Yr 11 & under
    Own Choice from Any Grade 5 Piece from any exam board from 2000 – 2018
        Please remember to bring along a copy of your selected piece for our adjudicator.

P22    Yr 12 & under
Modulations from M Cornick’s Blue Piano £9.99 or Encore Bk 3  £7.95
    As set by ABRSM 2018/18 Grade 6 C4

P23    Y4 12 & under Recital
Own Choice of 2 or 3 Contrasting Pieces at least Grade 5
Max Time Limit 14 mins

P24   Yr 13 & under
Willy Wagglestick’s Walkabout from Jazzy Piano 2 by B Bonsor & G Russell Pub. Universal £10.99
As set by ABRSM 2017/18 Grade 7 C4 & Trinity 2018/20 Grade 7 Group B

P25 18 yrs & under
Any JS Bach Prelude & Fugue

P26 18 yrs & under Recital
2 or 3 Contrasting Pieces at least Grade 7
Max Time Limit 16 mins

P27 Diploma – Open only to holders of Piano Diplomas
    Own Choice of Complete Sonata by Mozart Beethoven or Haydn
    Max Time Limit 20 minutes

 

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Festival Secretaries

General Secretary
Mrs Patricia Dibb
01943 865180


EMAIL

Speech & Drama Secretaries
Mrs Julie James
01943 433444

Mrs Elizabeth Whiteley
01943 830780

Piano & Song Festival Organiser

Piano & Song Festival Organiser

Mrs Evelyn van Terheyden
11, Oaklands,
Westwood Drive,
Ilkley. LS29 9RE

Telephone: 01943 600470
Mobile: 07951 533653

EMAIL

Piano & Song Festival

Dance Championship

 DANCE SECRETARY

Mrs Ivy Wailes
Highfield House
184 Walton Park
Pannal
Harrogate HG3 1RJ

Telephone: 01423 870616
Mobile: 07503150502 

EMAIL

Dance Championship

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Duke of York Community Award

The Wharfedale Festival of Performing Arts has been awarded the Duke of York Community Initiative Award for our work with Special Educational Needs children/young people.

The Duke of York Community Initiative Award