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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 Vocal Syllabus

V1    Yr 4 & under Non Competitive
Performers will receive a short written report & Certificate but no marks or places will be awarded.
    Lazy Sunday Afternoon or The Smuggler Men from ABRSM Prep Test or Food or Two Little Men in a Flying Saucer from Trinity Syllabus

V2    Yr 4 & under  
    Any song from the ABRSM Grade 1 List C or Trinity Grade 1 Group A
           (ABRSM & TRINITY 2018 Syllabus)

V3    Yr 5 & under  
    A Grade 1 or 2 Song from ABRSM list A or B, or Trinity Group B

V4    Yr 6 & under Songs from Stage & Film
    Own Choice of Song appropriate to the Set Age
Please select a song with lyrics appropriate to the age of performer

V5    Yr 6 & under Folk Song  
    Own Choice of unaccompanied folk song – Max Time Limit 3 Minutes

V6    Yr 6 & under
    A Grade 2, 3 or 4 Song from ABRSM list A or B, or Trinity Group B

V7    Yr 8  & under Songs from Stage & Film
    Own Choice of Song appropriate to the Set Age
Please select a song with lyrics appropriate to the age of performer

V8    Yr 8 & under Folk Song
    Own Choice of unaccompanied folk song – Max Time Limit 3 minutes

V9    Yr 8 & under
A Grade 3, 4 or 5 song from ABRSM list A or B, or Trinity Group B

V10    Yr 9 & under Duet, Trio or Quartet
    Own Choice
    Minimum 2 parts sung in harmony, and not separately as solos

V11    YR 9 & under Gilbert & Sullivan
 Own Choice Max Time Limit 3 minutes

V12    Yr 11 & under Duet, Trio or Quartet
    Own Choice
    Minimum 2 parts sung in harmony, and not separately as solos

V13    Yr 11 & under Songs from Stage & Film
    Own Choice
Please select a song with lyrics appropriate to the age of performer

V14    Yr 11 & under Folk Song
    Own Choice of Unaccompanied Song – Max Time Limit 3 minutes

V15    Yr 11 & under
 A Grade 4, 5 or 6 Song from ABRSM list A or B, or Trinity Group B    

V16    Yr 13 & under Duet, Trio or Quartet
    Own Choice
    Minimum 2 parts sung in harmony, and not separately as solos

V17    Yr 13 & under Songs from Stage & Film
    Own Choice

V18    Yr 13 & under Folk Song
    Own Choice of Unaccompanied Folk Song – Max Time Limit 3 minutes

V19    Yr 13 & under
    A Grade 6, 7 or 8 song from ABRSM List A or B, or Trinity Group B

V20    OPEN No Age Limit Gilbert & Sullivan
Own Choice – Max Time Limit 3 minutes

V21    OPEN No Age Limit Folk Song
    Own Choice of unaccompanied folk song – Max Time Limit 3 minutes

V22    OPEN No Age Limit Recital
    Own choice of 2 or 3 Contrasting Songs to be sung in at least 2 different     languages. Pieces at least Grade 7 Standard – Max Time Limit 12 minutes

V23    OPEN No Age Limit Songs from Stage & Film
    Own Choice – Max Time Limit 3 minutes

V24    OPEN No Age Limit OPERATIC SOLO
    Own choice from an Opera or Operetta – Max Time Limit 5 minutes

V25    Diploma – Open only to holders of Singing Diplomas
    Own Choice of 2 or 3 Contrasting Songs – Max Time Limit 15 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

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The Duke of York Community Initiative Award