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Piano

In Own Choice classes you may play any music within the time limit.
Please see the Guidance here.

A copy of your piece(s) must be provided for the Adjudicator.

Sometimes Levels are given rather than grades. For details please click here

Adjudicator: Michael Young BA Mmus ARCM

Piano Solos, Graded Classes

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
4700Piano SoloBeginner, < 18 months Tuition, max 2 pieces2Cyril Edmonds Trophy£6.50Own Choice
4701Piano SoloGrade 12DPAF Trophy£6.50Own Choice
4702Piano Solo Grade 23DPAF Medal£7.00Own Choice
4703Piano SoloGrade 33Gittings Cup (Piano)£7.50Own Choice
4705Piano SoloGrade 4 - 55Ann Silverstone Cup£8.00Own Choice
4707Piano SoloGrade 6 - 77Lucy Phillips Shield£9.00Own Choice
4708Piano SoloGrade 88John Potter Cup (1)£9.00Own Choice
4709Piano SoloOpen8Susan Hinde Cup£9.50Own Choice

Recital Class
Any three pieces or movements in contrasting style. At least one piece to be played from memory.

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
4808Piano Recital ClassAge 12 - 18 yrs15DPAF Trophy£19.00Any three pieces or movements in contrasting style. At least one piece to be played from memory.
4810Piano Recital ClassOpen20Recital Candelabra£20.50Any three pieces or movements in contrasting style. At least one piece to be played from memory.

The Recital Candelabra will be awarded for the highest mark in these classes.

Piano Concerto
A second piano will be provided if candidates choose not to bring their own orchestra. Suitable cuts in orchestral introductions etc acceptable.

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
4255Piano ConcertoOpen15DPAF Trophy£20.50Own Choice

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece

Where a trophy is shown for more than one class, the highest mark will win the trophy

 

Piano Duets

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
4725Piano DuetBeginner2Rachel Cornish Cup£11.00Own Choice
4727Piano DuetElementary/Intermediate5Catherine Milne Cup (1)£13.00Own Choice
4728Piano DuetAdvanced7DPAF Trophy£15.00Own Choice
4729Piano DuetOpen8Catherine Milne Cup (1)£16.00Own Choice
4737Child & Parent/Relative DuetAny age, any level5DPAF Trophy£13.00Own Choice
4739Teacher & Pupil Piano DuetAny age, any level5Claire Phillips Shields£11.00Own Choice

Piano Trio

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
4736Piano TrioAny level6Rudd Cup£16.50Own Choice

Jazz Piano Solo

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
4746Jazz Piano SoloUp to Grade 56Jazz Trophy£7.50Own Choice
4747Jazz Piano SoloGrades 6 - 88Harold Walker Memorial Cup for Jazz Solo£8.00Own Choice

Piano Solo

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
4715Piano SoloAny age, any level4DPAF Trophy£6.50Own Choice

Adult Challenger

For details please see here.

Where Levels are given rather than grades, approximate levels are:

  • Beginner: Pre Grade 1 & Grade 1
  • Elementary: Grades 2 & 3
  • Intermediate: Grades 4 - 6
  • Advanced: Grades 7 & 8
  • Open: Post Grade 8