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Junior Vocal

When the words “and under” are used in age regulations, there is no lower age limit

GIRLS/BOYS and YOUNG LADIES/YOUNG MEN Competitors may enter as many classes as they wish in their own age level and the age or grade band immediately above.

PLEASE NOTE: Own choice pieces do not need to be written on application forms, but a copy of the music MUST be given to the Adjudicator just before the performance.

Set Pieces may be sung in any key

NO AMPLIFICATION OF ANY KIND IS ALLOWED.  BACKING TRACKS ARE PERMITTED BUT MUST CONTAIN NO VOCALS AT ALL AND THE PLAYBACK MACHINE MUST BE PROVIDED/OPERATED BY THE COMPETITOR 

Novice Vocal
Show songs are permitted. These classes may be entered by any competitor who has never gained a first place in the vocal section of any recognised music festival)

Adjudicator: Luise Horrocks BA(Hons)PGCE ARMC

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
5500Novice Vocal
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
10 yrs & under2Novice Song Cup, 10 & under£5.00Own Choice (including Show Songs)
5501Novice Vocal
Venue: United Reformed Church
14 yrs and under3J.E.M. Memorial Cup£6.00Own Choice (including Show Songs)
5502Novice Vocal
Venue: United Reformed Church
18 yrs & under3Gabriella Isaacs Cup£6.50Own Choice (including Show Songs)

Pop Ballad (from any era)

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
5630Pop Ballad
Venue: United Reformed Church
12 yrs and under4Pop Ballad Trophy 12 & under£6.50From any Era
5631Pop Ballad
Venue: United Reformed Church
15 yrs & under5DPAF Trophy£7.00From any Era
5632Pop Ballad
Venue: United Reformed Church
18 yrs and Under5DPAF Trophy£7.00From any era

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Self-Accompanied Song – any instrument including piano

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
5635Self-Accompanied Song
Venue: United Reformed Church
12 years & Under4DPAF Medal£6.50
5636Self-Accompanied Song
Venue: United Reformed Church
15 years and under5DPAF Medal£7.00
5637Self-Accompanied Song
Venue: United Reformed Church
18 yrs and under5DPAF Medal£7.00Own Choice

Voice and Verse
Recite the words of your chosen song (as if it were a poem) and then sing it.
 Both speaking and singing will be judged.

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
5640Voice & Verse
Venue: United Reformed Church
12 yrs & under4Voice & Verse Trophy 12 and under£6.50Own Choice
5641Voice & Verse
Venue: United Reformed Church
15 yrs & under5DPAF Trophy£7.00Own Choice
5642Voice & Verse
Venue: United Reformed Church
18 yrs and under5DPAF Trophy£7.00Own Choice

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Song in a language other than English

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
5650Song in a language other than English
Venue: United Reformed Church
12 years & under4Foreign Song Cup 12 yrs & under£6.50Own Choice
5651Song in a language other than English
Venue: United Reformed Church
15 yrs & under5Terri-Kate Lee Trophy£7.00Own Choice
5652Song in a language other than English
Venue: United Reformed Church
18 yrs and under5£7.00Own Choice

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Girls’ Solos

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
5764Girls Solo
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
5 yrs & under2DPAF Trophy£5.00Own Choice, including show songs
5780Girls Solo
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
6 yrs & under2DPAF Trophy£5.00Own choice, including show songs
5787Girls Solo
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
7 yrs & under3Novice Girl's Cup, 7 & under *£6.00Own Choice
5798Girls Solo
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
7 yrs & underxNovice Girl's Cup, 7 & under *£6.00My Favourite Things - Rogers & Hammerstein
5788Girls Solo
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
8 yrs & under3Elizabeth Graham Cup£6.00Own Choice
5800Girls Solo Singing
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
8 yrs & underxGirl's Set Song Cup 8 years £6.00The Oak and the Ash - Number 86 from 'Sing Together!'
5789Girls Solo
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
9 yrs & under3Helen Mountain Trophy *£6.00Own Choice
5799Girls Solo
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
9 yrs & underxHelen Mountain Trophy *£6.00Dalmatian Cradle Song - arr. Roberton
5790Girls Solo
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
10 yrs & under3Beryl Sabin Cup£6.00Own Choice
5801Girls Solo Singing
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
10 yrs & underxDPAF Junior Singer Cup£6.00Path to the Moon - Eric Thiman
5806Girls Solo Singing
Venue: United Reformed Church
11 yrs & under3Girl's Own Choice - 11 yrs£6.00Own Choice
5802Girls Solo Singing
Venue: United Reformed Church
11 yrs & underxBetty Roe Cup£6.00I Love All Graceful Things - Eric Thiman
5807Girls Solo Singing
Venue: United Reformed Church
13 yrs & under4Agnes Hayward Shield£6.00Own Choice
5803Girls Solo Singing
Venue: United Reformed Church
13 yrs & underxGreen's Trophy£6.00Maybe Tomorrow Will Be Better - Betty Roe
5777Girls Solo
Venue: United Reformed Church
15 yrs & under4Green's Trophy£6.50Own Choice
5804Girls Solo Singing
Venue: United Reformed Church
15 yrs & underxAda Terry Cup£6.50Cry Me A River - Arthur Hamilton
5808Girls Solo Singing
Venue: United Reformed Church
18 yrs & under5Patricia Hudson Shield£7.00Own Choice
5805Girls Solo Singing
Venue: United Reformed Church
18 yrs & underx£7.00Someone to Watch Over Me - Gershwin
5819Young Ladies
Venue: United Reformed Church
21 yrs & under6DPAF Trophy£7.50Any song in a foreign language

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Girls’ Duets
A competitor may appear as many times they like in the same duet class, provided they are singing a different song, and are with a different partner each time.

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
5822Girls Singing Duet
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
9 yrs & under3Harriet Annable Cup£8.00Own Choice
5809Girls Singing Duet
Venue: United Reformed Church
11 yrs & under3Francesca Isaacs Cup£9.00Own Choice
5810Girls Singing Duet
Venue: United Reformed Church
14 yrs & under4Hannah Memorial Cup£9.50Own Choice
5811Girls Singing Duet
Venue: United Reformed Church
18 yrs & under5DPAF Medal£9.50Own Choice

Trios

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
5812Trio, any voices
Venue: United Reformed Church
14 yrs & under4Rosamond Cameron Memorial Cup£10.50Own Choice
5813Trio, any voices
Venue: United Reformed Church
18 yrs & under5£11.00Own Choice

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Boys’ Solos

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
5765Boys Solo
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
5 yrs & under2DPAF Trophy£5.00Own Choice, including show songs
5781Boys Solo
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
6 yrs & under2DPAF Trophy£5.00Own choice, including show songs
5766Boys Solo
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
7 yrs & under2DPAF Trophy£5.00Own Choice
5767Boys Solo
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
7 yrs & underx£5.00The Smuggler's Song - Number 43 from 'Sing Together!'
5758Boys Solo
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
8 yrs & under3Gandy Bradford Shield£5.50Own Choice
5768Boys Solo
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
8 yrs & underx£6.00Grandfather Clock - Dunhill
5769Boys Solo
Venue: United Reformed Church
9 yrs & under3Clotsworthy Cup£6.00Own Choice
5815Boys Solo Singing
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
9 yrs & underxDPAF Trophy£6.00The Mermaid - Number 90 from 'Sing Together!'
5770Boys Solo
Venue: United Reformed Church
10 yrs & under3DPAF Trophy£6.00Own Choice
5771Boys Solo
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
10 yrs & underxDPAF Trophy£6.00Who Will Buy from 'Oliver' by Bart
5816Boys Solo Singing
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
11 yrs & underxDPAF Trophy£6.00When Daisies Pied - Arne
5817Boys Solo Unbroken Voice
Venue: United Reformed Church
13 yrs & underxGandy Bradford Shield£6.00Homeward Bound - arr. Jay Althouse
5773Boys Solo
Venue: United Reformed Church
13 yrs & under3£6.00Own Choice
5774Boys Solo
Venue: United Reformed Church
15 yrs & under4£6.50Own Choice
5772Boys Solo
Venue: United Reformed Church
15 yrs & underx£6.50Mister Cellophane from Chicago by Kander & Ebb
5818Boys Solo Broken Voice
Venue: United Reformed Church
18 yrs & underx£7.00The Water Mill - Vaughan-Williams
5829Boys Solo Broken Voice
Venue: United Reformed Church
18 yrs & under5£7.00Own Choice
5820Young Men
Venue: United Reformed Church
21 yrs & under6DPAF Trophy£7.50Any song in a foreign language

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Boys Duets
A competitor may appear as many times they like in the same duet class, provided they are singing a different song, and are with a different partner each time.

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
5610Boys Duet
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
10 yrs & under3DPAF Trophy£9.00Own Choice
5611Boys Duet
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
14 yrs & under4DPAF Trophy£9.50Own Choice
5612Boys Duet
Venue: United Reformed Church
18 yrs & under5DPAF Trophy£9.50Own Choice

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Mixed Duets

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
5620Boy/Girl Mixed Duet
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
10 yrs & under3DPAF Trophy£9.00Own Choice
5621Boy/Girl Mixed Duet
Venue: United Reformed Church
14 yrs & under4DPAF Trophy£9.50Own Choice
5622Boy/Girl Mixed Duet
Venue: United Reformed Church
18 yrs & under5DPAF Duet Shield£9.50Own Choice

Mixed Duos

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
5615Boys/Girls/Mixed Vocal Duo
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
11 & under3DPAF Medal£9.00Own Choice - does not need to include harmony
5616Boy's/Girl's/Mixed Vocal Duo
Venue: United Reformed Church
14 & under4Hannah Memorial Cup£9.50Own choice - does not need to include harmony
5617Boys/Girls/Mixed Vocal Duo
Venue: United Reformed Church
18 & under5DPAF Medal£9.50Own choice - does not need to include harmony

Junior Ensembles

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
5625Vocal Quartet - Any Voices
Venue: United Reformed Church
14 years & under4DPAF Medal£11.00Own Choice
5626Vocal Quartet - Any Voices
Venue: United Reformed Church
18 years & under5DPAF Trophy£11.00Own Choice
5627Small Vocal Ensemble - Any Voices (Max 8)
Venue: United Reformed Church
14 years & under4DPAF Trophy£13.00Own Choice
5628Small Vocal Ensemble - Any Voices (Max 8)
Venue: United Reformed Church
18 years & under4DPAF Trophy£13.00Own Choice
5629Children's Choir or Ensemble
Venue: United Reformed Church
Novice - 13 years & under3DPAF Medal£12.00Own Choice
5645Mixed Adult/Child Choir - at least 8 singers
Venue: United Reformed Church
Any level8Victor Whitburn Memorial Shield£12.00Two contrasting songs

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Class 5629 – NOTE that this is NOVICE level – never previously competed in a Festival

Songs from the Shows

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
5751Girls/Boys Song From The Shows
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
8 yrs & under3Devon Festival Novice Cup£5.50Own Choice
5752Girls/Boys Song From The Shows
Venue: United Reformed Church
10 yrs & under3Traveller's Rest Cup£6.00Own Choice
5753Girls/Boys Song From The Shows
Venue: United Reformed Church
12 yrs & under3Sheila Sayers Cup£6.00Own Choice
5754Girls/Boys Song From The Shows
Venue: United Reformed Church
15 yrs & under4Vizard/Hill Trophy£6.50Own Choice
5755Girls/Boys Song From The Shows
Venue: United Reformed Church
18 yrs & under5Senior Performance Cup£7.00Own Choice

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Folk Song (includes Spirituals)

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
5720Folk Song (Acc)
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
8 yrs & under3Folk Song Novice Cup *£5.50Own Choice
5721Folk Song (Acc)
Venue: United Reformed Church
10 yrs & under3Junior Performance Cup£6.00Own Choice
5722Folk Song (Acc)
Venue: United Reformed Church
12 yrs & under3Folk Song Shield 11 & 12 yrs£6.00Own Choice
5723Folk Song (Acc)
Venue: United Reformed Church
15 yrs & under4Bryarclyst Cup£6.50Own Choice
5724Folk Song (Acc)
Venue: United Reformed Church
18 yrs & under5Deborah Frayne Cup£7.00Own Choice
5725Folk Song (Unacc)
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
8 yrs & under3Folk Song Novice Cup *£5.50Own Choice
5726Folk Song (Unacc)
Venue: United Reformed Church
10 yrs & under3Marian James Cup£6.00Own Choice
5727Folk Song (Unacc)
Venue: United Reformed Church
12 yrs & under3DPAF Trophy£6.00Own Choice
5728Folk Song (Unacc)
Venue: United Reformed Church
15 yrs & under4Bryarclyst Cup£6.50Own Choice
5729Folk Song (Unacc)
Venue: United Reformed Church
18 yrs & under5Deborah Frayne Cup£7.00Own Choice

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Comedy Song

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
5740Comedy Song
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
8 yrs & under3DPAF Trophy£5.50Own Choice
5741Comedy Song
Venue: United Reformed Church
10 yrs & under3Novice Comedy Song Cup 10 & under£6.00Own Choice
5742Comedy Song
Venue: United Reformed Church
12 yrs & under3Comedy Song Trophy 12 & under£6.00Own Choice
5743Comedy Song
Venue: United Reformed Church
15 yrs & under4Comedy Song Trophy 15 & under£6.50Own Choice
5744Comedy Song
Venue: United Reformed Church
18 yrs & under5Comedy Song Cup 18 & under£7.00Own Choice

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Sacred Song

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
5730Sacred Song
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
8 yrs & under3Sacred Song Trophy 8 & under£5.50Own Choice
5731Sacred Song
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
10 yrs & under3Sacred Song Trophy 10 & under£6.00Own Choice
5732Sacred Song
Venue: United Reformed Church
12 yrs & under3Sacred Song Junior Cup£6.00Own Choice
5733Sacred Song
Venue: United Reformed Church
15 yrs & under4Sacred Song Trophy 15 & under£6.50Own Choice
5734Sacred Song
Venue: United Reformed Church
18 yrs & under5Sacred Song Trophy 18 & under£7.00Own Choice

The following trophies may be awarded:

  • Most Promising Singer Cup 10 & under
  • Most Promising Singer Cup 11 – 15 yrs
  • Most Promising Singer Cup 16 – 21 yrs

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Ensembles Classes

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
2696Family Ensemble (including voice)
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
Any combination5DPAF Trophy£10.50Own Choice
2699Friends & Family Ensemble, including voice
Venue: South Street Baptist Church
Any Combination5Rosamond Cameron Memorial Cup£10.50Own Choice

Recital Classes
Any three contrasting songs, which may include Show Songs. Must include a short spoken introduction.

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
2801Solo Voice Recital Class
Venue: United Reformed Church
14 yrs & under12DPAF Trophy£10.50Own Choice
2802Solo Voice Recital Class
Venue: United Reformed Church
18 yrs & under12£10.50Own Choice

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Vocal Sight Reading
Similar level to the Associated Board Grades. Candidates must ONLY enter the grades corresponding to their standard and not to lower grades. Candidates may enter a maximum of TWO adjacent classes.

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
5711Vocal Sight Reading
Venue: United Reformed Church
Grade 1xDPAF Medal£5.00
5712Vocal Sight Reading
Venue: United Reformed Church
Grade 2xDPAF Medal£6.00
5713Vocal Sight Reading
Venue: United Reformed Church
Grade 3xDPAF Medal£6.00
5714Vocal Sight Reading
Venue: United Reformed Church
Grade 4xDPAF Medal£6.50
5715Vocal Sight Reading
Venue: United Reformed Church
Grade 5xDPAF Medal£6.50
5716Vocal Sight Reading
Venue: United Reformed Church
Grade 6xDPAF Medal£7.50
5717Vocal Sight Reading
Venue: United Reformed Church
Grade 7xDPAF Medal£7.50
5718Vocal Sight Reading
Venue: United Reformed Church
Grade 8xDPAF Medal£7.50

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