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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: Angela Rowley Angela Rowley BA (Hons), PGCE, ARCM MISM

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
5500Novice Vocal10 yrs & under2Novice Song Cup, 10 & under£6.00Own Choice (including Show Songs)
5501Novice Vocal14 yrs and under3J.E.M. Memorial Cup£7.00Own Choice (including Show Songs)
5502Novice Vocal18 yrs & under3Gabriella Isaacs Cup£7.50Own Choice (including Show Songs)

Pop Ballad (from any era)

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
5630Pop Ballad12 yrs and under4Pop Ballad Trophy 12 & under£7.50From any Era
5631Pop Ballad15 yrs & under5DPAF Trophy£7.00From any Era
5632Pop Ballad18 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 Song12 years & Under4DPAF Medal£7.50
5636Self-Accompanied Song15 years and under5DPAF Medal£7.00
5637Self-Accompanied Song18 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 & Verse12 yrs & under4Voice & Verse Trophy 12 and under£7.50Own Choice
5641Voice & Verse15 yrs & under5DPAF Trophy£7.00Own Choice
5642Voice & Verse18 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 English12 years & under4Foreign Song Cup 12 yrs & under£7.50Own Choice
5651Song in a language other than English15 yrs & under5Terri-Kate Lee Trophy£7.00Own Choice
5652Song in a language other than English18 yrs and under5£7.00Own Choice

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Girls’ Solos

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
5764Girls Solo5 yrs & under2DPAF Trophy£6.00Own Choice, including show songs
5780Girls Solo6 yrs & under2DPAF Trophy£6.00Own choice, including show songs
5787Girls Solo7 yrs & under3Novice Girl's Cup, 7 & under *£7.00Own Choice
5798Girls Solo7 yrs & underxNovice Girl's Cup, 7 & under *£7.00Christopher Robin is Saying His Prayers - H Fraser-Simpson
5788Girls Solo8 yrs & under3Elizabeth Graham Cup£7.00Own Choice
5800Girls Solo Singing8 yrs & underxGirl's Set Song Cup 8 years £7.00The Angel Gabriel - (4 verses) - Basque Carol
5789Girls Solo9 yrs & under3Helen Mountain Trophy *£7.00Own Choice
5799Girls Solo9 yrs & underxHelen Mountain Trophy *£7.00Pretty Polly Oliver (4 verses) - Number 47 from 'Sing Together!'
5790Girls Solo10 yrs & under3Beryl Sabin Cup£7.00Own Choice
5801Girls Solo Singing10 yrs & underxDPAF Junior Singer Cup£7.00Bessie the Black Cat - Peter Jenkyns
5806Girls Solo Singing11 yrs & under3Girl's Own Choice - 11 yrs£7.00Own Choice
5802Girls Solo Singing11 yrs & underxBetty Roe Cup£7.00The Dorset Pedlar - William Jackman
5807Girls Solo Singing13 yrs & under4Agnes Hayward Shield£7.00Own Choice
5803Girls Solo Singing13 yrs & underxGreen's Trophy£7.00Like to a Linden Tree - Dvorak
5777Girls Solo15 yrs & under4Green's Trophy£7.50Own Choice
5804Girls Solo Singing15 yrs & underxAda Terry Cup£7.50If Music Be the Food of Love (first setting) - Purcell
5808Girls Solo Singing18 yrs & under5Patricia Hudson Shield£7.00Own Choice
5805Girls Solo Singing18 yrs & underx£7.00When Sunny Gets Blue - Nat King Cole
5819Young Ladies21 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 Duet9 yrs & under3Harriet Annable Cup£9.00Own Choice
5809Girls Singing Duet11 yrs & under3Francesca Isaacs Cup£10.00Own Choice
5810Girls Singing Duet14 yrs & under4Hannah Memorial Cup£12.00Own Choice
5811Girls Singing Duet18 yrs & under5DPAF Medal£12.00Own Choice

Trios

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
5812Trio, any voices14 yrs & under4Rosamond Cameron Memorial Cup£14.00Own Choice
5813Trio, any voices18 yrs & under5£14.50Own Choice

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Boys’ Solos

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
5765Boys Solo5 yrs & under2DPAF Trophy£6.00Own Choice, including show songs
5781Boys Solo6 yrs & under2DPAF Trophy£6.00Own choice, including show songs
5766Boys Solo7 yrs & under2DPAF Trophy£6.00Own Choice
5767Boys Solo7 yrs & underx£6.00The Miller of Dee (3 verses) - Number 89 from 'Sing Together!'
5758Boys Solo8 yrs & under3Gandy Bradford Shield£6.50Own Choice
5768Boys Solo8 yrs & underx£7.00Where is Love (from Oliver) - Bart
5769Boys Solo9 yrs & under3Clotsworthy Cup£7.00Own Choice
5815Boys Solo Singing9 yrs & underxDPAF Trophy£7.00The Wombling Song - Mike Batt
5770Boys Solo10 yrs & under3DPAF Trophy£7.00Own Choice
5771Boys Solo10 yrs & underxDPAF Trophy£7.00Panis Angelicus - Franck
5816Boys Solo Singing11 yrs & underxDPAF Trophy£7.00A Smuggler's Song - Christopher Le Fleming
5817Boys Solo Unbroken Voice13 yrs & underxGandy Bradford Shield£7.00Sabbath Prayer (from Fiddler on the Roof) - Bock
5773Boys Solo13 yrs & under3£7.00Own Choice
5774Boys Solo15 yrs & under4£7.50Own Choice
5772Boys Solo15 yrs & underx£7.50Linden Lea - Vaughan-Williams
5818Boys Solo Broken Voice18 yrs & underxDPAF Trophy£7.00Music For a While - Purcell
5829Boys Solo Broken Voice18 yrs & under5£7.00Own Choice
5820Young Men21 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 Duet10 yrs & under3DPAF Trophy£10.00Own Choice
5611Boys Duet14 yrs & under4DPAF Trophy£12.00Own Choice
5612Boys Duet18 yrs & under5DPAF Trophy£12.00Own Choice

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Mixed Duets

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
5620Boy/Girl Mixed Duet10 yrs & under3DPAF Trophy£10.00Own Choice
5621Boy/Girl Mixed Duet14 yrs & under4DPAF Trophy£12.00Own Choice
5622Boy/Girl Mixed Duet18 yrs & under5DPAF Duet Shield£12.00Own Choice

Mixed Duos

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
5615Boys/Girls/Mixed Vocal Duo 11 & under3DPAF Medal£10.00Own Choice - does not need to include harmony
5616Boy's/Girl's/Mixed Vocal Duo 14 & under4Hannah Memorial Cup£12.00Own choice - does not need to include harmony
5617Boys/Girls/Mixed Vocal Duo 18 & under5DPAF Medal£12.00Own choice - does not need to include harmony

Junior Ensembles

Class Number Class Name Level Time Trophy Fee Set Piece
5625Vocal Quartet - Any Voices14 years & under4DPAF Medal£14.50Own Choice
5626Vocal Quartet - Any Voices18 years & under5DPAF Trophy£14.50Own Choice
5627Small Vocal Ensemble - Any Voices (Max 8)14 years & under4DPAF Trophy£16.00Own Choice
5628Small Vocal Ensemble - Any Voices (Max 8)18 years & under4DPAF Trophy£16.00Own Choice
5629Children's Choir or EnsembleNovice - 13 years & under3DPAF Medal£15.00Own Choice
5645Mixed Adult/Child Choir - at least 8 singersAny level8Victor Whitburn Memorial Shield£15.00Two 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 Shows8 yrs & under3Devon Festival Novice Cup£6.50Own Choice
5752Girls/Boys Song From The Shows10 yrs & under3Traveller's Rest Cup£7.00Own Choice
5753Girls/Boys Song From The Shows12 yrs & under3Sheila Sayers Cup£7.00Own Choice
5754Girls/Boys Song From The Shows15 yrs & under4Vizard/Hill Trophy£7.50Own Choice
5755Girls/Boys Song From The Shows18 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)8 yrs & under3Folk Song Novice Cup *£6.50Own Choice
5721Folk Song (Acc)10 yrs & under3Junior Performance Cup£7.00Own Choice
5722Folk Song (Acc)12 yrs & under3Folk Song Shield 11 & 12 yrs£7.00Own Choice
5723Folk Song (Acc)15 yrs & under4Bryarclyst Cup£7.50Own Choice
5724Folk Song (Acc)18 yrs & under5Deborah Frayne Cup£7.00Own Choice
5725Folk Song (Unacc)8 yrs & under3Folk Song Novice Cup *£6.50Own Choice
5726Folk Song (Unacc)10 yrs & under3Marian James Cup£7.00Own Choice
5727Folk Song (Unacc)12 yrs & under3DPAF Trophy£7.00Own Choice
5728Folk Song (Unacc)15 yrs & under4Bryarclyst Cup£7.50Own Choice
5729Folk Song (Unacc)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 Song8 yrs & under3DPAF Trophy£6.50Own Choice
5741Comedy Song10 yrs & under3Novice Comedy Song Cup 10 & under£7.00Own Choice
5742Comedy Song12 yrs & under3Comedy Song Trophy 12 & under£7.00Own Choice
5743Comedy Song15 yrs & under4Comedy Song Trophy 15 & under£7.50Own Choice
5744Comedy Song18 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 Song8 yrs & under3Sacred Song Trophy 8 & under£6.50Own Choice
5731Sacred Song10 yrs & under3Sacred Song Trophy 10 & under£7.00Own Choice
5732Sacred Song12 yrs & under3Sacred Song Junior Cup£7.00Own Choice
5733Sacred Song15 yrs & under4Sacred Song Trophy 15 & under£7.50Own Choice
5734Sacred Song18 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)Any combination5DPAF Trophy£14.00Own Choice
2699Friends & Family Ensemble, including voiceAny Combination5Rosamond Cameron Memorial Cup£14.00Own 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 Class14 yrs & under12DPAF Trophy£14.00Own Choice
2802Solo Voice Recital Class18 yrs & under12£14.00Own 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 ReadingGrade 1xDPAF Medal£6.00
5712Vocal Sight ReadingGrade 2xDPAF Medal£7.00
5713Vocal Sight ReadingGrade 3xDPAF Medal£7.00
5714Vocal Sight ReadingGrade 4xDPAF Medal£7.50
5715Vocal Sight ReadingGrade 5xDPAF Medal£7.50
5716Vocal Sight ReadingGrade 6xDPAF Medal£7.50
5717Vocal Sight ReadingGrade 7xDPAF Medal£7.50
5718Vocal Sight ReadingGrade 8xDPAF Medal£7.50

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