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Download the complete CDMF 2020 Syllabus to find specific class details.

 

VOCAL – RULES & REGULATIONS

1.  Please read the General Rules and Regulations. 

2.  Competitors MUST supply their own accompanist. The festival DOES NOT provide competitors with an official accompanist.

3.  a) Competitors wishing to be considered for recommendations to the Provincial Festival Competitions in:

  A) Classical Voice - MUST ENTER one of the FOLLOWING NEW PROVINCIAL CLASSES: 

Junior Level: Class 86. Intermediate: Class 87.  Senior: Class 88. 

OR

B) Musical Theatre - MUST ENTER one of the FOLLOWING NEW PROVINCIAL CLASSES:

 Junior Level: Class 142.  Intermediate: Class 143.  Senior: Class 144  

b) Competitors wishing to be considered for recommendation to the Provincial Excellence Class in Vocal must enter three Senior
Solo Classes listed in the Classical Voice and Musical Theatre sections of the CDMF 2020 Syllabus. The three classes selected may
be all Classical Voice Selections, all Musical Theatre Selection OR‚Äč a combination of both Classical Voice and Musical Theatre
Selections.

4. Each competitor must submit two (2) original scores, of the music he/she plans to perform, to the adjudicator’s secretary prior to the start of the class.As an aid to the adjudicator, competitors MUST number the first bar of each line in their score.

5.All copyrights regarding music MUST be observed.Photocopies or manual copies of copyrighted material will not be accepted. The exception to this is as follows:

Note:  In order to facilitate page turns, the accompanist can use photocopied material providing the original score is on the piano. Downloaded material will be accepted along with proof of purchase

6.  If original scores are not available, a letter is required from the publisher giving permission for copying.  If the selection is generally considered to be in the public domain, a letter confirming this FACT is required from the publisher along with permission to copy.

Competitors attempting to use unauthorized copies of copyrighted material WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.

7.  In “Own Selection” for Vocal: the Title, Composer, Grade Level AND Performance Time MUST be specified on the entry form.

PLEASE NOTE:  NO CHANGES WILL BE ALLOWED AFTER THE ENTRY DEADLINE. IF THERE IS NO SELECTION SHOWN ON THE ENTRY FORM, THE ADJUDICATOR WILL APPLY A 5 MARK DEDUCTION ON AJUDICATION.

Competitors MUST bring original scores (NO PHOTOCOPIES) to the session secretary PRIOR to performing AND MUST claim them after the class has been adjudicated.

8.  ENTRY FORMS – All VOCAL entries, Solo and/or Group, MUST be submitted on the Vocal Entry Form.

9.  Time Limits: Maximum time limits are given for some classes. Please note that it is NOT necessary to fill the allotted time limit. Competitors who run overtime WILL be stopped and will only receive an adjudication and will not receive a mark or be placed.

10. Dress Code: Competitors are encouraged to dress appropriately to neither offend nor distract the adjudicator, performers or audience.

11. Marking: See #42 in General Rules & Regulations (page 10).


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