|Adjudicator:||Keith Allen MMus BA FTCL ARCM PGCE|| Closing date for entries:|
1st December 2020
|Venue:||Crookhorn College, Waterlooville, PO7 5UD||* Please send entries/titles to:|
|Dates:||13th – 14th February 2021||Taffrail, Crede Lane, Bosham, PO18 8NX.|
|* Online entry available here|
Keith Allen was awarded a scholarship to the Royal College of Music, going on to take post-graduate studies at Birmingham, Kingston and Thames Valley Universities. He played clarinet and saxophone with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Royal Shakespeare Company and others. His previous positions include: Saxophone Tutor at Birmingham Conservatoire; Head of Birmingham Music Service; Musical Director: Sutton Coldfield Musical Theatre Company and Consultant Editor, Faber Music.
Present positions include Musical Director, Birmingham Symphonic Winds; Artistic Director, National Concert Band Festival; Conductor, Solihull Youth Wind Orchestra and clarinet tutor of European Youth Summer Music.
He is also an adjudicator for The British and International Federation of Festivals. In 2011, Keith directed University Wind Bands in Minnesota USA.
All performers are encouraged to give a short introduction to their piece(s).
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Own choice of one piece or one movement from a sonata or similar work.
Own choice of one or two movements from a concerto originally intended for your instrument. Performers should introduce the piece they are to play.
Own choice of ONE piece chosen from any current Examining Board syllabus. Please state the exact time on the entry form.
Own choice of one piece or movement from a sonata or similar work.
Own choice of one piece or movement from a sonata or similar work from the “classical” repertoire.
Novices are considered to be players who have not been learning their first woodwind instrument for more than 18 months by 1st January 2021. Own choice of one piece or movement.
Own choice of two or three contrasting pieces/movements. Performers should introduce their programme and will be adjudicated on their programme choice and presentation as well as their performance. They are also encouraged to perform one piece from memory, although this is not compulsory.
Own choice of one piece or one movement from a work originally intended for solo performance.