Registration

Registration for the 2021 virtual Provincial festival will be open soon!

To start, simply select your class from one of the categories below. Fill in the required details on the class form and then you can proceed to checkout. There, you’ll be asked to complete the registration and enter your payment details.

IMPORTANT: Do not start the registration process until you have completed your recording and have the YouTube link needed to show your performance. The YouTube link can be either public or unlisted. Private YouTube links will not be accepted. We strongly suggest that you make sure the comments are turned off on your YouTube page.

REMINDERS: Please combine all performances into ONE video for uploading. However, if you are entering multiple categories (i.e. Musical Theatre and Voice), there should be one YouTube channel for each category. The competitor is required to introduce themselves and their selections in the video, either verbally or with a title card before each piece and must be limited to the following:

Your Name (at the beginning only)

The Grade/Level you have entered (at the beginning only)

The Composer and Complete Title of your selection (prior to each piece)

When registering, please note that accurate times are required.

Please check with your local recommending festival as to your specific entry deadline./p>

 

Adult

  • All entries into the Adult Classes section are non-competitive
  • These classes are open for the following disciplines: brass, guitar, harp, strings, musical theatre, speech arts, voice and woodwinds.
  • For all disciplines (excluding classical voice) two pieces must be performed.
  • For classical voice, three pieces must be performed.
  • Memorization is optional, but strongly encouraged.
  • For the purposes of this competition, Adults are defined as individuals who are over the age of 28.
  • If a competitor enters the Adult Classes they may not enter the regular competitive classes as well.
  • Fees and Levels of Competition:
    • Adults – 5 years of training or less: $75.00
    • Adults – 6 to 9 years of training: $75.00
    • Adults – 10 years of training or more: $100.00
NamePriceDetails
Adults - 5 Years of Training or Less$75.00More Information
Adults - 6 to 9 Years of Training$75.00More Information
Adults - 10 years of training or more$100.00More Information

Brass

  • Two pieces must be performed at the Provincial Level:
      Both pieces must be at the same grade level Please make sure to read the specific rules and regulations for Brass classes in the Syllabus.
  • Competitors must refer carefully to either the RCM or CC syllabus to determine how many and which movements of a selection are required (i.e. one movement, two movements, or complete)
  • Memorization is optional, but strongly encouraged
  • It is the competitor’s responsibility to abide by any and all government guidelines regarding physical distancing as of the date you submit your video. Accepted accompaniment can include: Live, pre-recorded, back-tracks, etc. Accompaniment can be by piano only. The accompanists listed on our website have confirmed that they are willing to record accompaniments for you to use for your performance. It is up to the competitor, however, to contact them directly and pay for this arrangement.
  • Fees: Levels 1-5 – $50; Levels 6-9 – $75; Level 10, Diploma & Open – $100
NamePriceDetails
Brass Grade 1$50.00More Information
Brass Grade 2$50.00More Information
Brass Grade 3$50.00More Information
Brass Grade 4$50.00More Information
Brass Grade 5$50.00More Information
Brass Grade 6$75.00More Information
Brass Grade 7$75.00More Information
Brass Grade 8$75.00More Information
Brass Grade 9$75.00More Information
Brass Grade 10$100.00More Information
Brass Diploma$100.00More Information
Brass Open$100.00More Information

Guitar

  • Two pieces must be performed at the Provincial Level:
      Both pieces must be at the same grade level Please make sure to read the specific rules and regulations for Guitar classes in the Syllabus.
  • Competitors must refer carefully to either the RCM or CC syllabus to determine how many and which movements of a selection are required (i.e. one mvt., two mvts., or complete)
  • For Grades/Levels 1 to 10, studies or etudes as listed in the Conservatory Canada or RCM syllabi are not permitted.
  • Performance must be from memory
  • Repeats are optional but not required.
  • It is the competitor’s responsibility to abide by any and all government guidelines regarding physical distancing as of the date you submit your video. Accepted accompaniment can include: Live, pre-recorded, back-tracks, etc. Accompaniment can be by piano only. The accompanists listed on our website have confirmed that they are willing to record accompaniments for you to use for your performance. It is up to the competitor, however, to contact them directly and pay for this arrangement.
  • Fees: Levels 1-5 – $50; Levels 6-9 – $75; Level 10, Diploma & Open – $100
NamePriceDetails
Guitar - Grade 1$50.00More Information
Guitar - Grade 2$50.00More Information
Guitar - Grade 3$50.00More Information
Guitar - Grade 4$50.00More Information
Guitar - Grade 5$50.00More Information
Guitar - Grade 6$75.00More Information
Guitar - Grade 7$75.00More Information
Guitar - Grade 8$75.00More Information
Guitar - Grade 9$75.00More Information
Guitar - Grade 10$100.00More Information
Guitar - Diploma$100.00More Information
Guitar - Open$100.00More Information

Harp

  • Two pieces must be performed at the Provincial Level:
      Both pieces must be at the same grade level Please make sure to read the specific rules and regulations for Harp classes in the Syllabus.
  • Competitors must refer carefully to either the RCM or CC syllabus to determine how many and which movements of a selection are required (i.e. one mvt., two mvts., or complete)
  • For Grades/Levels 1 to 10, studies or etudes as listed in the Conservatory Canada or RCM syllabi are not permitted.
  • Performance must be from memory
  • Repeats are optional but not required.
  • It is the competitor’s responsibility to abide by any and all government guidelines regarding physical distancing as of the date you submit your video. Accepted accompaniment can include: Live, pre-recorded, back-tracks, etc. Accompaniment can be by piano only. The accompanists listed on our website have confirmed that they are willing to record accompaniments for you to use for your performance. It is up to the competitor, however, to contact them directly and pay for this arrangement.
  • Fees: Levels 1-5 – $50; Levels 6-9 – $75; Level 10, Diploma & Open – $100
NamePriceDetails
Harp Grade 1$50.00More Information
Harp Grade 2$50.00More Information
Harp Grade 3$50.00More Information
Harp Grade 4$50.00More Information
Harp Grade 5$50.00More Information
Harp Grade 6$75.00More Information
Harp Grade 7$75.00More Information
Harp Grade 8$75.00More Information
Harp Grade 9$75.00More Information
Harp Grade 10$100.00More Information
Harp Diploma$100.00More Information
Harp Open$100.00More Information

Lower Strings

  • Two pieces must be performed at the Provincial Level:
      Both pieces must be at the same grade level Please make sure to read the specific rules and regulations for Lower String classes in the Syllabus.
  • Competitors must refer carefully to either the RCM or CC syllabus to determine how many and which movements of a selection are required (i.e. one mvt., two mvts., or complete)
  • For Grades/Levels 1 to 10, studies or etudes as listed in the Conservatory Canada or RCM syllabi are not permitted.
  • Except for Sonatas, performances must be from memory
  • Repeats are optional but not required.
  • It is the competitor’s responsibility to abide by any and all government guidelines regarding physical distancing as of the date you submit your video. Accepted accompaniment can include: Live, pre-recorded, back-tracks, etc. Accompaniment can be by piano only. The accompanists listed on our website have confirmed that they are willing to record accompaniments for you to use for your performance. It is up to the competitor, however, to contact them directly and pay for this arrangement.
  • Fees: Levels 1-5 – $50; Levels 6-9 – $75; Level 10, Diploma & Open – $100
NamePriceDetails
Lower Strings - Grade 1$50.00More Information
Lower Strings - Grade 2$50.00More Information
Lower Strings - Grade 3$50.00More Information
Lower Strings - Grade 4$50.00More Information
Lower Strings - Grade 5$50.00More Information
Lower Strings - Grade 6$75.00More Information
Lower Strings - Grade 7$75.00More Information
Lower Strings - Grade 8$75.00More Information
Lower Strings - Grade 9$75.00More Information
Lower Strings - Grade 10$100.00More Information
Lower Strings - Diploma$100.00More Information
Lower Strings - Open$100.00More Information

Musical Theatre

  • Two songs must be presented.
  • Please make sure to read the specific rules and regulations for Musical Theatre classes in the Syllabus.
  • It is strongly recommended that one selection be a ballad and one selection be up-tempo. As well, the songs should be from different musicals representing different eras.
  • Selections must be from professionally staged musical theatre productions.  Musicals that have only been work-shopped are NOT permitted.
  • All songs must be performed from memory.
  • Costumes are permitted, but will not be judged.
  • If physical distancing is still mandatory as of the date you submit your video, then live accompaniment can only be with a family member or someone who lives in your residence. The accompanists listed on our website have confirmed that they are willing to record accompaniments for you to use for your performance. It is up to the competitor, however, to contact them directly and pay for this arrangement.
  • Fees: Beginner & Primary – $50; Elementary, Junior and Intermediate- $75; Senior & Advanced – $100
NamePriceDetails
Musical Theatre - Beginner$50.00More Information
Musical Theatre - Primary$50.00More Information
Musical Theatre - Elementary$75.00More Information
Musical Theatre - Junior$75.00More Information
Musical Theatre - Intermediate$75.00More Information
Musical Theatre - Senior$100.00More Information
Musical Theatre - Advanced$100.00More Information

Percussion

  • Please make sure to read the specific rules and regulations for Percussion classes in the Syllabus.
  • Beginner, Primary and Elementary: Two (2) selections consisting of contrasting styles on any two (2) percussion instruments.
  • Junior: Two (2) selections consisting of contrasting styles on any two (2) percussion instruments.
  • Intermediate: Two (2) selections of contrasting styles to include work on any two of mallets, tympani or snare drum.
  • Senior and Advanced: Three selections consisting of contrasting styles to includes on any two of mallets, tympani or snare drum.
  • Memorization is optional, but strongly encouraged.
  • Fees: Beginner & Primary – $50; Elementary, Junior and Intermediate- $75; Senior & Advanced – $100
NamePriceDetails
Percussion - Beginner$50.00More Information
Percussion - Primary$50.00More Information
Percussion - Elementary$75.00More Information
Percussion - Junior Level$75.00More Information
Percussion - Intermediate Level$75.00More Information
Percussion - Senior Level$100.00More Information
Percussion - Advanced Level$100.00More Information

Piano

For all Graded Sections in Piano – Grade/Level 1 to Diploma
  • Two pieces must be performed at the Provincial Level:
      Both pieces must be at the same grade level Please make sure to read the specific rules and regulations for Piano classes in the Syllabus.
  • Competitors must also refer carefully to either the RCM or CC syllabus to determine how many and which movements of a selection are required (i.e. one mvt., two mvts., or complete)
  • For Grades/Levels 1 to 10, studies or etudes as listed in the Conservatory Canada or RCM syllabi are not permitted.
  • Selections from the RCM Popular Selection List and the CC Idioms lists are not permitted
  • Repeats are optional but not required.
  • Performances must be from memory
  • Fees: Levels 1-5 – $50; Levels 6-9 – $75; Level 10, Diploma & Open – $100
For Open Piano
  • Two pieces must be performed at the Provincial Level:
      Both pieces must be at the ARCT level or above. Please make sure to read the specific rules and regulations for Piano classes in the Syllabus.
  • Competitors must refer carefully to either the RCM or CC syllabus to determine how many and which movements of a selection are required (i.e. one mvt., two mvts., or complete)
  • Piano Concerti must enter in the Piano Concerto section.
  • Concert Etudes are permitted at this level
  • Performances must be from memory
NamePriceDetails
Piano - Grade 1$50.00More Information
Piano - Grade 2$50.00More Information
Piano - Grade 3$50.00More Information
Piano - Grade 4$50.00More Information
Piano - Grade 5$50.00More Information
Piano - Grade 6$75.00More Information
Piano - Grade 7$75.00More Information
Piano - Grade 8$75.00More Information
Piano - Grade 9$75.00More Information
Piano - Grade 10$100.00More Information
Piano - Diploma$100.00More Information
Piano - Open$100.00More Information

Piano Concerto

  • Please make sure to read the specific rules and regulations for Piano Concerto classes in the Syllabus.
  • Performance must be from memory
  • It is the competitor’s responsibility to abide by any and all government guidelines regarding physical distancing as of the date you submit your video. Accepted accompaniment can include: Live, pre-recorded, back-tracks, etc. Accompaniment can be by piano only. The accompanists listed on our website have confirmed that they are willing to record accompaniments for you to use for your performance. It is up to the competitor, however, to contact them directly and pay for this arrangement.
  • Fees: Grade 8 & Below – $50; Grade 9 & Above – $75; Senior & Advanced – $100
  • NamePriceDetails
    Elementary Piano Concerto - Level 9 & Above$75.00More Information
    Elementary Piano Concerto - Level 8 & Below$60.00More Information
    Junior Piano Concerto - Level 9 & Above$75.00More Information
    Junior Piano Concerto - Level 8 & Below$60.00More Information
    Intermediate Piano Concerto - Level 9 & Above$75.00More Information
    Intermediate Piano Concerto - Level 8 & Below$60.00More Information
    Senior Piano Concerto$60.00More Information
    Advanced Piano Concerto$100.00More Information
    Open Piano Concerto$100.00More Information

    Speech Arts

  • Please make sure to read the specific rules and regulations for Speech Arts classes in the Syllabus.
  • The competitor may choose to present three (3) or four (4) recitations.
  • Performances must be from memory.
  • Fees: Beginner & Primary – $50; Elementary, Junior and Intermediate- $75; Senior & Advanced – $100
  • NamePriceDetails
    Speech Arts - Beginner$50.00More Information
    Speech Arts - Primary$50.00More Information
    Speech Arts - Elementary$75.00More Information
    Speech Arts - Junior$75.00More Information
    Speech Arts - Intermediate$75.00More Information
    Speech Arts - Senior$100.00More Information
    Speech Arts - Advanced$100.00More Information

    Upper Strings

    • Two pieces must be performed at the Provincial Level:
        Both pieces must be at the same grade level Please make sure to read the specific rules and regulations for Upper String classes in the Syllabus.
    • Competitors must refer carefully to either the RCM or CC syllabus to determine how many and which movements of a selection are required (i.e. one mvt., two mvts., or complete)
    • For Grades/Levels 1 to 10, studies or etudes as listed in the Conservatory Canada or RCM syllabi are not permitted.
    • Except for Sonatas, performances must be from memory
    • Repeats are optional but not required.
    • It is the competitor’s responsibility to abide by any and all government guidelines regarding physical distancing as of the date you submit your video. Accepted accompaniment can include: Live, pre-recorded, back-tracks, etc. Accompaniment can be by piano only. The accompanists listed on our website have confirmed that they are willing to record accompaniments for you to use for your performance. It is up to the competitor, however, to contact them directly and pay for this arrangement.
    • Fees: Levels 1-5 – $50; Levels 6-9 – $75; Level 10, Diploma & Open – $100
    NamePriceDetails
    Upper Strings - Grade 1$50.00More Information
    Upper Strings - Grade 2$50.00More Information
    Upper Strings - Grade 3$50.00More Information
    Upper Strings - Grade 4$50.00More Information
    Upper Strings - Grade 5$50.00More Information
    Upper Strings - Grade 6$75.00More Information
    Upper Strings - Grade 7$75.00More Information
    Upper Strings - Grade 8$75.00More Information
    Upper Strings - Grade 9$75.00More Information
    Upper Strings - Grade 10$100.00More Information
    Upper Strings - Diploma$100.00More Information
    Upper Strings - Open$100.00More Information

    Voice

    Please make sure to read the specific rules and regulations for Voice classes in the Syllabus.

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    Levels/Grades 1 to Levels/Grades 5

    • Two Songs must be performed.
    • Both pieces must be at the same grade level.
    • Vocalise and stand-alone recitatives are not permitted.
    • Selections from the RCM Popular Selection List and the CC Idioms List, including musical theatre, popular (contemporary) and operatta pieces. are not permitted.
    • All pieces must be performed from memory.
    • It is the competitor’s responsibility to abide by any and all government guidelines regarding physical distancing as of the date you submit your video. Accepted accompaniment can include: Live, pre-recorded, back-tracks, etc. Accompaniment can be by piano only. The accompanists listed on our website have confirmed that they are willing to record accompaniments for you to use for your performance. It is up to the competitor, however, to contact them directly and pay for this arrangement.
    • Fees: Levels 1-5 – $50; Levels 6-9 – $75; Level 10, Diploma & Open – $100
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    Levels/Grades 6 to 10, Diploma and Open

    • Three Songs must be performed in two or more languages..

    All three pieces must be at the same grade level.

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    • Vocalise and stand-alone recitatives are not permitted.
    • Selections from the RCM Popular Selection List and the CC Idioms List, including musical theatre, popular (contemporary) and operatta pieces. are not permitted.
    • All pieces must be performed from memory.
    • At the Diploma and Open level it is strongly recommended that selections include an operatic aria and/or a sacred aria.
    • If physical distancing is still mandatory as of the date you submit your video, then live accompaniment can only be with a family member or someone who lives in your residence. The accompanists listed on our website have confirmed that they are willing to record accompaniments for you to use for your performance. It is up to the competitor, however, to contact them directly and pay for this arrangement.
    • Fees: Levels 1-5 – $50; Levels 6-9 – $75; Level 10, Diploma & Open – $100
    NamePriceDetails
    Voice - Grade 1$50.00More Information
    Voice - Grade 2$50.00More Information
    Voice - Grade 3$50.00More Information
    Voice - Grade 4$50.00More Information
    Voice - Grade 5$50.00More Information
    Voice - Grade 6$75.00More Information
    Voice - Grade 7$75.00More Information
    Voice - Grade 8$75.00More Information
    Voice - Grade 9$75.00More Information
    Voice - Grade 10$100.00More Information
    Voice - Diploma$100.00More Information
    Voice - Open$100.00More Information

    Woodwinds

      • Two pieces must be performed at the Provincial Level:
          • Both pieces must be at the same grade level

          • Please make sure to read the specific rules and regulations for Woodwinds classes in the

        Syllabus

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      • Competitors must refer carefully to either the RCM or CC syllabus to determine how many and which movements of a selection are required (i.e. one movement, two movements, or complete)
      • Memorization is optional, but strongly encouraged
      • It is the competitor’s responsibility to abide by any and all government guidelines regarding physical distancing as of the date you submit your video. Accepted accompaniment can include: Live, pre-recorded, back-tracks, etc. Accompaniment can be by piano only. The accompanists listed on our website have confirmed that they are willing to record accompaniments for you to use for your performance. It is up to the competitor, however, to contact them directly and pay for this arrangement.
      • Fees: Levels 1-5 – $50; Levels 6-9 – $75; Level 10, Diploma & Open – $100
    NamePriceDetails
    Woodwinds - Grade 1$50.00More Information
    Woodwinds - Grade 2$50.00More Information
    Woodwinds - Grade 3$50.00More Information
    Woodwinds - Grade 4$50.00More Information
    Woodwinds - Grade 5$50.00More Information
    Woodwinds - Grade 6$75.00More Information
    Woodwinds - Grade 7$75.00More Information
    Woodwinds - Grade 8$75.00More Information
    Woodwinds - Grade 9$75.00More Information
    Woodwinds - Grade 10$100.00More Information
    Woodwinds - Diploma$100.00More Information
    Woodwinds - Open$100.00More Information