Syllabus

Duets/Trios – Virtual Competition 2021

Open to anyone who resides or studies in the Province of Ontario or the Gatineau, Quebec area and has been recommended by their local festival.
The maximum age is 28 years old as of December 31, 2020 for graded, diploma and open classes.  
Please note that there are separate non-competitive classes for adults 21 and over.

Duets and Trios

Definition:  Duets and Trios are available in the following categories: Brass, Guitar, Harp, Musical Theatre, Piano, Strings and Woodwinds.

For the purpose of this category, competitor ages should be averaged.
Duets will be schedule according to discipline.

Performance:
a) Competitors must perform ONE (1) Selection.  If competitors have two (2) pieces prepared that will also be permitted to satisfy rules that were in place earlier in the year.  The choice has been implemented to compensate for the current lockdown rules across Ontario which, for some competitors, has made it impossible to either rehearse or record a second selection.  
b) The Adjudicator will take choice of repertoire into consideration.
c) Memorization is optional, but strongly encouraged..

Accurate performance times must be included on the entry form
Do not guess timings or simply apply the specified time limit.

There is no minimum performance time. The absolute maximum total performance time is as follows:
Level 1 to Level 7 – Fifteen (15) minutes
Level 8 & Level 9 – Twenty (25) minutes
Level 10 – Thirty-Five (35) minutes

Additional Criteria
a)  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. Accompaniment can be by piano only. Accepted accompaniment can include: Live, pre-recorded, back-tracks, etc. Unless a piece is specifically written to be unaccompanied it must have accompaniment or the submission will be for adjudication only.

b) Competitors may count one or more movements of a multi-movement work as one selection only.

c) All criteria listed in the OMFA General Rules (separate document) must be strictly adhered to.