Syllabus

Percussion – Virtual Competition 2020

Open to anyone who resides or studies in the Province of Ontario or the Gatineau, Quebec area.
The maximum age is 28 years old as of December 31, 2019.

Percussion Age Levels

Definition:
Age-based Level Classes are offered to competitors in each of the following five levels:

  • Beginner Level: Competitors between the ages of 6-8 as of December 31 the year prior to the Provincial Competition.
  • Primary Level: Competitors between the ages of 9-10 as of December 31 the year prior to the Provincial Competition.
  • Elementary Level: Competitors between the ages of 11-12 as of December 31 the year prior to the Provincial Competition.
  • Junior Level: Competitors between the ages of 13-14 as of December 31 the year prior to the Provincial Competition.
  • Intermediate Level: Competitors between the ages of 15-16 as of December 31 the year prior to the Provincial Competition.
  • Senior Level: Competitors between the ages of 17-18 as of December 31 the year prior to the Provincial Competition.
  • Advanced Level: Competitors between the ages of 19-28 as of December 31 prior to the Provincial Competition.

    Performance:
    a) Beginner, Primary and Elementary: Two (2) selections consisting of contrasting styles on any two (2) percussion instruments. Time limit: Twenty (20) minutes
    b) Junior and Intermediate: Two (2) selections consisting of contrasting styles on any two (2) percussion instruments. Time limit: Twenty (20) minutes
    c) Intermediate: Two (2) selections of contrasting styles to include work on any two of mallets, tympani or snare drum.
    – One selection for Keyboard Percussion (e.g. marimba, vibraphone, xylophone)
    – One Selection for Timpani, multi-percussion or Snare Drum.
    d) Senior and Advanced: Three selections consisting of contrasting styles to includes on any two of mallets, tympani or snare drum. Time limit: Forty (40) minutes
    – One (1) selection for Keyboard Percussion (e.g. marimba, vibraphone, xylophone)
    – One (1) Selection for Timpani, multi-percussion or Snare Drum.
    – One (1) own choice selection

    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.

    Additional Criteria:
    a) All criteria listed in the OMFA General Rules (separate document) must be strictly adhered to.