Hamilton Music Festival

Classical Voice Syllabus

Solo - 201

One selection. Own choice. Any piece from the current RCM or CC Syllabus.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
20101 Preparatory $25.00

List A - 202

Any List A piece from the current RCM or CC Syllabus.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
20201 Grade/Level 1 $25.00
20202 Grade/Level 2 $25.00
20203 Grade/Level 3 $25.00
20204 Grade/Level 4 $25.00
20205 Grade/Level 5 $28.00
20206 Grade/Level 6 $28.00
20207 Grade/Level 7 $28.00
20208 Grade/Level 8 $28.00
20209 Grade/Level 9 $30.00
20210 Grade/Level 10 $30.00
20211 Associate/Diploma $34.00
20212 Post-Associate/Open $34.00

List B - 203

Any List B piece from the current RCM or CC syllabus

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
20301 Grade/Level 1 $25.00
20302 Grade/Level 2 $25.00
20303 Grade/Level 3 $25.00
20304 Grade/Level 4 $25.00
20305 Grade/Level 5 $28.00
20306 Grade/Level 6 $28.00
20307 Grade/Level 7 $28.00
20308 Grade/Level 8 $28.00
20309 Grade/Level 9 $30.00
20310 Grade/Level 10 $30.00
20311 Associate/Diploma $34.00
20312 Post-Associate/Open $34.00

List C - 204

Any List C piece from the current RCM or CC syllabus.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
20401 Grade/Level 7 $28.00
20402 Grade/Level 8 $28.00
20403 Grade/Level 9 $30.00
20404 Grade/Level 10 $30.00
20405 Associate/Diploma $34.00
20406 Post-Associate/Open $34.00

Canadian Composer - 205

Any original song by a Canadian composer, in any style, including jazz or pop. Selection need not be from the current RCM or CC syllabus. Selection can be a commissioned piece. Selection should be at an appropriate grade/level.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
20501 Beginner Girls (10 & Under) $25.00
20502 Beginner Boys (10 & Under) $25.00
20503 Elementary Girls (11 & 12) $25.00
20504 Elementary Boys (11 & 12) $25.00
20505 Junior Girls (13 & 14) $28.00
20506 Junior Boys (13 & 14) $28.00
20507 Intermediate Girls (15 & 16) $28.00
20508 Intermediate Boys (15 & 16) $28.00
20509 Senior Female (17 & 18) $30.00
20510 Senior Male (17 & 18) $30.00
20511 Advanced Female (19 - 25) $34.00
20512 Advanced Male (19 - 25) $34.00
20513 Mature Singers Female (26 - 44) $34.00
20514 Mature Singers Male (26 - 44) $34.00
20515 Mature Singers (45 & up) Memorization is not required $34.00

Folk Song / Folk Style Song - English - 206

One selection. Own choice. 4 minute time limit. Folk song, arranged or composed. May be accompanied by an instrument other than piano.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
20601 Beginner Girls (10 & Under) $25.00
20602 Beginner Boys (10 & Under) $25.00
20603 Elementary Girls (11 & 12) $25.00
20604 Elementary Boys (11 & 12) $25.00
20605 Junior Girls (13 & 14) $28.00
20606 Junior Boys (13 & 14) $28.00
20607 Intermediate Girls (15 & 16) $28.00
20608 Intermediate Boys (15 & 16) $28.00
20609 Senior Female (17 & 18) $30.00
20610 Senior Male (17 & 18) $30.00
20611 Advanced Female (19 - 25) $34.00
20612 Advanced Male (19 - 25) $34.00
20613 Mature Singers Female (26 - 44) $34.00
20614 Mature Singers Male (26 - 44) $34.00
20615 Mature Singers (45 & up) Memorization is not required $34.00

Folk Song / Folk Style Song - Non-English - 207

One selection. Own choice. 4 minute time limit. Folk song, arranged or composed. May be accompanied by an instrument other than piano.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
20701 Beginner Girls (10 & Under) $25.00
20702 Beginner Boys (10 & Under) $25.00
20703 Elementary Girls (11 & 12) $25.00
20704 Elementary Boys (11 & 12) $25.00
20705 Junior Girls (13 & 14) $28.00
20706 Junior Boys (13 & 14) $28.00
20707 Intermediate Girls (15 & 16) $28.00
20708 Intermediate Boys (15 & 16) $28.00
20709 Senior Female (17 & 18) $30.00
20710 Senior Male (17 & 18) $30.00
20711 Advanced Female (19 - 25) $34.00
20712 Advanced Male (19 - 25) $34.00
20713 Mature Singers Female (26 - 44) $34.00
20714 Mature Singers Male (26 - 44) $34.00
20715 Mature Singers (45 & up) Memorization is not required $34.00

Sacred: Classical Style - 208

One selection. Own choice. No oratorio or cantata arias (see class 212). 4 minute time limit.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
20801 Beginner Girls (10 & Under) $25.00
20802 Beginner Boys (10 & Under) $25.00
20803 Elementary Girls (11 & 12) $25.00
20804 Elementary Boys (11 & 12) $25.00
20805 Junior Girls (13 & 14) $28.00
20806 Junior Boys (13 & 14) $28.00
20807 Intermediate Girls (15 & 16) $28.00
20808 Intermediate Boys (15 & 16) $28.00
20809 Senior Female (17 & 18) $30.00
20810 Senior Male (17 & 18) $30.00
20811 Advanced Female (19 - 25) $34.00
20812 Advanced Male (19 - 25) $34.00
20813 Mature Singers Female (26 - 44) $34.00
20814 Mature Singers Male (26 - 44) $34.00
20815 Mature Singers (45 & up) Memorization is not required $34.00

Sacred: Contemporary - 209

One selection. Own choice of any non-classical or non-classical style sacred work.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
20901 Beginner Girls (10 & Under) $25.00
20902 Beginner Boys (10 & Under) $25.00
20903 Elementary Girls (11 & 12) $25.00
20904 Elementary Boys (11 & 12) $25.00
20905 Junior Girls (13 & 14) $28.00
20906 Junior Boys (13 & 14) $28.00
20907 Intermediate Girls (15 & 16) $28.00
20908 Intermediate Boys (15 & 16) $28.00
20909 Senior Female (17 & 18) $30.00
20910 Senior Male (17 & 18) $30.00
20911 Advanced Female (19 - 25) $34.00
20912 Advanced Male (19 - 25) $34.00
20913 Mature Singers Female (26 - 44) $34.00
20914 Mature Singers Male (26 - 44) $34.00
20915 Mature Singers (45 & up) Memorization is not required $34.00

Operetta or Light Opera - 210

eg. Herbert, Lehar, J. Strauss, Romberg, Friml, Gilbert & Sullivan. One Selection. Own choice.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
21001 Intermediate Girls (15 & 16) $28.00
21002 Intermediate Boys (15 & 16) $28.00
21003 Senior Female (17 & 18) $30.00
21004 Senior Male (17 & 18) $30.00
21005 Advanced Female (19 - 25) $34.00
21006 Advanced Male (19 - 25) $34.00
21007 Mature Singers Female (26 - 44) $34.00
21008 Mature Singers Male (26 - 44) $34.00
21009 Mature Singers (45 & up) Memorization is not required $34.00

Operatic Arias - 211

Own choice. One selection. Include recitative where applicable.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
21101 Intermediate Girls (15 & 16) $28.00
21102 Intermediate Boys (15 & 16) $28.00
21103 Senior Female (17 & 18) $30.00
21104 Senior Male (17 & 18) $30.00
21105 Advanced Female (19 - 25) $34.00
21106 Advanced Male (19 - 25) $34.00
21107 Mature Singers Female (26 - 44) $34.00
21108 Mature Singers Male (26 - 44) $34.00
21109 Mature Singers (45 & up) Memorization is not required $34.00

Oratorio - 212

One Selection. Own choice oratorio or cantata aria. Memorization is not required.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
21201 Intermediate Girls (15 & 16) $28.00
21202 Intermediate Boys (15 & 16) $28.00
21203 Senior Female (17 & 18) $30.00
21204 Senior Male (17 & 18) $30.00
21205 Advanced Female (19 - 25) $34.00
21206 Advanced Male (19 - 25) $34.00
21207 Mature Singers Female (26 - 44) $34.00
21208 Mature Singers Male (26 - 44) $34.00
21209 Mature Singers (45 & up) $34.00

Concert Class - 213

Contrasting selections from the current RCM or CC syllabus. Two songs for grades/levels 1 through 5; three songs for grade/level 6 and up. No selections from the popular music lists. No music theatre or operetta selections. In levels 5 and higher, pieces chosen must be in two different languages. Selections are to be sung in concert style.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
21301 Grade/Level 1 $35.00
21302 Grade/Level 2 $35.00
21303 Grade/Level 3 $35.00
21304 Grade/Level 4 $35.00
21305 Grade/Level 5 $38.00
21306 Grade/Level 6 Maximum 15 Minutes $38.00
21307 Grade/Level 7 Maximum 15 Minutes $38.00
21308 Grade/Level 8 Maximum 25 Minutes $38.00
21309 Grade/Level 9 Maximum 25 Minutes $40.00
21310 Grade/Level 10 Maximum 35 Minutes $40.00
21311 Associate/Diploma Maximum 40 Minutes $44.00
21312 Post-Associate/Open Maximum 40 Minutes $44.00

English Art Song - 214

One selection sung in English, including traditional (arranged folk song), American composers or English art songs. (English as the original language.)

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
21401 Beginner Girls (10 & Under) $25.00
21402 Beginner Boys (10 & Under) $25.00
21403 Elementary Girls (11 & 12) $25.00
21404 Elementary Boys (11 & 12) $25.00
21405 Junior Girls (13 & 14) $28.00
21406 Junior Boys (13 & 14) $28.00
21407 Intermediate Girls (15 & 16) $28.00
21408 Intermediate Boys (15 & 16) $28.00
21409 Senior Female (17 & 18) $30.00
21410 Senior Male (17 & 18) $30.00
21411 Advanced Female (19 - 25) $34.00
21412 Advanced Male (19 - 25) $34.00
21413 Mature Singers Female (26 - 44) $34.00
21414 Mature Singers Male (26 - 44) $34.00
21415 Mature Singers (45 & up) Memorization is not required $34.00

Foreign Language Art Song - 215

One selection, own choice of French melodie, German Lied, Italian art song or Spanish repertoire, in original language.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
21501 Beginner Girls (10 & Under) $25.00
21502 Beginner Boys (10 & Under) $25.00
21503 Elementary Girls (11 & 12) $25.00
21504 Elementary Boys (11 & 12) $25.00
21505 Junior Girls (13 & 14) $28.00
21506 Junior Boys (13 & 14) $28.00
21507 Intermediate Girls (15 & 16) $28.00
21508 Intermediate Boys (15 & 16) $28.00
21509 Senior Female (17 & 18) $30.00
21510 Senior Male (17 & 18) $30.00
21511 Advanced Female (19 - 25) $34.00
21512 Advanced Male (19 - 25) $34.00
21513 Mature Singers Female (26 - 44) $34.00
21514 Mature Singers Male (26 - 44) $34.00
21515 Mature Singers (45 & up) Memorization is not required $34.00

Duets - Classical Style - 216

One selection. Duet may be any combination of male and/or female voices. Teacher must register the duet. Memorization is not required. Bernice Bennett Memorial Music Scholarship for Duet: for duet participants, ages 12 - 18, in any discipline. All duet classes will be adjudicated by a panel of adjudicators.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
21601 13 & Under $30.00
21602 15 & Under $34.00
21603 17 & Under $36.00
21604 19 & Under $40.00
21605 21 & Under $40.00
21606 Mature Singers (44 & under) $40.00
21607 Mature Singers (45 & up) $40.00

Trios - Classical Style - 217

One selection. Trio may be any combination of male and/or female voices. Only one trio member must register and submit the class fee. List partners on registration form. Memorization is not required.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
21701 13 & Under $33.00
21702 15 & Under $36.00
21703 17 & Under $39.00
21704 19 & Under $42.00
21705 21 & Under $42.00
21706 Mature Singers (44 & under) $42.00
21707 Mature Singers (45 & up) $42.00