Hamilton Music Festival

Strings Syllabus

Own Choice - Any Repertoire - 401

One selection. Repertoire need not be out of the RCM or CC syllabus. Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
40101 Less than 1 year of study $25.00
40102 1 to 2 years of study $25.00
40103 2 to 3 years of study $28.00
40104 Over 3 years of study $30.00

Double Bass - 402

One selection from the RCM Syllabus.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
40201 Introductory $25.00
40202 Grades 1 & 2 $25.00
40203 Grades 3 & 4 $25.00
40204 Grade 5 $28.00

List A - 403

One selection from the current RCM or CC Syllabus, List A.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
40301 Preparatory Level Violin, Viola or Cello $25.00
40302 Grades 1 & 2 Violin, Viola or Cello $25.00
40303 Grade 3 Violin, Viola or Cello $25.00
40304 Grade 4 Violin, Viola or Cello $25.00
40305 Grade 5 Violin, Viola or Cello $28.00
40306 Grade 6 Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $28.00
40307 Grade 7 Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $28.00
40308 Grade 8 Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $28.00
40309 Grade 9 Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $30.00
40310 Grade 10 Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $30.00
40311 Associate/Diploma Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $34.00
40312 Post-Associate/Open Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $34.00

List B - 404

One selection from the current RCM or CC Syllabus, List B. Sonatas and Sonatinas do not have to be memorized. Selections are to be performed as outlined in the RCM or CC syllabus.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
40401 Preparatory Level Violin, Viola or Cello $25.00
40402 Grades 1 & 2 Violin, Viola or Cello $25.00
40403 Grade 3 Violin, Viola or Cello $25.00
40404 Grade 4 Violin, Viola or Cello $25.00
40405 Grade 5 Violin, Viola or Cello $28.00
40406 Grade 6 Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $28.00
40407 Grade 7 Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $28.00
40408 Grade 8 Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $28.00
40409 Grade 9 Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $30.00
40410 Grade 10 Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $30.00
40411 Associate/Diploma Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $34.00
40412 Post-Associate/Open Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $34.00

List C - 405

One selection from the current RCM or CC syllabus, List C.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
40501 Preparatory Level Violin, Viola or Cello $25.00
40502 Grades 1 & 2 Violin, Viola or Cello $25.00
40503 Grade 3 Violin, Viola or Cello $25.00
40504 Grade 4 Violin, Viola or Cello $25.00
40505 Grade 5 Violin, Viola or Cello $28.00
40506 Grade 6 Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $28.00
40507 Grade 7 Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $28.00
40508 Grade 8 Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $28.00
40509 Grade 9 Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $30.00
40510 Grade 10 Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $30.00
40511 Associate/Diploma Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $34.00
40512 Post-Associate/Open Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $34.00

List D - 406

One selection from the current RCM or CC syllabus, List D.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
40601 Grade 8 Violin, Viola or Cello $28.00
40602 Grade 8 Double Bass $28.00
40603 Grade 9 Violin, Viola or Cello $30.00
40604 Grade 9 Double Bass $30.00
40605 Grade 10 Violin, Viola or Cello $30.00
40606 Grade 10 Double Bass $30.00
40607 Associate/Diploma Violin, Viola or Cello $34.00
40608 Associate/Diploma Double Bass $34.00
40609 Post-Associate/Open Violin, Viola or Cello $34.00
40610 Post-Associate/Open Double Bass $34.00

Studies/Etudes - 407

One selection from current RCM or CC Syllabus.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
40701 Preparatory Level Violin, Viola or Cello $25.00
40702 Grades 1 & 2 Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $25.00
40703 Grade 3 Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $25.00
40704 Grade 4 Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $25.00
40705 Grade 5 Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $28.00
40706 Grade 6 Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $28.00
40707 Grade 7 Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $28.00
40708 Grade 8 Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $28.00
40709 Grade 9 Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $30.00
40710 Grade 10 Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $30.00
40711 Associate/Diploma Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $34.00
40712 Post-Associate/Open Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass $34.00

Concert Class: Any Repertoire - 408

Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass. Two solo works of equal difficulty showing stylistic balance. No pop, concertos or sonatas. Selections can be, but don't have to be from the RCM or CC Syllabus. Appropriateness of selections will be considered in the marks.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
40801 Preparatory Level Maximum 6 Minutes $35.00
40802 Grades 1 & 2 Maximum 6 Minutes $35.00
40803 Grade 3 Maximum 6 Minutes $35.00
40804 Grade 4 Maximum 6 Minutes $35.00
40805 Grade 5 Maximum 8 Minutes $38.00
40806 Grade 6 Maximum 15 Minutes $38.00
40807 Grade 7 Maximum 15 Minutes $38.00
40808 Grade 8 Maximum 25 Minutes $38.00
40809 Grade 9 Maximum 25 Minutes $40.00
40810 Grade 10 Maximum 35 Minutes $40.00
40811 Associate/Diploma Maximum 40 Minutes $44.00
40812 Post-Associate/Open Maximum 40 Minutes $44.00

Duets - 409

Two of the same instrument. Please enter at your current grade/level. Own choice. Your selection should be at an appropriate level. Only one duet partner must register and submit the class fee. List partner on registration form. Memory 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
40901 Beginner: Pre-Grade/Level 1 $30.00
40902 Grades/Levels 1 to 3 $30.00
40903 Grades/Levels 4 to 6 $34.00
40904 Grades/Levels 7 & 8 $34.00
40905 Grades/Levels 9 & 10 $36.00
40906 Associate & Post-Associate $40.00

String Quartets - 410

Two violins, one viola and one cello. Own choice. No pop. All members of the quartet must be playing at a level within the specified range. Only one member must register and submit the class fee. Please register with a group name. List all participants.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
41001 Up to grade 4 Maximum 3 Minutes $36.00
41002 Up to grade 7 Maximum 5 Minutes $36.00
41003 Up to grade 10 Maximum 9 Minutes $36.00
41004 Open Maximum 10 Minutes $40.00

Small Ensembles (up to six performers) - 411

Any combination of stringed instruments with 2 to 6 players, excluding quartets as defined above. Own choice. No pop. Members should be within the grade range specified for each class. Only one ensemble member must register and submit the class fee. List all participants Please register ensemble with a group name.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
41101 Up to grade 4 Maximum 5 Minutes $38.00
41102 Up to grade 7 Maximum 5 Minutes $38.00
41103 Up to grade 10 Maximum 10 Minutes $38.00
41104 Open Maximum 10 Minutes $42.00

Small Ensembles (7 to 14 performers) - 412

Any combination of stringed instruments with 7 to 14 players. Own choice. No pop. Members should be within the grade range specified for each class. Only one ensemble member must register and submit the class fee. Please register the ensemble with a group name.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
41201 Up to grade 4 Maximum 5 Minutes $40.00
41202 Up to grade 7 Maximum 5 Minutes $40.00
41203 Up to grade 10 Maximum 10 Minutes $40.00
41204 Open Maximum 10 Minutes $44.00

10 to 30 Piece String Orchestra - 413

Any combination of stringed instruments. Own choice of 2 contrasting pieces. Only one orchestra member must register and submit the class fee. Please register the orchestra with a group name.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
41301 1 to 3 years experience Maximum 8 Minutes $45.00
41302 3 to 5 years experience Maximum 10 Minutes $45.00
41303 Open Maximum 12 Minutes $45.00

30 to 50 Piece String Orchestra - 414

Any combination of stringed instruments. Own choice of 2 contrasting pieces. Only one orchestra member must register and submit the class fee. Please register the orchestra with a group name.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
41401 1 to 3 years experience Maximum 8 Minutes $45.00
41402 3 to 5 years experience Maximum 10 Minutes $45.00
41403 Open Maximum 12 Minutes $45.00