Hamilton Music Festival

Classical Guitar Syllabus

Age Classes - 601

One or two selections. Own choice.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
60101 10 & under Maximum 5 minutes $25.00
60102 11 & 12 Maximum 6 minutes $25.00
60103 13 to 15 Maximum 10 minutes $28.00
60104 16 to 18 Maximum 15 minutes $30.00
60105 19 & over Maximum 15 minutes $34.00

Graded - 602

One selection. Own choice from current RCM or CC syllabus.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
60201 Preliminary to Grade/Level 1 $25.00
60202 Grades/Levels 2 & 3 $25.00
60203 Grades/Levels 4 & 5 $25.00
60204 Grades/Levels 6 & 7 $28.00
60205 Grades/Levels 8 & 9 $28.00
60206 Grade/Level 10 $30.00
60207 Associate/Diploma $34.00
60208 Post-Associate/Open $34.00

Concert Class - 603

Two contrasting pieces at the same grade/level. Own choice.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
60301 Preliminary to Grade/Level 1 $35.00
60302 Grades/Levels 2 & 3 $35.00
60303 Grades/Levels 4 & 5 $35.00
60304 Grades/Levels 6 & 7 $38.00
60305 Grade/Level 8 $38.00
60306 Grade/Level 9 $40.00
60307 Grade/Level 10 $40.00
60308 Associate/Diploma $44.00
60309 Post-Associate/Open $44.00

Associate/Diploma and Post-Associate/Open - 604

One or two selections. Own choice. Total playing time must be within the prescribed time limit. Students may enter any or all of these classes.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
60401 Renaissance Maximum 15 minutes $34.00
60402 Baroque Maximum 15 minutes $34.00
60403 Classical/Romantic Maximum 15 minutes $34.00
60404 Spanish/South American Maximum 15 minutes $34.00
60405 20th/21st Century Maximum 15 minutes $34.00

Canadian Composers - 605

Any piece by a Canadian Composer, in any style, including jazz or pop. Selection need not be from the current RCM or CC syllabus. Selection may be a commissioned piece. Selection should be at an appropriate level.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
60501 Preliminary to Grade/Level 1 $25.00
60502 Grades/Levels 2 & 3 $25.00
60503 Grades/Levels 4 & 5 $25.00
60504 Grades/Levels 6 & 7 $28.00
60505 Grades/Levels 8 & 9 $28.00
60506 Grade/Level 10 $30.00
60507 Associate/Diploma $34.00
60508 Post-Associate/Open $34.00

Concerto - 606

Any ONE movement. Orchestral part to be played (live) on piano.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
60601 Any level $40.00

Suzuki - 607

Any piece from the Suzuki repertoire. Any level.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
60701 Any level $25.00

Adult - 608

One selection. Own choice.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
60801 Any level $34.00

Duets - 609

Two guitars. Please enter at your current grade/level. Own choice. Your selection should be at an appropriate level. Teacher must register the duet. Bernice Bennett Memorial Music Scholarship for Duet: for duet participants, ages 12 to 18, in any discipline. All duet classes will be adjudicated by a panel of adjudicators.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
60901 Preliminary to Grade/Level 1 $30.00
60902 Grades/Levels 2 & 3 $30.00
60903 Grades/Levels 4 & 5 $30.00
60904 Grades/Levels 6 & 7 $34.00
60905 Grades/Levels 8 & 9 $34.00
60906 Grade/Level 10 $36.00
60907 Associate/Post-Associate $40.00