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. Only one duet partner must register and submit the class fee. List partner on registration form. 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