2018 Competition Entry Form

Could you be the 2018 Rickmansworth Young Musician of the Year?


If you would like to enter Rickmansworth Young Musician of the Year 2018 please read the Competition Rules and then contact Denise Wellham at rymycompetition@btinternet.com  or move to our "Contact RYMY" page. 


You can also download a PDF of the form here


 


Entry Form


Please print clearly in capital letters              Closing Date for entries is 8th April 2018

 

Competitor’s Name: .................................................................................

 

Address: ...................................................................................................

 

......................................................................Post Code............................

 

Telephone No: .......................... E-mail .......................................................

 

Teacher ......................................  Teacher e-mail........................................

 

School: ........................................Music School: ........................................

 

Instrument: ...................................  Date of birth:……………..................………….



Music to be played  in Heats:                         Composer

 

1..............................................................         .........................................

 

2..............................................................         .........................................



Total duration: ........... .Mins.   Not to exceed 5 Minutes

 

Please state whether you require our official accompanist:  Yes / No

 

Photographs of competitors may be used in our publicity material (including social media)

Please state whether or not you agree to this:     Agree / Do not Agree

 

Name of parent or teacher: ......................................................................

 

 

Signature: ............................................................. Date: .......................................

 
Please return the completed form together with your cheque for £20 payable to RYMY competition to:

Denise Wellham  "Wyndways"  54 Beacon Way, Rickmansworth, Herts. WD3 7PE


 

COMPETITION RULES

The competition is open to young people performing classical music who have achieved at least Grade 7 (Associated Board or equivalent) standard. Competitors must be under 19 years old on the 30th April 2018 and finalists will be chosen from across the age range according to overall merit. Past winners of the first prize are not eligible to enter again. 
 
  1. A maximum of two pieces may be played in the preliminary round. They must not exceed a total of 5 minutes.
  2. The piece or pieces played in the final must not exceed 12 minutes. 
  3. Disregard of these rules can lead to disqualification at the discretion of the adjudicators.
  4. Competitors will be expected to play different pieces in the preliminary and the final 
  5. Competitors may either provide their own accompanist or ask for an accompanist to be provided at their own expense. The fee of £50 is payable direct to the accompanist who would require a further fee for performing in the final.
  6. Competitors must provide a copy of their music for the adjudicators 
  7. The entry fee of £20 is payable to Rickmansworth Young Musician of the Year Competition and should be enclosed with your entry form 
  8. Completed entry forms are to be returned by 8th April 2018 to: Denise Wellham, Wyndways, 54 Beacon Way, Rickmansworth, Herts. WD3 7PE
  9. Late entries will not be accepted.

Should you require any further information please contact
 
         either      Denise Wellham          rmymcompetition@btinternet.com    tel:  01923 775794

         or            Andrew McFarlane   andrew@chorleywoodmusic.com   tel: 07876 124204


Candidates are reminded that they must not perform from photocopied music without the written consent of the publisher.  This is strictly prohibited under the Copyright Act 1965.

 
PLEASE RETAIN THIS PART OF THE FORM FOR FUTURE REFERENCE

Rickmansworth Rotary Club in association with Chorleywood Music and Three Rivers Music Society promote an annual competition for students of classical music. Entries are invited from all disciplines: Piano / Harp, Strings (including Guitar), Brass, Woodwind, Percussion and Vocal.









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