Stage 1 Venue
TBC, Thursday 8 April 2010 from 10.00am - 5.00pm
Free choice programme no longer than 15 minutes duration.
Stage 2 (Final) St.
Mary's Church, Friday 9 April 2010 from 2.00pm - 4.30pm
A 20 minute performance of a varied programme. At least one piece must be from a stylistic tradition other than the competitor's own.
Entry form Click here to open/download PDF file
1st — Choice of Celtic harp in Camac range
2nd — £600
3rd — £300 ( £150 Lady Llanover Society, £150 Adlais Music Publishers)
The First Prize winner of the Triple & Other Non-Pedal harp competition of the Wales International Harp Festival 2010, has been invited to give a concert during the Second Szeged Harp Competition, Hungary, in November 2010. www.harpcompetition.eu
Any make / model of triple and other non-pedal harp can be used for the Triple and Other Non-Pedal Harps Competition and the organisers will make every reasonable effort to make available whatever harp has been requested on the entry form. Camac will supply many harps which will be available for practice from Saturday 3 April 2010.
There are 7 rooms available in Galeri. Every competitor will be allocated practice and pre-event warm up time. A timetable will be available before the Festival.
- Wyn Thomas
- Ann Jones
- Helen Davies Mikkelborg
- Andrea Vigh
A list will be posted here at end of January 2010
RULES OF COMPETITIONS
(a) All competitions are open to harpists of any nationality.
(b) There is no minimum “cut off” age for any of the competitions i.e. a competitor is free to enter any class provided he / she is under the required age as stated in this syllabus.
(c) Harpists may compete in more than one category, but must pay £30 entry fee for any further competition(s).
(d) The decisions of the jury are final and binding, and cannot be challenged. The competition organisers reserve the right not to award prizes if the standard is not sufficiently high in the opinion of a majority of the members of the jury.
(e) Before the Festival commences, competitors’ names will be drawn by an independent panel to decide on the order of performance. This order will then be followed at every stage.
(f) Competitors may bring their own harps, or apply for the loan of an instrument. The organisers cannot guarantee to find the exact style and make of the harp requested, but every attempt will be made to satisfy the request, which must be specified on the application form.
(g) The deadline for receiving entries is January 20th 2010.
(h) CD, MP3, or cassette (for competitions 1 and 5) : a recent recording 5 – 10 minutes duration of the competitior’s own choice. Note for Competition 1 There is no fixed number of first round places and the organisers will make time for all deserving candidates. The requested recording is not a form of pre-selection, but is part of a detailed application that is accepted as normal for competitions of this level.
(i) Competitions 1 and 2 : Sonata No. 3/4 by John Parry : Repeats optional.