COMPETITION RULES AND REGULATIONS
A. THE PRELIMINARY ROUND
This round will be judged by means of a cassette recording or compact disc. Each candidate must submit a recording of no longer than 30 minutes consisting of:
The repertoire must be on the label of the recording, but not the candidate’s name. Recorded sound quality could be a factor in the evaluation.
B. THE SEMIFINAL ROUND
From the preliminary recordings submitted, a panel of judges will select six candidates to play in the Semifinal Round. The Semifinal Round will be held at Eglise Saint-Francois-d’Assise (corner of Wellington and Fairmont) on Saturday, July 19, beginning at 9:00 a.m . The repertoire will be:
Candidates are free to perform these works in any order they wish. Total playing time must be between 30 and 45 minutes, including the pauses between movements and selections. The order in which the candidates perform will be determined at random prior to the Semifinal and Final Rounds. Depending on the instruments chosen for the two rounds, it is possible that the candidates will be visible to adjudicators and audience.
C. THE FINAL ROUND
From those who play in the Semi-Final Round, the judges will select three candidates to play in the Final Round. The Final Round will be held at Eglise Sainte-Anne (528 0ld St. Patrick St.) on Tuesday, July 22nd, in the afternoon.The repertoire will be:
Candidates are free to perform these works in any order desired. The total playing time will be between 25 and 45 minutes, including the pauses between movements and selections.
An application may be printed, filled out, and mailed by post. The application is available in html or pdf (Adobe) formats.
Contact the National Office for further information, or
Chair of Competitions David Cowan