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Lanesborough House Music Competition

It is time for the boys to begin preparing for our annual House Music Competition at Lanesborough. We will again run the preliminary rounds as a series of Competition Concerts. Please also note that the House Shout will take place the day before the last day of term, bringing the competition to an exciting ‘whole-school’ close!

The Competition Concerts are the only entry point to the competition, there will be no provision for late entries. Entries should be made via the electronic reply form contained in entry invitation emails which will be sent to all parents approximately 2 weeks before each concert, the entry deadlines are 6pm one week before the concert being entered for. Competition Concerts will be held in the Loubser Performance Hall on the following dates. Timings to be confirmed according to number of entries:

VOICE and PERCUSSION Competition Concert – Monday 28 January 2019

Years 3 & 4 Junior Competition        

Years 5 & 6 Intermediate Competition                       

Years 7 & 8 Senior Competition
                                    

WIND and BRASS (Including Saxophone) Competition Concert – Friday 1 February 2019

Years 3 & 4 Junior Competition                                    

Years 5 & 6 Intermediate Competition                       

Years 7 & 8 Senior Competition   
                                

STRINGS AND GUITAR Competition Concert – Wednesday 6 February 2019

Years 3 & 4 Junior Competition                                    

Years 5 & 6 Intermediate Competition                       

Years 7 & 8 Senior Competition  
                                  

PIANO Competition Concert – Wednesday 13 February 2019

Years 3 & 4 Junior Competition                                    

Years 5 & 6 Intermediate Competition                       

Years 7 & 8 Senior Competition   
                                 

ENSEMBLES Competition Concert – Monday 18 March 2019

Years 3 & 4 Junior Competition                                    

Years 5 & 6 Intermediate Competition                       

Years 7 & 8 Senior Competition 
                                   

House Music Competition Final – Friday 22 March 2019

Years 3 & 4 Junior Competition                                    

Years 5 & 6 Intermediate Competition                       

Years 7 & 8 Senior Competition                                    

How to enter:

  • All Prep School boys who study an instrument with a professional teacher inside or outside of school are eligible to enter. However, vocal entries may also be submitted from boys who are not formally taking lessons.
  • An email notification inviting you to enter for each instrumental category will be sent out prior to each Competition Concert. As always, please consult the Newsletter for dates and further information as there will be weekly notifications.
  • We ask you to enter your son using the reply form link in the invitation email. We cannot accept any other means of entry.
  • For those studying with teachers in school, please refer to your son’s PRACTICE NOTEBOOK for details of the repertoire recommended from his Visiting Music Teacher.
  • For those studying with external teachers, please ask them to advise you of the most appropriate piece for entry.

Number of entries:

  • Pupils can enter into a maximum of two solo categories, i.e. Piano and Voice or Strings and Wind.
  • In addition, a pupil may enter the Ensemble category as a third entry.

Entry details:

Please enter all the details required on the entry reply form:

  • Full Name, Form and House (Lancaster, Tudor, York or Windsor)
  • Class (Junior Years 3 & 4, Intermediate Years 5 & 6 or Senior Years 7 & 8)
  • Instrument
  • Title of piece and name of the composer
  • Accompaniment required, please state Yes or No

Repertoire and Accompaniments:

  • Maximum length of each entry is 3 minutes. If it is longer this will not be accepted.
  • Please note that, if successful, your son may not change his repertoire for the Final. Please consider this carefully at the point of entry.
  • If your son needs accompanying, please submit a named photocopy of the piano accompaniment as early as possible.
  • Please have the original accompaniment available for the Final as photocopies may not be used.

Results

  • Results will be published in the newsletter.
  • Short comment feedback will also be available by request.


A PDF of this information can be found below.

 

SEF December 2018

 

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