IMPORTANT - Please note:

1. Application forms are to be downloaded by clicking on the icon to the right of each category title. They must then be printed out, filled in by hand and sent by post to the relevant address (you'll find the addresses detailed on each form). Please send completed Entry Forms for SPEECH to: Mrs J. Woods, 89 Anderton Park Road, Moseley, Birmingham, B13 9DS. Please send completed Entry Forms for MUSIC to: Mrs P Finney, 15 Meadow Brook Road, Northfield, Birmingham, B31 1NE.

2. Applications MUST be separated according to category - i.e. if you would like to apply to compete in classes in both Piano and Violin categories, you MUST download, print out and send in TWO forms (one for Piano and one for Violin). This rule applies to ALL categories.

3. Applications for classes held on Friday 10th May (classes highlighted in light green below) must be made on the correct form. These forms can be found at the top right of each light green section.

4. If you are viewing this site on a mobile device, please note: application forms are only available for download when browsing our site using a tablet, desktop, or laptop computer.

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CLASS NUMBER CATEGORY TEST PIECE COMPOSER TIME LIMIT FEE APPLICATION FORMS
 

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  VIOLIN, VIOLA, CELLO or DOUBLE BASS

All music must be from the current Associated Board syllabus. Competitors may only enter one class in the grade category. This is expected to be the grade which they are studying.    
  GRADE CLASSES (Refer to Rule 4)          
31 Grade 1       £5.00  
32 Grade 2       £5.00  
33 Grade 3       £6.00  
34 Grade 4       £6.00  
35 Grade 5       £8.00  
36 Grade 6       £8.00  
37 Grade 7       £8.00  
38 Grade 8       £8.00  
  OWN CHOICE CLASSES
(Refer to Rules 4 & 6)
         
39 6 YEARS & UNDER     Two Minutes £5.00  
40 7 YEARS ONLY     Two Minutes £5.00  
41 8 YEARS ONLY     Three Minutes £5.00  
42 9 YEARS ONLY     Three Minutes £5.00  
43 10 YEARS ONLY     Three Minutes £5.00  
44 11 YEARS ONLY     Four Minutes £6.00  
45 12 & 13 YEARS ONLY     Four Minutes £6.00  
46 14 & 15 YEARS ONLY     Six Minutes £8.00  
47 16 & 17 YEARS ONLY     Six Minutes £8.00  

48

13 - 17 YEARS ONLY Recital Class - Two Contrasting Pieces

    Ten Minutes £10.00  
49 OPEN     Six Minutes £8.00  
50 UNACCOMPANIED BACH - OPEN     Six Minutes £8.00  
  THE WINNERS OF CLASSES 47 - 50 WILL BE INVITED TO REPEAT THEIR PERFORMANCES AT THE END OF THE SESSION TO DECIDE WHO WILL RECEIVE THE NORTHFIELD FESTIVAL 70TH ANNIVERSARY STRING PRIZE OF £70        
51 BOWED STRING INSTRUMENT & PIANO - 11 YEARS & UNDER BOTH PERFORMERS TO BE JUDGED Based on age of older performer   Four Minutes £8.00  
52 BOWED STRING INSTRUMENT & PIANO - 12 YEARS & OVER BOTH PERFORMERS TO BE JUDGED Based on age of older performer   Six Minutes £10.00