Perform a duet of your own choosing from classical repertoire, with any combination of strings, with or without accompaniment. Selections need not be memorized. Time limit: 15 min
Perform the first or third movement of a Concerto with your choice of accompaniment. The soloist is assessed, not the accompanist. Your selection must be memorized.
Perform a Sonata from the approved syllabi, playing the number of movements specified. Sonatas need not be memorized. Time limit: Junior/Intermediate - 10 min, Senior - 20 min
Perform one selection on any non-western stringed instrument (i.e. erhu, guzheng, ruan, etc) Performance must be from memory. Note that if recommended for Provincials, participants will need to perform two (2) musically contrasting selections.
Perform one selection of your own choosing.
Ages 9 & Under play a Waltz, Jig OR Reel.
Ages 10 & Older play a Waltz (in 3/4 time), a Jig (in 6/8 time) AND a Hoedown or Reel (in 2/4 or 4/4 time)
Players may have accompaniment of any one instrument; a piano will be provided. Time limit: 4 min
Perform your own selection with three or more stringed instruments, with or without piano accompaniment.
Perform two (2) musically contrasting selections from the current approved syllabi. Both must be at the same level and at the current level of study. Competitors may count one or more movements of a multi-movement work as one selection only. Studies/Etudes, as listed in the CC or RCM syllabi, will be permitted; however, only 1 of the pieces performed may be a Study/Etude. For further details concerning provincial requirements please visit omfa.ca/syllabus/classical_strings
Perform a selection from the approved syllabi, playing the number of movements specified. (Concertos and Sonatas are not played here but in separate classes) Time limit: 10 min
Perform a selection by a Canadian composer of your own choosing. Time limit: 10 min
Perform a selection in one or more of the following genres: pop, R & B, soul, rock, alternative, indie, jazz, pop folk or country. Selection need not be memorized. Time limit: 5 min
** All strings including guitar and harp are included in this section **
Perform two or three contrasting selections (but not Sonatas or Concertos). If three pieces are chosen one selection may be one level above current level of study (Level piece must be performed at Final). Performers will be assessed on selection, program arrangement, technique and interpretation. Please include your instrument on your entry. Selections must be memorized.
Perform an unaccompanied selection. Performance from memory not required but recommended. For Diploma & Open play two movements.