2024 Syllabus - Strings

Duet - Classical

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

Class4902 - Elementary (age 11-12)LiveclosedVirtual$30.00Register

Old Time Fiddling

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

Class4927 - Elementary (age 11-12)LiveclosedVirtual$20.00Register
Class4933 - EnsembleLiveclosedVirtual$40.00Register

Provincial Qualifying

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

Class4934 - Level 1LiveclosedVirtual$39.00Register
Class4935 - Level 2LiveclosedVirtual$39.00Register
Class4936 - Level 3LiveclosedVirtual$39.00Register

Solo - By Level

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

Class4947 - Level 1 Time limit: 3 minLiveclosedVirtual$15.00Register
Class4948 - Level 2 Time limit: 3 minLiveclosedVirtual$20.00Register
Class4949 - Level 3 Time limit: 5 minLiveclosedVirtual$20.00Register

Solo - Canadian Composer

Perform a selection by a Canadian composer of your own choosing. Time limit: 10 min

Class4966 - ElementaryLiveclosedVirtual$20.00Register

Solo - Pop

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

Class4976 - ElementaryLiveclosedVirtual$25.00Register

Solo - Recital

** 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.

Class4983 - Level 1LiveclosedVirtual$28.00Register
Class4984 - Level 2LiveclosedVirtual$31.00Register
Class4985 - Level 3LiveclosedVirtual$31.00Register

Solo - Suzuki

Perform a selection from the Suzuki books. (Concertos and Sonatas are not played here but in separate classes).

**Suzuki classes have traditionally been non-competitive but in 2023 KFPA was asked to let them default to being competitive, which we have done. So if an entrant does NOT want to be assessed for grading or placement, please make note on that registration.

Class4993 - String Book 1A - Beginning of book through Perpetual MotionLiveclosedVirtual$15.00Register
Class4994 - String Book 1B - Etude through to the end of the bookLiveclosedVirtual$15.00Register
Class4995 - String Book 2A - Beginning of Book 2 through BourreeLiveclosedVirtual$20.00Register
Class4996 - String Book 2B - Two Grenadiers through to end of Book 2LiveclosedVirtual$20.00Register
Class4997 - String Book 3LiveclosedVirtual$20.00Register

Unaccompanied Strings

Perform an unaccompanied selection. Performance from memory not required but recommended. For Diploma & Open play two movements.

Class5002 - Levels 1 - 3LiveclosedVirtual$21.00Register