2024 Syllabus - Voice - Classical


Sing a duet in any language with any combination of voices.

Class:5204 - Changing VoiceLive:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5205 - Intermediate (ages 15-16)Live:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5210 - SacredLive:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5211 - FamilyLive:closedVirtual:closed

Solo - Grand Opera

Sing an operatic aria in the language in which it was written. In classes separated into male and female, entrants are welcome to enter where they feel comfortable as we want to respect the individual's right to sing in any voiced category based on their identity.

Class:5422 - Grand Opera Voice OpenLive:closedVirtual:closed


Perform one or two contrasting selections in any language.

Class:5212 - TrioLive:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5213 - QuartetLive:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5214 - Barbershop/Sweet Adelines QuartetLive:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5215 - Double or Triple TrioLive:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5216 - Small Group (2-6 performers of all ages)Live:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5217 - Large Group (7-12 performers of all ages)Live:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5218 - FamilyLive:closedVirtual:closed

Provincial Qualifying

Perform two musically contrasting selections in at least two languages, taken from approved syllabi. Time limit for all categories is 15 min

Provincial finalists may be selected from this qualifying class or from their overall achievement in individual solo classes.

Class:5383 - Level 7Live:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5384 - Level 8Live:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5385 - Level 9Live:closedVirtual:closed

Solo - By Level - Female

Perform a selection in any language taken from the current syllabi. Songs may be transposed to suit vocal development. In classes separated into male and female, entrants are welcome to enter where they feel comfortable as we want to respect the individual's right to sing in any voiced category based on their identity.

Class:5226 - Level 7Live:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5227 - Level 8Live:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5228 - Level 9Live:closedVirtual:closed

Solo - Canadian Song

Perform an original classical composition by a Canadian composer. Approved syllabi have suitable material.
**Note: Folksong arrangements must be sung in either "Traditional Folk" or "French Song" classes, not here**

Class:5253 - Changing VoiceLive:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5254 - Intermediate (ages 15-16)Live:closedVirtual:closed

Solo - Church

Perform a classical church solo (not taken from an oratorio, cantata or motet) in your choice of language.

Class:5265 - Changing VoiceLive:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5266 - Intermediate (ages 15-16)Live:closedVirtual:closed

Solo - English Song

Perform a selection from a standard repertoire of English language.

Class:5277 - Changing VoiceLive:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5278 - Intermediate (ages 15-16)Live:closedVirtual:closed

Solo - French Song

Perform a selection in French by a French composer, or composed in the French language, with piano accompaniment. Traditional French songs or French-Canadian folk songs are acceptable. Approved syllabi also have suitable material.

Class:5289 - Changing VoiceLive:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5290 - Intermediate (ages 15-16)Live:closedVirtual:closed

Solo - German (Lied) Song

Perform a selection in German by a German composer, or composed in the German language.

Class:5301 - Changing VoiceLive:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5302 - Intermediate (ages 15-16)Live:closedVirtual:closed

Solo - Gospel or Spiritual

Perform an arrangement of a spiritual or gospel song in any voice.

Class:5312 - Changing VoiceLive:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5313 - Intermediate (ages 15-16)Live:closedVirtual:closed

Solo - Humorous Song

Perform a humorous piece in any genre such as parlour songs or songs from cabarets, light opera, etc. Props and costumes are not allowed.

Class:5324 - Changing VoiceLive:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5325 - Intermediate (ages 15-16)Live:closedVirtual:closed

Solo - Italian Song

Perform a selection in Italian from classical Italian vocal literature.
**Note: Oratorios should be entered in the appropriate Oratorio class**

Class:5336 - Changing VoiceLive:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5337 - Intermediate (ages 15-16)Live:closedVirtual:closed

Solo - Light Opera or Operetta

Perform one selection of light opera (i.e. Gilbert & Sullivan, Lehar, Strauss, Romberg, etc). Please use live accompaniment.

Class:5348 - Changing VoiceLive:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5349 - Intermediate (ages 15-16)Live:closedVirtual:closed

Solo - Non-Competitive

Perform one or two classical songs in any language. Performers will receive feedback from the adjudicator but not marks or placements, and will not be eligible for prizes or Provincials.

Class:5360 - Changing VoiceLive:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5361 - Intermediate (ages 15-16)Live:closedVirtual:closed

Solo - Oratorio

Perform an aria from any standard Oratorio, or a Requiem, Cantata, Motet or Mass in any language.

Class:5372 - Changing VoiceLive:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5373 - Intermediate (ages 15-16)Live:closedVirtual:closed

Solo - Recital

Perform two classical songs in any language.

Class:5392 - Intermediate (ages 15-16)Live:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5396 - Changing Voice (2 contrasting songs appropriate to changing voice development)Live:closedVirtual:closed

Solo - Spanish Song

Perform a selection in Spanish by a Spanish composer or composed in the Spanish language.

Class:5405 - Changing VoiceLive:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5406 - Intermediate (ages 15-16)Live:closedVirtual:closed

Solo - Traditional Folk Song

Perform a traditional folk song with piano accompaniment. A traditional folk song may be arranged but is not composed.
**Note: Contemporary Folk (by 20th and 21st century songwriters) is to be performed in Pop classes **

Class:5417 - Changing VoiceLive:closedVirtual:closed
Class:5418 - Intermediate (ages 15-16)Live:closedVirtual:closed