Festival Banner

2015 Singing Competition

How to Enter the Competition

The competition is now closed to entries for 2015.

To enter the Competition please download and complete the entry form here:
2015 Competition Entry Form (PDF) or 2015 Competition Entry Form (Word)

Ensure that your entry reaches us no later then Saturday 23rd May.
All entries received will be acknowledged.

We would prefer to handle entries via email & any fees to be paid electronically wherever possible.

You must provide all of the following  before the closing date above for your entry to be considered:

  1. A recent recording of yourself performing any two contrasting pieces, supplied on CD or in digital format by email or download. This does not need to be the same as the finals repertoire.
  2. A photocopy / scan / photograph of one of the following clearly showing name & date of birth:
    • Birth Certificate
    • Passport
    • Driving License
    • Proof of Age Card
  3. Entry fee of £15 by online banking to: s/c: 20-65-18 a/n: 20191647 ref: SC15/SURNAME
  4. The entry form, by email or post as a scan / photograph of high enough resolution to print.

If selected for the final on Saturday 27th June you will be required to perform three pieces:

  1. An English song by an English composer.
  2. Another song in its original language (other than English)
  3. An opera aria in its original language (or a recognized English translation)

The combined duration of the finals performance not to exceed 15 minutes stage time.

If you wish to use the official accompanist £20 fee to be paid before the final. He / she will accompany you in the final and in a 15 minute rehearsal on the morning of Saturday 27th June.

Closing date for entries is Saturday 23rd May. Selected Finalists will be contacted by Monday 8th June. If you are selected for the final, reasonable travel & accommodation expenses will be offered.

Apply by email to:

Apply by post to:
DCSMF Competition 2015,
c/o Mike Smith, 5 The Stocks, Chadlington, Chipping Norton, Oxon OX7 3UB

All enquiries to:
Mike Smith (Competition Administrator)
email: competition@chadlingtonfestival.org.uk | phone: 07970 282 101