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2018 Festival Singing Competition Entries

The closing date for entries is midnight on Sunday 20th May 2018

Please download and complete the entry form here: Entry Form (Word) | Entry Form (PDF)

All enquiries and applications to: Richard Coxon email: competition@chadlingtonfestival.org.uk

The Competition is open to applicants aged 18 – 28. You must provide all of the following in order for your entry to be considered:

  • A recent recording of yourself performing any two contrasting pieces, supplied in digital format by email
    or download (Dropbox, Google Drive, etc). This does not need to be the same as finals repertoire.
  • A scan / photograph of one of the following clearly showing your name and date of birth:
    Birth Certificate / Passport / Driving License / Proof of Age Card (will be used for proof of age).
  • Entry fee of £15 by online banking to: s/c: 20-65-18 a/n: 20191647 ref: SC18/YOURSURNAME
  • The entry form, by email as a scan / photograph of high enough resolution to be clear.

You will be notified by Friday 1st June if you have a place in the final on Sunday 1st July.

If selected for the final on 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 online before the final. He / she will accompany you in the final and in a 15 minute rehearsal on the morning of Sunday 1st July.

If you are selected for the final, reasonable travel expenses (for the finalist only) will be offered.