The services of an official accompanist are available to all performers in the following classes only

Brass B01 – B04
Strings VL01-VL05, VA01-VA05, C01-C05, DB01-DB05, OS01
Woodwind W01- W04
Traditional Vocal TV01-TV03
Vocal V01- V08
Choral CH05-CH09


If the services of an official accompanist are required then  a copy of the Own Choice piece must be provided.

In many classes, performers can bring their own accompanist, who may be a teacher or group leader, if they wish. Please check the syllabus carefully for any exclusions.

Applicant should indicate on entry form if the services of the official accompanist are required. For certain classes rehearsal time with the accompanist may be arranged through the festival administrator.

Compact Disc Recordings may only be used in Choirs  and Contemproary Music performances.

If intending to use a backing track please discuss arrangements with the festival office on