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

Brass B01 – B04
Choral CH01 – CH28
Recorder R01 – R06
Dancing SD01 – SD14
Strings ST01 – ST25, ST29 – ST30
Vocal V101 – V107, V110 – V312, V401 – V403
Woodwind W01 – W05

N.B. There is no official accompanist at Gaelic classes. – i.e. all GC, GV classes

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

Performers can bring their own accompanist, who may be a teacher or group leader, if they wish.

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 (CH01 to CH28) and Popular Music (V108 & V109) performances. A copy of the recording must be sent to the festival office before the closing date for own choice pieces, clearly stating day, time, syllabus class and name of performer. A back-up copy must be taken to the venue on the performance day.