Contestants are requested to state their voice category or which instruments they play.

A combination of any recognized orchestral instruments including harp, guitar, recorder and/or percussion with or without piano and/or one voice, with a minimum of 3 to a maximum of 6 performers, one performer to a part. When piano is included, the piano part must be original and not an orchestral reduction.

No conductor.

Local Festival

Contestants must be recommended from classes of a minimum grade 4 ensemble literature or Provincial Class in the Syllabus.

Provincial Festival

  • Maximum time limit of 20 minutes
  • Two contrasting selections of a high standard of music