Instrumentals will take place in the Hampshire Room of the Freemasons' Hall.
We do our best to schedule as many of the youth classes as possible after school hours, or on the weekend. We can't always manage this, but please don't forget to mention on your entry form if you have any timing issues.
This year, our adjudicator is Ben Costello
Have a browse through the syllabus and once you have decided which classes to enter click on the HOW TO ENTER tab above
"OWN CHOICE" forms are required by all musicians and one should be filled in for each separate class you are entering. It should be attached to a copy of your music and handed in to our Competitors' Table on arrival for your class.
BOURNEMOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA INSTRUMENTAL PRIZE
We will invite ALL those who are 18 and under (as at 25th June 2021) and who have entered other instrumental classes at grade 7 or above to make themselves available for this class.
Each competitor will be given a BSO request form to find out if they will be available on the evening of Friday 25th June
Our instrumental adjudicator will then decide who should be invited to attend this most prestigious class.
THERE IS NO ENTRY FEE TO THIS CLASS.
The winner will receive
A cheque for £250 funded by the Doreen Merrifield Bursary
The BSO INSTRUMENTAL PRIZE TROPHY
An opportunity to perform at the BMCF Celebration Concert at the Pavilion Theatre on Saturday 4th July
A day with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
6 pairs of tickets to this season’s BSO concerts
A certificate to denote their achievement.
The Teacher’s Trophy will be presented to the teacher of the winning performer, along with a certificate.
The runner-up will receive
A cheque for £100 funded by the Doreen Merrifield Bursary and a certificate
No competitor can win this class more than once.