General information General Rules Entries
Eligibility Repertoire Program Procedure
Adjudicator's Reports Admission of Public / Participants
Date of Festival: June 7-9, 2020 (with overflow on June 10 if needed)
Masterclass teachers: Jan Kocman and Alex Conway
Events of Festival: Gala Opening Concert, Online Edition including a brief Q and A: Join us on Zoom! June 7, 2020, at 8pm.
Please email the festival at email@example.com for the Zoom link.
Mailing address of Festival:
Syrinx Flute Festival | 340 Strood Avenue | Winnipeg, Manitoba R2G 1B1
All online entries and payments should be received no later than May 9, 2020. Entries must include applicable fee to be considered valid. The festival accepts PayPal or Cheque (sent to the address above and made payable to Syrinx Flute Festival).
- All classes will be under the working management of the Festival committee.
- Any questions not dealt with in these rules will be referred to the committee.
- Complaints or protests will not receive official consideration unless made in writing, signed and directed to the Committee. Under no circumstances are complaints or protests to be made to the adjudicator.
- Please find a link to the online entry form on the Syllabus and Registration page.
- Entries must list the title and composer of selections. Your selection may be changed up to one week prior to the scheduled class. Please email the festival with your new selection.
- Fees must be received by May 9, 2020 in order for the entry to be valid. Please contact the festival with any concerns.
- There will be no refund of entry fees in the event of a withdrawal.
- Entries received after the closing date will be subject to consideration, but may result in a refusal. The Committee also reserves the right to refuse entries for any other reason.
- The Committee reserves the right to limit the number of entries in any given class.
- Minimum level: RCM Preparatory
- Performers must not select and perform the same piece in more than one class.
- Please submit a screenshot or scanned PDF file of your repertoire to firstname.lastname@example.org for the class instructor’s use. This may be submitted up to one week prior to your scheduled class.
- Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) levels are guidelines only. The repertoire selected need not be listed in the syllabus, but must be at an equivalent level.
- Orchestral excerpts and etudes are permitted. One selection is considered: one solo piece, OR one (or more) movements of one solo piece, OR one etude, OR two orchestral excerpts. Based on class times, a section of a piece or sections from multiple movements may also be permitted. Please contact the festival if you have any questions.
- Ideally, the duration of your performance should not take up more than half of your allotted time slot.
- The festival reserves the right to adjust the class entered, based on repertoire selected.
The RCM syllabus can be found online here.
- The Committee will decide the order in which the participants will perform.
- A time will be set for the commencement of each class and participants will be sent links in advance to join their own Zoom class, as well as any other classes throughout the festival as an auditor.
- Please plan to join the “waiting room” at least five minutes before your scheduled class.
- The order of appearance in the program will be adhered to unless major technical problems persist. Please be prepared to play at any time during the duration of your scheduled class. Please notify us immediately if you are having technology issues.
- No performer will commence until the signal is given.
- The adjudicator will have discretionary power to stop any performance at any time and/or to instruct the omission of repeats.
Adjudicator's reports may not be recorded. You may take notes, or have someone take notes on your behalf.
- All are welcome to attend any (or all) classes as an auditor.
- No one may interfere with performances or adjudications. Please respect your fellow performers and mute your microphone when you are not performing.