Chamber Groups

CHAMBER GROUPS
STRING CHAMBER GROUPS
A String Chamber Group is a combination of three or more string
instruments with or without piano, with one performer to a part. Each
performer plays a different line of music and generally a different
instrument. If piano is used, the pianist must be an eligible member
of the group and must not be playing an accompaniment or an
orchestral reduction.
CLASS 8801 STRING CHAMBER GROUP, BEGINNER
One selection, own choice.
CLASS 8802 STRING CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES/LEVELS 1 – 2
One selection, own choice.
(P) CLASS 8803 STRING CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES/LEVELS 3 – 4
One selection, own choice.
(J) CLASS 8804 STRING CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES/LEVELS 5 – 6
One selection, own choice.
(I) CLASS 8805 STRING CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES/LEVELS 7 – 8
One selection, own choice.
(A) CLASS 8806 STRING CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES/LEVELS 9 – 10
One selection, own choice.
(S) CLASS 8807 STRING CHAMBER GROUP, DIPLOMA – HONOURS
One selection, own choice.
CLASS 8808 STRING CHAMBER GROUP, OPEN
One selection, own choice.
CLASSICAL GUITAR CHAMBER GROUPS
A Classical Guitar Chamber Group is a combination of three or more
classical guitars with or without piano, with one performer to a part.
Each performer plays a different line of music and generally a
different instrument. If piano is used, the pianist must be an eligible
member of the group and must not be playing an accompaniment or
an orchestral reduction.
CLASS 8811 CLASSICAL GUITAR CHAMBER GROUP, BEGINNER
One selection, own choice.
CLASS 8812 CLASSICAL GUITAR CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES/LEVELS 1 – 2
One selection, own choice.
(P) CLASS 8813 CLASSICAL GUITAR CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES/LEVELS 3 – 4
One selection, own choice.
(J) CLASS 8814 CLASSICAL GUITAR CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES/LEVELS 5 – 6
One selection, own choice.
(I) CLASS 8815 CLASSICAL GUITAR CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES/LEVELS 7 – 8
One selection, own choice.
(A) CLASS 8816 CLASSICAL GUITAR CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES/LEVELS 9 – 10
One selection, own choice.
(S) CLASS 8817 CLASSICAL GUITAR CHAMBER GROUP,
DIPLOMA – HONOURS
One selection, own choice.
CLASS 8818 CLASSICAL GUITAR CHAMBER GROUP, OPEN
One selection, own choice.
WOODWIND CHAMBER GROUPS
A Woodwind Chamber Group is a combination of three or more
woodwind instruments with or without piano, with one performer to a
part. Each performer plays a different line of music and generally a
different instrument. If piano is used, the pianist must be an eligible
member of the group and must not be playing an accompaniment or
an orchestral reduction.
CLASS 8821 WOODWIND CHAMBER GROUP, BEGINNER
One selection, own choice.
CLASS 8822 WOODWIND CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES/LEVELS 1 – 2
One selection, own choice.
(P) CLASS 8823 WOODWIND CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES/LEVELS 3 – 4
One selection, own choice.
(J) CLASS 8824 WOODWIND CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES/LEVELS 5 – 6
One selection, own choice.
(I) CLASS 8825 WOODWIND CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES/LEVELS 7 – 8
One selection, own choice.
(A) CLASS 8826 WOODWIND CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES/LEVELS 9 – 10
One selection, own choice.
(S) CLASS 8827 WOODWIND CHAMBER GROUP,
DIPLOMA – HONOURS
One selection, own choice.
CLASS 8828 WOODWIND CHAMBER GROUP, OPEN
One selection, own choice.
BRASS CHAMBER GROUPS
A Brass Chamber Group is a combination of three or more brass
instruments with or without piano, with one performer to a part. Each
performer plays a different line of music and generally a different
instrument. If piano is used, the pianist must be an eligible member
of the group and must not be playing an accompaniment or an
orchestral reduction.
CLASS 8831 BRASS CHAMBER GROUP, BEGINNER
One selection, own choice.
CLASS 8832 BRASS CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES/LEVELS 1 – 2
One selection, own choice.
(P) CLASS 8833 BRASS CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES/LEVELS 3 – 4
One selection, own choice.
(J) CLASS 8834 BRASS CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES/LEVELS 5 – 6
One selection, own choice.
(I) CLASS 8835 BRASS CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES/LEVELS 7 – 8
One selection, own choice.
(A) CLASS 8836 BRASS CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES/LEVELS 9 – 10
One selection, own choice.
(S) CLASS 8837 BRASS CHAMBER GROUP, DIPLOMA - HONOURS
One selection, own choice.
CLASS 8838 BRASS CHAMBER GROUP, OPEN
One selection, own choice.
PERCUSSION CHAMBER GROUPS
A Percussion Chamber Group is a combination of three or more
percussion instruments with or without piano, with one performer to a
part. Each performer plays a different line of music and generally a
different instrument. If piano is used, the pianist must be an eligible
member of the group and must not be playing an accompaniment or
an orchestral reduction.
CLASS 8841 PERCUSSION CHAMBER GROUP, BEGINNER
One selection, own choice.
CLASS 8842 PERCUSSION CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES/LEVELS 1 – 2
One selection, own choice.
(P) CLASS 8843 PERCUSSION CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES/LEVELS 3 – 4
One selection, own choice.
(J) CLASS 8844 PERCUSSION CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES/LEVELS 5 – 6
One selection, own choice.
(I) CLASS 8845 PERCUSSION CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES/LEVELS 7 – 8
One selection, own choice.
(A) CLASS 8846 PERCUSSION CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES/LEVELS 9 – 10
One selection, own choice.
(S) CLASS 8847 PERCUSSION CHAMBER GROUP,
DIPLOMA – HONOURS
One selection, own choice.
CLASS 8848 PERCUSSION CHAMBER GROUP, OPEN
One selection, own choice.
CHAMBER GROUPS (MIXED INSTRUMENTS)
A Chamber Group (Mixed Instruments) is a combination of three or
more recognized orchestral instruments including harp, guitar,
recorder, and/or percussion with or without piano and/or one voice,
with one performer to a part. Each performer plays a different line of
music and generally a different instrument. If piano is used, the
pianist must be an eligible member of the group and must not be
playing an accompaniment or an orchestral reduction.
CLASS 8851 CHAMBER GROUP, BEGINNER
One selection, own choice.
CLASS 8852 CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES/LEVELS 1 – 2
One selection, own choice.
(P) CLASS 8853 CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES/LEVELS 3 – 4
One selection, own choice.
(J) CLASS 8854 CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES/LEVELS 5 – 6
One selection, own choice.
(I) CLASS 8855 CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES/LEVELS 7 – 8
One selection, own choice.
(A) CLASS 8856 CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES/LEVELS 9 – 10
One selection, own choice.
(S) CLASS 8857 CHAMBER GROUP, DIPLOMA – HONOURS
One selection, own choice.
CLASS 8858 CHAMBER GROUP, OPEN
One selection, own choice.
NATIONAL CHAMBER GROUP
For National Festival eligibility information, please refer to the
National Festival class section.

2018 Syllabus: Chamber Groups

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CHAMBER GROUP CLASSES

STRING CHAMBER GROUPS

A String Chamber Group is a combination of three or more string instruments with or without piano, with one performer to a part. Each performer plays a different line of music and generally a different instrument. If piano is used, the pianist must be an eligible member of the group and must not be playing an accompaniment or an orchestral reduction.

CLASS 8801 STRING CHAMBER GROUP, BEGINNER
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 8802 STRING CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES 1-2
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 8803 STRING CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES 3-4
One selection, own choice.

(J) CLASS 8804 STRING CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES 5-6
One selection, own choice.

(I) CLASS 8805 STRING CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES 7-8
One selection, own choice.

(A) CLASS 8806 STRING CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES 9-10
One selection, own choice.

(S) CLASS 8807 STRING CHAMBER GROUP,
DIPLOMA-HONOURS
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 8808 STRING CHAMBER GROUP, OPEN
One selection, own choice.


CLASSICAL GUITAR CHAMBER GROUPS

A Classical Guitar Chamber Group is a combination of three or more classical guitars with or without piano, with one performer to a part. Each performer plays a different line of music and generally a different instrument. If piano is used, the pianist must be an eligible member of the group and must not be playing an accompaniment or an orchestral reduction.

CLASS 8811 CLASSICAL GUITAR CHAMBER GROUP, BEGINNER
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 8812 CLASSICAL GUITAR CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES 1-2
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 8813 CLASSICAL GUITAR CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES 3-4
One selection, own choice.

(J)CLASS 8814 CLASSICAL GUITAR CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES 5-6
One selection, own choice.

(I)CLASS 8815 CLASSICAL GUITAR CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES 7-8
One selection, own choice.

(A)CLASS 8816 CLASSICAL GUITAR CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES 9-10
One selection, own choice.

(S)CLASS 8817 CLASSICAL GUITAR CHAMBER GROUP, DIPLOMA-HONOURS
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 8818 CLASSICAL GUITAR CHAMBER GROUP, OPEN
One selection, own choice.


PERCUSSION CHAMBER GROUPS

A Percussion Chamber Group is a combination of three or more percussion instruments with or without piano, with one performer to a part. Each performer plays a different line of music and generally a different instrument. If piano is used, the pianist must be an eligible member of the group and must not be playing an accompaniment or an orchestral reduction.

CLASS 8841 PERCUSSION CHAMBER GROUP, BEGINNER
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 8842 PERCUSSION CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES 1-2
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 8843 PERCUSSION CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES 3-4
One selection, own choice.

(J)CLASS 8844 PERCUSSION CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES 5-6
One selection, own choice.

(I)CLASS 8845 PERCUSSION CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES 7-8
One selection, own choice.

(A)CLASS 8846 PERCUSSION CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES 9-10
One selection, own choice.

(S)CLASS 8847 PERCUSSION CHAMBER GROUP, DIPLOMA-HONOURS
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 8848 PERCUSSION CHAMBER GROUP, OPEN
One selection, own choice.

WOODWIND CHAMBER GROUPS

A Woodwind Chamber Group is a combination of three or more woodwind instruments with or without piano, with one performer to a part. Each performer plays a different line of music and generally a different instrument. If piano is used, the pianist must be an eligible member of the group and must not be playing an accompaniment or an orchestral reduction.  

CLASS 8821 WOODWIND CHAMBER GROUP, BEGINNER
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 8822 WOODWIND CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES 1-2
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 8823 WOODWIND CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES 3-4
One selection, own choice.

(J) CLASS 8824 WOODWIND CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES 5-6
One selection, own choice.

(I) CLASS 8825 WOODWIND CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES 7-8
One selection, own choice.

(A) CLASS 8826 WOODWIND CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES 9-10
One selection, own choice.

(S) CLASS 8827 WOODWIND CHAMBER GROUP,
DIPLOMA-HONOURS
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 8828 WOODWIND CHAMBER GROUP, OPEN
One selection, own choice.


BRASS CHAMBER GROUPS

A Brass Chamber Group is a combination of three or more brass instruments with or without piano, with one performer to a part. Each performer plays a different line of music and generally a different instrument. If piano is used, the pianist must be an eligible member of the group and must not be playing an accompaniment or an orchestral reduction.

CLASS 8831 BRASS CHAMBER GROUP, BEGINNER
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 8832 BRASS CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES 1-2
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 8833 BRASS CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES 3-4
One selection, own choice.

(J)CLASS 8834 BRASS CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES 5-6
One selection, own choice.

(I)CLASS 8835 BRASS CHAMBER GROUP,
GRADES 7-8
One selection, own choice.

(A)CLASS 8836 BRASS CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES 9-10
One selection, own choice.

(S)CLASS 8837 BRASS CHAMBER GROUP,
DIPLOMA-HONOURS
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 8838 BRASS CHAMBER GROUP, OPEN
One selection, own choice.


CHAMBER GROUPS (MIXED INSTRUMENTS)

A Chamber Group (Mixed Instruments) is a combination of three or more recognized orchestral instruments including harp, guitar, recorder, and/or percussion with or without piano and/or one voice, with one performer to a part. Each performer plays a different line of music and generally a different instrument. If piano is used, the pianist must be an eligible member of the group and must not be playing an accompaniment or an orchestral reduction.

CLASS 8851 CHAMBER GROUP, BEGINNER
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 8852 CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES 1-2
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 8853 CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES 3-4
One selection, own choice.

(J)CLASS 8854 CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES 5-6
One selection, own choice.

(I)CLASS 8855 CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES 7-8
One selection, own choice.

(A)CLASS 8856 CHAMBER GROUP, GRADES 9-10
One selection, own choice.

(S)CLASS 8857 CHAMBER GROUP, DIPLOMA-HONOURS
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 8858 CHAMBER GROUP, OPEN
One selection, own choice.


NATIONAL CHAMBER GROUP

For National Festival eligibility information, please refer to the National Festival class section.