Syllabus
Kiwanis Club of Sudbury
469 Bouchard St., c/o Suite 211, Sudbury, ON P3E 2K8, sudburykiwanis@gmail.com
GENERAL RULES
OWN COMPOSITION
ENTRY GUIDELINES
SCORE:
1. A notated copy of the composition must be provided to the adjudicator at least 48 hours prior to performance.
2. Scores may be hand-written or notated digitally using computer software.
3. Scores must be clear and legible, and marked with bar numbers.
4. Timings of compositions must be submitted with the score.

STRUCTURE & PERFORMANCE:
5. The adjudicator will take the age/grade of the class into account and will examine the score for use of a discernible structure (e.g. binary or ternary form) in whatever genre the composition is written, as well as elements that create continuity and cohesion (e.g. repetition and contrast; unity and variety; use of dynamisc).
6. "Theme and variation" compositions are permitted - original themes are encouraged.
7. Tonally-based works will be judged on use of melody and harmony (e.g., is the melody sing-able/conjunct? Does the harmonic structure/chord progression remain static or does it develop and evolve?)
8. Originality and experimentation are encouraged.
9. Our festival encourages live performance - computer-generated or pre-recorded performances are discouraged.

EVALUATION:
10. All composition classes will be NON-COMPETITIVE - critique only, but they are still included in Festival Monetary Award considerations. One adjudicator will evaluate ALL of the classes.
JUNIOR
INTERMEDIATE
SENIOR
ENTRY DEADLINE FOR ALL ENTRIES: JANUARY 31
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