Discipline Scholarship

Discipline Scholarships:

  1. Adjudicator chosen, based on the average of all marks, in the same discipline.
    Exception: Family/Community/Group and Duet/Trio/Quartet - All Disciplines. These are SPMFA Board awarded, due to several disciplines being eligible for each award.

  2. "Best Overall" means the winner obtained the highest averaged marks, in the same discipline

  3. "Most Promising" means the winner obtained the 2nd highest averaged marks, in the same discipline.

  4. Entrant may win in consecutive years.

  5. Winners may be chosen to perform at the Grand Concert and Awards Ceremony.

Criteria:

  1. SOLO entrants must have performed in at least two (2) solo classes OR performed two solo (2) selections, within the same discipline.
    Exception:
    a. Music Composition, Duet/Trio/Quartet/Quintet - All Disciplines, as the syllabus only allows for one (1) class to enter.
    b. Family/Community/Group as the syllabus allows for one (1) class to enter.


Discipline Scholarships

PIANO

Best Overall - Junior Piano Plan I

Most Promising - Junior Piano Plan I

Best Overall - Junior Piano Plan II

Most Promising - Junior Piano Plan II

Best Overall - Beginner-Grade 1 - Junior Piano Plan II

Most Promising- Beginner -Grade 1 - Junior Piano Plan II

Best Overall Performer - Grades 2-3 - Junior Piano Plan II

Most Promising -Grades 2-3 - Junior Piano Plan II

Best Overall - Intermediate Piano

Most Promising - Intermediate Piano

Best Overall - Senior Piano

Most Promising - Senior Piano

VOCAL

Best Overall Classical - Junior Vocal

Best Overall Contemporary - Junior Vocal

Most Promising - Junior Vocal

Best Overall Classical- Intermediate Vocal

Best Overall Contemporary - Intermediate Vocal

Most Promising - Intermediate Vocal

Best Overall Classical - Senior Vocal

Best Overall Contemporary - Senior Vocal

Most Promising - Senior Vocal

CHORAL

Best Overall - School Choir

Best Overall - Community Choir

STRINGS

Best Overall - Junior Strings

Most Promising - Junior Strings

Best Overall - Intermediate Strings

Most Promising - Intermediate Strings

Melissa Vandendool-Cable Scholarship - Best Overall - Senior Strings

Most Promising - Senior Strings

GUITAR

Best overall - Junior Guitar

Best overall - Intermediate Guitar

Best overall - Senior Guitar


SPEECH ARTS

Best Overall - Junior Speech Arts

Most Promising - Junior Speech Arts

Best Overall- Intermediate Speech Arts

Most Promising - Intermediate Speech Arts

Best Overall - Senior Speech Arts

Most Promising - Senior Speech Arts

WOODWINDS/BRASS/PERCUSSION

Best Overall – Woodwinds

Best Overall – Brass

Best Overall - Percussion

Most Promising- Woodwinds/Brass/Percussion

MUSIC COMPOSITION

Best Overall - Junior

Best Overall - Intermediate

Best Overall - Senior

MUSICAL THEATRE

Best Overall - Junior Musical Theatre

Most Promising - Junior Musical Theatre

Best Overall - Intermediate Musical Theatre

Most Promising - Intermediate Musical Theatre

Best Overall - Senior Musical Theatre

Most Promising -Senior Musical Theatre

GARAGE BAND

Best Overall - Garage Band

FAMILY/COMMUNITY/GROUP

Best Overall - Family/Community/Group

Includes:
a. Quintets in the following disciplines: Brass, Guitar, Percussion, Woodwind, Recorder, Strings, Ukulele, Classical Vocal, Contemporary Vocal
b. Ensembles in the following disciplines: Brass, Chamber, Guitar, Percussion, Woodwind, Recorder, Strings, Ukulele, Classical Vocal, Contemporary Vocal, Vocal
c. Family Music, Community Music, Choric Drama, Group Readers Theatre, Group Mime, Group Scenes, Group Improvisation, Choral Speech, Musical Theatre Production Number

Best Overall Performer - Duet/Trio/Quartet - All Disciplines

Includes: Duet/Trio/Quartet in the following disciplines:Brass, Guitar, Percussion, Woodwind, Recorder, Piano, Strings, Ukulele, Classical Vocal, Contemporary Vocal, Musical Theatre, Speech Duologue.

Does Not Include: Piano - Student/Teacher Duet - as only the student is adjudicated