General Information

  1. For information on qualifying for any of our scholarships, please contact Janelle Orr: festivaldirector@spmf.org

  2. Every performer, entered in a competitive class, excluding choir members, receives a certificate with a standing.

  3. Performers do not receive a mark on their certificates.

  4. All marks are kept confidential between the adjudicator and members of the Festival Board.

  5. All scholarships are handed out at the Grand Concert and Awards Ceremony

  6. All scholarships are subject to sponsorship availability


Standings at our Festival

Platinum Standing (90% +) A Platinum standing reflects a polished and fluent performance

Gold Standing (86-98%) A Gold standing reflects an impressive performance with some elements that still need polishing

Silver Standing (83-85%) A Silver Standing reflects a good overall performance with areas that require improvement

Bronze Standing (80-82%) A Bronze Standing reflects a satisfactory performance with several elements and areas that require improvement


Scholarship Age Category classifications:

Junior
Piano Plan 1:
Classes 9 yrs. & under

Piano Plan II:
Classes Beginner, Pre, Grades 1, 2 and 3

All other disciplines:
Classes 10 yrs. & under
Classes beginner - grade 4
Classes 1-2 years of study

Intermediate
Piano Plan I:
Classes 10, 11 yrs. & under, &
12 yrs. and under, & 13 yrs. and under

Piano Plan II:
Classes Grades 4, 5, 6, and 7

All other disciplines:
Classes 11, 12, 13 and 14 yrs. & under
Classes 3-4 y
ears of study

Senior
Piano Plan I:
Classes 14 yrs. & under, & above

Piano Plan II:
Grades 8, 9, 10 & Associate

All other disciplines
Classes 15 yrs. & over, and above
Classes 5-6+ years of study