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Music Festival

Important Notice

With the greatest regret we have taken the difficult decision to cancel the New Milton Music Festival and Gala Concert this weekend. We have reviewed the volunteer staffing levels, many of whom are in an at-risk health category, and concluded today that we can’t run the festival safely and in the manner that you would expect. We are also mindful of our responsibility not to exacerbate any risk of transmission of COVID-19 so would have been encouraging any performers or supporters in an at risk category not to attend. From the communications received this number has increased over the last two days.

We realise this is a huge disappointment to those who have put in hours of practice and preparation, and for all of those looking forward to a celebration of the last 20 years of music making in the festival’s name.

The Committee will review if there is any possibility to find a revised date and will advise in due course. Otherwise we will re-run the festival next year. Please bear with us as we review the best way of refunding entry fees. This will take a while to sort out.

Saturday 14th March at The Arnewood School

Jazz

Any material from Trinity or ABRSM Jazz syllabuses may be performed. Pieces of own choosing may be played as long as they are of a similar standard to the grade stated for that class. Please provide & perform with a backing track where the grade piece requires it (CD player with auxilliary 3.5mm jack input will be provided).

Also, if you are performing on any instrument powered from mains or amplified, our insurance insists that "Each piece of equipment and associated cable" must be PAT tested.

ClassDescriptionTime LimitClass
Fee
Accomp.
Fee
FP60 Jazz Section Rehearsal for 20th Anniversary Celebration Piece (to be performed at Gala) 30 mins N/A N/A
P101 Performance Platform. Junior Jazz Solo or Duet. No adjudication. Own choice performance. 5 mins £4.00 N/A
P102 Performance Platform. Adult Jazz Solo or Duet. No adjudication. Own choice performance. 8 mins £4.00 N/A
P105 Performance Platform. Jazz Ensemble any age. No adjudication. Own choice performance. 8 mins £8.00 N/A
251 Solo, Grade 1, any instrument. Own choice. 3 mins £4.00 N/A
252 Solo, Grade 2, any instrument. Own choice. 3 mins £4.00 N/A
253 Solo, Grade 3, any instrument. Own choice. 3 mins £4.00 N/A
254 Solo, Grade 4, any instrument. Own choice. 5 mins £5.50 N/A
255 Solo, Grade 5, any instrument. Own choice. 6 mins £5.50 N/A
256 Solo, Grade 6, any instrument. Own choice. 7 mins £5.50 N/A
257 Solo, Grade 7, any instrument. Own choice. 8 mins £5.50 N/A
258 Solo, Grade 8, any instrument. Own choice. 8 mins £5.50 N/A
259 Recital. Any instrument. Own choice(s). 15 mins £9.00 N/A
261 Duet or Trio, Elementary. Any instruments. Own choice. 5 mins £6.00 N/A
262 Duet or Trio, Intermediate. Any instruments. Own choice. 6 mins £8.00 N/A
263 Duet or Trio, Advanced. Any instruments. Own choice. 8 mins £8.00 N/A
271 Ensemble, 4 or more players of school age. Elementary. Own choice. 6 mins £12.00 N/A
272 Ensemble, 4 or more players of school age. Intermediate. Own choice. 8 mins £12.00 N/A
273 Ensemble, 4 or more players of school age. Advanced. Own choice. 8 mins £12.00 N/A
275 Ensemble, 4 or more adult players, including mixed age groups. Elementary. Own choice. 6 mins £12.00 N/A
276 Ensemble, 4 or more adult players, including mixed age groups. Intermediate. Own choice. 8 mins £12.00 N/A
277 Ensemble, 4 or more adult players, including mixed age groups. Advanced. Own choice. 8 mins £12.00 N/A
281 Adult Solo, any instrument, up to two years playing. Own choice. 4 mins £8.00 N/A
282 Adult Solo, any instrument, over two years playing. Own choice. 6 mins £8.00 N/A

Adjudicator - Dan Mar-Molinero

Dan is a saxophonist, composer and educator. He has been recognised nationally for his work in jazz and commercial music both as an educator and practitioner.

Alongside composing and performing, he is a lecturer in Jazz & Popular Music at the University of Southampton, a tutor for the NYJC and runs the pioneering youth jazz organisation, SYJO.

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