Changing the ordering of contestants with a class upon a reasonable request is permitted – so if you simply need to perform earlier or later within your class time, let the secretary (for your class) know. However, other schedule changes are not permitted as changing the order of classes in a session affects other contestants performing within the session.
Memorization is not required, although it is encouraged. The effect of this upon your mark is at the discretion of the adjudicator. If you do not perform from memory, note that you will need an original copy in addition to the ones required for the adjudicator as well as your accompanist (if you have one).
Memorization is required at the provincial and national levels of festival.
Yes, the SMFA made a ruling that test pieces may be entered in other classes including within the same discipline.
The use of photocopies is strictly forbidden. Please see the SMFA syllabus, pp. 7-8 for detailed copyright information.
Unfortunately, the Regina Music Festival doesn’t take special requests in regard to scheduling. There are simply too many people involved to make these feasible.
FESTIVAL PROGRAMS are available for $12 by pre-ordering here (or on your registration form) until March 15. Programs will also be for sale (location TBA) during the month of April as well as at festival locations for $15. See our ‘General Information’ page for up-to-date information.
Our new online registration system has lots of information on its support page (click here).
You can also fill out the form on the right side of this screen.
There are no refunds once an entry has been received.
If you entered on-line, you can change the class and/or repertoire until January 31 – simply go into your profile and select ‘edit’ beside the class you which to alter and make the required changes. If you submitted a paper entry, no changes may be made.