Boys Vocal Solo
Syllabus ID: 4.04
Competition: The Rev. Ambrose C. Benson Memorial Cup, for boys under 15 years.
1st Prize: Cup and Gold Medal.
2nd Prize: Silver Medal.Test Pieces 2023
(a) Mark Patterson: Never Far from Home (Brilee Publishing - separately)
A version for changing voices is available in Tales of Land and See (Brilee). Competitors may transpose to any key as needed.
(b) Own Choice - a setting of an Irish folk song or an original song by an Irish composer
Songs to be sung in English. In 2023 there will be no recalls in this competition. Competitors are required to sing both (a) and (b) pieces.
Two copies of song (b) must be provided - for accompanist and adjudicator.
Official accompanist must be used, both for test and own choice pieces.
NB: Please ensure that all own choice pieces are submitted at time of entry, as no change of repertoire will be allowed after competition entry deadline.
- View a sample of test piece (standard ed) for reference here.
- View a sample of test piece (for changing voice) for reference here.
This is the edition which the accompanist will play from in competition.
Entrance Fees: €30.00
Date: 22 March 2023
Venue: RDS Dodder Suite A Anglesea Rd
Adjudicator: Marilyn Rees