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Elena Cobb Star Prize Performance List 2018

Below you will find a brand new Elena Cobb Star Prize Performance List for Southend Musical Festival in 2018.

Level
Performers in all categories must select pieces accordingly to their Grade/Level.
Adjudication
Adjudication will be based on the overall excellence of the performance and musicianship, e.g. text accuracy, musicality and general impression of which particular performance was better and stood out from the crowd.
Prizes
In addition to the cash prizes, the winners in each category will be invited to perform at the Winners Concert at the Royal Albert Hall (Elgar Room) on 4 April 2019.

Elementary Class

Prep test:  Granny’s Footsteps by Mike Cornick from Piano Star book 1 (ABRSM)
Grade 1/2:  Jabberwocky, Piano Tales For Alice by Nicki Iles (EVC Music)

Intermediate Class

Grade 3/4: Higgledy Piggledy Jazz from Higgledy Piggledy Jazz by Elena Cobb (EVC Music)
Grade 5: Melrose Abbey or Innerleithen Air from A Borders Suite by Donald Thomson (EVC Music)

Advanced Class

Grade 6: Mirrors from Sam Wedgwood’s Project Book 1, piano pop by Sam Wedgwood (EVC Music)
Grade 7: The UFO from All the Fun of the Fair by Lindsey Berwin (EVC Music)
Grade 8: Penguins from Birds Études-Tableaux by Andrew Higgins (EVC Music)