Regulations 2023

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REGULATIONS N.B.  denotes a new or altered regulation All reference to photocopying is in accordance with the Code of Fair Practice (Revised Edition April 2016)  agreed between Composers, Publishers and Users of Printed Music. All photocopies will be retained and destroyed after the performance. GENERAL REGULATIONS 1. The Festival is for amateurs, except for ‘Open’ Classes. 2. The Committee, at its … Read More

Queen’s Award is a ‘truly wonderful recognition’

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The Lord-Lieutenant of Perth & Kinross, Stephen Leckie, has sent his congratulations to the Perform in Perth volunteers. “I could not be more delighted for all the volunteers at Perform in Perth, and I send them all my sincerest congratulations for this award and grateful appreciation for all they do. This is truly wonderful recognition for the team and I am sure … Read More

Perform in Perth volunteers are awarded highest honour for their service

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On Thursday 2nd June 2022, the anniversary of The Queen’s Coronation, it was announced that “Perform in Perth – Perthshire Musical (Competition) Festival Association” has been awarded The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. This is the highest award a local voluntary group can receive in the UK and is equivalent to an MBE. ‘Perform in Perth’ volunteers, both past and present, … Read More

Congratulations to our 2022 Special Award Winners

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Congratulations to our 2022 Award Winners. Pictured (above) are some of those who collected their awards after the competitions on the Final Night at Perform in Perth…. (L-R) Pavlina Ivanova (Perth HS) – Tennant Quaich for Best Vocal Performance (under 18); Abigail Strickland (Glenalmond) – Music Industries Cup and Macnab Gold Medal for Best Vocal Performances (over 18); Blair Cunningham … Read More

Day 10 – The Voice – and more!

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Thursday 17th March 2022 Afternoon Session – 2pm: Popular Song, Vocal Solos – from the Shows, Light Opera, Oratorio…. Opening with the Festival’s first class for Popular Song, this session was closely contested. Later in the afternoon, classes for Instrumental Ensemble saw Kilgraston’s String Ensemble win the Festival’s George Reid Chamber Music Trophy. The session final class was for Youth … Read More

Day 10 – Choirs and Singing

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In a competition for Perth City Primary Schools – Craigclowan Junior Choir, conducted by Sue Clark, were the winners in the Infants P1-P3 class. These victorious young musicians sang Grandfather Clock and Noah and the Unicorns, and they were awarded the Coates Shield. The Millennium Trophy was awarded to the Craigclowan Concert Choir, directed by Sue Clark. Their choice of … Read More

Day 8 – Advanced and Open String

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Tuesday 15th March 2022 Perform in Perth welcomed some familiar faces and some new ones to their Advanced and Open Classes on Tuesday 15th March. Adjudicated by Mr Mark Duncan, the players were in competition against each other as well as for places in the Festival’s Larg and Premiere Trophy Competitions on the Festival final evening – 7pm, Saturday 19th … Read More

Day 7 – Early Strings

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Monday 14th March 2022 Afternoon Session – 2pm: Initial and Beginners – Violin and Viola This was the only session for individual players today – in the evening the Festival moved to Perth Concert Hall for the evening session with Bands, Ensembles and Orchestras. …not all Classes had completed sets of photo/recording permissions.