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 9 – Brass players take their turn at the Festival

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Wednesday 16th March 2022 Morning Session – 9.55am: Afternoon Session – 2pm: Transitional – Intermediate Classes Evening Session – 6.30pm: Advanced and Open Classes Adjudicator, Mr Kenneth Blackwood, described this session as “the cherry on the cake at the end of a wonderful day of music making”. There were places to be won in the Festival’s prestigious final night’s Larg … 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.

Day 7 – Bands and orchestras

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Monday 14th March 2022 Evening Session – 6.30pm: Bands, ensembles and orchestras It was on this evening, two years ago, that Perform in Perth fell silent as the Coronavirus-19 Pandemic took hold of the world and lockdown began. Since then, thousands have died, jobs have been furloughed, businesses closed, and schools moved to online learning. In time, vaccines have been … Read More

Day 5 – Scottish Country Dance; Pipes and Drums

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Friday 11th March 2022 Scottish Traditional Classes took place at the Bankfoot Community Church Pipe Major Scott Taylor and Paul Brown were the adjudicators for the piping and drumming classes. Scottish Country Dancing Friday afternoon at the Bankfoot Community Church, Moneydie Sports Hall – Julie Young Dancers sweep the boards with trophies in a masterclass of Scottish Country Dancing. The … Read More