The printed version of the 2021 syllabus will be available shortly – on request and from Concorde Music Shop in Scott Street, Perth, free of charge.

This is a list of the publishers of music for 2020 and their contact details.

The complete 2020 Syllabus in available for downloading


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Gaelic Baton Twirling Scottish Country Dancing


Vocal Solos  – Vocal Duets Vocal Ensembles  
Singing Games/Action Songs

Uniformed Organisations SingingGames/Campfire Songs


Music is Fun! (non-competitive)


Traditional Instrumental Music
Composition Class
Premier Instrumental Class & Large Instrumental Class
Pianoforte & Organ Classes
Solo Orchestral String Classes
Solo Guitar Classes
Solo Woodwind Classes
Solo Recorder Classes – see woodwind
Solo Brass Classes
Pipe Band Solo Classes
Percussion Classes
Recorder Groups
Duo Classes  
Chamber music & small ensembles
Large Ensembles (Bands & Orchestras)


Perform in Perth is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society.  This means that entrants do not have to seek copyright permission for any poetry, prose or solo dramatic items* performed, to a time limit of 10 minutes. 

Performers and teachers will be delighted to know that their participation in this festival means that authors will be directly reimbursed as a consequence of their works being performed at this festival. 

* Dramatic items must be announced with title and author at the time of performance to qualify for copyright indemnity, and the performer must not change the words or gender of the character.

Choir Speaking
Prepared Reading
Speech Recital
Public Speaking
Bible Reading

Junior Poetry for Pleasure (non-competitive) – see under Poetry

Verse speaking
Wiliam Soutar Poems (Perth’s local poet)
Robert Burns Poems
Scots Poems (Own choice)

Dramatic Solos* – including Shakespeare (Own choice)