Gregynog Young Musician - Cerddor Ifanc Gregynog

2024 Entry Form

Gregynog Young Musician Competition
Entry Form

This online form submission for the 2024 Competition is available below.

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2024 Entry Form


The Rules

Read the Rules of the Competition


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Entries are now being accepted for this year’s competition.

The competition is open to any student who plays an orchestral instrument - including the harp, piano, classical guitar, recorder, saxophone, brass band instrument and percussion.

Applicants must be 18 years of age or younger on the date of the competition – 16th November 2024. There is no lower age limit.

Candidates should submit an entry form with a recording of two contrasting pieces of no more than 10 minutes total duration. The music need not be the repertoire the candidate may choose to play in later stages of the competition.

The recording may be submitted in the following formats: Aiff / .WAV / Mpeg3 or mobile phone recording. The closing day for entries is SUNDAY October 20th, 2024.


Full Name:

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Home Address:






Postal code:


Contact Telephone No:

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Mobile No:



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Date of Birth:

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School/Junior College attended and address:



* Instrument required


First round: Two contrasting pieces (no more than 10 minutes in total) recorded and submitted by Aiff / .WAV / MP3 or Mobile Phone recording.

Please provide full names of composers, full titles of pieces and approximate timings.

Piece 1: Name of composer Title of piece (inc. Mov. Opus, etc)

* Piece 1 Name of composer Title of piece (inc. Mov. Opus, etc) required


Piece 1: Approximate timing

* Piece 1 Approximate timing required


Piece 2: Name of composer Title of piece (inc. Mov. Opus, etc)

* Piece 2 Name of composer Title of piece (inc. Mov. Opus, etc) required


Piece 2: Approximate timing

* Piece 2 Approximate timing required


Total timing of recording:

* Total timing of recording required


Name of accompanist:


Does your accompanist wish to compete for The Gregynog Young Accompanist Award? (See Rules & Conditions number 7)

[] Yes

[] No

Do you wish to use the services of the Official Accompanist?

[] Yes

[] No

Applicants should submit this form ogether with:

1. Recording (2 contrasting pieces) in any indicated format.

2. £30 Entry fee (Cheque made payable to ‘Friends of Gregynog Young Musicians’) OR bank payment to:

Sort Code 40 – 34 – 33 Account No: 91514946

Please use competitor’s name as 'reference'.

A copy of your Grade 8 Certificate OR a letter of endorsement from your teacher.

These must be received no later than SUNDAY 20th October 2024

If you are selected to participate in the live Semi-final (and Final) round on Saturday 16th November, you will be asked to select your repertoire. For the semi-final you may choose TWO contrasting pieces of no longer than 12 minutes duration. These pieces can differ from the pieces you submitted for the first “recordings” round.

If you are chosen to perform in the Final you are obliged to repeat your Semi-final programme with the addition of a piece, or pieces, to bring the total time (with breaks) up to a maximum 18 minutes duration.

There will be a concert quality piano at the venue. For competitors who are unable to bring their own accompanist, an official accompanist is available for rehearsal and performance in the morning, afternoon and for the evening final. If you wish to avail yourself of this service there will be a nominal charge of £50.


How did you hear about the competition?

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[] Previous candidates

[] Music publication

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