Year 2015

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(O - Outstanding : D - Distinction : C - Commended
M - Merit : m - Moderate : F - Fair )


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Royal Hall 28/04/2015
09:15 AM IG1a
Instrumental Trio (Adult)
Adjudicator: Anthea Shepherdson
Test: Any combination of instruments (excluding Brass) which may include Piano.
Time limit 10 minutes.
1. Field Trio Kirk Michael 84 C

09:15 AM IG1b
Instrumental Trio (up to year 13)
Adjudicator: Anthea Shepherdson
Official accompanist:
Test: Any combination of Instruments (excluding Brass) which may include Piano.
Time limit ten minutes.

09:15 AM IG2
Instrumental Small Ensemble (Years 1 to 6)
Adjudicator: Anthea Shepherdson
Official accompanist:
Test: Not more than eight players (not more than half Brass) which may include
piano. Time limit 5 minutes.
1. Share Na Veg . Bunscoill Rhumsaa 86 C

09:15 AM IG3
Instrumental Ensemble
Adjudicator: Anthea Shepherdson
Test: More than three players and not over eight. Any combination of instruments
(not more than half Brass) which may include Piano. Time limit 10 minutes.
1. Shirtliff Family - Douglas 87 D
2. Ramsey Grammar School String Ensemble RGS 85 C
3. QE2 String Group QE2 School 81 M

09:15 AM IG4
Instrumental Ensemble (Up to Year 13)
Adjudicator: Anthea Shepherdson
Test: Any combination of instruments (not more than half
Brass) which may include Piano. Time limit 10 minutes.
1. SNHS Lower School Ensemble SNHS 84 C
2. Ballacottier Folk Group Farmhill 81 M
3. Bee Er Dty Hwoaie Ramsey Grammar School 86 C

09:15 AM IG5
Music Making (Yrs 1 to 6)
Adjudicator: Anthea Shepherdson
Test: Time limit 8 minutes. Not less than eight players. Teachers excluded.
1. Ballacottier School Year 5 Ballacottier School 83 M
2. Ballacottier School Year 6 Farmihill 84 C
3. Share Na Veg . Bunscoill Rhumsaa 87 D

09:15 AM IG6
Music Making (Orchestras) (Years 7 to 13)
Adjudicator: Anthea Shepherdson
Test: Time limit 15 minutes. Not less than eight players. Teachers excluded.
1. QE2 High School Wind Band - J. Kinley Peel 86 C

09:15 AM IG7
Percussion Bands (Primary Schools)
Adjudicator: Anthea Shepherdson
Official accompanist:
Test: May include piano but excluding wind and string instruments. Own Choice.

09:15 AM IG8
Music Making (Orchestras) (Up to Year 6)
Adjudicator: Anthea Shepherdson
Test: Own choice. Time limit 10 minutes. Not less than eight players. Teachers excluded.
1. Buchan Awesome Orchestra Buchan 86 C

02:00 PM S7
Special Bass Solo
Adjudicator: David Kirby-Ashmore
Official accompanist: Marilyn Cannell
Test: a) Recit: "I rage, I Melt" Aria: "O Ruddier than the Cherry" from Acis and Galatea (Handel)
or
b) "Ludlow Town" by Michael Head
plus
c) Own choice
Award: Winners of Classes S2 to S7 will compete for the Cleveland Gold Medal singing a repeat of the Class pieces.
1. Paul Lewin Douglas 171 O
2. Bill Corlett St Johns 174 O
3. Terence Qualtrough Castletown 176 O
4. Paul Costain Colby 170 O
5. Glynn Morris Sale 177 O
6. Graham Crowe Baldwin 174 O

03:00 PM S4
Special Contralto Solo
Adjudicator: David Kirby-Ashmore
Official accompanist: Graham Kirkland
Test: a) "I Will Magnify Thee" from Belshazzar (Handel)
or
b) "Like to the Damask Rose" by Elgar (G Mkinor)
plus
c) Own choice
Award: Winners of Classes S2 to S7 will compete for the Cleveland Gold Medal singing a repeat of the Class pieces.
1. Jane Mayne Kirk Michael 176 O
2. Cathy Quayle Douglas 175 O
3. Judith Barker Liverpool 174 O

03:00 PM S5
Special Tenor Solo
Adjudicator: David Kirby-Ashmore
Official accompanist: Jill Collings
Test: a) Recit: "Deeper and Deeper Still" Aria: "Waft her Angels through the Skies" from Jeptha. Handel
or
b) "Hugh's Song of the Road" Vaughan-Williams
plus
c) Own choice
Award: Winners of Classes S2 to S7 will compete for the Cleveland Gold Medal singing a repeat of the Class pieces.
1. David G Williams Onchan 163 O
2. Ernie Thorn Onchan 169 O
3. Michael Corkhill Douglas 174 O
4. Alastair Qualtrough St Albans 173 O

06:45 PM A1
Music Composition
Adjudicator: David Kirby-Ashmore
Test: a) a new song for one or more voices, the lyrics being from the works of T.E. Brown.


1. Marilyn Cannell Kirk Michael 0
2. Timothy Price Maughold 0
3. Frank Woolley Ramsey 0
4. Madeline Kelly Peel 0
5. Amelia Crossley CRHS 0

06:45 PM A1(b)
Music Composition
Official accompanist:
Test: b) an original composition of Manx character for an instrumental ensemble.

07:00 PM LF
Lieder Final
Adjudicator: David Kirby-Ashmore
Official accompanist: Madeline Kelly
Winner - Jane Corkill

07:30 PM S13a
Victorian or Edwardian (Adult) Ballad
Adjudicator: David Kirby-Ashmore
Official accompanist: Marilyn Cannell
Test: Own choice of song up to 1920.
Dress optional. Time limit 5 minutes
Award: S13a) and S13b) will be run consecutively. Entry limited to either (a) or (b) which must be marked clearly on the entry form.
1. Jean Kennish Andreas 85 C
2. Jane Mayne Kirk Michael 87 D
3. Kenneth Bawden Baldrine 87 D
4. Mel Read Peel 0 W
5. Mike Durber Peel 85 C
6. John Kennaugh St Johns 86 C
7. Simon Bampton Jurby 85 C
8. Andrew Williamson Ballaugh 87 D
9. Arie Eisinger Foxdale 86 C
10. Kay Harker Douglas 87 D
11. Helen Prescott Douglas 0 W
12. Arthur Bawden Peel 86 X C
13. Glynn Morris Sale 87 D
14. David Christian Surby 86 C
15. Denise Groenewald Braddan 88 D
16. Peter Cringle Kirk Michael 87 D
17. Ernie Thorn Onchan 86 C
18. Terence Qualtrough Castletown 0 W
19. Leonard Smith Neston 0 W
20. Allan Wilcocks Douglas 89 D
21. Zara Sweeney Douglas 85 C

07:30 PM S13b
Music Hall and Comic Song (Adult)
Adjudicator: David Kirby-Ashmore
Official accompanist: Marilyn Cannell
Test: Own choice of song up to 1920
Award: S13a) and S13b) will be run consecutively. Entry limited to either a) or b) which must be marked clearly on entry form.
1. Hilda Harrison Cononley, Yorks 0 W
2. Caroline Cain Onchan 0 W
3. John Qualtrough Cheltenham 88 D
4. Moira Hart Onchan 86 C
5. Simon Fletcher Douglas 90 O