Year 2017

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


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Royal Hall 26/04/2017
09:15 AM SC1a
String Class - Violin & Viola (Grades 1 to 2)
Adjudicator: Kay Tucker
Official accompanist: Jill Collings
Test: Own choice. Time limit 3 minutes.
Award: The Geoffrey Nicks Memorial Trophy will be awarded to the best viola or double base player under 15.
1. Sophie Hindson Ballacottier School 87 D
2. Florence Leigh Ballacottier School 83 M
3. Oliver Morris Bunsoill Rhumsaa 84 C
4. Wilma Rose Dalugdugan Bunscoill Rhumsaa 85 C
5. Gypsy Quirk Mannin Music 86 C
6. William Dalugdugan Bunscoill Rhumsaa 83 M
7. Iga Kuczowicz Mannin Music 84 C

SC1b
String Class - Cello and Double Bass (Grades 1 to 2)
Adjudicator: Kay Tucker
Official accompanist: Jill Collings
Test: Own choice. Time limit 3 minutes.
Award: Best Cello player will be awarded the Ambassador Trophy The Geoffrey Nicks Memorial Trophy will be awarded to the best viola or double base player under 15.
1. Lily Burt Marown Primary School 87 D
2. Winona Reese Dalugdugan Ramsey 84 C
3. Aalish Watts Castletown 85 C

SC1c
String Class - Plucked Strings (Grades 1 to 2)
Adjudicator: Kay Tucker
Official accompanist: Jill Collings
Test: Own choice - Time limit 3 minutes.
1. Amber Pullen Dhoon School 87 D
2. Jasmin Pullen Dhoon School 86 C
3. Arthur Owenson Buchan School 86 C
4. Ruby Grant Ramsey 88 D
5. Elyse Grant Dhoon School 84 C
6. Constance Edwards Bunscoill Rhumsaa 84 C
7. Xander Shirtliff Colby 85 C
8. Abigail Harvey Dhoon School 84 C
9. Charlotte Brooks Bunscoill Rhumsaa 86 C

SC2a
String Class - Violin & Viola (Grades 3 to 4)
Adjudicator: Kay Tucker
Official accompanist: Jill Collings
Test: Own choice. Time limit 5 minutes.
Award: The Geoffrey Nicks Memorial Trophy will be awarded to the best viola or double base player under 15.
Competitor No. 2 transferred to class SC3a
1. Marie Zoe Cilliers KWC 86 C
2. Polly Glynn King William's College W
3. Xander Shirtliff Colby 83 M
4. Abbigail Radcliffe Mannin Music 88 D

SC2b
String Class - Cello and Double Bass (Grades 3 to 4)
Adjudicator: Kay Tucker
Official accompanist: Jill Collings
Test: Own choice. Time limit 5 minutes.
Award: The Geoffrey Nicks Memorial Trophy will be awarded to the best viola or double base player under 15.
1. Archibald Elliott CRHS Castletown 81 M

SC2c
String Class - Plucked Strings (Grades 3 to 4)
Adjudicator: Kay Tucker
Official accompanist: Jill Collings
Test: Own choice. Time limit 5 Minutes
1. Lucy Gilmore Ramsey 88 D
2. Arabella Ayen Ramsey 87 D

SC3a
String Class (Grades 5 & above) Violin & Viola
Adjudicator: Kay Tucker
Official accompanist: Jill Collings
Test: Own choice. A balanced programme. Time limit 10 minutes.
Award: The Geoffrey Nicks Memorial Trophy will be awarded to the best viola or double base player under 15.
Competitor No. 3 Polly Glynn 86
1. Anna Glynn Douglas 87 D
2. Annabel King Colby 89 D

SC3b
String Class (Grade 5 & above) Cello & Double Bass
Adjudicator: Kay Tucker
Official accompanist: Jill Collings
Test: Own choice. A balanced programme. Time limit 10 minutes
Award: The Geoffrey Nicks Memorial Trophy will be awarded to the best viola or double base player under 15.
1. Grace Templer Santon 87 D
2. Samuel Hills-Field RGS 86 C

SC3c
String Class (Grade 5 & above) Plucked Strings
Adjudicator: Kay Tucker
Official accompanist: Jill Collings
Test: Own choice. A balanced programme. time limit 10 minutes.
1. Markus Boyd Douglas 81 M

O6
Electronic Keyboard (Adult) Discontinued
Adjudicator: Kay Tucker
Official accompanist:
Test: Own choice. Time limit 10 minutes.
1. Eric Kelly Peel 89 D

02:00 PM S6
Special Baritone Solo
Adjudicator: Bryan Husband
Official accompanist: Frank Woolley
Test: (a) “Der vogelfanger bin ich ja" from The Magic Flute by Mozart
or
(b) “In the Silent Night" by Sergei Rachmaninoff
plus
(c) Own choice
1. John Rimmer Castleward 84 C
2. Neil Taverner East Baldwin 85 C
3. Arie Eisinger Lower Foxdale 85 C
4. Simon Fletcher Douglas W
5. Kenneth Bawden Baldrine 84 C
6. John Snelling NA 89 D
7. Matthew Quinn Ramsey 88 D
8. John Qualtrough Cheltenham 87 D
9. Paul Lewin Douglas 86 C

03:30 PM S5
Special Tenor Solo
Adjudicator: Bryan Husband
Official accompanist: Marilyn Cannell
Test: (a) “Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schon" from The Magic Flute by Mozart
or
(b) “Annabel Lee" by Martin Shaw
plus
(c) Own choice
1. Ernie Thorn Onchan 85 C
2. Michael Corkhill Douglas 86 C
3. Simon Bampton Jurby West 84 C
4. David G Williams Onchan 82 M

S3
Special Mezzo Soprano Solo
Adjudicator: Bryan Husband
Official accompanist: Jill Collings
Test: (a) “Non si più cosa son, cosa faccio" from the Marriage of Figaro by Mozart
or
(b) “There's a Bower of Roses" by Stanford
plus
(c) Own Choice
1. Helen Prescott Douglas 86 C
2. Linda Corkish Onchan W
3. Catherine Williamson Colby W
4. Victoria McLauchlan Onchan 85 C

06:00 PM SG10
Vocal Ensemble (Adult)
Adjudicator: Andrea Calladine
Official accompanist: Graham Kirkland
Test: Own choice
Minimum 8, maximum 12 singers. Any combination of voices male and/or female
1. Mums of Ballacottier School Douglas 86 C
2. Manx Voices Isle of Man 88 D
3. Maynrys (Cathy Quayle) Douglas 85 C
4. Lon Dhoo Ensemble Douglas 90 O
5. Ballacottier Dads Choir Douglas 89 D
6. Glenfaba Male Ensemble St Johns W
7. Glenfaba Chorale Ensemble St Johns 85 C
8. Glenfaba Ladies Ensemble St Johns 89 D
9. Coraaghyn Vannin Isle of Man 86 C
10. Ballacottier Staff Choir Douglas 85 C
11. Ballacapella - Ballakermeen High School 85 C
12. Coardailys - Douglas 86 C

A1(a)
Musical Composition
Adjudicator: Andrea Calladine
Official accompanist:
Test: To maintain a link with our cultural heritage, the challenge is to compose a new song for ONE voice designed to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the Manx Music Festival. Competitors may arrange a performance of their piece which will follow the adjudication.
1. Marilyn Cannell Kirk Michael 87 D

S17
Popular Song 1980 to Present (Adult)
Adjudicator: Andrea Calladine
Official accompanist: Patricia Cullen
Test: Own choice of song written between 1980 and the present day for immediate appeal but which has become part of the long term repertoire of popular music and jazz. Excludes songs entered in other classes. Only one accompanying instrument permitted. "Rifle" mics will be used.
1. Susan Coyle Douglas 86 C
2. Ian Cross Cleveleys W
3. Arthur Cowley Onchan 87 D
4. Alice Quayle Douglas W
5. Victoria McLauchlan Onchan 88 D

S13a
Victorian or Edwardian (Adult) Ballad
Adjudicator: Andrea Calladine
Official accompanist: Marilyn Cannell
Test: Own choice of song up to 1920.
Dress optional. Time limit 5 minutes
1. Harry Galbraith Peel 86 C
2. Zara Sweeney Douglas 84 C
3. John Taylor Port Erin W
4. Arthur Bawden Peel 85 C
5. Hilda Harrison Cononley, Yorks 87 D
6. Arie Eisinger Lower Foxdale 84 C
7. Simon Bampton Jurby West W
8. Kenneth Bawden Baldrine 88 D
9. Terence Qualtrough Castletown W
10. Denise Groenewald Braddan 84 C
11. Kay Harker Douglas W
12. Nici Fletcher-Causer Santon 86 C
13. Allan Wilcocks Douglas 86 C

S13b
Music Hall and Comic Song (Adult)
Adjudicator: Andrea Calladine
Official accompanist: Marilyn Cannell
Test: Own choice of song from ANY era.
1. Rosie Morrison Peel 84 C
2. Helen Prescott Douglas 87 D
3. Arthur Bawden Peel 84 C
4. John Rimmer Castleward 86 C
5. Mel Read Peel W
6. Victoria McLauchlan Onchan 88 D