MO 2015

Take Part

National Competitions (Ireland and UK)

Female Voice
Repertoire: 2 contrasting pieces, only 1 of which may be accompanied
Time Limit: 5 - 8 minutes in total
Age Limit: The majority of singers must be over 15 years of age
No. of Members: Minimum of 12 singers per choir
1st Prize: Trophy and £200
2nd Prize: Certificate and £100

Male Voice 
Repertoire: 2 contrasting pieces, only 1 of which may be accompanied
Time Limit: 5 - 8 minutes in total
Age Limit: The majority of singers must be over 15 years of age
No. of Members: Minimum of 12 singers per choir
1st Prize: Trophy and £200
2nd Prize: Certificate and £100

Mixed Voice 
Repertoire: 2 contrasting pieces, only 1 of which may be accompanied
Time Limit: 5 - 8 minutes in total
Age Limit: The majority of singers must be over 15 years of age
No. of Members: Minimum of 12 singers per choir
1st Prize: Trophy and £200
2nd Prize: Certificate and £100

Youth Choir 
Repertoire: 2 contrasting pieces, both of which may be accompanied
Time Limit: 5 - 8 minutes in total
Age Limit: All singers must be under 21 years of age
No. of Members: Minimum of 12 singers per choir
1st Prize: Trophy and £200
2nd Prize: Certificate and £100

Vocal Ensemble 
Repertoire: 2 contrasting pieces, only 1 of which may be accompanied
Time Limit: 5 - 8 minutes in total
Age Limit: The majority of singers must be over 15 years of age
No. of Members: Minimum of 4 and maximum of 12 singers per ensemble
1st Prize: Trophy and £200
2nd Prize: Certificate and £100

Sacred Music 
Repertoire: 2 contrasting sacred pieces, only 1 of which may be accompanied
Time Limit: 5 - 8 minutes in total
Age Limit: Open to adult and youth choirs
No. of Members: Minimum of 12 singers per choir
1st Prize: Trophy and £200
2nd Prize: Certificate and £100

Popular, Jazz & Gospel Music 
Repertoire: 2 contrasting pieces in a relevant style, both of which may be accompanied
Time Limit: 5 - 8 minutes in total
Age Limit: The majority of singers must be over 15 years of age
No. of Members: Minimum of 12 singers per choir
1st Prize: Trophy and £200
2nd Prize: Certificate and £100

CMC Library
We are delighted to continue our partnership with the Contemporary Music Centre, Ireland and would encourage participating choirs to consider repertoire composed by Irish composers for competition at this year's Choir Festival. CMC will present a special award at the Closing Gala Concert to the choir that best performs a piece by an Irish composer, as listed in the CMC Library. To visit the library please follow this link

Special Awards
See here for details of all special awards at the 2018 festival.