Categories Vocal

During the next vocal festival, you can registrer for the following categories.

On all concert locations, a piano will be available during the jury concerts.

Category A1: Childrens choirs up to the age of 12 years

Conditions

  • Minimum number of participants: 12
  • Maximum age: 12 years with en average age of below 11 years. More information about allowed age transgressions can be found in the regulations.
  • Children choirs with an average age of 8 years or less are not obliged to sing the compulsory song but certainly can if they want to. In these choirs the minimum number of singers is 8.Programme with a maximum duration of 12 minutes (the compulsory song not included)

Criteria

  • At least one traditional folk song from your own country sung a capella and unisono
  • At least 2 choral pieces free to choose
  • The compulsory song

Category A2: Childrens choirs up to the age of 14 years

Conditions

  • Minimum number of participants: 12
  • Maximum age: 14 year.  More information about allowed age transgressions can be found in the regulations.

Criteria

  • At least one traditional folk song from your own country sung a capella and unisono
  • At least 2 choral pieces free to choose
  • The compulsory song

Category B: Equal voice youth choirs

Conditions

  • Minimum number of participants: 12
  • Maximum age: 25 year. More information about allowed age transgressions can be found in the regulations.
  • Programme with a maximum duration of 12 minutes (the compulsory song not included)

Criteria

  • At least one traditional folk song from your own country sung a capella and unisono
  • At least 2 choral pieces free to choose
  • The compulsory song

Category C: Mixed voice youth choirs

Conditions

  • Minimum number of participants: 12
  • Maximum age: 25 year. More information about allowed age transgressions can be found in the regulations.
  • Programme with a maximum duration of 12 minutes (the compulsory song not included)

Criteria

  • At least one traditional folk song from your own country sung a capella and unisono
  • At least 2 choral pieces free to choose
  • The compulsory song

Category D: Pennant category children choirs

Conditions

  • Minimum number of participants: 12
  • Maximum age: 15 year. More information about allowed age transgressions can be found in the regulations.
  • Programme with a maximum duration of 18 minutes (the compulsory song not included)

Criteria

  • At least one traditional folk song from your own country sung a capella and unisono
  • At least one piece from the Renaissance or Romantic period
  • At least one contemporary piece of a composer from your own country
  • The compulsory song
  • Eventually completed with extra choral pieces, free to choose

Category E: Pennant category equal voice youth choirs

Conditions

  • Minimum number of participants: 12
  • Maximum age: 25 year. More information about allowed age transgressions can be found in the regulations.
  • Programme with a maximum duration of 18 minutes (the compulsory song not included)

Criteria

  • At least one traditional folk song from your own country sung a capella and unisono
  • At least one piece from the Renaissance or Romantic period
  • At least one contemporary piece of a composer from your own country
  • The compulsory song
  • Eventually completed with extra choral pieces, free to choose

Category F: Pennant category mixed voice youth choirs

Conditions

  • Minimum number of participants: 12
  • Maximum age: 25 year. More information about allowed age transgressions can be found in the regulations.
  • Programme with a maximum duration of 18 minutes (the compulsory song not included)

Criteria

  • At least one traditional folk song from your own country sung a capella and unisono
  • At least one piece from the Renaissance or Romantic period
  • At least one contemporary piece of a composer from your own country
  • The compulsory song
  • Eventually completed with extra choral pieces, free to choose