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Broadway Division
Selections may be chosen from any past or current Broadway Show. All songs must be memorized. Songs from movies are not acceptable. You may use accompaniment trax or piano. Costumes and other appropriate props can also be used in this category.

Subdivisions of this category are determined by the contestant’s age.

Classical Division
Selection of composers will be up to the teacher’s discretion. Folk and art songs are appropriate for the younger voices. All songs must be memorized. You may use accompaniment tracks, or a solo accompanist. No lead sheets are allowed.Subdivisions of this category are determined by the contestant’s age.

Inspirational Division
This category includes all songs from the Gospel, Praise and Worship, Hymns, Spirituals, Contemporary Christian or even Patriotic songs. All songs must be memorized. You may use accompaniment tracks, or a solo accompanist.. Subdivisions of this category are determined by the contestant’s age.

Pop Division
Songs must be sung as written the first time through, the repeats may be improvised. All songs must be memorized. You may use accompaniment tracks, self accompaniment, or a solo accompanist. You may accompany yourself. Instrumental parts must be memorized,the accompaniment must be complete as in all divisions, ie no lead sheets. No music is allowed in the performance of any vocal division. Subdivisions of this category are determined by the contestant’s age.

Evaluations
Developed for any student on any instrument. This is not a contest. Students will be evaluated on their performance ability and how well they played the piece, not on the difficulty of the piece, or the length of study. Songs need not be memorized. A rating will be given on a percentage basis.

A-1 Rating – 94% – 100%

A-2 Rating – 88% – 93%

A-3 Rating – 80% – 87%

*Please note – No lead sheets allowed.

If accompanists use photocopies for easier turning of the pages, they must have an original copy of the music in addition to the judge’s original copy.

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