Rock & Jazz Syllabus

RockFest

Award:  THE WHITEROCK THEATRE ROCKFEST TROPHY FOR BEST BAND

Award:  THE WHITEROCK THEATRE ROCKFEST TROPHY FOR BEST INDIVIDUAL PERFORMER IN ROCKFEST

Trophies presented by Miss V Hopgood on behalf of the Whiterock Theatre Box Office staff

Competitors are reminded that any electrical equipment used in these classes must be PAT tested.

Rock Classes


5100     ‌Solo Drum Kit         ‌£7.50    ‌18 and under      ‌4 mins

Own Choice: to be played with a backing track


5101     ‌Solo Drum Kit         £7.50    ‌19 and over        ‌5 mins

Own Choice: to be played with a backing track‌


5102     ‌Solo Electric Guitar (Lead, Rhythm or Bass)  ‌£7.50   ‌18 and under  ‌4 mins

Own Choice: to be performed with a backing track

Competitors may enter more than once playing a different type of guitar‌


5103     ‌Solo Electric Guitar (Lead, Rhythm or Bass)  £7.50   ‌19 and over     ‌5 mins

Own Choice: to be performed with a backing track.

Competitors may enter more than once playing a different type of guitar‌


5104     ‌Rock & Pop Bands  ‌£20.00  ‌18 and under      ‌12 mins

Own choice: maximum 3 numbers

To include no more than 3 Guitarists, no more than 1 Bass, no more than 2 Drummer/Percussionists, no more than 2 Keyboards, no more than 2 Brass, no more than 4 singers and miscellaneous players as required.

Open to amateur bands only

Maximum of 3 songs

Minimum of 3 players

Original material encouraged

No offensive lyrics

Each band will get a sound check before they perform

A full backline will be provided, but guitarists are asked to bring their own signal leads

Drummers may bring their own pedals and cymbals if they wish

Keyboard players will need to bring their own stands

Each band will be asked to provide a stage plan‌


5105     ‌Rock & Pop Bands  £20.00  ‌19 and over        ‌15 mins

Own Choice: maximum of 3 numbers

To include no more than 3 Guitarists, no more than 1 Bass, no more than 2 Drummer/Percussionists, no more than 2 Keyboards, no more than 2 Brass, no more than 4 singers and miscellaneous players as required.

Open to amateur bands only

Maximum of 3 songs

Minimum of 3 players

Original material encouraged

No offensive lyrics

Each band will get a sound check before they perform

A full backline will be provided, but guitarists are asked to bring their own signal leads

Drummers may bring their own pedals and cymbals if they wish

Keyboard players will need to bring their own stands

Each band will be asked to provide a stage plan

JazzFest

·     A piano will be available for these classes

·     A backline will be provided

·     Guitarists and keyboard players are asked to provide their own signal leads, and keyboard players will need to bring their own stands

·     Competitors are reminded that any electrical equipment used in these classes must be PAT tested.

·     Jazz bands are asked to provide stage plans

Jazz Classes


5150     ‌Jazz Solo     £7.00   ‌18 and under ‌8 mins

Own choice: minimum of 2 pieces, for any instrument or voice, accompanied on a second instrument if required. Time limit 8 mins to include gap(s) between pieces.‌


5151     ‌Jazz Solo     £7.00   ‌19 and over  ‌8 mins

Own choice: minimum of 2 pieces, for any instrument or voice, accompanied on a second instrument if required. Time limit 8 mins to include gap(s) between pieces.‌


5152     ‌Jazz Duet/Trio        £11.00‌18 and under       ‌8 mins

Own choice: minimum 2 pieces for a

ny combination of instruments/voices.

Competitors may enter twice in this class, once in a Duet and once in a Trio.

8 minute time limit to include gap(s) between pieces.‌


5153     ‌Jazz Duet/Trio        £11.00  ‌19 and over        ‌8 mins

Own choice: minimum 2 pieces for any combination of instruments/voices.

Competitors may enter twice in this class, once in a Duet and once in a Trio.

8 minute time limit to include gap(s) between pieces.‌


5154     ‌Jazz Band   £20.00‌Minimum 4 performers   ‌18 and under  ‌8 mins

Own choice: for any combination of instruments/voices.

Minimum 2 pieces.

Time limit 8 mins to include gap(s) between pieces.‌


5155     ‌Jazz Band   £20.00‌Minimum 4 performers   ‌19 and over     ‌8 mins

Own choice: for any combination of instruments/voices.

Minimum 2 pieces.

Time limit 8 mins to include gap(s) between pieces.‌


5156     ‌Swing Band            £20.00‌18 and under (No adult performers)       ‌10 mins

Own choice

10 minute time limit to include any gaps between pieces.‌


5157     ‌Swing Band            £20.00  ‌Any age ‌10 mins

Own choice

10 minute time limit to include any gaps between pieces

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