Music Awards

MUSIC AWARDS CRITERIA:

Music, Orchestra, Ensemble, Choir

 

Music Award

For subject Music pupils and those who take extra-curricular Music at school. All external examinations and competitions must be entered through Collegiate Girls’ High School.

SCROLL

  • Pass Grade 6 in an external examination OR
  • Merit in Grade 5 in an external examination OR
  • Distinction in Grade 4 in an external examination OR
  • Merit in Grade 4 on two different instruments in an external examination OR
  • Reaching the finals of a regional music competition (such as SASMT) OR
  • Double Gold/Diploma award at regional eisteddfod (such as the PE Kunsfees or Knock on Wood)

SILVER BAR

  • Pass Grade 7 in an external examination OR
  • Merit in Grade 6 in an external examination OR
  • Distinction in Grade 5 in an external examination OR
  • Merit in Grade 5 on two different instruments in an external examination OR
  • Being placed (first, second or third in section) at a regional music competition (such as SASMT) OR
  • Medal winner (first, second or third place) at regional eisteddfod (such as Knock on Wood)

BLAZER

  • Pass Grade 8 (or higher) in an external examination OR
  • Merit in Grade 7 in an external examination OR
  • Distinction in Grade 6 in an external examination OR
  • Merit in Grade 6 on two different instruments in an external examination OR
  • Reaching the semi-final of a National Music Competition (such as ATKV or Musique Artscape National Youth Music Competition)

CONCERT BAND AWARDS AND JAZZ BAND (ORCHESTRA)                                     

1

Attendance at practices – 80% participation

2

School Performances – 100% participation

3

External Performances – 100% participation

4

Band workshops – 100% participation

5

Participation in a regional orchestra or local festival e.g. ELWO, Grahamstown Arts Festival, Stellenbosch Chamber Festival

6

Participation in a national orchestra e.g. SANYO, MIAGI, Stellenbosch Chamber Orchestra’s, SA National Youth Jazz Band OR perform in a professional orchestra e.g. ECPO, University Orchestra’s

SCROLL: Fulfill criteria [1-4] for 2 full years 

SILVER BAR: Fulfill criteria [1-4] for 3 years and [5] 

BLAZER: Fulfill criteria [1-4] for 4 years and [6]

Choir Award

Pupils must be members of the School Choir

Criterion

1

Attendance at practices – 90% participation

2

School Performances – 100% participation

3

External performances in school choir – 100% participation

4

Choir Workshops – 100% participation

5

Competitions and/or Eisteddfods (e.g. Knock on Wood) – 100% participation and placed first

6

Eastern Cape Youth Choir – 90% participation

  • SCROLL: Fulfil criteria [1-4] for 2 years
  • SILVER BAR: Fulfil criteria [1-5] for 3 years
  • BLAZER: Fulfil criteria [1-6] for 3 years. Pupil must be a member of the ECYC in the year that the blazer gets awarded
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