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2017 Dates

on Monday, 26 September 2016. Posted in Festival 2015

The Ayrshire Music Festival aims to

• Represent the range of performing arts locally
• Raise the quality of performance
• Create the performers and informed audiences of the future

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>There has been an error in the violin duet set pieces in the syllabus. The set pieces are:

Class 143 Division A 

Duo no 4 (1st mvmt) Allegro Vivace (no repeats) 


Six Easy Duos op 23

Class 144 Division B

Duo no 1 (2nd & 3rd mvmts) Romance & Rondo (no repeats) 


Duos op 61

Class 145 Division C

Duo no 1 (2nd mvmt) Tempo di Minuetto (no repeats) 


Six Easy Duets op 8

Class 146 Division D

No 15 Largo from New World Symphony - Dvorak

No 22 Teddy Bears Picnic - Bratton/Kennedy

Both from Abracadabra Violin Duets

Class147 Division E

Mirrors - Edward Huws Jones

Would You Like Some Beans on Toast - Mary Cohen

Both from Music Medals Violin Ensemble Pieces (Copper book)

2017 Festival Dates Announced

The 92nd Ayrshire Music Festival will take place from Monday 6th March – Thursday 16th March 2017.

Competition Dates Venues
Music 6th – 17th March 2017 Ayr Town Hall and Council Chambers
Dance 4th March 2017 Walker Hall, Troon
Speech & Drama 15th – 16th March 2017 Ayr Baptist Church Centre


Other important Festival dates for your diary

9th December 2017 Closing date for entries for 2017 Festival
17th January 2017 Trophy Return date.
31st January 2017 Own Choice Speech and Drama deadline
31st January 2017 Recital Classes Programme Submission deadline
31st January 2017 Closing date for submission of entries in Poetry Writing Competitions
31st January 2017 Closing date for submission of scores in Composition Competitions


Download the 2017 Syllabus

Download the 2017 Entry Form

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