There is now a National Class in Musical Theatre, therefore, Musical Theatre is now considered to be a separate discipline from voice.
Following is the division of disciplines:
School Music/ Special Education
This change may affect the eligibility for recommendation to Provincial Finals where competitors must have entered and competed in at least two solo classes in the same discipline at their district festival. In other words, if a competitor is entering a provincial musical theatre class, he/she must have competed in TWO musical theatre classes. If a competitor is entering a provincial vocal class he/she must have competed in TWO vocal classes, neither of which can be musical theatre.
District Scholarship Regulations: District Festivals are responsible for setting their own criteria for scholarships and awards. SMFA recommends that, in order to qualify for a district scholarship or award, each individual named on the entry form will have entered and competed in at least two classes in the same discipline when it is evident that there is provision of suitable classes from which to choose. Scholarship regulations should be clearly posted for your community well ahead of your entry deadline.
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We have an enviable system that exists in this country because of Earl Grey, Canada's Governor General from 1904-1911. In addition to football, he had the arts on his mind. Following a concert which was part of the inauguration ceremonies of Alberta, he proposed that a Dominion-wide festival should be established for drama and music. Some time later he sent letters to theREAD MORE