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We aim to hold these classes on the Friday. If a festival accompanist is required this should be stated on the entry and the music sent to the Entries Coordinator at the time the entry is made, to arrive before entry closure. Winners' trophies will be held for one year.
Piano accompaniment allowed but not official festival accompanist.