So a new Singing Syllabus is to be released by the ABRSM in effect of January 2018. It’s proving a little controversial amongst singers and teachers. What do we all think…..
Congratulations to SSS student Alice Watts for acheiving a Destinction for her ABRSM Grade 5 exam. Another outstanding result!
Congratulations to SSS student, Moya Morrison for acheiving a Destinction for her ABRSM Grade 8 Exam. Another outstanding result! Very well done!
Many congratulations to SSS student Anna Lancaster for achieving an outstanding distinction for her Grade 8 exam last Sunday!
THE FREDA PARRY SCHOLARSHIP FOR SINGERS
(Registered Charity No. 265970)
Patron: Sir Teddy Taylor
APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FOR THE 2016 – AWARD WORTH UP TO £1,200
The Freda Parry Scholarship was established in 1973 in order to assist young singers hoping to follow a professional singing career. The Scholarship is offered annually and its maximum value now stands at £1,200. The competition is open to candidates who are under the age of 29 on 3rd September 2016 and whose permanent address is in the County of Essex.
In addition, candidates should:
EITHER be following or about to begin a course of advanced singing study (full-time or part-time) at a recognised institution of Higher Education
OR have attained a Government recognised Grade 8 Merit or above in singing and intend to continue further professional training.
Candidates are asked to perform a short (15 – 20 minutes) balanced recital programme of their own choice, which consists of:
An oratorio aria (sacred or secular), mass or other extended sacred work
An operatic aria or concert aria
A German Lied or French Mélodie
A British or American Art song
The competition will take place on:
Saturday 3rd September 2016
Westcliff High School for Boys,
Essex, SS0 0BP
For further information and application form, please contact:
Freda Parry Scholarship Fund,
or visit our website: fredaparryscholarship.org
Closing date for applications – 30th June 2016 (late entries will not be accepted)