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    Senior Piano Solo    

 

Due to unforeseen circumstances some assessment sessions will have to be scheduled on a Sunday (during May/June).
Please indicate on the entry form if you will NOT be available on a Sunday.

 

PRESCRIBED SECTION

  • Only 1 piece to be played.
  • Copies of these works are available from the convenor.

KS 1

13 years

R95
  • G. Olivier Pikkewyne. (Unisa Gr 3, 2002)
  • E. Milne Double Agent. (More Little Peppers)

KS 2
 

14 years
R95
  • J. Potgieter Mars. (Suid-Afrikaanse Komposisies Unisa)
  • P. Wedgwood Coger el Toro Por Los Cuernos! (Upgrade! Grades 3-4)

KS 3

15 years

R95
  • P.J. Lemmer Rowers op Parade. (Suid-Afrikaanse Komposisies Unisa)
  • E. Milne Where the Wind Blows. (Pepper Box Jazz Book 1)

KS 4
 

16 years
R95
  • M. Driessen Klonkie op ‘n Donkie. (Suid-Afrikaanse Komposisies Unisa)
  • J. Takacs Sounding the Accordion. (Perspectives Piano Repertoire 5, Celebration Series)

KS 5

17 years

R95
  • Z. Fibich Childhood-Spring. (Perspectives Piano Repertoire 6, Celebration Series)
  • L. Papp Song and Dance. (Perspectives Piano Repertoire 7, Celebration Series)

KS 6

18 years

R95
  • V Kalinnikov Chanson Triste. (Perspectives Piano Repertoire 8, Celebration Series)
  • R. Starer Crimson. (Perspectives Piano Repertoire 8, Celebration Series)


 

SOLO SECTION 

  • No exam pieces from 2020
  • Works from the Recital section are not allowed in the Solo section.

Pre Classical (±1550 -1750)

KS 7 14 and under R95
KS 8 16 and under R95
KS 9 18 and under R95
KS 10 Open R105

Classical (±1750 - 1850)

KS 11 14 and under R95
KS 12 16 and under R95
KS 13 18 and under R95
KS 14 Open R105

Romantic (±1850 - 1900)

KS 15 14 and under R95
KS 16 16 and under R95
KS 17 18 and under R95
KS 18 Open R105

Impressionistic & Modern (After 1900 - No Jazz)

KS 19 14 and under R95
KS 20 16 and under R95
KS 21 18 and under R95
KS 22 Open R105

South African Composers

KS 23 14 and under R95
KS 24 16 and under R95
KS 25 18 and under R95
KS 26 Open R105

Jazz

KS 27 14 and under R95
KS 28 16 and under R95
KS 29 18 and under R95
KS 30 Open R105

Novice

KS 31        Any age R80

Late Beginner (1 piece only)

KS 32                        13 years & older     R80                               

Own Composition

  • A copy of the composition must reach the convenor seven (7) days before the Senior Piano section commences for adjudication.
KS 33                       13 years & older R80                                

Transcriptions

  • Please indicate the candidate's age on the entry form.
KS 34                    13 to 18 years    R80                            

Quick Study

KS 35 14 and under R80
KS 36 16 and under R80
KS 37 18 and under R85
KS 38 Open R85

Sight Reading

KS 39 14 and under R80
KS 40 16 and under R80
KS 41 18 and under R85
KS 42 Open R85

Study

KS 43 14 and under R80
KS 44 16 and under R80
KS 45 18 and under R85
KS 46 Open R85

Accompaniment

  • The candidate must supply his/her own instrumentalist/singer.
  • State grade in music of candidate.
  • Please see the following requirements: Highest mark in KS 47
    The candidate must:
    1) Accompany an instrumentalist (short piece or movement from a suite/sonata) OR a singer (art song or short aria); and  
    2) Sight read the accompaniment of an instrumental solo or a song.
KS 47 Any grade or age R80

Non-competitive section

  • 1 piece only
  • This section is for the non-competitive participant only.
  • The participant will receive a certificate, a symbol and a report.
KS 48 From 13 years R80

Concerto

  • Own accompaniment must be provided.
  • 1 movement only.
KS 49 14 and under R130
KS 50 16 and under R130
KS 51 18 and under R140
KS 52 Open R140

Recital

  • Three pieces from different periods.
  • No Concertos or movements thereof
  • Only one movement from a Sonata.
  • 1 piece must be Modern.
  • Only 1 piece from the current exam syllabus will be allowed.
  • Duration: 13 to 16 years - maximum 20 minutes.
  • Duration: 17 years to Open - maximum 30 minutes.
KS 53 14 and under R180
KS 54 16 and under R180
KS 55 18 and under R190
KS 56 Open R190

Sonata (Complete)

KS 57 14 and under R130
KS 58 16 and under R140
KS 59 18 and under R140
KS 60 Open R150
 

EXAM SECTION

Pre Classical (±1550 -1750)

KS 61      Grade 4 R95          
KS 62 Grade 5 R95
KS 63 Grade 6 R95
KS 64 Grade 7 R95
KS 65 Grade 8 R95

Classical (±1750 - 1850)

KS 66     Grade 4 R95
KS 67 Grade 5 R95
KS 68 Grade 6 R95
KS 69 Grade 7 R95
KS 70 Grade 8 R95

Romantic (±1850 - 1900)

KS 71 Grade 4 R95
KS 72 Grade 5 R95
KS 73 Grade 6 R95
KS 74 Grade 7 R95
KS 75 Grade 8 R95

Impressionistic/Modern (After 1900   No Jazz)

KS 76 Grade 4 R95
KS 77 Grade 5 R95
KS 78 Grade 6 R95
KS 79 Grade 7 R95
KS 80 Grade 8 R95

South African Composers

KS 81 Grade 4 R95
KS 82 Grade 5 R95
KS 83 Grade 6 R95
KS 84 Grade 7 R95
KS 85 Grade 8 R95

Study

KS 86 Grade 4 R95
KS 87 Grade 5 R95
KS 88 Grade 6 R95
KS 89 Grade 7 R95
KS 90 Grade 8 R95

Jazz

KS 91 Grade 4 R95
KS 92 Grade 5 R95
KS 93 Grade 6 R95
KS 94 Grade 7 R95
KS 95 Grade 8 R95

Additional Exam Piece

  • In the event where a candidate presents two pieces in one style period from the exam syllabus, he/she may play the second piece in this category.
  • Please indicate the style period on the entry form.
KS 96 Grade 4 R95
KS 97 Grade 5 R95
KS 98 Grade 6 R95
KS 99 Grade 7 R95
KS 100 Grade 8 R95

Jazz and Keyboard examinations (UNISA, Trinity College and Royal Schools of Music)

KS 101 Grade 4 R95
KS 102 Grade 5 R95
KS 103 Grade 6 R95
KS 104 Grade 7 R95
KS 105 Grade 8 R95