Open Category - adjudication only

  • Open category for young harpists at a novice level (pre-grade 4)
    Teachers must recommend candidates for this category.
    Repertoire: own choice of one piece

Level 4 - Lever/Pedal Harp

  • BARCAROLLE by Marcel Grandjany from ‘Trois Petites Pieces’ (Alphonse Leduc)
  • Contrasting Piece: from RCM (2009) online harp syllabus Grade 4 level

Level 6 - Lever/Pedal Harp

  • TAMBOURIN by Bernard Andres from ‘Automates’ (Alphonse Leduc) - please play 1st AND 2nd endings
  • Contrasting Piece: from RCM (2009) online harp syllabus Grade 6 level

Level 8 - Lever Harp

  • NATALIANA by Deborah Henson-Conant - 2nd edition (2010) (Golden Cage Music (self published))
  • Contrasting Piece: from RCM (2009) online harp syllabus Grade 8 level

Level 8 - Pedal Harp

  • CHANSON DANS LA NUIT by Carlos Salzedo from ‘Method for the Harp’ (G. Schirmer Inc.)
  • Contrasting Piece: from RCM (2009) online harp syllabus Grade 8 level


Level 9 - Lever Harp only

  • AIR AND VARIATIONS (Harmonious Blacksmith) by George Frederic Handel, transcribed by Dominig Bouchaud from ‘Pieces Classiques pour la Harpe Celtique’ (G. Billaudot)
  • Contrasting Piece: from RCM (2009) online harp syllabus Grade 9 level


Level 10 - Pedal Harp

  • Giga by Arcangelo Corelli, transcribed by Carlos Salzedo from ‘Solos for the Harp Player’ (G. Schirmer Inc.)
  • Contrasting Piece: from RCM (2009) online harp syllabus Grade 10 level

ARCT - Pedal Harp

  • Two contrasting pieces from from RCM (2009) online harp syllabus ARCT level
    Pieces by Canadian, women, and BIPOC composers are encouraged but not mandatory.

Creative Explorations - Lever/Pedal Harp

  • TBA


Please note:
The repertoire listed above is from the RCM 2009 harp syllabus.
Repertoire cannot be substituted on day of adjudication.
Repertoire not in the syllabus is subject to approval from the scholarship committee which must be granted prior to the application being submitted.

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