​​​​​MUSICAL THEATRE and POPULAR VOICE SYLLABI

Musical Theatre and Popular Voice Age Categories

Beginner - 6 - 8 years
Primary - 
9 - 10 years
Elementary - 
11 - 12 years
Junior -
13 - 14 years
Intermediate -
15 - 16 years
Senior -
17 - 18 years
Advanced -
19  - 28 years
Adult -
over 28 years
Novice Adult -
19 years and older  (two years or less of study)

MUSICAL THEATRE Classes
Selections from 1950 and before - Up-Tempo/Comedy
Selections from 1950 and before - Ballad
Selections from 1950 - 1979 - Up-Tempo/Comedy
Selections from 1950 - 1979 - Ballad
Contemporary selections - 1979 - present - Up-Tempo
​Contemporary selections - 1979-present - Ballad
Disney selections
Pop/Rock musical theatre selections
Movie/Film selections
Canadian Musical Theatre selections
Own Choice Musical Theatre selections
Concert Class
Open Musical Theatre Qualifying OMFA Concert Class
Popular Voice Class
Musical Theatre Duets
Musical Theatre Trios
Musical Theatre Ensemble
Masterclass - Adjudication Only


Selections from 1950 and before - Up-Tempo/Comedy
One uptempo or comedic selection – own choice from staged musicals 1950 and earlier
Please select age-appropriate material. Costumes and 2 hand-held props may be used.

 Class Code
 Age Category
 Fee
TU-C001 Beginner$19.00
TU-P002Primary

$20.00

TU-E003Elementary$21.00
TU-J004Junior$22.00
TU-I005Intermediate$23.00
TU-S006
Senior$24.00
TU-AD007Advanced$25.00
TU-A008Adult$25.00
TU-NA009Novice Adult$25.00














Selections from 1950 and before - Ballad

One ballad selection – own choice from staged musicals 1950 and before
Please select age-appropriate material. Costumes and 2 hand held props may be used.


Class CodeAge CategoryFee
TB-C11

Beginner

$19.00
TB-P12Primary$20.00
TB-E13Elementary$21.00
TB-J14Junior$22.00
TB-I15Intermediate$23.00
TB-S16Senior$24.00
TB-AD17Advanced$25.00
TB-A18
Adult$25.00
TB-NA19Novice Adult$25.00













Selections from 1950 - 1979 - Up Tempo/Comedy
One uptempo/comedic selection - own choice from staged musicals between 1950 - 1979
Please select age-appropriate material.   No pop or rock. Costumes and 2 hand held props may be used.


Class CodeAge CategoryFee
GU-C21Beginner$19.00
GU-P22Primary$20.00
GU-E23Elementary$21.00
GU-J24Junior$22.00
GU-I25Intermediate$23.00
GU-S26Senior$24.00
GU-AD27Advanced$25.00
GU-A28
Adult$25.00
GU-NA29Novice Adult​$25.00













Selections from 1950 - 1979 - Ballad
One ballad selection - own choice from staged musicals between 1950 - 1979
Please select age-appropriate material.   No pop or rock. Costumes and 2 hand held props may be used.

Class Code
Age CategoryFee
GB-C31Beginner$19.00
GB-P32Primary$20.00
GB-E33Elementary$21.00
GB-J34Junior$22.00
GB-I35Intermediate$23.00
GB-S36Senior$24.00
GB-AD37Advanced$25.00
GB-A38
Adult$25.00
GB-NA39Novice Adult$25.00













Contemporary Musical Theatre - 1980 - present - Up Tempo/Comedy
One contemporary up-tempo/comedy selection – own choice from staged musical 1980 - present
Please select age-appropriate material.   No pop or rock. Costumes and 2 hand held props may be used.


Class CodeAge CategoryFee
CU-C41Beginner$19.00
CU-P42Primary$20.00
CU-E43Elementary$21.00
CU-J44Junior$22.00
CU-I45Intermediate$23.00
CU-S46Senior$24.00
CU-AD47Advanced$25.00
CU-A48
Adult$25.00
CU-NA49Novice Adult$25.00













Contemporary Musical Theatre - 1980 - present - Ballad
One contemporary ballad selection – own choice from staged musical 1980 - present
Please select age-appropriate material.   No pop or rock. Costumes and 2 hand held props may be used.

Class CodeAge CategoryFee
CB-C51Beginner$19.00
CB-P52Primary$20.00
CB-E53Elementary$21.00
CB-J54Junior$22.00
CB-I55Intermediate$23.00
CB-S56Senior$24.00
CB-AD57Advanced$25.00
CB-A58
Adult$25.00
CB-NA59Novice Adult$25.00













​Disney Selections
One selection, own choice from Disney movies or musicals. Costumes and 2 hand held props may be used.

Class CodeAge CategoryFee
D-C61Beginner$19.00
D-P62Primary$20.00
D-E63Elementary$21.00
D-J64Junior$22.00
D-I65Intermediate$23.00
D-S66Senior$24.00
D-AD67Advanced$25.00
D-A68Adult$25.00
D-NA69Novice Adult$25.00













Pop/Rock Musical Theatre Selections
One selection, own choice from pop/rock musicals eg., Jesus Christ Superstar, Rent, We Will Rock You, Godspell, etc.  
Please select age-appropriate material.
Costumes and 2 hand held props may be used.

Class CodeAge CategoryFee
PR-C71Beginner$19.00
PR-P72Primary$20.00
PR-E73Elementary$21.00
PR-J74Junior$22.00
PR-I75Intermediate$23.00
PR-S76Senior$24.00
PR-AD77Advanced$25.00
PR-A78Adult$25.00
PR-NA79Novice Adult$25.00













Movie/Film Selections
One selection, own choice from a movie, film or animated film. Costumes and props are allowed.

Class Code
Age Category
Fee
MF-C81Beginner$19.00
MF-P82Primary$20.00
MF-E83Elementary$21.00
MF-J84Junior$22.00
MF-I85Intermediate$23.00
MF-S86Senior$24.00
MF-AD87Advanced$25.00
MF-A88
Adult$25.00
MF-NA88Novice Adult$25.00













Canadian Musical Theatre Selections
One selection, own choice from musicals written by a Canadian composer. Costumes and 2 hand held props are allowed.

Class CodeAge Category
Fee
C-C91Beginner$19.00
C-P92Primary$20.00
C-E93Elementary$21.00
C-J94Junior$22.00
C-I95Intermediate$23.00
C-S96Senior$24.00
C-AD97Advanced$25.00
C-A98Adult
$25.00
C-NA99Novice Adult$25.00













Own Choice Class - Musical Theatre Selections
One selection, own choice from any era of musical theatre. Costumes and 2 hand held props are allowed.

Class Code
Age Category
Fee
OC-C101Beginner$19.00
OC-P102Primary$20.00
OC-E103Elementary$21.00
OC-J104Junior$22.00
OC-I105Intermediate$23.00
OC-S106Senior$24.00
OC-AD107Advanced$25.00
OC-A108Adult$25.00
OC-NA109Novice Adult$25.00













Concert Class
Please note that for Music Theatre Concert Class, costume change times must also be included in performance times.
These are the OMFA guidelines for the Provincial Music Festival competition. www.omfa.ca/syllabus
One song selection must be from the Golden Age era (selection prior to 1979)
Competitors will be judged on total performance, including song selection, interpretation and program arrangement with regard to contrast, appropriateness and age suitability.


Class Code
Age CategoryRestrictionsFee
CC-E113Elementary2 songs - 6 minute time limit$40.00
CC-J114Junior2 songs - 8 minute time limit$42.00
CC-I115Intermediate2 songs - 10 minute time limit$44.00
CC-S116Senior2 songs - 12 minute time limit$46.00
CC-AD117
Advanced2 songs - 12 minute time limit$48.00
CC-A118
Adult2 songs - 12 minute time limit$48.00










Open Musical Theatre Provincials Qualifying Class

Three contrasting selections must be performed from a planned program of 5 musical theatre selections (all different musicals and different composers). One ballad, one uptempo, one golden age is required.  Disney selections from STAGED Disney productions only are permitted.  A selection by Sondheim is strongly suggested. 15 minute time limit.


Class CodeLevel/AgeFee
OP-11016 - 28 years$60.00





POPULAR VOICE CLASS

One selection, own choice from popular voice repertoire.  Own compositions are permitted.  Accompaniment can be piano, acoustic guitar, self accompaniment, piano backtracks and recorded accompaniment is allowed. Competitor must bring their own sound system. 

Class CodeAge CategoryFee
P-B121Beginner$19.00
P-P122Primary$20.00
P-E123Elementary$21.00
P-J124Junior$22.00
P-I125Intermediate$23.00
P-S126Senior$24.00
P-AD127Advanced$25.00
P-A128Adult$25.00
P-NA129Novice Adult$25.00














Musical Theatre Duets  

One duet selection from any musical.  Average ages of competitors to determine class. Costumes/props are allowed to augment the performance if necessary. No recorded accompaniment.


Class Code
Age Category
Fee
DU-C131Beginner$28.00
DU-P132Primary$28.00
DU-E133Elementary$30.00
DU-J134Junior$32.00
DU-I135Intermediate$34.00
DU-S136Senior$36.00
DU-AD137Advanced$38.00
DU-A138Adult$38.00













Musical Theatre Trios 

One trio selection from any musical.  Average ages of competitors to determine class.

Costumes/props are allowed to augment the performance if necessary. No recorded accompaniment.


Class CodeAge CategoryFee
TR-P142Primary$32.00
TR-E143Elementary$34.00
TR-J144Junior$36.00
TR-I145Intermediate$38.00
TR-S146Senior$40.00
TR-A147Adult$42.00











Musical Theatre Ensemble
One ensemble selection from any musical.  Oldest ensemble member to enter at that age level.  Costumes/props are allowed to augment the performance if necessary. No recorded accompaniment.


Class CodeFee
EN-01$45.00




Workshop - Adjudication Only - Non-competitive   

One selection.  Musical theatre selection from any era with piano accompaniment only. Costumes and props may be used. 

Students will be given 15 minutes of adjudication/workshop with the adjudicator.  This time includes song performance.

This class will be held on the final day of the festival - students may use a song entered from another class and must provide their own accompanist.

Class CodeFee
MA- 01$25.00