Woodwind & Brass

Every level from beginner to accomplished performer is catered for.  There are recital classes, concerto, sonata and solo competitions. As well as separate days for flutes (Monday 30th March), clarinets (Friday 20th March), double reeds – oboes and bassoons (Tuesday 17th March), saxophone (Friday 13th March) and brass instruments (Monday 9th March), there are two Premier Challenge Competitions, one for woodwind and recorder players, on Friday 17th April, and one for players of brass instruments on the afternoon of Saturday 7th March.

Wind duo and trio competitions are with other chamber music competitions on Saturday 28th March. Please see the Orchestras & Ensembles Section for these competitions and for opportunities for chamber ensembles, larger ensembles and orchestras.

All woodwind and brass competitions will be held at Hampstead Garden Suburb Free Church, Central Square, NW11 7AG. 

The closing date for string entries will be Friday 7th February 2020. 

Official Accompanists

For every day of competitions for which an accompanist is required, we appoint an official accompanist. Competitors do not have to use this accompanist, but if they wish to do so, they should tick the relevant box on the entry form.

If you request to use an official accompanist, the section head will send you that person’s contact details and the fees that you would need to pay together with the information about the day of the competition.  The same fees are are payable for all the festival accompanists. As we need to appoint an official accompanist for about 30 days of competitions, different people will be appointed for different days.

One form should be used for each competitor/group/choir/etc., listing all the classes to be entered in any ONE SECTION. A separate entry form must be used for each Section of the Festival entered. Once you have submitted the form, you will need to transfer the total amount due to our bank account. Our bank details are displayed at the bottom of this form. Closing dates for entries are clearly marked at the top of each section of the syllabus.








Please, add only the entries you need.

Entry 1











Title and Composer
Author of Piece to be Performed





Entry 2

















Entry 3

















Entry 4

















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* see syllabus for fees applicable to each class

Declaration by person filling in the Entry Form

  • Yes, I agree I/We agree to abide by the Rules & Regulations of the North London Festival as set out in the Syllabus and accept responsibility for the above named entrant(s).
  • Yes, I agree I/We also agree to allow Festival officials or the local Press to take photographs solely for Festival publicity purposes.
  • Yes, I agree I/We agree to deposit the total amount into North London Festival bank account within the next 48 hours. (If we do not receive full payment, we will be unable to process your application)
  • Official Accompanist: Do you wish to use an Official Accompanist?

  • NOTE: YOUR PAYMENT MUST BE REFERENCED WITH CLASS No. AND COMPETITORS NAME

Bank details

Bank Name: CAF Bank

Account name - North London Music Festival

Account number - 00014585

Sort Code 40 - 52 - 40

REF: Add your class number and competitors name

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Section
Class
First Competitor's Name
(as it will appear in programme)
Date of birth (if under 18)
(please use DD/MM/YYYY format) *

I am over 18.

Instrument / voice
(not required for speech and drama entries)
Second Competitor's Name
(where applicable)
Date of birth (if under 18)
(please use DD/MM/YYYY format) *

I am over 18.

Instrument / voice
(not required for speech and drama entries)
Third Competitor's Name
(where applicable)
Date of birth (if under 18)
(please use DD/MM/YYYY format) *

I am over 18.

Instrument / voice
(not required for speech and drama entries)
Fourth Competitor's Name
(where applicable)
Date of birth (if under 18)
(please use DD/MM/YYYY format) *

I am over 18.

Instrument / voice
(not required for speech and drama entries)
Add more competitors
Remove Competitor
Group/Choir Size (if applicable)
Title and Composer of piece to be performed
(if applicable)
Time to perform (if applicable)
Teacher's name
Teacher's Contact phone number
Teacher's Email
Conservatoires/universities attended
Entry date
Graduation date
If you studied at more than one conservatoire/university, please enter details for the last one at which you studied.

Class fee