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School Choirs Competition 2019

An important part of the Godalming Performing Arts Festival is the competition for school choirs. This took place at Charterhouse on Tuesday March 5th. Four hundred and twenty eight pupils from nineteen choirs competed. More than three hundred parents and friends watched in the Charterhouse Great Chapel, a magnificent building and memorial to the [...]

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Piano Section Report 2019

The piano section of the Godalming Performing Arts Festival enjoyed another very successful year, with players ranging in age from 7 – late 70’s. Classes included solo pieces and recitals, with a range of piano music from Bach to Einaudi, Romantic to Jazz, and everything in between. The standard was generally high and many [...]

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Festival Dance Section 2019

The highly successful dance competition of the Godalming Performing Arts Festival finished on February 22nd. There was a record number of over one thousand entries in the solo classes plus many ensembles. Pupils from no less then twenty-seven dance schools took part. The competition, taking place over five days in the splendid surroundings of [...]

By |2019-03-03T15:30:15+00:00March 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Festival Dance Section 2019

Record entry for Godalming Performing Arts Festival

The Godalming Music Festival began in 1947 as a competition for choirs. Piano classes were added in 1962, with stringed and wind instruments in 1966. 1968 saw further growth with the addition of speech and solo singing. An organ competition was instituted in 1977 and dance introduced in 1991. Whilst the music competitions have [...]

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