Welcome to Music in the Vale's Annual Competition
We encourage excellence and enjoyment in the performance of vocal and instrumental music among young people and provide a supportive, friendly environment where young people can gain their first pleasurable experience of musical competition.
Our competition is open to young people, resident in the UK, between the ages stated below. This year (2017) the singers will compete on Saturday 18th Nov and the instrumentalists on Sunday 19th Nov.
New Format from 2015:
Cash prizes are awarded and all competitors receive a written adjudication and a general feedback session from experienced adjudicators on the day. A Gala Concert will be held in January along with other performance opportunies throughout the year to showcase all our winners.
"The important thing is to take part"
Music in the Vale is a Charitable Organisation. Site created by Phil Bowers in accordance with a design concept by Elevator Design.
Singers and instrumentalists aged 8-23 (as at 1st Sept of the competition year) are judged on separate days. There is no minimum grade restriction on the entrants; everybody is welcome to compete.
The competition is open to the public.
Patrons: Rebecca Evans & Owain Arwel Hughes CBE
Artistic Director: Christopher Vale