Violin divisions

Repertoire requirements

Please determine the appropriate division according to your age as of December 15th, 2019.

All repertoire must be memorized unless indicated otherwise.

Unless specified in the repertoire requirements, no repeats are to be taken. However, D.C. & D.S. should be taken. When specific editions are recommended, participants must use those editions. If no edition is listed, please use modern editions, avoiding heavily edited editions.

PRIMARY (Age 10 and under)

  • E. Jenkinson: Elves’ Dance

  • H. Eccles: Violin Sonata in G minor, Grave

JUNIOR (Age 13 and under)

  • J.S. Bach: Partita No.3 in E Major, Gigue

  • G.F. Handel: Sonata in F Major, I. Adagio

INTERMEDIATE (Age 16 and under)

  • F. Kreisler: Praeludium and Allegro

  • G. Faure: Berceuse, Opus 16

Senior (Age 19 and under)

  • J.S. Bach: first movement from any solo sonata or partita

  • N. Paganini: Caprice #13

  • First movement of any major concerto