Richmond upon Thames Performing Arts Festival

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Performance opportunities for all ages in music, dance, speech - Feb/March annually at venues across the borough.      All performers receive a written and verbal assessment of their work and there are medals, trophies and cash prizes to be awarded.

 Bursaries in 2020  for the  Young Singer, Young Instrumentalist and Young Speech & Drama Performer of the Year together with other sponsored prizes.  

Competitions take place mainly at weekends in February and March at Kew Community Centre,(Music) and  YMCA White House Hampton, (Choirs and Speech & drama). 

Dates and Venues 2020

Vocal Section (mainly Choirs and Ensembles)    February 28th at YMCA White House, 45 The Avenue, Hampton, TW12 3RN and      Solo Vocal     February 29th  & March 1st   at Kew  Community  Centre,(St. Luke's), The Avenue, Richmond TW9 2AJ

Piano section:   March 6th, 7th, 8th  , 14th at Kew Community Centre,  (St. Luke's), The Avenue, Richmond TW9 2AJ

Instrumental:   March  15th  (Wind/Brass  & Percussion)   March  21st,22nd (other orchestral  instruments)  at Kew Community Centre

Speech & Drama March 28th & 29th at YMCA White House. Hampton TW12 3RN

Adjudicators for 2020  Piano :   Li Lin Teo, ARAM,LRAM,ARCM(Hons), LRSM    Vocal :   Belinda Mikhail, BMus(Hons),PgDipRCM, ARCM  Instrumental :  Paul Harris,  FRAM, HonTCL, GRSM, LRAM, ARCM ARAM,MTC,FRSA (Wind/Brass)  &  Fiona McLean Buechel, BA (RSAMD) Cert RAM (Strings) Speech & Drama:  Tish Nicoll LGSM,DipCE,FESB,MSTSD &  Ann Bauer, MEd, BA (Hons),LRAM,LGSM,PGCE,DipSpLD

Section Secretaries  (to whom entry enquiries should be made)Instrumental: Pamela Frazer,  Piano:  Sue Thornton,   Vocal:  Judy Hildesley    Speech & Drama:  Emma-Louise Tinniswood               

General enquiries –  

The website gives lots of information about the Festival and all its sections.   Audience welcome to see and hear these talented (mainly) young performers.



























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