Having taken part in the festival yourself, you now feel sufficiently confident to persuade others to do so too. Promoting the festival would involve you spreading the word to others in your school or college and letting both them and the educational establishment know the many benefits you feel you have gained from your participation, such as the ability to overcome fears, the ability to perform in public, the positive feedback you feel you gained from the adjudicator etc. You could start by speaking to individual classes of younger pupils, maybe even address the staff, and then move onto year groups, as you gain confidence in public speaking. All we would ask is that you keep a record of the time spent in preparing for and in making these presentations.
Perform in Perth is an annual festival of music, speech and dance. Each year around 2,800 performers take part in the two-week festival which runs in March. There are events for groups of almost any size and description, in addition to an extensive programme for solo performance. Performers have the opportunity to develop their skills through receiving advice and encouragement from a team of experienced professional adjudicators. In 2019, we introduced a series of Gaelic competitions and Baton Twirling competitions, as well as expanding the piping and pipe band drumming solos. In order to organise and run the festival, we use many volunteers.
This volunteering opportunity is aimed at this age group so that the hours they contribute can qualify for a Saltire Award.The other restriction is that the volunteer must have taken part in the festival themselves as a soloist or as part of a larger group
Minimum age: 12
Maximum age: 25
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