Music and Arts Festival - April 1 - April 17, 2019

The Kiwanis Music Arts Festival of St. Catharines

Speech Arts - Poem Selections Set One

Chair: Deanna Spironello

Date: April 2 - April 5


Location: Salvation Army Church, 400 Niagara Street, St. Catharines, ON

Click here for Poem Selections

The Awards system:

Superior : surpasses the expectations of the Adjudicator

Excellent: is consistent with the degree of skill expected by the Adjudicator

Very Good: a very satisfactory performance

Good: a satisfactory performance

Participation: recognition that the entrant has shared by participating in the class.

In “Own Choice” selections, please ensure that a copy of the selection accompanies the registration form.

If a specific time (a.m./p.m) for JK and SK classes is required, please email the festival administrator or discipline chair.

Classes may be combined in the choral speaking categories.

Split class rule for choral speaking:  grade level for entry is determined by the grade majority in the class. An even split
will perform in the older grade level.   

Special needs considerations must be communicated to the Adjudicator prior to the beginning of the class.

Poetry - Language is molded into some kind of design; either lyric or narrative.

Lyric: A short unified poem expressing the poet’s own experience and emotion to be presented in a relaxed stance to no movement. The speaker interprets.

Narrative: A poem which tells a story and usually has dialogue. Telling the story is the primary concern of the speaker.

Drama: The speaker is the character. The actor assumes the language, movement and dress of the character portrayed.


Registration CLOSED for 2019