SATURDAY JUNE 19TH TO SATURDAY JUNE 26TH 2021

Syllabus

SYLLABUS INCLUDES SCHOOLS, CHORAL, VOCAL, PIANO, INSTRUMENTAL, SPEECH & DRAMA SECTIONS

Following are the performance competition sections being offered in this year’s music eisteddfod.

Schools Sections:

For all small group entries, players / vocalists must all be 1.5 metres separated and they must be in straight lines facing forward.
• Conductors must be separated from the group by 5 metres.

Section 311 – Primary Schools Acoustic Instrumental Ensemble
A selection of TWO contrasting pieces to be performed.
A maximum of 10 performers only are permitted and there can be no wind or brass players.

Section 312 – Higher School Certificate Performance – Individual (Cash + Certificates)
(This Section is for those students who are presenting for the 2017 Higher School Certificate in Music.)
Music Individual Performance – TWO contrasting pieces are to be performed – any instrument or voice. (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Wind or brass players are not permitted in the following section.

Section 313 – Higher School Certificate Performance – Group (Cash + Certificates)
(This section is for those students who are presenting for the 2017 Higher School Certificate in Music.)
Music Group Performance – TWO contrasting pieces are to be performed.

Special Note: If amplified instruments are to be used then such equipment is to be wholly the responsibility of the group and be set up and sound checked prior to the commencement of the starting time programmed for the day’s competition. The Civic Hall equipment is not permitted to be used. Volume levels must be appropriate to the acoustic properties of the Civic Hall, be comfortable to the audience and the adjudicator. Failure to achieve this balance will result in disqualification.

(1st Prize: $15.00ea + Certificate – to an overall maximum of $60.00)


Choral Sections:


Vocal Sections

 VOCAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
• Competitors must have performed in TWO other vocal Sections (other than Championships.)
• Two pieces of a contrasting nature are to be performed.
• Pieces performed must be different to those performed in other Sections.
• Time limit - 15 minutes.

Section 64 - Junior Vocal Championship (16 Years & Under)
1st Prize - Trophy + $100 • 2nd Prize - $50

Section 65 - Open Vocal Championship (open to all ages)
1st Prize - Trophy + $150 • 2nd Prize - $75 


Restricted Vocal Solo – Any Style
Restricted to competitors who have not won a FIRST PRIZE at ANY eisteddfod in the discipline in which they have entered
Section 1 – 13 to 15 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 2 – 16 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 3 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Vocal Solo – Any Style
Section 4 – 7 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 5 – 8 to 10 Years (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 6 – 11 to 14 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 7 – 15 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 8 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 9 – Mature Age (40 Years & Over) (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Nursery Rhyme – To be Costumed
Section 10 – 6 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 11 – 7 & 8 Years (1st Prize: Trophy)

Character Solo – To be Costumed & Acted
(This event will be judged on ALL three criteria: voice, acting and costume and the degree of success these criteria are combined.)
Section 12 – 9 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 13 – 10 to 12 Years (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 14 – 13 to 15 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 15 – 16 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 16 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Vocal Solo – Pop, Rock or Jazz
Section 17 – 7 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 18 – 8 to 10 Years (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 19 – 11 to 14 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 20 – 15 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 21 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Vocal Solo – By an Australian Composer
Section 22 – 7 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 23 – 8 to 10 Years (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 24 – 11 to 14 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 25 – 15 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 26 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Vocal Solo – Traditional, Folk or National Song
Section 27 – 9 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 28 – 10 to 12 Years 1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 29 – 13 to 15 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 30 – 16 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 31 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Vocal Solo – Sacred, Hymn or Carol
Section 32 – 7 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 33 – 8 to 10 Years (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 34 – 11 to 14 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 35 – 15 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 36 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Vocal Solo – From Stage, Film or Operetta
Section 37 – 7 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 38 – 8 to 10 Years (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 39 – 11 to 14 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 40 – 15 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 41 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Vocal Duet – Any Style
Section 42 – 9 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 43 – 10 to 12 Years 1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 44 – 13 to 15 Years (1st Prize: $15.00ea + Certificate)
Section 45 – 16 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00ea + Certificate)
Section 46 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00ea + Certificate)

Vocal Trio or Quartet – Any Style
Each singer must be singing a separate part/melodic line.
Section 47 – 10 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 48 – 11 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00ea + Certificate)
Section 49 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00ea + Certificate)

Vocal Solo – Art Song from the Baroque or Classical Periods
Section 50 – 11 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 51 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Vocal Solo – Art Song from the Romantic or Twentieth/Twenty First Century Periods
Section 52 – 11 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 53 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Graded Vocal Solo – Any Style
Grades are AMEB or equivalent in other organisations.
The song performed must not also be performed by the same competitor in any other Section.

Section 54 – Preliminary & 1st Grades (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 55 – 2nd & 3rd Grades (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 56 – 4th & 5th Grades (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 57 – 6th to 8th Grades (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Vocal Solo – Self Accompanied
Section 58 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Family Vocal and/or Instrumental Item – Any Style
Each performer must be from the same family and living in the same household.
Section 59 – Open (1st Prize: Trophy)


Piano Sections:

 PIANO CHAMPIONSHIPS
• Competitors must have performed in TWO other Piano Sections (other than Championships).
• Two pieces of a contrasting nature are to be performed.
• Pieces performed must be different to those performed in other Sections.
• Time limit - 15 minutes.

Section 140 - Junior Piano Championship (16 Years & Under)
1st Prize - Trophy + $100 • 2nd Prize - $50

Section 141 - Open Piano Championship (open to all ages)       
1st Prize - Trophy + $150 • 2nd Prize - $75 

Restricted Piano Solo – Any Style
Restricted to competitors who have not won a FIRST PRIZE at ANY eisteddfod in the discipline in which they have entered
Section 100 – 12 to 15 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 101 – 16 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 102 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Piano Solo – Any Style
Section 103 – 7 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 104 – 8 to 10 Years (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 105 – 11 to 14 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 106 – 15 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 107 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 108 – Mature Age (40 Years & Over) (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Graded Piano Solo
Grades are AMEB or equivalent in other organisations.
The piece performed must not also be performed by the same competitor in any other Section.

Section 109 – Preliminary & 1st Grades (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 110 – 2nd & 3rd Grades (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 111 – 4th & 5th Grades (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 112 – 6th to 8th Grades (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Piano Solo – Pop, Rock or Jazz
Section 113 – 7 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 114 – 8 to 10 Years (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 115 – 11 to 14 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 116 – 15 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 117 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Piano Solo – By an Australian Composer
Section 118 – 7 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 119 – 8 to 10 Years (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 120 – 11 to 14 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 121 – 15 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 122 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Piano Solo – From the Baroque or Classical Periods
Section 123 – 10 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 124 – 11 to 14 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 125 – 15 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 126 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Piano Solo – From the Romantic or Twentieth/Twenty First Century Periods
Section 127 – 10 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 128 – 11 to 14 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 129 – 15 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 130 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Piano Duet – Any Style
Section 131 – 9 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 132 – 10 to 12 Years (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 133 – 13 to 15 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 134 – 16 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 135 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)


Instrumental Sections:

INSTRUMENTAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
• Competitors must have performed in TWO other Instrumental Sections (other than Championships).
• Two pieces of a contrasting nature are to be performed.
• Pieces performed must be different to those performed in other Sections.
• Time limit - 15 minutes

Section 280 - Junior Instrumental Championship (16 Years & Under)
1st Prize - Trophy + $100 • 2nd Prize - $50

Section 281 - Open Instrumental Championship (open to all ages)
1st Prize - Trophy + $150 • 2nd Prize - $75


Restricted String Solo – Any Style
Restricted to competitors who have not won a FIRST PRIZE at ANY eisteddfod in the discipline in which they have entered
Section 200 – 12 to 16 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 201 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

String Solo – Any Style
Section 202 – 9 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 203 – 10 to 12 Years (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 204 – 13 to 15 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 205 – 16 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 206 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 207 – Mature Age (40 Years & Over) (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Graded String Solo
Grades are AMEB or equivalent in other organisations.
The piece performed must not also be performed by the same competitor in any other Section.

Section 208 – Preliminary & 1st Grades (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 209 – 2nd & 3rd Grades (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 210 – 4th & 5th Grades (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 211 – 6th to 8th Grades (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

String Solo – Pop, Rock or Jazz
Section 212 – 9 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 213 – 10 to 12 Years 1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 214 – 13 to 15 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 215 – 16 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 216 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

String Solo – From the Baroque or Classical Periods
Section 217 – 10 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 218 – 11 to 14 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 219 – 15 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 220 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

String Solo – From the Romantic or Twentieth/Twenty First Century Periods
Section 221 – 10 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 222 – 11 to 14 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 223 – 15 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 224 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

String Duet, Trio or Quartet – Any Style
Performers must be 1.5 metres separated.
Section 225 – 10 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 226 – 11 to 14 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 227 – 15 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 228 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Restricted Woodwind or Brass Solo – Any Style
Restricted to competitors who have not won a FIRST PRIZE at ANY eisteddfod in the discipline in which they have entered
Section 229 – 12 to 16 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 230 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Woodwind or Brass Solo – Any Style
Section 231 – 9 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 232 – 10 to 12 Years 1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 233 – 13 to 15 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 234 – 16 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 235 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 236 – Mature Age (40 Years & Over) (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Graded Woodwind or Brass Solo
Grades are AMEB or equivalent in other organisations.
The piece performed must not also be performed by the same competitor in any other Section.

Section 237 – Preliminary & 1st Grades (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 238 – 2nd & 3rd Grades (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 239 – 4th & 5th Grades (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 240 – 6th to 8th Grades (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Woodwind or Brass Solo – Pop, Rock or Jazz
Section 241 – 9 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 242 – 10 to 12 Years 1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 243 – 13 to 15 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 244 – 16 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 245 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Woodwind or Brass Solo – From the Baroque or Classical Periods
Section 246 – 10 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 247 – 11 to 14 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 248 – 15 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 249 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Woodwind or Brass Solo – From the Romantic or Twentieth/21st Century Periods
Section 250 – 10 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 251 – 11 to 14 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 252 – 15 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 253 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Woodwind or Brass Duet, Trio or Quartet – Any Style
Performers must be 1.5 metres separated and in a straight line.
Section 254 – 10 Years &Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 255 – 11 to 14 Years (1st Prize: $15.00ea + Certificate)
Section 256 – 15 to 18 Years (1st Prize: $15.00ea + Certificate)
Section 257 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00ea + Certificate)

Guitar Solo (acoustic only) – Any Style
Section 258 – 12 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 259 – 13 Years to 16 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 260 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Guitar Solo (acoustic only) – Classical Style
Section 261 – 12 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 262 – 13 Years to 16 Years (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 263 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Guitar Duet, Trio or Quartet (acoustic only) – Any Style
Section 264 – 12 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 265 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00ea + Certificate)

Ukelele Solo – Any Style
Section 266 – 12 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 267 – 13 to 16 Years (1stPrize: $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 268 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Ukelele Duet, Trio or Quartet – Any Style
Section 269 – 12 Years & Under (1st Prize: Cash Max $24 + Certificate)
Section 270 – 13 yrs to 16 yrs (1st Prize: Cash Max $24 + Certificate)
Section 271 – Open (1st Prize: Cash Max $24 + Certificate)

Other Instrumental – Solo – Any Style
Section 272 – 12 Years & Under (1st Prize: $15 + Certificate)
Section 273 – 13 yrs – 16 yrs (1st Prize: $15 + Certificate)
Section 274 – Open (1st Prize: $15 + Certificate)

Other Instrumental – Solo – Australian Composer
Section 275 – 12 Years & Under (1st Prize: $15 + Certificate)
Section 276 – 13 yrs – 16 yrs (1st Prize: $15 + Certificate)
Section 277 – Open (1st Prize: $15 + Certificate)


Speech & Drama Sections:

Verse Speaking – Own Choice
Section 400 – 10 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 401 – 14 Years & Under (1st Prize $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 402 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Verse Speaking – Australian Poet
Section 403 – 10 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 404 – 14 Years & Under (1st Prize $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 405 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Verse Speaking – Light Verse
Section 406 – 10 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 407 – 14 Years & Under (1st Prize $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 408 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Prose Speaking – Australian Author
Section 409 – 10 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 410 – 14 Years & Under (1st Prize $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 411 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Prose Speaking – Non-Australian Author
Section 412 – 10 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 413 – 14 Years & Under (1st Prize $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 414 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Drama – Comedy Recital in Costume
Section 415 – 10 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 416 – 14 Years & Under (1st Prize $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 417 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Drama – Dramatic Recital in Costume
Section 418 – 10 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 419 – 14 Years & Under (1st Prize $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 420 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Sight Reading – The text is supplied through the adjudicator
Section 421 – 10 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 422 – 14 Years & Under (1st Prize $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 423 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Write & Read Own Poem or Prose
Section 424 – 10 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 425 – 14 Years & Under (1st Prize $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 426 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Duologue in Costume
Social distancing must be observed.
Section 427 – 10 Years & Under (1st Prize: Trophy)
Section 428 – 14 Years & Under (1st Prize $15.00 + Certificate)
Section 429 – Open (1st Prize: $15.00 + Certificate)

Dramatised Scene, Sketch – Group of 3 or more but a maximum of 5
Social distancing must be observed.
Section 430 – 14 Years & Under (Maximum Prize money available $45.00 + Certificates)
Section 431 – Open (Maximum Prize money available: $45.00 + Certificates)
(Maximum performance time allowed is 15 minutes)


CHAMPIONSHIP

CHAMPIONSHIPS
To qualify for Championship participation the entrants must have performed in the following categories:
1 x Verse Speaking; 
1 x Prose Speaking; 
1 x Drama piece; 
1 x Sight Reading

The prizewinners of the Championships is determined by the accumulated total of the best score in each of these categories. 

Section 432 - Junior Championship (14 Years & Under) 
1st Prize - Trophy + $50 • 2nd Prize - $25 

Section 433  - Open Championship (open to all ages)
1st Prize - Trophy + $100 • 2nd Prize - $50


Our Championship Events
JUNIOR VOCAL CHAMPIONSHIP: 1st Prize $100 • 2nd Prize $50
JUNIOR PIANO CHAMPIONSHIP: 1st Prize $100 • 2nd Prize $50
JUNIOR INSTRUMENTAL CHAMPIONSHIP: 1st Prize $100 • 2nd Prize $50
OPEN VOCAL CHAMPIONSHIP: 1st Prize $150 • 2nd Prize $75
OPEN PIANO CHAMPIONSHIP: 1st Prize $150 • 2nd Prize $75
OPEN INSTRUMENTAL CHAMPIONSHIP: 1st Prize $150 • 2nd Prize $75
7.SPEECH & DRAMA JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP 1st Prize $50 • 2nd Prize $25
SPEECH & DRAMA OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP 1st Prize $100 • 2nd Prize $50

Our Special Awards
Award for Overall Excellence: $75
Award for Outstanding Vocal Performance: $75
Award for Outstanding Vocal Performance – Under 12 Years: $75
Award for Open Choir: $75
Awards for School Choirs (2) for best musical expression overall: $75ea
Award for Outstanding Performance in Stage, Film or Operetta: $75
Award for Outstanding String Performance: $75
Award for Outstanding Brass or Woodwind Performance: $75
Award for Outstanding Senior Vocal Performance: $75
Award for Outstanding Piano Performance – non Championship: $75
Committee Awards (2) to support further studies: $75 ea
Award for Outstanding Ensemble Skills exhibited in a Piano Duet: $75

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