78th City of Toowoomba Eisteddfod 2024
DIVISION 16 - STRING SOLOS AND GRADED SOLOS (PRIMARY)
25 Jul 2024 to 28 Jul 2024
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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INSTRUMENTAL – JULY/AUGUST

Please read the General Rules and Division-Specific Rules carefully to avoid disqualification.

All competitors are required to frequently check the Eisteddfod website for the latest updates.


INSTRUMENTAL - GENERAL RULES

  1. Own choice of music.
  2. Own Choice submissions for Instrumental Solos need only include the accompaniment scores where the accompaniment is essential to the adjudicator’s assessment of the performance.
  3. Full scores are only required for Duets, Trios, Quartets and Instrumental Groups (unless otherwise stated).
  4. Backing Tracks and foldback speakers are not permitted unless specified.
  5. Competitors may perform more than once in multi-instrument solo sections, provided each solo performance is on a different instrument.
  6. Tuning for groups of two (2) or more, not accompanied by piano, is to be done off-stage.
  7. Instruments must be supplied by competitors, unless otherwise stated.
  8. One selection/movement only except in Championship Sections and Division 22 (Instrumental Groups). When a pre-Classical piece is chosen in any Division, two contrasting movements may be performed.
  9. In All-Age Graded Sections in this Discipline:
  • Age limits do not apply.
  • Grade levels are for any approved examination body such as: AMEB, Trinity, Royal Schools, ABRSM.
  • A competitor must not have passed an examination which is of a higher level than that of the entered Section
  • Repertoire must be selected from the current Syllabus of an approved examining body at the Grade Level being entered.

 

DIVISION 16 - STRING SOLOS AND GRADED SOLOS

  1. Open to Violin, Viola, Cello and Double Bass.
  2. Duets may be any instrument combination within the String family.

STRING UNACCOMPANIED SOLO

  1. Composition must be written as an unaccompanied solo.

POPULAR/JAZZ/TRADITIONAL/AUSTRALIAN STRING SOLO

  1. Includes popular melodies, jazz style or traditional style (eg. jigs, reels) and Australian compositions.
  2. The equipment provided for a backing track uses an earphone jack – NO CD or other medium can be used.
  3. May be accompanied or unaccompanied.
  4. Minimum of 16 bars.

J.S. BACH STRING SOLO

Accompanied or unaccompanied JS Bach solos (e.g. from the 6 Sonatas and Partitas)



ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 22/05/2024 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
Year 12 and under
310 JS BACH STRING SOLO     Year 12 and under

Time Limit: 06:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $9.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          
312 STRING CONCERTO SOLO     Year 12 and under

Time Limit: 10:00

1. One movement only with abridged accompaniment. 2. When a pre-Classical piece is chosen, two contrasting movements may be performed.

Prizes donated by Fairholme College.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.001st Peter Rorke Memorial Trophy + $75          2nd $50          3rd $25          
313 STRING SONATA SOLO     Year 12 and under

Time Limit: 08:00

1. May be unaccompanied if written as such.

Entries Closed
Entry: $9.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          
314 STRING CHAMPIONSHIP SOLO     Year 12 and under

Time Limit: 12:00

1. Competitors must enter and perform in at least two other Solo Sections on the same instrument. 2. Two own choice contrasting pieces. 3. Pieces to be a minimum AMEB Grade 6 standard (or equivalent examining body).

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.001st Trophy (non-perpetual) + $100          2nd Runner Up Certificate + $50          
Years 10 to 12
315 VIOLIN OR VIOLA SOLO     Years 10 to 12

Time Limit: 08:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $9.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          
Year 7 to 9
316 VIOLIN OR VIOLA SOLO     Year 7 to 9

Time Limit: 06:00

Prizes donated by Fairholme College.

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          
Years 10 to 12
317 CELLO OR DOUBLE BASS SOLO     Years 10 to 12

Time Limit: 08:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $9.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          
Year 7 to 9
318 CELLO OR DOUBLE BASS SOLO     Year 7 to 9

Time Limit: 06:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          
Years 10 to 12
319 STRING UNACCOMPANIED SOLO     Years 10 to 12

Time Limit: 08:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $9.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          
Year 7 to 9
320 STRING UNACCOMPANIED SOLO     Year 7 to 9

Time Limit: 06:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          
Years 10 to 12
321 POPULAR/JAZZ/TRADITIONAL/AUSTRALIAN STRING SOLO     Years 10 to 12

Time Limit: 06:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $9.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          
Year 7 to 9
322 POPULAR/JAZZ/TRADITIONAL/AUSTRALIAN STRING SOLO     Year 7 to 9

Time Limit: 06:00

Prizes donated by Network Grains (Rod Spalding & Craig Dennis)

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          
Year 6
323 VIOLIN OR VIOLA SOLO     Year 6

Time Limit:

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
Year 5
324 VIOLIN OR VIOLA SOLO     Year 5

Time Limit:

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
Year 4 or under
325 VIOLIN/ VIOLA/ CELLO OR DOUBLE BASS SOLO     Year 4 or under

Time Limit:

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
Years 5 or 6
326 CELLO OR DOUBLE BASS SOLO     Years 5 or 6

Time Limit:

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
Year 6 and under
328 STRING UNACCOMPANIED SOLO     Year 6 and under

Time Limit:

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
329 POPULAR/JAZZ/TRADITIONAL STRING SOLO     Year 6 and under

Time Limit:

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal