Hamilton Eisteddfod Special Events 2021
Piano & Strings Event
30 Aug 2021 to 31 Aug 2021
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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Please note that arrangements for this event do not follow the standard Hamilton Eisteddfod format. This document describes the modified event, including the Competitor Conditions which apply.

All competitors in this event are required to read this document prior to entering the competition.

Entries open on Monday 19th July 2021. Entries close at midnight on Thursday 29th July 2021.

 

PIANO & STRINGS EVENT 2021 OVERVIEW

The Hamilton Eisteddfod will hold a 2 day Piano & Strings Event in August 2021 at the Hamilton Performing Arts Centre. Competitors are able to enter selected piano and string sections.


TIMETABLE:

The piano sections will take place over three sessions on Monday Aug 30th and the string sections will take place over two sessions on Tuesday Aug 31st

 

COMPETITOR CONDITIONS:

It will be a COVID19 safe event and held within Victorian Government COVID19 guidelines. Everyone is expected to follow COVID19 regulations including mandatory contact tracing using a QR code. 

 

 ENTRIES:

  1. Entries open on Monday July 19th 2021 at 9:00 Am and close midnight Thursday July 29th 2021
  2. The age on the 1st of January of the current year shall be deemed the age of the entrant.
  3. For Education schools a tax invoice is generated upon entry and payment is to be made within 30 days. Schools need to put school email address when entering not teacher’s email.
  4. Fees are payable to the City of Hamilton Eisteddfod. Competitors are not entitled to any refund of fees unless the event is cancelled by the Hamilton Eisteddfod at which time the Committee will issue refunds for all competitors minus a $5 administration fee.
  5. The Eisteddfod cannot be responsible for entries lost through failed electronic transmission or incorrectly submitted online via the STARDOM database. No entry will be accepted unless processed online with full payment.
  6. A confirmation email will be sent to the competitor and it is their responsibility to confirm all the details of the entry are correct. Responsibility for correct entry rests with the entrant.
  7. Dates, session times and running sheets will be available on the Hamilton Eisteddfod website once the program is finalised.
  8. There will be an option to purchase tickets at the time of entry on Stardom. A session will be $8 and a daily ticket will be $20.
  9. LATE ENTRIES will NOT be accepted past the closing date for the 2021 competition.
  10. Prize money: 1st $15 2nd $5.Crit sheets will be available.

 

MUSIC CONDITIONS:

  1. Competition sections available will be published on our website and on Stardom (after entries open).
  2. Competitors must report to the Registration desk (located in the front foyer) prior to the start of each session.
  3. TIME LIMITS will be adhered to. In Music unless otherwise stated all time limits will be 4 mins.
  4. Competitors acknowledge that they compete at their own risk.
  5. A COPY OF EACH PIECE OF MUSIC, preferably a full score, not set parts, must be handed in to the Registration Desk for the Adjudicator before the commencement of the sessions for piano and Strings. THE COPY IS TO BE MARKED WITH SECTION NUMBER AND COMPETITOR NUMBER.
  6. A student may enter in only two consecutive grades of Music in the current Eisteddfod.
  7. There should be a BAR NUMBER AT THE BEGINNING OF EACH LINE OF MUSIC.
  8. COPYRIGHT: Competitors must use original music or have permission from the relevant owners of copyright to make and use any copies of music in the Eisteddfod. If competitors use photocopied works or copies of sound recording they must warrant they have secured permission from the relevant owners of copyright to make the photocopy or copy. The photocopy will be destroyed by the Eisteddfod committee after use. Schools may use “AMCOS” stamped photocopies as per AMCOS agreementEach entrant will be required to complete Copyright permission Forms 1, 2 & 5 as part of the STARDOM online entry process. Hamilton Eisteddfod holds an APRA licence.
  9. There will not be an Official Accompanist. Competitors are to provide their own accompanist.

ADJUDICATORS:

               19     Communication with the adjudicator whether by competitors, teachers or interested     parties during the competitions is prohibited.

                   20  The Committee reserves the right to use a substitute adjudicator in any section.

21 The adjudicator reserves the right to withhold any prize where insufficient merit has been displayed.

22 Competitors who do not adhere to the conditions set out in the schedule for their section will not be eligible to receive prize money and/or trophies in that section.

STAGE RULES:


23. To obtain a teacher/coach pass to remain backstage, a current VIT (Victorian Teacher’s Registration) or equivalent or a Working with Children Check needs to be presented to the Secretary’s Desk for a pass to be issued. A limit of three teacher’s passes for each school will be allocated. The pass needs to be prominently displayed and will entitle the teacher to free admission to the auditorium. A coach’s pass will not entitle the holder to free admission to the auditorium. (A coach is an individual who is assisting a performer where no teacher is available.)

 

RECORDING OF PERFORMANCE & MEDIA USE:

24. The use of any digital devices including mobile phones, cameras or video cameras by members of the audience during competition is prohibited. Offenders may be removed from the auditorium. The Committee reserves the right to record, photograph, broadcast and /or telecast any part of the competition.

25. The Committee reserves the right to have present, on occasions, Media Photographers, or Official Photographers and to photograph items for the purpose of publicity and use such for promotional purposes at any time. Winners’ names may be made public to the local media.

26. Authorised Photographers may be present filming and photographing the performances for sale to the parents or competitors. Entry to the Eisteddfod is subject to the approval of this happening.

RIGHTS OF THE COMMITTEE

27.  The Committee reserves the right to cancel or otherwise amend sections if insufficient entries are received.

28.  The decision of the Committee in all questions and disputes arising out of or not provided for by these conditions shall be final. All entries are received subject to this proviso and shall not be subject to any appeal at Law.

29.  Excluding the Competition Schedule and Running Sheet, the copying by any means of any Hamilton Eisteddfod Inc. publication is not permitted without the written permission of the Committee.

 

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 29/07/2021 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
001 Piano Solo - Special Section     Open

Session: 30/08/2021 9:30 AM    Time Limit:

Music own choice. Open to all students with no more than 18 months tuition on any instrument including piano. Competitors must submit a signed statement from their teacher to this effect at time of registration.

Sponsored by Tara's Music School

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
005 Piano Solo.     Grade III

Session: 30/08/2021 1:30 PM    Time Limit:

Any Grade III piece from Piano for Leisure or AMEB (or equivalent) List B or C, current syllabus.

Sponsored by Elders Hamilton

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
014 Piano Solo.     Grade III

Time Limit:

Any piece from Grade III AMEB (or equivalent) List A, current syllabus.

Sponsored by G.J. Waters and Associates

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
018 Piano Solo.     Grade VII

Time Limit:

Any piece from Grade VII AMEB (or equivalent) List A, current syllabus.

Sponsored by Robinsons Sportscene

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
057 String Solo.     8 years & under

Session: 31/08/2021 9:30 AM    Time Limit:

Music own choice. Any orchestral stringed instrument including classical guitar.

Sponsored by Mary-Ann Brown & Associates

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
061 String Solo.     16 years & under

Session: 31/08/2021 1:30 PM    Time Limit:

Music own choice. Any orchestral stringed instrument including classical guitar.

Sponsored by Mrs Deirdre Simkin

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
002 Piano Solo.     Preliminary

Session: 30/08/2021 9:30 AM    Time Limit:

Any piece from Preliminary Piano for Leisure or AMEB (or equivalent) List B or C, current syllabus.

Sponsored by AAt 28 Goldsmith Motel

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
006 Piano Solo.     Grade IV

Session: 30/08/2021 1:30 PM    Time Limit:

Any Grade IV piece from Piano for Leisure or AMEB (or equivalent) List B or C, current syllabus.

Sponsored by Mary-Ann Brown & Associates

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
058 String Solo.     10 years & under

Session: 31/08/2021 9:30 AM    Time Limit:

Music own choice. Any orchestral stringed instrument including classical guitar.

Sponsored by Findex Accounting

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
062 String Solo.     18 years & under

Session: 31/08/2021 1:30 PM    Time Limit:

Music own choice. Any orchestral stringed instrument including classical guitar.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
099 Instrumental or Vocal Original Composition.     Primary school student

Time Limit: 03:00

Original composition written and performed by the competitor. Any instrument or vocal.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
011 Piano Solo.     Preliminary

Session: 30/08/2021 9:30 AM    Time Limit:

Any piece from Preliminary AMEB (or equivalent) List A, current syllabus.

Sponsored by Baimbridge Antiques

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
015 Piano Solo.     Grade IV

Session: 30/08/2021 1:30 PM    Time Limit:

Any piece from Grade IV AMEB (or equivalent) List A, current syllabus

Sponsored by Drs John and Jennifer Barke

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
059 String Solo.     12 years & under

Session: 31/08/2021 9:30 AM    Time Limit:

Music own choice. Any orchestral stringed instrument including classical guitar.

Sponsored by Baimbridge Antiques

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
093 Instrumental Ensemble.     School

Session: 31/08/2021 1:30 PM    Time Limit: 10:00

Music own choice. No vocalists. Students only. Stage plan needed stating number of chairs, music stands required and layout. Plan to be handed in at registration.

Entries Closed
Entry: $17.001st $30          2nd $15          
003 Piano Solo.     Grade I

Session: 30/08/2021 9:30 AM    Time Limit:

Any Grade I piece from Piano for Leisure or AMEB (or equivalent) List B or C, current syllabus.

Sponsored by Hamilton Spectator Partnership

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
023 Piano Solo.     14 years & under

Session: 30/08/2021 1:30 PM    Time Limit:

Music own choice.

Sponsored by Mr Dan Tehan MP

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
060 String Solo.     14 years & under

Session: 31/08/2021 9:30 AM    Time Limit:

Music own choice. Any orchestral stringed instrument including classical guitar.

Sponsored by Mary-Ann Brown & Associates

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
097 Instrumental Ensemble.     Open

Session: 31/08/2021 1:30 PM    Time Limit: 10:00

Music own choice .Vocalists permitted. Stage plan needed stating number of chairs, music stands required and layout. Plan to be handed in at registration.

Entries Closed
Entry: $17.001st $30          2nd $15          
012 Piano Solo.     Grade I

Session: 30/08/2021 9:30 AM    Time Limit:

Any piece from Grade I AMEB (or equivalent) List A, current syllabus.

Sponsored by PK Bearings

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
024 Piano Solo.     16 years & under

Session: 30/08/2021 1:30 PM    Time Limit:

Music own choice.

Sponsored by O'Keeffe and Schroeder Lawyers

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
098 Instrumental Trio or Quartet.     Open

Session: 31/08/2021 1:30 PM    Time Limit: 10:00

Music own choice. Vocalists permitted.

Entries Closed
Entry: $17.001st $30          2nd $15          
020 Piano Solo.     8 years & under

Session: 30/08/2021 9:30 AM    Time Limit:

Music own choice.

Sponsored by Arborline Nursery

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
102 String Orchestra     Secondary School Student

Session: 31/08/2021 1:30 PM    Time Limit: 10:00

Music own choice. Stage plan needed stating number of chairs, music stands required and layout. Plan to be handed in a registration.

Entries Closed
Entry: $22.001st $50          2nd $25          
007 Piano Solo.     Grade V

Session: 30/08/2021 1:30 PM    Time Limit:

Any Grade V piece from Piano for Leisure or AMEB (or equivalent) List B, C or D, current syllabus.

Sponsored by Jack and Jude Cafe

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
100 Instrumental or Vocal Original Composition.     14 years & under

Session: 30/08/2021 9:30 AM    Time Limit: 03:00

Original composition written and performed by the competitor. Any instrument or vocal.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
109 String Orchestra     Junior

Session: 31/08/2021 1:30 PM    Time Limit: 10:00

Music own choice. Stage plan required. Accompanist allowed. Competitors must be of school age.

Entries Closed
Entry: $17.001st $50          2nd $25          
008 Piano Solo.     Grade VI

Session: 30/08/2021 1:30 PM    Time Limit:

Any Grade VI piece from Piano for Leisure or AMEB (or equivalent) List B, C or D, current syllabus.

Sponsored by The Hamilton Eisteddfod

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
021 Piano Solo.     10 years & under

Session: 30/08/2021 9:30 AM    Time Limit:

Music own choice.

Sponsored by Mr Dan Tehan MP

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
004 Piano Solo.     Grade II

Session: 30/08/2021 9:30 AM    Time Limit:

Any Grade II piece from Piano for Leisure or AMEB (or equivalent) List B or C, current syllabus.

Sponsored by O'Keeffe and Schroeder Lawyers

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
010 Piano Solo.     Grade VIII or higher

Session: 30/08/2021 1:30 PM    Time Limit:

Any Grade VIII or higher piece from Piano for Leisure or AMEB (or equivalent) List B, C or D, current syllabus.

Sponsored by Glenn Howell Optometrist

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
009 Piano Solo.     Grade VII or higher

Session: 30/08/2021 1:30 PM    Time Limit:

Any Grade VII or higher piece from Piano for Leisure or AMEB (or equivalent)List B, C or D, current syllabus.

Sponsored by Mary-Ann Brown & Associates

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
013 Piano Solo.     Grade II

Session: 30/08/2021 9:30 AM    Time Limit:

Any piece from Grade II AMEB (or equivalent) List A, current syllabus.

Sponsored by Mrs Jane and Mr Doug Van Herpen

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
016 Piano Solo.     Grade V

Session: 30/08/2021 1:30 PM    Time Limit:

Any piece from Grade V AMEB (or equivalent) List A, current syllabus.

Sponsored by Mrs Enid Mayfield

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
022 Piano Solo.     12 years & under

Session: 30/08/2021 9:30 AM    Time Limit:

Music own choice.

Sponsored by Rotary Club of Hamilton North

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
019 Piano Solo.     Grade VIII

Session: 30/08/2021 1:30 PM    Time Limit:

Any piece from Grade VIII AMEB (or equivalent) List A, current syllabus.

Sponsored by Findex Accounting

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
025 Piano Solo.     18 years & under

Session: 30/08/2021 1:30 PM    Time Limit:

Music own choice.

Sponsored by The Hamilton Eisteddfod

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
101 Instrumental or Vocal Original Composition.     15 years & over

Session: 30/08/2021 1:30 PM    Time Limit: 03:00

Original composition written and performed by the competitor. Any instrument or vocal.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate          
017 Piano Solo.     Grade VI

Session: 30/08/2021 1:30 PM    Time Limit:

Any piece from Grade VI AMEB (or equivalent) List A, current syllabus.

Sponsored by The Hamilton Eisteddfod

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Gold Medal + $15          2nd Silver Medal + $5          HM Certificate