Royal South Street Eisteddfod 2017
Classical Vocal
30 Aug 2017 to 30 Aug 2017
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
CLASSICAL VOCAL

VENUE:  Diocesan Centre, Lydiard Street South, Ballarat

Her Majesty’s Theatre, Lydiard Street South, Ballarat

 Adjudicator: Margaret Dalgish

Our adjudicator for this section is proudly supported by Freemasons Victoria.

 Official Accompanist: Ms Linda O’Brien 

SECTION CHAIR: Peter Zala

DEPUTY:  Mrs Pamela Lea

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

To be read in conjunction with General Conditions

1.      This section is intended for vocalists who sing in a classical style. Competitors who present in a contemporary style may not be considered for adjudication. Competitors who wish to sing in a contemporar style are referred the Contemporary Vocal Discipline (pages 59-62).
2.        Competitors must provide music for the adjudicator and accompanist.  All bars MUST be numbered.
3.       Singers may present folk and spiritual unaccompanied but all other sections must be accompanied by piano only. Audio tapes are not permitted.
4.       Competitors are encouraged to dress neatly and appropriately for performance on stage.
5.        REPEAT OF ITEMS - An item by a competitor can only be performed once during the current competition, within the same discipline, except where Special Conditions permit otherwise.
6.     ORDER OF COMPETING - Competitors must compete in the order in which their names appear in the program unless officially authorised or directed otherwise.  Permission will only be given in exceptional circumstances.  If not present when called upon, competitors are liable to disqualification.
7.      COPYRIGHT:  For information relating to copyright of all printed, photocopied, recorded, adapted or reproduced material, please refer to http://royalsouthstreet.com.au/competition/classical-vocal/. APRA/AMOS Copyright Declaration Form can also be found and downloaded from this page Competitors must provide music for the accompanist. 
8.            Age limit will be deemed as at the 1st January of the current year.

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 28/04/2017 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
Under 14 Years
501 MARJORIE DAVIES MEMORIAL FOLK SONG Solo     Under 14 Years

Any folk song, a choice of any verses may be sung but must not exceed three verses.

Entry: $22.001st Medal + $30          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
510 ELSIE MORISON MEMORIAL CLASSICAL Solo     Under 14 Years

Own selection - but songs from film, musical theatre, musical comedy, Gilbert & Sullivan, opera and operetta are not permitted.

Entry: $22.001st Medal + $30          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
511 R.H. YOUNG MEMORIAL SACRED Solo     Under 14 Years

Three separate verses only of a hymn from any published church hymnal - refer General rule 4.1. Sacred songs not from hymnal are not permitted. If a competitor wishes to sing a new or reasonably obscure hymn, a copy of the hynm is to be produced.

Entry: $22.001st Medal + $30          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
512 JOHN & LOUIS STAPP MEMORIAL SONG FROM MUSICAL THEATRE Solo     Under 14 Years

Own Selection from Musical Theatre, Musical Comedy, and Walt Disney. Songs from films and arias from Opera and operetta are not permitted. Singers are expected to portray the character (costume optional).

Entry: $22.001st Medal + $30          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
513 APRA SONG BY AN AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER Solo     Under 14 Years

Own Selection. Please Note: Special Condition No 1. Prize money for this section is sponsored by APRA.

Entry: $22.001st Medal + $30          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
14 to Under 18 Years
520 JOHN & LOUIS STAPP MEMORIAL SONG FROM MUSICAL THEATRE Solo     14 to Under 18 Years

Own selection from musical theatre, musical comedy and Gilbert & Sullivan. Songs from films and arias from opera are not permitted. Singers are expected to portray the character (costume optional).

Entry: $26.001st Medal + $50          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
521 APRA SONG BY AN AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER Solo     14 to Under 18 Years

Own Selection. Please Note: Special Condition No 1. Prize money for this section is sponsored by APRA.

Entry: $26.001st Medal + $50          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
522 CLASSICAL Solo     14 to Under 18 Years

Own selection - but songs from musical theatre, musical comedy, Gilbert & Sullivan, film, opera and operetta are not permitted.

Entry: $26.001st Medal + $50          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
523 TOM COAD SACRED Solo     14 to Under 18 Years

Sacred song, spiritual or Hymn. Own selection. Arias from Bach Cantatas are not permitted. A choice of any verse may be sung but must not exceed three verses.

Entry: $26.001st Medal + $50          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
524 BALLAD Solo     14 to Under 18 Years

Song selection must be chosen for this section from the extensive list of ballads found on the RSSS website www.royalsouthstreet.com.au/ballads

Entry: $26.001st Medal + $50          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
For students studying VCE Music Performance & Music Investigation
525 VCE VOCAL Solo     For students studying VCE Music Performance & Music Investigation

Music Performance students to perform two songs. Combined time for both pieces must not exceed 8 minutes. Song choices must be from two different categories. Music Investigation students to perform two contrasting songs. Singers will sing one song from the VCE syllabus and one own choice from their selected program. Please state area of focus at the time of entry. Combined time for both pieces must not exceed 8 minutes.

Entry: $22.001st $60          2nd $30          3rd Medal          
Open
530 COURIER MUSICAL THEATRE Solo     Open

Two songs from musical theatre, one must be from Gilbert and Sullivan

Entry: $32.001st $200          2nd $100          3rd $50