78th City of Toowoomba Eisteddfod 2024
DIVISION 02 - VOCAL SOLOS - Open
09 May 2024 to 19 May 2024
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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CHORAL AND VOCAL

 

 

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.

 

 

 


DIVISION 02 - VOCAL SOLOS – Open

 

VOCAL GENERAL RULES

 

  1. One song only unless otherwise indicated.
  2. Own choice of music.
  3. The use of a microphone and/or pre-recorded electronic backing or accompaniment is NOT permitted unless specifically stated in the rules for that section.
  4. If backing tracks are allowed in contemporary sections, they must contain Instrumental backing only.  The equipment provided uses an earphone jack – NO CD or other medium can be used.
  5. Where backing track or microphone is permitted, competitors must use the uni-directional microphone and sound equipment supplied by the Eisteddfod.

 

DIVISION 03 - VOCAL SOLOS - Primary, Middle and Secondary

 

VOCAL SOLO

  1. CCM/Jazz/Rock/Movie/Music Theatre selections are not permitted.

 

MUSIC THEATRE PERFORMANCE SOLO

  1. From a Musical (Stage or Film).
  2. Hand props and chair only.
  3. Costume preferred.
  4. Judged as a vocal and theatrical presentation.

 

AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER SOLO

  1. Excluding Contemporary Popular Song or Folk Song.

 

CONTEMPORARY COMMERCIAL VOCAL SOLO

  1. Contemporary popular song only. No jazz or music theatre songs allowed.
  2. Must use microphone.
  3. May be accompanied by a single acoustic or electric instrument, or backing track. The equipment provided uses an earphone jack – NO CD or other medium can be used.
  4. Song to be chosen from appropriate AMEB or similar Contemporary Popular Music Syllabi, ABC “Sing” books, Hal Leonard Choraltime books or songs of similar suitability for Primary age group.

 

CONTEMPORARY COMMERCIAL BALLAD SOLO

  1. Contemporary popular song only. No jazz or music theatre songs allowed.
  2. Must use microphone.
  1. May be accompanied by a single acoustic or electric instrument, or backing track. The equipment provided uses an earphone jack – NO CD or other medium can be used.

 

UP TEMPO SONG SOLO

  1. Contemporary popular song only. No jazz or music theatre songs allowed.
  2. Must use microphone.
  1. May be accompanied by a single acoustic or electric instrument, or backing track. The equipment provided uses an earphone jack – NO CD or other medium can be used.

 

 

 

 

DIVISION 04 - VOCAL DUETS, TRIOS AND QUARTETS

 

  1. Competitors may perform only once in each of these sections, except for Lieder

 

MUSIC THEATRE ENSEMBLE (2-4 singers)

  1. Must be from a Musical (Stage or Film).
  2. Hand props and chair only.
  3. Onstage piano must be used.
  4. Costume preferred.

 




 

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 27/02/2024 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
Open
030 OPERATIC ARIA SOLO     Open

Time Limit:

Prizes donated by Burstows Funeral Care.

Entry: $10.001st Mavis Humberstone Memorial Trophy + $30          2nd $25          3rd $20          
031 ORATORIO or CANTATA SOLO     Open

Time Limit:

Prizes donated by Burstows Funeral Care.

Entry: $10.001st The Elwyn Barber Memorial Trophy + $30          2nd $25          3rd $20          
032 ART SONG - ENGLISH SOLO     Open

Time Limit:

1. From the works of Head, Quilter, Ireland, Vaughan Williams, Delius, Warlock, Armstrong Gibbs or other of a comparable standard.

Prizes donated by Burstows Funeral Care.

Entry: $10.001st The Lynn Broom Memorial Trophy + $30          2nd $25          3rd $20          
033 MUSIC THEATRE PERFORMANCE SOLO     Open

Time Limit:

1. From a Musical (Stage or Film). 2. Hand props and chair only. 3. Costume preferred. 4. Judged as a vocal and theatrical presentation.

Prizes donated by Burstows Funeral Care.

Entry: $10.001st David Rees Memorial Trophy + $25          2nd $20          3rd $15          
034 AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER SOLO     Open

Time Limit:

1. Excluding Contemporary Popular Song or Folk Song.

Prizes donated by Burstows Funeral Care.

Entry: $10.001st $25          2nd $20          3rd $15          
035 ITALIAN SOLO     Open

Time Limit:

1. From the works of Caccini, Rosa, Caldara, Scarlatti or others of comparable standard. 2. To be sung in Italian.

Entry: $10.001st John & Gwenyth Chappell Trophy + $25          2nd $20          3rd $15          
036 FRENCH SOLO     Open

Time Limit:

1. From the works of Fauré, Duparc, Debussy, Ravel, Chausson, Chabrier or other of a comparable standard. 2. To be sung in French.

Entry: $10.001st Delith Brook Memorial Trophy + $25          2nd $20          3rd $15          
037 SACRED SOLO     Open

Time Limit:

1. Excluding works from Oratorios or Cantatas.

Entry: $10.001st $25          2nd $20          3rd $15          
038 FOLK SONG SOLO     Open

Time Limit: 04:00

1. Traditional - no songs under the name of composers, except those of ancient bards or harpers. 2. Arrangements are permitted where folk melody and words are authentic. 3. English or the original language.

Entry: $10.001st $25          2nd $20          3rd $15          
039 MODERN BALLAD SOLO     Open

Time Limit: 04:00

1. Only songs composed after 1950. 2. Modern arrangement and style, excluding Musical Theatre. 3. May be accompanied by any acoustic instrument. 4. No recorded backings or microphone allowed.

Entry: $10.001st $25          2nd $20          3rd $15          
040 JAZZ SOLO     Open

Time Limit: 04:00

1. May be accompanied by single acoustic instrument or backing track. 2. Must use microphone.

Entry: $10.001st $25          2nd $20          3rd $15          
042 CONTEMPORARY COMMERCIAL VOCAL SOLO     Open

Time Limit: 04:00

1. Contemporary popular song only. No jazz or music theatre songs allowed. 2. Must use microphone. 3. May be accompanied by single acoustic or electric instrument, or backing track.

Entry: $10.001st $25          2nd $20          3rd $15          
Adult
043 ANY OTHER GENRE SOLO     Adult

Time Limit: 04:00

1. Adult refers to competitors over the age of 18. 2. Any song not covered in any other Section.

Prizes donated by Richard Chiverrell, Anne Gralow & David Whitford

Entry: $15.001st Richard Chiverrell, Anne Gralow and David Whitford Trophy + $75          2nd $50          3rd $25