71st Annual Townsville Eisteddfod
Choral
07 Sep 2021 to 11 Sep 2021
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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VOCAL DIVISION - CHORAL

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Adjudicator: Peta Blyth, Delungra

RULES & CONDITIONS

CHOIRS

  • In all Choral Sections, entries are limited to one Choir per school per Section.
  • All students must be under school staff supervision at all times whilst in the Theatre.
  • Where Solo parts are specified, the parts so marked are to be sung collectively by the whole of the voices in the respective Section of the Choir.
  • Any Choir entered as a School Choir shall consist solely of bona-fide current students of the school named.
  • No member of one Choir will be permitted to perform with another Choir in the same Section.
  • Choir risers provided: 5 sets of 4 levels (plus floor) These are optional for Novelty Chorus & may be moved.
OWN CHOICE Sheet music must be submitted on the day of performance, before commencement of Section as outlined in General Rule 3.  Championship scores must be marked on front with C (Chief), U (Unison) & A (Australian) and numbered
                         1, 2 or 3 to show performance order.                      

PERFORMANCE 

  • The same item must not be performed more than once by the same competitor in the current Eisteddfod.
  • 2 representatives from each Choir to remain back stage for adjudication.

ACCOMPANIMENT

  • A piano only must be used for all Choral Sections except Song by Australian Composer (Instruments as per score). 
  • Competitors are responsible for obtaining their own accompanists. One piano is available. 

CURTAIN (Optional) Allowed at the beginning and end for Novelty Chorus only. Please notify the Marshall prior to the start of the Section

VENUE ETIQUETTE  NO barracking, whistling or yelling out from the audience or backstage.

AWARDS

  • Most Outstanding Vocal Item of the Eisteddfod
  • Choir or Group attaining highest marks in any Discipline


 


ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 7/06/2021 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
Age 18 & Under
001 Senior Choral Championship: Chief & Unison & Australian Choir     Age 18 & Under

Time Limit: 10:00

Own Choice; Piano or unaccompanied; Chief: at least 2 part; Australian: non-amplified instruments as per score. All 3 songs must be sung.

Donated by Townsville Grammar School

Entry: $22.001st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          
Year 9 & Under
002 Middle School Choral Championship: Chief & Unison & Australian Choir     Year 9 & Under

Time Limit: 10:00

Own Choice; Piano or unaccompanied; Chief: at least 2 part; Australian: non-amplified as per score. All 3 songs must be sung.

Donated by Cathedral School of St Anne & St James

Entry: $22.001st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          
Year 6 & Under
003 Primary Choral Championship: Chief & Australian Choir     Year 6 & Under

Time Limit: 08:00

Own Choice; Piano or unaccompanied; Chief: at least 2 part; Australian: non-amplified as per score. Both songs must be sung.

The Joan Kippin Trophy

Entry: $16.501st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          
Year 4 & Under
004 Junior Primary Choral Championship: Chief & Unison Choir     Year 4 & Under

Time Limit: 08:00

Own Choice; Piano or unaccompanied. Both songs must be sung.

Entry: $16.501st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          
Year 6 & Under
005 Unison Chorus Choir     Year 6 & Under

Time Limit: 06:00

Unaccompanied or Piano only

Entry: $15.001st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          HC          
Age 18 & Under
006 Modern Chorus - Partwork Choir     Age 18 & Under

Time Limit: 06:00

Unaccompanied or Piano Accompaniment

Donated by Ron & Sandra Johnstone

Entry: $15.001st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          HC          
Year 6 & Under
007 Novelty Chorus Choir     Year 6 & Under

Time Limit: 06:00

Enter backstage; Choir Risers & Curtain optional; Hand held props only

Entry: $15.001st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          HC          
Age 18 & Under
008 Novelty Chorus Choir     Age 18 & Under

Time Limit: 06:00

Enter backstage; Choir Risers & Curtain optional; Hand held props only

Donated by St Patrick's College Past Students Assoc

Entry: $15.001st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          HC          
Year 6 & Under
009 Folk Singing Chorus - Unison or Parts Choir     Year 6 & Under

Time Limit: 06:00

Traditional repertoire; non-amplified instruments per score

Entry: $15.001st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          HC          
Age 18 & Under
010 Folk Singing Chorus - Partwork Choir     Age 18 & Under

Time Limit: 06:00

Traditional repertoire; non-amplified instruments per score

Donated by St Patrick's College

Entry: $15.001st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          HC