2018 Lake Macquarie Eisteddfod
Strings
20 Sep 2018 to 09 Oct 2018
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)

LAKE MACQUARIE MUSIC SOCIETY

EISTEDDFOD

RULES and CONDITIONS

General

1   Entries must be submitted at stardom.com.au.

2   Age is determined as at 31st December of year of entry. Entrants may enter events in older age groups, but must abide by age limitations as specified in the syllabus and not compete in sections with younger competitors.

3   The Lake Macquarie Music Society reserves the right to amend or refuse any entry, to alter the prizes or reduce the available prizes as published, or cancel or combine events which have insufficient entries.

4   Entry fees are not refundable except where an event is cancelled or an entry refused.

5   The decision of The Music Society in all questions of dispute arising out of, or not provided for, by these rules and conditions will be final. No dispute will become the subject of any appeal at law.

6   Late entries are only accepted if reasonably able to be timetabled. All late entries must be accompanied by the designated late entry fee.

7   Winners of aggregate prizes & major championships, and outstanding performers may be invited to perform in an Eisteddfod Concert.

Performance

8   Entrants must register at the door at least 30 minutes prior to the start of their session, eg 9am for a 9.30 start. Failure to do so will result in forfeiture of the entrant’s right to compete.

9   No entrant may present the same piece in more than one event, unless otherwise specified.

10   A copy of the music to be performed must be provided for the adjudicator. It should be handed to the Music Coordinator immediately after registration at the door upon arrival. Original music must be collected by the competitor at the end of the session. All care taken but no responsibility for music left behind.

11   Copyright laws will be strictly adhered to and the entrant must have the original of a published work (where available) in order to compete. All photo copies will be destroyed at the end of sessions. The music society will not be liable for any copyright infringement.

12   An official accompanist will be provided where required. If needed, the use of the official accompanist must be noted on the entry form. It is the responsibility of the competitor to supply a copy of the music to the official accompanist at least 14 days prior to the performance. The cost of rehearsals with the official accompanist is the responsibility of the competitor.

13   Entrants must not be prompted or coached while performing. Prompting will result in immediate disqualification.

14   Performances must be kept within the specified time limits.

15   Unless otherwise indicated, “backing tapes or CD’s” are not acceptable accompaniment.

16   Restricted Sections are for competitors who have never won 1st Prize in this division Eisteddfod in a section of their own age group. Competitors may compete in a higher age group.eg an eight year old singer who has won as an eight year old restricted section may compete in a ten year’s section of restricted singers but not in eight year sections.

17   Special Restricted Sections are for competitors who have never won 1st Prize in any Eisteddfod in any age group in the same division. Winners may never compete again in a Special Restricted Section. They may compete in the Restricted sections in the appropriate age group.

18   Entrants should present themselves with a suitable standard of dress.

19   Any protest shall be lodged in writing with the section convenor, accompanied by a deposit of $20. The protest will be considered and decided upon within half an hour of the section’s completion. A successful protest will result in return of the deposit.

Adjudication

21   The adjudicator’s decision is final.

22   Entrants or people associated with the entrant will not communicate with the adjudicator during the period of their competition.

23   The adjudicator may divide cash prizes in all events. If a satisfactory standard is not achieved in any event, the prize may be reduced or withdrawn. The decision to award prizes or not is at the discretion of the adjudicator. Cash prizes are not normally awarded to a single contestant.

24   Entrants who have been pupils of an adjudicator at any time during the 12 months preceding the Eisteddfod shall not be eligible to compete in any event judged by that adjudicator.

25   The Music Society reserves the right to appoint a substitute adjudicator if necessary.

26   The Music Society reserves the right to vary the program at any time should the need arise.

27   Questions relating to these rules and conditions may be raised with the Music Society. Submission of an Official Entry Form and payment of the appropriate entry fee/s will be taken as complete acceptance of these rules and conditions.

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 4/08/2018 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
8 Years & Under
500B Esther Albert String Championship     8 Years & Under

1. Own choice of any one piece. Entrant is required to play an orchestral string instrument. 2. Competitors must compete in two other sections.

Sponsored by Esther Albert

Entries Closed
Entry: $14.001st $30          2nd $20          3rd $10          HM          
10 Years & Under
500 Peter Coombes String Championship     10 Years & Under

1. Own choice of any two contrasting pieces to be performed consecutively. Entrant is required to play an orchestral string instrument. 2. Competitors must compete in two other sections.

Sponsored by Peter Coombes

Entries Closed
Entry: $14.001st $50          
12 Years & Under
501 Chin Hwi Ang Championship     12 Years & Under

1. Own choice of any two contrasting pieces. Entrant is required to play an orchestral string instrument. 2. Competitors must compete in two other sections

Sponsored by Chin Hwi Ang

Entries Closed
Entry: $14.001st $75          
16 Years & Under
502 Guitar Solo     16 Years & Under

Restricted to students beginners to grade 3. Own choice of any work.

Sponsored by Music Teacher's Association

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st $100          
18 Years & Over
503A Adult Students String Solo     18 Years & Over

Restricted to adult students, beginners to grade 3. Own choice of any work.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.00
Open Age
504 String Solo     Open Age

Own choice of any single Classical Genre piece.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.00
6 Years & Under
505A String Solo     6 Years & Under

Own choice of any single Classical Genre piece.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.00
8 Years & Under
505 String Solo     8 Years & Under

Own choice of any single Classical Genre piece.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
10 Years & Under
506 String Solo     10 Years & Under

Own choice of any single Classical Genre piece.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
12 Years & Under
507 String Solo     12 Years & Under

Own choice of any single Classical Genre piece.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
14 Years & Under
508 String Solo     14 Years & Under

Own choice of any single Classical Genre piece.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
16 Years & Under
509 String Solo     16 Years & Under

Own choice of any single Classical Genre piece.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
18 Years & Under
510 String Solo     18 Years & Under

Own choice of any single Classical Genre piece.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
Open Age
511 Sonata String Solo     Open Age

Own choice of any single movement from a Sonata, Sonatina or Concerto.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.00
6 Years & Under
512A Sonata String Solo     6 Years & Under

Own choice of any single movement from a sonata, sonatina, or concerto.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.00
8 Years & Under
512 Sonata String Solo     8 Years & Under

Own choice of any single movement from a Sonata, Sonatina or Concerto.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
10 Years & Under
513 Sonata String Solo     10 Years & Under

Own choice of any single movement from a Sonata, Sonatina or Concerto.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
12 Years & Under
514 Sonata String Solo     12 Years & Under

Own choice of any single movement from a Sonata, Sonatina or Concerto.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
14 Years & Under
515 Sonata String Solo     14 Years & Under

Own choice of any single movement from a Sonata, Sonatina or Concerto.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
16 Years & Under
516 Sonata String Solo     16 Years & Under

Own choice of any single movement from a Sonata, Sonatina or Concerto.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
18 Years & Under
517 Sonata String Solo     18 Years & Under

Own choice of any single movement from a Sonata, Sonatina or Concerto.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
Open Age
518 Baroque Solo     Open Age

Own choice of work from the Baroque Period.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.00
6 Years & Under
519A Baroque Solo     6 Years & Under

Own choice of work from the Baroque Period.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.00
8 Years & Under
519 Baroque Solo     8 Years & Under

Own choice of work from the Baroque Period.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
10 Years & Under
520MTA Award $50 Baroque Solo     10 Years & Under

Own choice of work from the Baroque Period.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st M T A  Newcastle Branch Junior String Awards + $50          
12 Years & Under
521 Baroque Solo     12 Years & Under

Own choice of work from the Baroque Period.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
14 Years & Under
522MTA Award $50 Baroque Solo     14 Years & Under

Own choice of work from the Baroque Period.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st M T A  Newcastle Branch Junior String Awards + $50          
16 Years & Under
523 Baroque Solo     16 Years & Under

Own choice of work from the Baroque Period.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
18 Years & Under
524 Baroque Solo     18 Years & Under

Own choice of work from the Baroque Period.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
Open Age
525 Classical String Solo     Open Age

Own choice of work from the Classical Period.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.00
6 Years & Under
526A Classical String Solo     6 Years & Under

Own choice of work from the Classical Period.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.00
8 Years & Under
526 Classical String Solo     8 Years & Under

Own choice of work from the Classical Period.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
10 Years & Under
527 Classical String Solo     10 Years & Under

Own choice of work from the Classical Period.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
12 Years & Under
528 Classical String Solo     12 Years & Under

Own choice of work from the Classical Period.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
14 Years & Under
529 Classical String Solo     14 Years & Under

Own choice of work from the Classical Period.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
16 Years & Under
530 Classical String Solo     16 Years & Under

Own choice of work from the Classical Period.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
18 Years & Under
531 Classical String Solo     18 Years & Under

Own choice of work from the Classical Period.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
Open Age
532 Romantic String Solo     Open Age

Own choice of work from the Romantic Period.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.00
6 Years & Under
533A Romantic String Solo     6 Years & Under

Own choice of work from the Romantic Period.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.00
8 Years & Under
533 Romantic String Solo     8 Years & Under

Own choice of work from the Romantic Period.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
10 Years & Under
534 Romantic String Solo     10 Years & Under

Own choice of work from the Romantic Period.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
12 Years & Under
535 Romantic String Solo     12 Years & Under

Own choice of work from the Romantic Period.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
14 Years & Under
536 Romantic String Solo     14 Years & Under

Own choice of work from the Romantic Period.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
16 Years & Under
537 Romantic String Solo     16 Years & Under

Own choice of work from the Romantic Period.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
18 Years & Under
538 Romantic String Solo     18 Years & Under

Own choice of work from the Romantic Period.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
Open Age
539 Folk String Solo     Open Age

Own choice of any single Folk Tune piece.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.00
6 Years & Under
540A Folk String Solo     6 Years & Under

Own choice of any single Folk Tune piece.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.00
8 Years & Under
540 Folk String Solo     8 Years & Under

Own choice of any single Folk Tune piece.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
10 Years & Under
541 Folk String Solo     10 Years & Under

Own choice of any single Folk Tune piece.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
12 Years & Under
542 Folk String Solo     12 Years & Under

Own choice of any single Folk Tune piece.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
14 Years & Under
543 Folk String Solo     14 Years & Under

Own choice of any single Folk Tune piece.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
16 Years & Under
544 Folk String Solo     16 Years & Under

Own choice of any single Folk Tune piece.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
18 Years & Under
545 Folk String Solo     18 Years & Under

Own choice of any single Folk Tune piece.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.00
Open Age
548 String Duet     Open Age

Own choice of any work.

Entries Closed
Entry: $18.001st Medal          
6 Years & Under
546A String Duet     6 Years & Under

Own choice of any work.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
8 Years & Under
546B String Duet     8 Years & Under

Own choice of any work.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
10 Years & Under
546C String Duet     10 Years & Under

Own choice of any work.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
12 Years & Under
546 String Duet     12 Years & Under

Own choice of any work.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
14 Years & Under
547A String Duet     14 Years & Under

Own choice of any work.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
16 Years & Under
547 String Duet     16 Years & Under

Own choice of any work.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
18 Years & Under
548A String Duet     18 Years & Under

Own choice of any work.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
Open Age
549 20th & 21st Century String Solo     Open Age

Own choice of any single piece by a Twentieth or Twenty First Century Composer. (‘This includes a theme from Stage or Screen and Jazz.) Backing track allowed.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.00
6 Years & Under
550A 20th & 21st Century String Solo     6 Years & Under

Own choice of any single piece by a Twentieth or Twenty First Century Composer. (‘This includes a theme from Stage or Screen and Jazz.) Backing track allowed.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.00
8 Years & Under
550 20th & 21st Century String Solo     8 Years & Under

Own choice of any single piece by a Twentieth or Twenty First Century Composer. (‘This includes a theme from Stage or Screen and Jazz.) Backing track allowed.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
10 Years & Under
551 20th & 21st Century String Solo     10 Years & Under

Own choice of any single piece by a Twentieth or Twenty First Century Composer. (‘This includes a theme from Stage or Screen and Jazz.) Backing track allowed.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
12 Years & Under
552 20th & 21st Century String Solo     12 Years & Under

Own choice of any single piece by a Twentieth or Twenty First Century Composer. (‘This includes a theme from Stage or Screen and Jazz.) Backing track allowed.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
14 Years & Under
553 20th & 21st Century String Solo     14 Years & Under

Own choice of any single piece by a Twentieth or Twenty First Century Composer. (‘This includes a theme from Stage or Screen and Jazz.) Backing track allowed.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
16 Years & Under
554 20th & 21st Century String Solo     16 Years & Under

Own choice of any single piece by a Twentieth or Twenty First Century Composer. (‘This includes a theme from Stage or Screen and Jazz.) Backing track allowed.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
18 Years & Under
555 20th & 21st Century String Solo     18 Years & Under

Own choice of any single piece by a Twentieth or Twenty First Century Composer. (‘This includes a theme from Stage or Screen and Jazz.) Backing track allowed.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
8 Years & Under
700Restricted String Solo     8 Years & Under

Restriction applies to competitors who have never won first prize in this age group.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
10 Years & Under
701Restricted String Solo     10 Years & Under

Restriction applies to competitors who have never won first prize in this age group.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
12 Years & Under
702Restricted String Solo     12 Years & Under

Restriction applies to competitors who have never won first prize in this age group.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
14 Years & Under
703Restricted String Solo     14 Years & Under

Restriction applies to competitors who have never won first prize in this age group.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
16 Years & Under
704Restricted String Solo     16 Years & Under

Restriction applies to competitors who have never won first prize in this age group.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal          
18 Years & Under
705Restricted String Solo     18 Years & Under

Restriction applies to competitors who have never won first prize in this age group.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medal