79th Bathurst Eisteddfod
Bands and Ensembles
08 Aug 2024 to 03 Sep 2024
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
No rules available
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 31/05/2024 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
176 Infants Percussion Ensemble     K-2

Time Limit: 04:00

5 or more members. Backing track permitted on USB handed in prior to start of section.

Sponsored by Barbara & Barry Mawhood

Entry: $20.001st Bannerette          2nd Bannerette          3rd Bannerette          HC Certificate          
177 Percussion Ensemble (Up to 20 Players)     K-6

Time Limit: 04:00

5 or more members up to 20. Backing track permitted on USB handed in prior to start of section.

Sponsored by Mason Mia & Associates

Entry: $20.001st Bannerette          2nd Bannerette          3rd Bannerette          HC Certificate          
178 Percussion Ensemble (Up to 20 Players)     Secondary Years 7-12

Time Limit: 06:00

NO pre-recorded music accompaniment permitted. 5 or more members up to 20.

Sponsored by Cathedral Primary School P&F

Entry: $25.001st Bannerette          2nd Bannerette          3rd Bannerette          HC Certificate          
179 Percussion Ensemble (Up to 20 Players)     Open

Time Limit: 08:00

No pre-recorded music accompaniment allowed. 5 or more members up to 20.

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $60          3rd $40          HC Certificate          
180 Instrumental Ensemble     K-6

Time Limit: 04:00

No vocalists or rock groups. 4 or more members.

Sponsored by Barlow Property Services

Entry: $20.001st Bannerette          2nd Bannerette          3rd Bannerette          HC Certificate          
181 Instrumental Ensemble     Secondary Years 7-12

Time Limit: 06:00

No vocalists or rock groups. 4 or more members.

Entry: $25.001st Bannerette          2nd Bannerette          3rd Bannerette          HC Certificate          
182 Instrumental Quartet     Open

Time Limit: 08:00

Any combination of instruments permitted, except vocalists. Not for rock bands.

Sponsored by Bathurst Eisteddfod Society

Entry: $20.001st          
183 Instrumental Ensemble (5 or More Players)     Open

Time Limit: 08:00

No vocalists or rock groups. 5 or more members

Sponsored by Bathurst RSL Club

Entry: $20.001st $100          2nd $60          3rd $40          HC Certificate          
184 Special Classes Performance 5 or more performers     K-6

Time Limit: 05:00

For students attending Special Schools or Special units within schools. Own choice - Music may be used. Backing track permitted on USB handed in prior to start of section. Any of the following may be used: Recitation, Scenes, Puppets. Mime with or without masks, Dance to Unison reading. Medals will be awarded to all competitors.

Sponsored by Vivability Limited

Entry: $20.001st Medals          
185 Recorder Ensemble (5 or More Players)     K-6

Time Limit: 05:00

Competitors to fill time limit as they see fit.

Sponsored By Clancy Motor Group Bathurst

Entry: $20.001st Bannerette          2nd Bannerette          3rd Bannerette          HC Certificate          
186 String Ensemble     K-6

Time Limit: 04:00

Piano accompaniment permitted only.

Sponsored by Mitchell Conservatorium

Entry: $20.001st Bannerette          2nd Bannerette          3rd Bannerette          HC Certificate          
187 String Ensemble     Secondary Years 7-12

Time Limit: 06:00

Piano accompaniment permitted

Entry: $25.001st Bannerette          2nd Bannerette          3rd Bannerette          HC Certificate          
188 String Ensemble     Open

Time Limit: 06:00

Piano accompaniment permitted.

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $60          3rd $40          HC Certificate          
189 Entertainment Ensemble     K-6

Time Limit: 04:00

Competitors perform one own choice song. Not intended for Concert bands or Stage bands. Mixed ensembles and rock bands are encouraged. Vocalists are permitted and a microphone will be supplied. This is designed to be a fun and entertaining section and the adjudicator will take this into consideration.

Sponsored by Larraine Griffin

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          HC Certificate          
190 Entertainment Ensemble     Secondary Years 7-12

Time Limit: 05:00

Competitors perform one own choice song. Not intended for Concert bands or Stage bands. Mixed ensembles and rock bands are encouraged. Vocalists are permitted and a microphone will be supplied. This is designed to be a fun and entertaining section and the

Trophies supplied by Scots All Saints College

Entry: $25.001st Bannerette          2nd Bannerette          3rd Bannerette          HC Certificate          
191 Entertainment Ensemble     Open

Time Limit: 06:00

Competitors perform one own choice song. Not intended for Concert bands or Stage bands. Mixed ensembles and rock bands are encouraged. Vocalists are permitted and a microphone will be supplied. This is designed to be a fun and entertaining section and the

Sponsored by Vivability Limited

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $60          3rd $40          HC Certificate          
192 Battle of the Bands     Secondary School Age

Time Limit: 05:00

Secondary school age Rock Bands containing 3-8 members. Bands will perform and be critiqued by a panel of adjudicators on your own composition or cover of a popular/contemporary song.The time limit has been extended to allow for an instrumental solo if desired. Lyrics and outline of your performance must be submitted to the panel for adjudication. Any inappropriate lyrics or gestures will lead to disqualification. Sound system and technician will be available for use. Sound check will take place in the break prior to commencement of section. Set up time allowed between bands is 2 minutes maximum.

Sponsored by Landers Music and Bathurst Eisteddfod Society

Entry: $25.001st Trophy + $400          2nd Trophy + $200          3rd Trophy + $100          HC Certificate          
193 Beginner Orchestra or Concert Band     K-6

Time Limit: 08:00

This section is designed for beginner / first year band or orchestra students only. Perform 2 pieces Grade .5 Timing will be paused in between pieces. Band plan must be emailed to the Music Coordinator one week prior to the performance date.

Sponsored by Bathurst District Vietnam Veterans Association

Entry: $20.001st Nola and Ian Ramsay Perpetual Trophy and Replica          2nd Bannerette          3rd Bannerette          HC Certificate          
194Intermediate/Advanced Grade 1.5 and above Orchestra or Concert Band     K-6

Time Limit: 10:00

This section is for Grade 1 and 1 1/2 pieces. Competitors perform two contrasting works. Timing will be paused in between pieces. Band plan must be emailed to the Music Coordinator one week prior to the performance date.

Russell Street & Busby Medical Centre

Entry: $20.001st Wendy Jenkins Perpetual Trophy + Replica + $100          2nd Bannerette + $60          3rd Bannerette + $40          HC Certificate          
195 Orchestra or Concert Band     Secondary Years 7-12

Time Limit: 12:00

Competitors must perform two contrasting works. Timing will be paused between pieces. Band plan must be emailed to the Music Coordinator one week prior to the performance date.

Sponsored by Scots All Saints College

Entry: $25.001st Jennifer Ratsep Perpetual Trophy and Replica          2nd Bannerette          3rd Bannerette          HC Certificate          
196 Concert Band, WInd Band or Orchestra Group     Open

Time Limit: 15:00

Not intended for Stage/Jazz or Rock Bands. Competitors must perform two contrasting works. Timing will be paused between pieces. Stage plan must be emailed to the Music Coordinator one week prior to the performance date. Please include your group name and conductors name.

Sponsored by Barlow Property Services

Entry: $25.001st Perpetual Trophy + $300          2nd $150          3rd $80          HC Certificate          
198 Stage and Jazz Band     Primary/Lower Secondary Years 3-9

Time Limit: 10:00

Competitors must perform two contrasting pieces. Timing will be paused between pieces. Band Plan must be emailed to the Music Coordinator one week prior to your performance with your group name and conductors name.

Sponsored by Scots All Saints College

Entry: $25.001st Perpetual Trophy + Replica + $80          2nd Bannerette + $50          3rd Bannerette + $30          HC Certificate          
199 Stage and Jazz Band     Secondary Years 7-12

Time Limit: 12:00

Competitors must perform two contrasting pieces. Timing will be paused between pieces. Band Plan must be emailed to the Music Coordinator one week prior to your performance with your group name and conductors name.

Sponsored by McIntosh McPhillamy & Co

Entry: $25.001st Bannerette + $100          2nd Bannerette + $60          3rd Bannerette + $40          HC Certificate          
200 Stage and Jazz Band     Open

Time Limit: 15:00

Competitors must perform two contrasting pieces. Timing will be paused between pieces. Band Plan must be emailed to the Music Coordinator one week prior to your performance with your group name and conductors name.

Sponsored by McIntosh McPhillamy & Co

Entry: $25.001st Perpetual Trophy + $150          2nd $100          3rd $50          HC Certificate          
201 Guitar Ensemble     K-6

Time Limit: 03:00

Only for public/catholic/independent or private schools. No "Dance" schools permitted. All performers must be enrolled students in the school of no more than 54 students. Competitors are encouraged to perform as an ensemble is any style or grouping they desire.

Entry: $20.001st Bannerette          2nd Bannerette          3rd Bannerette          HC Certificate          
202 Guitar Ensemble with Vocals     K-6

Time Limit: 03:00

Only for public/catholic/independent or private schools. All performers must be enrolled students in the school of no more than 54 students. Choirs are permitted to either perform a song as a group or perform a poetry work.

Entry: $20.001st Bannerette          2nd Bannerette          3rd Bannerette          HC Certificate          
197 Instrumental Chamber Music Ensemble     Secondary Years 7-12

Time Limit: 15:00

Competitors must perform two contrasting pieces. Timing will be paused between pieces. Band Plan must be emailed to the Music Coordinator one week prior to your performance with your group name and conductors name.

Entry: $25.001st Bannerette          2nd Bannerette          3rd Bannerette          HC Certificate          
203 Guitar Ensemble     Secondary Years 7-12

Time Limit: 03:00

Only for public/catholic/independent or private schools - NOT dance schools/studios. Any style of dance is permitted. All performers must be enrolled students in the school of no more than 54 students.

Entry: $25.001st Bannerette          2nd Bannerette          3rd Bannerette          HC Certificate          
204 Guitar Ensemble with Vocals     Secondary Years 7-12

Time Limit: 05:00

4 or more players. No other accompaniment allowed.

Entry: $25.001st Bannerette          2nd Bannerette          3rd Bannerette          HC Certificate