2019 Border District Eisteddfod
Vocal
05 Jun 2019 to 07 Jun 2019
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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VOCAL SCHEDULE 2019


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Wednesday 5th June  –  Friday  7th June, 2019

 

Proposed Dates of Competition (Dates may alter slightly due to competitor numbers)

Wednesday 5thJune – Morning Session - Choral Groups 18 years and under

Wednesday 5thJune – Afternoon Session - Instrumental 18 years and under

Thursday 6thJune – Morning Session - Vocal Solos and Duets 18 years and under

Thursday 6thJune – Afternoon Session - Instrumental Solos and Duets 18 years and under

Thursday 6thJune – Evening Session - All Open Sections

Friday 7thJune – Morning Session – Keyboard Solos and Duets 18 years and under

Friday 7thJune – Evening – GALA CONCERT – Performers by invitation of adjudicator and Border District Eisteddfod Committee.

 

Entries DUE: Friday 5thApril, 2019 – No late entries accepted. 

Entry fees

Individual Entries                            $6

Duos and Trios                                 $10 

Groups                                                           $15

Entry and payment will be via the Stardom Competition Online Entry System (www.stardom.com.au)

 

Please Note: Copies of own choice music must be received by the Committee by Friday 24thMay, 2019.

Post:  PO Box 161 Stanthorpe, QLD, 4380

Email:info@borderdistricteisteddfod.org.au

In Person: to Morwenna Harslett at Cherry Lane Nursery, 60 Sugarloaf Rd, Stanthorpe

 

Rules and Regulations for both Instrumental and Choral Music Sections are outlined below. 

  • Official Accompanist

The preferred method of accompaniment for all vocal and choral sections is a pianist. The official accompanist’s details areNatalee McCosker – Phone: 0438 810 139. The cost of Natalee’s services for all solo and duet sections for the performance plus two rehearsals will be covered by the Border District Eisteddfod. Any additional rehearsals can be arranged and negotiated directly with Natalee. Schools are not funded by the Border District Eisteddfod.

  • Assistance or enquiries for music sections:

Morwenna Harslett

info@borderdistricteisteddfod.org.au

0419 909 446


CHORAL/VOCAL MUSIC - RULES AND REGULATIONS

 

  1. Every care will be taken for competitors’ safety, but the Committee will not be responsible for any injuries sustained by any competitor and or damage to property during the Eisteddfod.

  2. By entering the Border District Eisteddfod, you agree to abide by the rules and regulations as outlined in this 2019 Schedule.

  3. Entries will not be accepted unless accompanied by the correct entry fee. Entry fees are not refundable unless cancelled by the Committee or there is an error in the program.

  4. Requests for sections to be heard at particular times are to be either given in writing/emailed to the committee or can be made through Stardom when processing entry. The committee will endeavour to accommodate requests however no alterations will be made once program is complete.

  5. Age is determined at 1stJanuary, 2019.The committee reserves the right to ask for proof of age.

  6. In the individual solo sections, competitors may enter only once per section.

  7. In duo and trio sections, competitors may perform twice in these sections with different partners in any one section. In duo & trios, the eldest performer must enter the relevant age section.

  8. School’s enrolment numbers are taken from the day that entries are lodged. If numbers change after that date, schools will not be moved into a different section.

  9. All vocal solos, duets, and character songs are own choice, but must be songs suitable to the age group. Choice of song will be taken into consideration.

  10. The preferred method of accompaniment for all vocal and choral sections is a pianist. The official accompanist’s details are listed above. If using CD’s, competitors must supply their own sound equipment.

  11. Movement is allowable in all vocal sections but only in the Tiny Tots choral sections or unless otherwise stated in the music.

  12. Time limits must be observed. An item may be shorter than the limit but not exceed it.To meet time limits, excerpts of verses are acceptable and repeats may be omitted from music.

  13. The Border District Eisteddfod (BDE) holds an Australian Performing Rights Association (APRA) license that covers the public performance of all copyright musical works at this event. In 2017, a new licensing scheme was introduced to all eisteddfods. It is based on a per entry rate of 90c (ex GST), and has been included in the entry fee for performers. BDE also has an arrangement with the Australian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society (AMCOS) that allows entrants to photocopy an original piece of sheet music for adjudicators. An entrant may supply the adjudicator with an unlicensed copy of the piece provided that (a) the original is used by the entrant for performance or held at the venue for inspection and (b) the Executive Committee or its delegate destroys the copy immediately after the adjudication.ADeclaration formis to be filled in and handed in with the adjudicator copy.Forms can be downloaded from this website. Entrants must perform from original published editions of music, unless prior permission has been obtained from the copyright owner. 

  14. Competitor’s names and/or photographs may be used for promotional or marketing purposes. Should this not be appropriate, the Eisteddfod Committee MUST be notified. This can be done online when submitting entries.

  15. The adjudicator’s decision is final.
  16. Unless specifically invited by the adjudicator, contact with the adjudicator must not be made directly by teachers, competitors or parents.

  17. Adjudicator comment sheets can be obtained from the table at the back of hall.


    VOCAL  SCHEDULE


    CLASSICAL VOCAL SOLOS– (Not pop, character or songs from musicals etc.)

    19. 9 YEARS AND UNDER (2 minutes)

    20. 10-14 YEARS (3 minutes)

    21. 15-18 YEARS (3 minutes)

    21a. OPEN (3 minutes)


    SACRED SONG OR HYMN (Not gospel, rock, etc.)

    22.10 YEARS AND UNDER(3 minutes)

    23.11-14 YEARS (3 minutes)

    24. 15-18 YEARS (3 minutes)

    24a.OPEN (3 minutes)


    CHARACTER SONGS or NURSERY RHYMES (Judged as a vocal and theatrical presentation)

    25.   9 YEARS AND UNDER (2½minutes).

    26.  10-14 YEARS (IN COSTUME) (2½minutes)

    27.  15-18 YEARS (IN COSTUME) (3 minutes)

    27a.   OPEN (IN COSTUME) (4 minutes)


    SOLO FROM A MUSICAL (Choralography optional but adjudicated as a choral piece)

    28. 10 YEARS AND UNDER (2 ½ minutes)

    29. 11-14 YEARS (3 minutes)

    30. 15-18 YEARS (3 minutes)

    30a. OPEN (3 minutes)


    POP SOLO(Only songs composed after 1950)

    31. 15-18 YEARS

    32. OPEN


    FOLK SONGS(Arrangements permitted where folk melody and words are authentic)

    33.9 YEARS AND UNDER (2½minutes)

    34.10-14 YEARS (2½minutes)

    35. 15-18 YEARS (3 minutes)

    35a.OPEN (3 minutes)


    VOCAL DUETS(Some harmony required)

    36. 9 YEARS AND UNDER (2 minutes)

    37. 11-14 YEARS (2½minutes).

    38. 15-18 YEARS(3 minutes)

    39. OPEN (4 minutes)

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5/04/2019 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
019 Classical Vocal Solo     9 Years & Under

Not pop, character or songs from musicals etc.

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.00
020 Classical Vocal Solo     10 - 14 Years

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.00
021 Classical Vocal Solo     15 - 18 Years

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.00
021a Classical Vocal Solo     Open

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.00
022 Sacred Song or Hymn - (Not Gospel, Rock, etc.) Solo     10 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.00
023 Sacred Song or Hymn - (Not Gospel, Rock, etc.) Solo     11 - 14 Years

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.00
024 Sacred Song or Hymn - (Not Gospel, Rock, etc.) Solo     15 - 18 Years

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.00
024a Sacred Song or Hymn - (Not Gospel, Rock, etc.) Solo     Open

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.00
025 Character Songs or Nursery Rhyme (In Costume) Solo     9 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.00
026 Character Songs or Nursery Rhyme (In Costume) Solo     10 - 14 Years

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.00
027 Character Songs or Nursery Rhyme (In Costume) Solo     15 - 18 Years

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.00
027a Character Songs or Nursery Rhyme (In Costume) Solo     Open

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.00
028 Solo From Musical Theatre Solo     10 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.00
029 Solo From Musical Theatre Solo     11 - 14 Years

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.00
030 Solo From Musical Theatre Solo     15 - 18 Years

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.00
030a Solo From Musical Theatre Solo     Open

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.00
031 Pop Song Solo     15 - 18 Years

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.00
032 Pop Song Solo     Open

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.00
033 Folk Songs (Traditional) Solo     9 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.00
034 Folk Songs (Traditional) Solo     10 - 14 Years

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.00
035 Folk Songs (Traditional) Solo     15 - 18 Years

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.00
035a Folk Songs (Traditional) Solo     Open

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.00
036 Vocal Duet (Some harmony is required)     9 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.00
037 Vocal Duet (Some harmony is required)     10 - 14 Years

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.00
038 Vocal Duet (Some harmony is required)     15 - 18 Years

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.00
039 Vocal Duet (Some harmony is required)     Open

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.00