2020 Maryborough Eisteddfod
Instrumental
08 Aug 2020 to 15 Aug 2020
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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Instrumental Rules

 

All participants in the Maryborough Eisteddfod do so in a spirit of friendly competition and enhancement of performance abilities in a forum where stage experience can be gained and learned. The event is staged with mutual respect amongst organisers, adjudicators, competitors and supporters, maintaining the spirit and integrity of the Eisteddfod tradition. 

 

Please read the following rules and regulations carefully to ensure competitors are not disadvantaged. A breach of any rule may lead to disqualification.  

 

TERMINOLOGY:

Session: Three per day (Morning Session, Afternoon Session, Evening Session).

Discipline: The 5 Disciplines are 1) Vocal & Choral; 2) Speech & Drama; 3) Instrumental; 4) Literary; 5) Dance.

Section: e.g. 199 – Musical Theatre

 

1.       GENERAL RULES FOR ALL DISCIPLINES:

1.1               By entering the Eisteddfod the competitor agrees to the Maryborough Eisteddfod rules. The competitor enters at their own risk and will satisfy her/himself as to the safety of the competition area to be used. All competitors will follow all directions and set rules stated by the competition organiser and waives any claims for liability against any organiser (whether an Association or Individual), participant, official, steward, judge, visitor, employee or invitee (the “participants”). By entering, the competitor releases the participants from all liability that may arise out of the competition to the competitors. Such liability may include any personal injury, property loss or damage. 

1.2               Entries are received via www.stardom.com.au. This can also be accessed via the Maryborough Eisteddfod website http://www.maryborougheisteddfod.com and under the ‘Enter’ tab.

1.3               Section numbers and colour codes (for administration purposes) are as follows:

(i)      Section numbers starting with 1 (RED) - Vocal & Choral Disciplines 

(ii)    Section numbers starting with 2 (BLUE) - Speech & Drama Disciplines

(iii)   Section numbers starting with 3 (GREEN) - Instrumental Discipline

(iv)  Section numbers starting with 4 (YELLOW/ORANGE) - Literary Discipline

(v)    Section numbers starting with 5 (PURPLE) - Dance Discipline

1.4               Performances are to be limited to the Discipline type unless otherwise stated (for example, no Vocal performance in the Instrumental Discipline, unless specifically stated in the Section Description).

1.5               Entry dates need to be observed. Only under exceptional circumstances and at the discretion of the Executive Committee will any late entries be accepted.

1.6               Contact the Convenor for assistance if required. Contact details are on the Maryborough Eisteddfod website.

1.7               Entry and payment is via the Stardom Competition Online Entry System. Payment is required at time of entry. Secure payment is offered online via credit card. Direct deposit is also available. Your entry is not confirmed until payment is received.

1.8               If competitors are entering individually, ensure that duos/trios are only recorded on one entry.

1.9               The Section Description is to be considered part of the Rules and Regulations.

1.10            The Committee reserves the right to refuse an entry.

1.11            All Eisteddfod participants do so at their own risk.

1.12            The age section of the Eisteddfod is for amateur competitors only. All ‘Open’ Sections may have competitors of any age and ability.

1.13            Competitors must be within the specified age limits as at 1 July. Competitors in groups may be younger than the age range but must not be older. The Committee reserves the right to request proof of age from competitors.

1.14            All Sections are not gender specific, unless otherwise stated.

1.15            Order of performance for competitors will be drawn before the programme is printed and competitors will appear in the order shown. However, the Executive reserves the right to make any alterations to the programme if and when it becomes necessary. The Executive may:  (i) cancel a Section

(ii)    vary the prizes

(iii)   combine Sections

(iv)  change the run order or timing of Sections and/or competitors

1.16            Refunds of entry fees will only be granted when a Section is cancelled by the Executive Committee.

1.17            A competitor may only enter a Section once, except where stated and as qualified in certain Sections. e.g. a member of two choirs entered in the same section.

1.18            All competitors must be named (Groups of 4 or above are required to provide a collective name and do not need to provide the individual names). “And Partner” may be used on the Entry Form but a name must be provided to the Convenor at least 30 minutes prior to the commencement of the session.

1.19            No competitor may use the same selection in more than one Section.

1.20            No competitor may perform the same selection that has previously been awarded a first place at the Maryborough Eisteddfod.

1.21            Copyright (conventional and electronic) remains the property of the contributing author in all Sections except handwriting. (See further information below regarding Own Choice Pieces).

1.22            It is the responsibility of the competitor to ensure that Own Choice Pieces are within the guidelines for the Section. If a piece is deemed by the Adjudicator to be outside of the guidelines the entrant may not be placed.

1.23            On the day: the title and composer/author of the Own Choice Piece must be submitted at least 30 minutes prior to the commencement of the Session. AMCOS forms must be attached.

1.24            Time limits, where stated, must not be exceeded. It is the Adjudicator’s privilege to conclude a performance by ringing of the bell if a decision has been made regarding the merit of the performance.

1.25            Competitors are to be dressed appropriately, i.e. thongs, revealing clothing. Competition pieces must not contain excessive use of foul or blasphemous language or actions. Consideration should be given to age appropriateness.

1.26            Use of recording devices of any kind is strictly prohibited in the Auditorium and Federation Room, dressing rooms and backstage. Any person found to be recording video or sound may be ejected from the theatre and further actions may be taken, at the discretion of the Executive Committee.

1.27            Competitors must report to the relevant Marshall and be in readiness backstage (or as otherwise directed by an official) prior to the commencement of the Section in which they are competing.

1.28            Competitors wishing to withdraw are reminded that it is courtesy to inform the Convenor or Marshall before commencement of the Session.

1.29            The Adjudicator’s decision will be final.

1.30            No prize will be awarded in any contest unless there is sufficient merit. All awards in every Section will be at the Adjudicator’s discretion. Certificates and prizes may be awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Highly Commended in each Section.

1.31            To be eligible for a major Eisteddfod award, competitors must compete in three or more Sections in the relevant Discipline, with the exception of the Literary Discipline.

1.32            No public protest will be entered into during the sessions. Written protests will be accepted by the Convenor or Executive within 30 minutes of the protest issue arising, accompanied by a $50.00 fee which will be forfeited if the protest is rejected after consideration by the Executive. Decisions regarding protests will be notified verbally by the end of the Session and in writing within 7 days of the close of the Eisteddfod.

1.33            No person, other than the entrant(s), will be permitted to take the stage. No parents or friends to be backstage (Exceptions: Accompanist or where the competitor requires physical assistance to get to the stage). Teachers may be permitted backstage in consultation with the Convenor. Student/teacher positive reinforcement should be saved for the end of the session. Competitors will be supported by volunteer staff.

1.34            The Adjudicator must not be addressed during a session except via an Eisteddfod official. All inquiries or requests are to be made to the Convenor.

1.35            Prompting by the Adjudicator only.

1.36            Entry and exit to the Auditorium or Federation Room during performances is restricted.

1.37            The Brolga Theatre has workplace safety guidelines in place for all stage and backstage activities. If these guidelines are deemed by the theatre to have been breached, perpetrators may be asked to leave the premises. A competitor asked to leave the theatre may be disqualified.

1.38            Group Numbers: Small Group – 4 to 12 members; Large Group – 13 members or above.

1.39            Some discretion regarding numbers may be given based on extenuating circumstances, such as, illness or injury. It is the responsibility of the competitor to ensure that the Convenor is informed immediately of any extenuating circumstances. A decision will be made in consultation with relevant members of the Committee and the Adjudicator.

1.40            Adjudication sheets will be available after the session has been completed.

1.41            Volunteers and Committee members are to be treated with the utmost respect. Abuse of any kind will not be tolerated. Any concerns or complaints must be to the Convenor and not any volunteers.

1.42            Only the teacher and up to two assistants are permitted in dressing rooms during group competition days. Passes will be given to teachers at registration prior to the competition. Under certain circumstances special considerations can be considered by the Committee, however, these must be discussed prior to the start of competition date. 

1.43            The Backstage door and adjacent car park is out of bounds. Teachers make arrangements with parents/caregivers to meet students at the front foyer of the theatre.

2.       INSTRUMENTAL

2.1 Sheet Music: Copyright is the responsibility of the competitors and their teachers. Copies of sheet music are required for the Adjudicator and are to be submitted at the beginning of the Session. As per copyright, all copies of sheet music will be destroyed after the performance. All competitors are responsible for the collection of original sheet music at the end of the session. Please ensure that all originals are clearly marked. All sheet music used at the eisteddfod requires an APRA/AMCOS Form to accompany it. 

2.2 Submission of sheet music: Please ensure that the forms are completed and attached to the sheet music as follows: 

(i)      Selection Slip – on the top with Session, Section and Competitor Number clearly labelled.

(ii)    The sheet music (if original, please mark clearly on the Selection Slip). Accompanists using ipads/tablets must still submit printed music.

(iii)   The APRA/AMCOS Form (available from the website www.maryborougheisteddfod.com

2.3               Both grand and upright pianos will be tuned at A440. These instruments will not be retuned during the event unless deemed necessary by the Executive.

2.4               Accompaniment is permissible unless otherwise stated.

2.5               Competitors provide an accompanist at their own expense.

2.6               Competitors may have only one accompanist on stage.

2.7               For Duos, Trios, Quartet and small groups, an individual may only appear once per Section unless the individual plays a different instrument.

2.8               For large groups, an individual must be a legitimate member of the group they are performing with and may only appear once for that particular association in that Item, unless the individual play a different instrument. School students must be currently enrolled students of the particular school and under the age of 19 years.

2.9               If equipment is required on stage then a stage plan must be submitted. Stage plans are to be submitted by 9 July.

2.10            Piano only may be used to accompany instrumental ensembles and will not form part of the ensemble unless otherwise stated.

2.11            Audio Backings are not permitted in the Instrumental Section. All accompaniment must be live performance except for Special Needs Section.

2.12            Where amplification is permitted, a 30-60 second sound level check is allowed.

2.13            Band and Ensemble Definitions

Concert Band: A balanced ensemble of woodwind brass and percussion instruments usually a large group.

Orchestra: A full string section plus a proportional number of woodwind, brass and percussion instruments.  This ensemble might also include keyboards.

String Orchestra: An ensemble consisting of stings.  This ensemble might also include a piano and/or percussion.

Stage Band:  A small group of saxophones, trumpets, trombones and a rhythm section.  The rhythm section may include any keyboard, an electric or an acoustic guitar, an electric or an acoustic bass and a drum kit.  A vocalist may be included in the group.

Wind Ensemble: A balanced ensemble of woodwind instruments with or without brass and percussion, usually a group smaller than a concert band.

Brass Ensemble: A balanced ensemble of brass instruments with or without percussion.

Percussion Ensemble: A combination of tuned and/or untuned percussion instruments

2.14 For Improvisation Section – Competitors must improvise based on a melody supplied by Adjudicator (5 min max). Competitors will not see the melody until on stage; they will have 20 seconds to start playing once they have sighted the melody. Other competitors waiting to perform will not be permitted in the performance room until the previous competitor has completed their performance.

2.15 Composition and Perform Section - Compositions may be notated using traditional or graphic notation. Time limit 4 minutes.

2.16      Accepted Music Period Definitions:

                Baroque                1600 to 1760

                Classical                1730 to 1820

                Romantic              1815 to 1910

20th Century       1900 to 2000 Contemporary 1970 to present day

2.17      AWARDS: 

Most Outstanding Instrumentalist 15 Years & Under

Most Outstanding Instrumentalist 16 to 18 Years

Maryborough Eisteddfod Committee Encouragement Award

2.18      CHAMPIONSHIPS:

Piano Junior – 12 Years & Under

Piano Intermediate – 15 Years & Under

Piano Senior – 18 Years & Under

Piano Masters – 19 Years and Over

 

3.       CODE OF CONDUCT 

3.1 A copy of the Code of Conduct will be available Backstage and will be enforced by the Committee. This applies to any land, building, venue or equipment being owned, hired, leased or otherwise utilised by the Maryborough Eisteddfod Incorporated or any of its agents or employees in the execution of the business and objectives of the Maryborough Eisteddfod any time of the year.

3.2 Zero Tolerance: The Committee of the Maryborough Eisteddfod Incorporated (the Committee) will not tolerate any unacceptable conduct (including, but not limited to, verbal abuse of any person, obscene language, loud or boisterous conduct), which is deemed unacceptable by the Committee. This includes all persons attending at any venue of the Maryborough Eisteddfod.

3.3 Refusal of a directive: Any member of the Committee or designated official, may give a directive at any time, to any person to whom this code applies to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the Eisteddfod. Any person who refuses to obey such directive may be asked to leave the venue, and Failure to do so may result in the Committee taking such action including the calling of police to ensure the Eisteddfod’s unimpeded operation.

3.4 Child Behaviour: Any child behaving in a manner that is unacceptable will be removed if it be deemed appropriate by the official. If that child is a competitor, they may be disqualified from competing in that section and other sections.

 

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 20/05/2020 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
6 Years & Under
300 Piano Solo     6 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 2 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
8 Years & Under
301 Piano Solo     8 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 2 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
302 Piano - Romantic or 20th Century Piece Solo     8 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 2 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
303 Piano - Jazz or Modern or Contemporary Piece Solo     8 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 2 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
15 Years & Under
315 Piano - Baroque or Classical or Study Solo     15 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 3 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
9 Years & Under
304 Piano Solo     9 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 2 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
15 Years & Under
320 Piano Trio     15 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 5 minute time limit

Entry: $16.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
10 Years & Under
305 Piano Solo     10 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 2 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
18 Years & Under
329 Piano (Prepared Accompaniment) Solo     18 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 5 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
10 Years & Under
306 Piano - Romantic or 20th Century Piece Solo     10 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 2 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
8 Years & Under
334 String Solo     8 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 2 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
10 Years & Under
307 Piano - Jazz or Modern or Contemporary Piece Solo     10 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 2 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
308 Piano Duet     10 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 2 minute time limit

Entry: $16.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
309 Piano - Baroque or Classical or Study Solo     10 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 2 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
12 Years & Under
310 Piano - Romantic or 20th Century Piece Solo     12 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 3 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
311 Piano - Jazz or Modern or Contemporary Piece Solo     12 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 2 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
312 Piano Championship Solo     12 Years & Under

(A) Sight Reading (B) J.S. Bach (C) Own Choice.

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
313 Piano Duet     12 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 3 minute time limit

Entry: $16.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
314 Piano (Australian Composer) Solo     12 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 2 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
15 Years & Under
316 Piano - Romantic or 20th Century Piece Solo     15 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 3 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
317 Piano - Jazz or Modern or Contemporary Piece Solo     15 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 3 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
318 Piano Championship Solo     15 Years & Under

(A) Sight Reading (B) J.S. Bach (C) Own Choice.

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
319 Piano Duet     15 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 5 minute time limit

Entry: $16.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
321 Piano (Prepared Accompaniment) Solo     15 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 5 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
18 Years & Under
322 Piano - Baroque or Classical or Study Solo     18 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 3 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
323 Piano - Romantic or 20th Century Piece Solo     18 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 2 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
324 Piano - Jazz or Modern or Contemporary Piece Solo     18 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 3 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
325 Piano - Sonata (One Movement) Solo     18 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 5 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
326 Piano Championship Solo     18 Years & Under

(A) Sight Reading (B) J.S. Bach (C) Own Choice.

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
327 Piano Duet     18 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 5 minute time limit

Entry: $16.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
328 Piano 6 Hands     18 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 5 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
330 Piano (Australian Composer) Solo     18 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 5 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
19 Years & Over
331 Piano Solo     19 Years & Over

Own Choice-one piece - 5 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
332 Piano Championship Solo     19 Years & Over

(A) Sight Reading (B) J.S. Bach (C) Own Choice.

Entry: $16.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
Open
333 Piano Duet     Open

Own Choice-one piece - 5 minute time limit

Entry: $16.001st Lions Club of Granville Perpetual Shield Trophy          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
9 Years & Under
335 String Solo     9 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 2 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
10 Years & Under
336 String Solo     10 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 2 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
12 Years & Under
337 String Solo     12 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 4 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
15 Years & Under
338 String Solo     15 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 4 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
18 Years & Under
339 String Solo     18 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 4 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
10 Years & Under
340 Woodwind Solo     10 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 2 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
12 Years & Under
341 Woodwind Solo     12 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 2 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
15 Years & Under
342 Woodwind Solo     15 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 4 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
18 Years & Under
343 Woodwind Solo     18 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 4 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
10 Years & Under
344 Brass Solo     10 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 2 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
12 Years & Under
345 Brass Solo     12 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 4 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
15 Years & Under
346 Brass Solo     15 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 4 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
18 Years & Under
347 Brass Solo     18 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 4 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
12 Years & Under
348 Guitar Solo     12 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - Acoustic, Electric, Bass Guitar permitted- Competitors must provide their own Amp- 2 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
15 Years & Under
349 Guitar Solo     15 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - Acoustic, Electric, Bass Guitar permitted- Competitors must provide their own Amp- 4 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
18 Years & Under
350 Guitar Solo     18 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - Acoustic, Electric, Bass Guitar permitted- Competitors must provide their own Amp- 2 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
19 Years & Over
351 Instrumental (not Piano) Solo     19 Years & Over

Own Choice-one piece (not piano) - 6 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
12 Years & Under
352 Compose & Perform (Own Composition) Solo     12 Years & Under

Composition must be notated using traditional or graphic notation- Time limit 4 minutes

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
15 Years & Under
353 Compose & Perform (Own Composition) Solo     15 Years & Under

Composition must be notated using traditional or graphic notation- Time limit 4 minutes

Entry: $8.001st Friends of the Brolga Perpetual Shield Trophy          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
18 Years & Under
354 Compose & Perform (Own Composition) Solo     18 Years & Under

Composition must be notated using traditional or graphic notation- Time limit 4 minutes

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
Open
355 Instrumental Improvisation Solo     Open

Improvisation based on a melody supplied by Adjudicator ( 5 min max). Competitors will not see the melody till on stage, they will have 20 seconds to start playing once they have sighted the melody. Competitors waiting to perform will not be permitted in

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
12 Years & Under
356 Instrumental Baroque or Classical or Study Solo     12 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece (not piano) - 5 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
15 Years & Under
357 Instrumental Baroque or Classical or Study Solo     15 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece (not piano) - 5 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
18 Years & Under
358 Instrumental Baroque or Classical or Study Solo     18 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece (not piano) - 3 minute time limit

Entry: $16.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
12 Years & Under
359 Instrumental Romantic or 20th century piece Solo     12 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece (not piano) - 3 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
360 Instrumental Romantic or 20th century piece Solo     12 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece (not piano) - 3 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
15 Years & Under
361 Instrumental Romantic or 20th century piece Solo     15 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece (not piano) - 5 minute time limit

Entry: $16.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
362 Instrumental - Jazz or Modern or Contemporary (not Piano) Solo     15 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece (not piano) - 5 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
363 Instrumental - Jazz or Modern or Contemporary (not Piano) Solo     15 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece (not piano) - 5 minute time limit

Entry: $8.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
18 Years & Under
364 Instrumental - Jazz or Modern or Contemporary (not Piano) Solo     18 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece (not piano) - 5 minute time limit

Entry: $16.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
365 Instrumental - Sonata (One Movement) Solo     18 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece (not piano) - 5 minute time limit

Entry: $16.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
10 Years & Under
366 Instrumental - Jazz or Contemporary (not Piano) Duet     10 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 3 minute time limit - Piano Accompaniment allowed

Entry: $16.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
12 Years & Under
367 Instrumental - Sonata (One Movement) (not Piano) Duet     12 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 3 minute time limit- Piano Accompaniment allowed

Entry: $16.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
15 Years & Under
368 Instrumental Duet     15 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 3 minute time - Piano Accompaniment allowed

Entry: $16.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
18 Years & Under
369 Instrumental Duet     18 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece - 4 minute time limit- Piano Accompaniment allowed

Entry: $16.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
Open
370 Instrumental Duet     Open

Own Choice-one piece - 4 minute time limit- May include Piano - Piano Accompaniment allowed where the duet competitors are not pianist.

Entry: $16.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
12 Years & Under
371 Instrumental Trio     12 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece (not piano) - 3 minute time limit -Piano Accompaniment allowed

Entry: $16.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
15 Years & Under
372 Instrumental Trio     15 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece (not piano) - 3 minute time limit- Piano Accompaniment allowed

Entry: $16.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
18 Years & Under
373 Instrumental Trio     18 Years & Under

Own Choice-one piece (not piano) - 3 minute time limit -Piano Accompaniment allowed

Entry: $16.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
12 Years & Under
374 Instrumental Group (4 to 12 Performers)     12 Years & Under

1 piece- Time limit 4 minutes. Group 4 to 12 players. If used Piano must be played by a student who will be counted as a member of the group.

Entry: $30.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
15 Years & Under
375 Instrumental Group (4 to 12 Performers)     15 Years & Under

1 piece- Time limit 5 minutes. Group 4 to 12 players. If used Piano must be played by a student who will be counted as a member of the group.

Entry: $30.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
18 Years & Under
376 Instrumental Group (4 to 12 Performers)     18 Years & Under

1 piece- Time limit 5. Group 4 to 12 players. If used Piano must be played by a student who will be counted as a member of the group.

Entry: $30.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
Primary School
377Beginner String ensemble (Beginner) Group     Primary School

Students learning less than a year. 2 pieces- Time Limit 8 minutes - Piano Accompaniment allowed- Percussion allowed but must be played by a student of the school. All students performing must be enrolled at that school.

Entry: $30.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
378 String Ensemble Group     Primary School

Own Choice-one piece (not piano) - 4 minute time limit -Piano Accompaniment not allowed

Entry: $30.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          3rd Bronze Medal          HC Certificate          
379 Band - Concert, Stage or Percussion Group     Primary School

1 piece- Time limit 4 minutes. Group 4 to 12 players. If used Piano must be played by a student who will be counted as a member of the group.

Entry: $30.001st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          HC Certificate          
Secondary School
380 String Ensemble Group (4 to 12 Performers)     Secondary School

1 piece- Time limit 5 minutes. Group 4 to 12 players. If used Piano must be played by a student who will be counted as a member of the group.

Entry: $30.001st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          HC Certificate          
381 Band Concert Group (4 to 12 Performers)     Secondary School

Up to 3 contrasting pieces.Time Limit 15 minutes. All students performing must be enrolled at that school.

Entry: $30.001st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          HC Certificate          
382Beginner Secondary. Concert Jazz/Stage Band Group     Secondary School

Upto 3 contrasting pieces with/without vocals. Keyboard must be live and not programmed. Time Limit 15 minutes. All students performing must be enrolled at that school.

Entry: $30.001st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          HC Certificate          
383 Percussion Ensemble Group     Secondary School

2 Pieces. Time limit 10 minutes. All students performing must be enrolled at that school.

Entry: $30.001st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          HC Certificate          
Primary School
384 Recorder Ensemble Group     Primary School

2 Pieces. Time limit 5 minutes. All students performing must be enrolled at that school.

Entry: $30.001st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          HC Certificate          
Open
385 Instrumental (Excluding Strings) Group     Open

Up to 3 contrasting pieces.Time Limit 15 minutes

Entry: $30.001st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          HC Certificate          
386 String Ensemble Group     Open

Up to 3 contrasting pieces.Time Limit 15 minutes - Piano Accompaniment allowed- Percussion allowed

Entry: $30.001st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          HC Certificate          
387 Contemporary Performance Piece Group (Maximum 12 Performers)     Open

1 or 2 pieces.Time Limit 10 minutes- Maximum 12 Performers.

Entry: $30.001st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          HC Certificate          
School Students
388 Special Needs Group     School Students

Non Competitive. Time limit 5 minutes.

Entry: $30.001st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          HC Certificate