63rd Australian National Eisteddfod 2017
Singing
01 Sep 2017 to 03 Sep 2017
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
Please refer to the Overall Eisteddfod Rules and the specific rules for Singing.
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 31/07/2017 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
V081 Any Song (not Popular or Musical Theatre) Solo     8 years and under (must be at least 7 years old)

Time Limit: 03:00

Any Song may be any song not considered popular, music theatre, classical, folk, african-american spiritual or sacred song. Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likely look and listen for the following: 1. Developing articulation; 2. Developing vocal expression; 3. Developing performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5. Developing ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developing vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $15.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Certificate          
V082 Popular Song Solo     8 years and under (must be at least 7 years old)

Time Limit: 03:00

Popular Songs are songs that have been widely circulated and commercially promoted as such. They do not include songs from Music Theatre. Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likely look and listen for the following: 1. Developing articulation; 2. Developing vocal expression; 3. Developing performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5. Developing ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developing vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $15.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Certificate          
V083 Song from Musical Theatre Solo     8 years and under (must be at least 7 years old)

Time Limit: 03:00

Music Theatre Songs are songs from any musical stage production or film. Gilbert & Sullivan is also included in this category. Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likely look and listen for the following: 1. Developing articulation; 2. Developing vocal expression; 3. Developing performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5. Developing ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developing vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $15.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Certificate          
V100 Junior Duet (Not Opera or Oratorio) Duet     7-10 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Duets must be a piece written or arranged for two singers. Duets may be from all genres, including opera, oratorio or music theatre. Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors, and whether it affords sufficient opportunity to display harmony and blend of voices. – The adjudicator will likely look and listen for the following: 1.Developing articulation; 2. Developing vocal expression; 3.Developing performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5.Developing ability of sharing with an audience; 6.Accuracy of intonation.6. Developing vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $21.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Certificate          
V101 Any Song (not Popular or Musical Theatre) Solo     10 Years and Under (Must be at least 8 years old)

Time Limit: 03:00

Any Song may be any song not considered popular, music theatre, classical, folk, african-american spiritual or sacred song. Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likely look and listen for the following: 1. Developing articulation; 2. Developing vocal expression; 3. Developing performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5. Developing ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developing vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $15.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Certificate          
V103 Folk Song or Song by Australian Composer Solo     10 Years and Under (Must be at least 8 years old)

Time Limit: 03:00

Folk Songs are traditional songs from any country. They may be sung in the language of the country of origin, with or without accompaniment. Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likely look and listen for the following: 1. Developing articulation; 2. Developing vocal expression; 3. Developing performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5. Developing ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developing vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $15.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Certificate          
V104 Popular Song Solo     10 Years and Under (Must be at least 8 years old)

Time Limit: 03:00

Popular Songs are songs that have been widely circulated and commercially promoted as such. They do not include songs from Music Theatre. Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likely look and listen for the following: 1. Developing articulation; 2. Developing vocal expression; 3. Developing performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5. Developing ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developing vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $15.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Certificate          
V105 Song from Musical Theatre Solo     10 Years and Under (Must be at least 8 years old)

Time Limit: 03:00

Music Theatre Songs are songs from any musical stage production or film. Gilbert & Sullivan is also included in this category. Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likely look and listen for the following: 1. Developing articulation; 2. Developing vocal expression; 3. Developing performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5. Developing ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developing vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $15.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Certificate          
V120 Phil Perman Musical Theatre Prize Solo     21 Years and Under (Must be at least 18 years old)

Time Limit: 05:00

Music Theatre Songs are songs from any musical stage production or film. Gilbert & Sullivan is also included in this category. Please note that the Adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likey look and listen for the following: 1.Developed articulation; 2. Developed vocal expression; 3.Developed performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5.Developed ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developed vocal technique.7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $30.001st $150          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Certificate          
V121 Any Song (not Popular or Musical Theatre) Solo     12 Years and Under (Must be at least 10 years old)

Time Limit: 03:00

Any Song may be any song not considered popular, music theatre, classical, folk, african-american spiritual or sacred song. Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likely look and listen for the following: 1. Developing articulation; 2. Developing vocal expression; 3. Developing performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5. Developing ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developing vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $15.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Certificate          
V122 Joan Richards Classical Prize (Song or Aria from Classical Repertoire) Solo     21 Years and Under (Must be at least 18 years old)

Time Limit: 05:00

Classical Songs must be songs that belong to the educated European tradition, as distinguished from folk, music theatre, popular music or jazz. Please note that the Adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likely look and listen for: 1.Developed articulation; 2. Developed vocal expression; 3.Developed performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5.Developed ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developed vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $30.001st $150          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Certificate          
V123 Folk Song or Song by Australian Composer Solo     12 Years and Under (Must be at least 10 years old)

Time Limit: 03:00

Folk Songs are traditional songs from any country. They may be sung in the language of the country of origin, with or without accompaniment. Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likely look and listen for the following: 1. Developing articulation; 2. Developing vocal expression; 3. Developing performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5. Developing ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developing vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $15.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Certificate          
V124 Popular Song Solo     12 Years and Under (Must be at least 10 years old)

Time Limit: 03:00

Popular Songs are songs that have been widely circulated and commercially promoted as such. They do not include songs from Music Theatre. Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likely look and listen for the following: 1. Developing articulation; 2. Developing vocal expression; 3. Developing performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5. Developing ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developing vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $15.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Certificate          
V125 Song from Music Theatre Solo     12 Years and Under (Must be at least 10 years old)

Time Limit: 03:00

Music Theatre Songs are songs from any musical stage production or film. Gilbert & Sullivan is also included in this category. Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likely look and listen for the following: 1. Developing articulation; 2. Developing vocal expression; 3. Developing performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5. Developing ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developing vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $15.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Certificate          
V141 Any Song (not Popular or Musical Theatre) Solo     14 Years and Under (Must be at least 12 years old)

Time Limit: 03:00

Any Song may be any song not considered popular, music theatre, classical, folk, african-american spiritual or sacred song. Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likely look and listen for the following: 1. Developing articulation; 2. Developing vocal expression; 3. Developing performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5. Developing ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developing vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $15.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Certificate          
V143 Folk Song or Song by Australian Composer Solo     14 Years and Under (Must be at least 12 years old)

Time Limit: 03:00

Folk Songs are traditional songs from any country. They may be sung in the language of the country of origin, with or without accompaniment. Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likely look and listen for the following: 1. Developing articulation; 2. Developing vocal expression; 3. Developing performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5. Developing ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developing vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $15.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Certificate          
V144 Popular Song Solo     14 Years and Under (Must be at least 12 years old)

Time Limit: 03:00

Popular Songs are songs that have been widely circulated and commercially promoted as such. They do not include songs from Music Theatre. Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likely look and listen for the following: 1. Developing articulation; 2. Developing vocal expression; 3. Developing performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5. Developing ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developing vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $15.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Certificate          
V145 Song from Musical Theatre Solo     14 Years and Under (Must be at least 12 years old)

Time Limit: 03:00

Music Theatre Songs are songs from any musical stage production or film. Gilbert & Sullivan is also included in this category. Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likely look and listen for the following: 1. Developing articulation; 2. Developing vocal expression; 3. Developing performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5. Developing ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developing vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $15.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Certificate          
V161 Any Song Solo     16 Years and Under (Must be at least 14 years old)

Time Limit: 03:00

Any Song may be any song not considered popular, music theatre, classical, folk, african-american spiritual or sacred song. Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likely look and listen for the following: 1. Developing articulation; 2. Developing vocal expression; 3. Developing performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5. Developing ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developing vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $15.001st $30          2nd $15          HC Certificate          
V163 Song by Australian Composer or Folk Song Entry Fee Solo     16 Years and Under (Must be at least 14 years old)

Time Limit: 03:00

Folk Songs are traditional songs from any country. They may be sung in the language of the country of origin, with or without accompaniment. Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likely look and listen for the following: 1. Developing articulation; 2. Developing vocal expression; 3. Developing performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5. Developing ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developing vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $15.001st $30          2nd $15          HC Certificate          
V164 African-American Spiritual or Sacred Song Solo     16 Years and Under (Must be at least 14 years old)

Time Limit: 03:00

Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likely look and listen for the following: 1. Developing articulation; 2. Developing vocal expression; 3. Developing performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5. Developing ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developing vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $15.001st $30          2nd $15          HC Certificate          
V165 Popular Song Solo     16 Years and Under (Must be at least 14 years old)

Time Limit: 03:00

Popular Songs are songs that have been widely circulated and commercially promoted as such. They do not include songs from Music Theatre. Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likely look and listen for the following: 1. Developing articulation; 2. Developing vocal expression; 3. Developing performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5. Developing ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developing vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $15.001st $30          2nd $15          HC Certificate          
V166 Song from Music Theatre Solo     16 Years and Under (Must be at least 14 years old)

Time Limit: 03:00

Music Theatre Songs are songs from any musical stage production or film. Gilbert & Sullivan is also included in this category. Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likely look and listen for the following: 1. Developing articulation; 2. Developing vocal expression; 3. Developing performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5. Developing ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developing vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $15.001st $30          2nd $15          HC Certificate          
V181 Classical Song (not Opera or Oratorio) Solo     18 Years and Under (Must be at least 16 years old)

Time Limit: 04:00

Classical Songs must be songs that belong to the educated European tradition, as distinguished from folk, music theatre, popular music or jazz. Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likely look and listen for: 1.Developed articulation; 2. Developed vocal expression; 3.Developed performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5.Developed ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developed vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $20.001st $40          2nd $20          HC Certificate          
V182 Folk Song or Song by Australian Composer Solo     18 Years and Under (Must be at least 16 years old)

Time Limit: 04:00

Folk Songs are traditional songs from any country. They may be sung in the language of the country of origin, with or without accompaniment. Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likely look and listen for the following: 1.Developed articulation; 2. Developed vocal expression; 3.Developed performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5.Developed ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developed vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $20.001st $40          2nd $20          HC Certificate          
V183 African-American Spiritual or Sacred Song Solo     18 Years and Under (Must be at least 16 years old)

Time Limit: 04:00

Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likely look and listen for the following: 1.Developed articulation; 2. Developed vocal expression; 3.Developed performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5.Developed ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developed vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $20.001st $40          2nd $20          HC Certificate          
V184 Popular Song Solo     18 Years and Under (Must be at least 16 years old)

Time Limit: 04:00

Popular Songs are songs that have been widely circulated and commercially promoted as such. They do not include songs from Music Theatre. Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likely looking and listening fo the following: 1.Developed articulation; 2. Developed vocal expression; 3.Developed performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5.Developed ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developed vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $20.001st $40          2nd $20          HC Certificate          
V185 Song from Music Theatre Solo     18 Years and Under (Must be at least 16 years old)

Time Limit: 04:00

Music Theatre Songs are songs from any musical stage production or film. Gilbert & Sullivan is also included in this category. Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors. The adjudicator will likey look and listen for the following: 1.Developed articulation; 2. Developed vocal expression; 3.Developed performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5.Developed ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developed vocal technique.7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $20.001st $40          2nd $20          HC Certificate          
V200 Middle Duet (Not Opera or Oratorio) Duet     11-14 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Duets must be a piece written or arranged for two singers. Duets may be from all genres, including opera, oratorio or music theatre. Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors, and whether it affords sufficient opportunity to display harmony and blend of voices. – The adjudicator will likely look and listen for the following:1.Developing articulation; 2. Developing vocal expression; 3.Developing performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5.Developing ability of sharing with an audience; 6.Accuracy of intonation.6. Developing vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $21.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Certificate          
V300 Senior Duet (Not Opera or Oratorio) Duet     15-18 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Duets must be a piece written or arranged for two singers. Duets may be from all genres, including opera, oratorio or music theatre. Please note that the adjudicator may take into consideration whether the selection is appropriate to the age of the competitors, and whether it affords sufficient opportunity to display harmony and blend of voices. – The adjudicator will likely look and listen for the following: 1.Developed articulation; 2. Developed vocal expression; 3.Developed performance skills; 4.Accuracy of rhythm, beat; 5.Developed ability to share with an audience; 6.Accurate intonation.6. Developed vocal technique. 7. Clarity and confidence of introducing themselves and their piece. These performance measures will be applied according to age the of the competitor.

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Entry: $21.001st $30          2nd $15          HC Certificate