Limestone Coast Choral and Vocal Showcase 2017
Choral
28 Aug 2017 to 02 Sep 2017
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)

CHORAL SPECIAL CONDITIONS

1.   A conductor may conduct more than one choir.

2.   A choir may have only one conductor in any one section.

3.   A conductor may not sing with the choir.

4.   Vocalists may sing in several choirs for the same prize.

5.   Each choir will provide their own accompanist.

6.   Backing tracks may be used to accompany a choir but must contain music only. i.e. no voices

7.   A maximum time of 10 minutes applies to choral sections unless stipulated in the Schedule.

8.   A choral section will still run if only one choir enters that section and that choir will receive an adjudication. Prize money offered for the section will be negotiated between the Committee and the Sponsor for that section.


ADJUDICATORS

1.   The Adjudicator’s decision on the suitability of any item is final. Performers are advised to select age appropriate songs and lyrics for their performance. An adjudicator has the right to penalize a performer if it is deemed that lyrics are inappropriate.

2.   The Adjudicator’s decision on any placing is final and disqualification is at his/her discretion within the bounds of the Showcase rules.

3.   Communication with the Adjudicator, either by performers or interested parties is ABSOLUTELY PROHIBITED. Any such communication may result in disqualification by the Showcase Executive Committee.

4.   Competitors must not have been pupils of, or had singing lessons with the Adjudicator in the 6 months prior to Showcase.


ACCOMPANIST

1.   An Official Accompanist is available for performers. Names and contact details are available through the Showcase Secretary.

2.   Fees and rehearsal arrangements are to be negotiated between the performer and the accompanist.

3.   Performers must be in contact with the Accompanist one month prior to the performance to negotiate musical score requirements. The music must be in good order. Manuscript copy will not be accepted.

NOTE: AN OFFICIAL ACCOMPANIST WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE WITHOUT PRIOR ARRANGEMENT

 
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 16/06/2017 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
Under 14 Years
70 Junior Choir (Minimum of 8 Voices)     Under 14 Years

Session: 30/08/2017 7:00 PM    Time Limit: 10:00

3 items required: a) Part Song b) Unison c) Song from Film or Music Theatre (Accompaniment may be up to three acoustic instruments and may include ‘a cappella’).

Sponsored by Mt Gambier Choral Society ,Southern Heritage Singers, Phoenix Studio

Entries Closed
Entry: $18.001st $80          2nd $40          3rd $20          
Under 19 Years
72 Intermediate Choir (Minimum of 8 Voices)     Under 19 Years

Session: 28/08/2017 12:00 AM    Time Limit: 10:00

2 items required: a) Hymn or Carol b) Folk Song

Entries Closed
Entry: $23.001st $80          2nd $40          3rd $20          
73 Small Choral Group (8 - 15 voices)     Under 19 Years

Session: 30/08/2017 7:00 PM    Time Limit: 10:00

2 items required: a) Part Song b) Unison or part song

Sponsored by Naracoorte Rotary Club Inc.

Entries Closed
Entry: $23.001st $100          2nd $80          3rd $40          
Primary School (Under 14 Years)
69 Limestone Coast Choirs Award Choir (12 to 45 Voices)     Primary School (Under 14 Years)

Session: 01/09/2017 10:00 AM    Time Limit: 10:00

3 items required: a) Part Song b) Unison c) Song from Film or Music Theatre (Accompaniment may be up to three acoustic instruments and may include ‘a cappella’).

Sponsored by Mt Gambier Choral Society ,Southern Heritage Singers, Phoenix Studio

Entries Closed
Entry: $18.001st $80          2nd $40          3rd $20          
Under 19 Years
71 Intermediate Choir (Minimum of 8 Voices)     Under 19 Years

Session: 30/08/2017 7:00 PM    Time Limit: 10:00

2 items required: a) Part Song b) 'A Cappella' (Accompaniment may be up to 3 acoustic instruments and may include ‘a cappella’).

Sponsored by Mount Gambier West Rotary Club

Entries Closed
Entry: $23.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
Open
74 Small Choral Group (8 - 15 voices)     Open

Session: 30/08/2017 7:00 PM    Time Limit: 10:00

2 items required: a) Part Song b) Unison or part song

Sponsored by Mount Gambier West Rotary Club

Entries Closed
Entry: $23.001st $100          2nd $80          3rd $40          
75 Small Choral Group (8 - 15 voices)     Open

Session: 28/08/2017 12:00 AM    Time Limit: 10:00

2 items required: a) Hymn or Carol b) Folk Song

Entries Closed
Entry: $23.001st $100          2nd $80          3rd $40          
76 Music Theatre Group (Minimum 12 Voices)     Open

Session: 30/08/2017 7:00 PM    Time Limit: 10:00

Own selection from Music Theatre, Music Comedy, Gilbert and Sullivan and Film. Solo work not to exceed 1/3 of the performance time. Costume and Choreography optional. Maximum time for program is 10 minutes.

Sponsored by Forty Winks

Entries Closed
Entry: $24.001st $130          2nd $80          3rd $40          
77 Choral Sacred Award Group (Minimum 12 Voices)     Open

Session: 02/09/2017 7:00 PM    Time Limit: 10:00

3 items required: a) Part Song b) Part Song ‘A Cappella’ c) Part Song or Unison. Accompaniment optional. Maximum time for program is 12 minutes.

Sponsored by J & B Watson

Entries Closed
Entry: $24.001st $130          2nd $80          3rd $40          
78 Choral Award Group (Minimum 12 Voices)     Open

Session: 02/09/2017 7:00 PM    Time Limit: 10:00

3 items required: a) Part Song Accompanied b) Part Song ‘ A Cappella’ c) Gospel Song, Spiritual, Sacred Song or Hymn. Accompaniment optional. (Maximum performance time 12 minutes).

Sponsored by District Council of Grant

Entries Closed
Entry: $24.001st $150          2nd $100          3rd $50