70th Annual City of Hobart Eisteddfod
Classical Voice
29 May 2020 to 31 May 2020
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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CLASSICAL VOICE


Entries must be received by 26 Apr 2020


Proposed dates: 29 to 31 May 2020


••• Perpetual Trophies & Special Awards •••


Open Hobart BMW Operatic Aria Award $1000

- Awarded to the winner of class 1350

(Sponsor: Hobart BMW)


Rob Valentine Award $1500

($750 awarded to the performer; $750 for professional development)

- Awarded to the winner of the Open Vocal Recital, class 1400.

(Sponsor: Rob Valentine MLC)


Open Sir Basil and Lady Osborne Memorial Lieder Recital Award $600

Awarded to the winner of class 1370

(Sponsor: Osborne Family)


Gwyneth Dixon Memorial Award $500

- For the best performance in classes 1380, 1390 or 1480

(Sponsor: Gwyneth Dixon Memorial Fund)


Enid Spencer McDougall Award $200

- For the classical singer with the most potential, age taken into account

(Sponsor: Katharine Waterworth)


Cecil Trowbridge Memorial Award $100

- For the most consistent performances of a high standard, age, selection of work and presentation taken into account

(Sponsor: Cecil Trowbridge Memorial Fund)


Joshua Cooper Memorial Classical Award $100

- For the most outstanding performer aged 18 years & under

(Sponsor: Joshua Cooper Memorial Fund)


Major Class Important Information - Class 1350 - Hobart BMW Operatic Aria:

The winner of this class will automatically go into the final of the Nelle Ashdown Memorial Award, provided entry numbers support performance standard, and conditional upon being able to perform in the Highlights Concert. In the event that the winner is unavailable to perform, eligibility may pass to the second-place getter.


ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 26/04/2020 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
1090 Vocal (Solo)     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Classical, traditional or folk song.

Dawn Albert - albdawn1@gmail.com

Entry: $15.001st $30          2nd $20          3rd $10          HC Certificates of Merit          
1150 Vocal (Solo)     11 & 12 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Classical, traditional or folk song.

Dr Robert Bown - bowns@bigpond.com

Entry: $15.001st $30          2nd $20          3rd $10          HC Certificates of Merit          
1180 Vocal Duet or Trio     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Must be predominantly part-singing. Must be classical repertoire

Terry Choi-Lundberg: ttcl@bigpond.com

Entry: $20.001st $50          2nd $30          HC Certificates of Merit          
1190 Vocal (Solo)     13 & 14 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Classical, traditional or folk song.

Margaret Clougher: margieclougher@hotmail.com

Entry: $15.001st $40          2nd $20          HC Certificates of Merit          
1220 Vocal Recital (Solo)     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 08:00

Two contrasting songs. No operatic arias. Works to be sung in original language. Minimum age 14 years.

Dawn Albert - albdawn1@gmail.com

Entry: $15.001st $80          2nd $40          HC Certificates of Merit          
1221 Song by an Australian Composer (Solo)     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 04:00

Two contrasting songs by an Australian composer(s). Minimum age 14 years.

Butler McIntyre & Butler Lawyers C/o Alison Wells :awells@bmbtas.com, Terry Choi-Lundberg: ttcl@bigpond.com

Entry: $15.001st $40          2nd $20          HC Certificates of Merit          
1230 Art Song (Solo)     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 04:00

Song in English by a British or American composer. Minimum age 14 years.

Peter Hepburn: peter.hepburn@gmail.com

Entry: $15.001st $40          2nd $20          HC Certificates of Merit          
1240 Vocal (Solo)     15 & 16 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Classical, traditional or folk song.

Peter Hepburn: peter.hepburn@gmail.com

Entry: $15.001st $40          2nd $20          HC Certificates of Merit          
1241 Italian Song (Solo)     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 04:00

Italian song from 16th to 21stC, no operatic arias, but may come from anthology such as 24 Italian Songs and Arias, or similar. Sung in Italian. Minimum age 14 years

Entry: $15.001st $40          2nd $20          HC Certificates of Merit          
1270 Vocal Recital (Solo)     18 Years & Under

Time Limit: 15:00

Three contrasting works, at least two centuries to be represented. No operatic arias. Works to be sung in original language. Minimum age 16 years.

Judi Forsyth judiforsyth@gmail.com

Entry: $20.001st Arnold Robinson Memorial Award + $100          2nd Betty Robinson Memorial Encouragement Award + $50          HC Certificates of Merit          
1271 Art Song (Solo)     18 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Song in English by a British or American composer. Minimum age 16 years.

Marilyn Smith: marilynsmith@netspace.net.au

Entry: $15.001st $50          2nd $25          HC Certificates of Merit          
1280 Vocal (Solo)     17 & 18 Years

Time Limit: 05:00

Classical, traditional or folk song.

Di Gorringe: PO Box 82, Cygnet 7112, Robert Smith: dean_swift@yahoo.com

Entry: $15.001st $50          2nd $25          HC Certificates of Merit          
1310 Song by an Australian Composer (Solo)     18 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Two contrasting songs by Australian Composer(s). Minimum age 16 years.

Maureen Duffy $50 12 Moorina Cres, Berriedale 7011, Marilyn Smith: marilynsmith@netspace.net.au

Entry: $15.001st $50          2nd $25          HC Certificates of Merit          
1320 Italian Song (Solo)     18 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Italian song from 16th to 21stC, no operatic arias, but may come from anthology such as 24 Italian Songs and Arias, or similar. Sung in Italian. Minimum age 16 years

Michelle Warren : michelle@zentel.net.au,

Entry: $15.001st $50          2nd $25          HC Certificates of Merit          
1340 Leider (Solo)     18 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

One lied, to be sung in German. Minimum age 16 years

Michelle Warren : michelle@zentel.net.au,

Entry: $15.001st $50          2nd $25          HC Certificates of Merit          
1350 BMW Operatic Aria (Solo)     Open

Time Limit: 15:00

Two contrasting arias from the standard or modern repertoire. Must include preceding recitative, if any. To be sung in original language. Minimum age 18 years. Major Class Important Information The winner of this class will automatically go into the final of the Nelle Ashdown Memorial Award, provided entry numbers support performance standard, and conditional upon being able to perform in the Highlights Concert. In the event that the winner is unavailable to perform, eligibility may pass to the second-place getter.

Johns Group C/o , Tuckett Family C/o janjucpark@gmail.com

Entry: $30.001st $1000 and entry into the Nelle Ashdown Memorial Award (conditional) + $1000          2nd Mark Tuckett Memorial Award + $400          3rd Mark Tuckett Memorial Award + $100          HC Certificates of Merit          
1370 Sir Basil and Lady Osborne Memorial Lieder Recital (Solo)     Open

Time Limit: 10:00

Judged as an ensemble. Two contrasting works, to be sung in German. Awards to be shared equally between singer and pianist. Minimum age 18 years.

Osborne Family C/o tamvalfun@bigpond.com

Entry: $25.001st Sir Basil & Lady Osbourne Memorial Award + $600          2nd Sir Basil & Lady Osbourne Memorial Award + $200          3rd Sir Basil & Lady Osbourne Memorial Award + $100          HC Certificates of Merit          
1380 Sacred Song, Oratorio or Sacred Cantata (Solo)     Open

Time Limit: 08:00

Must include preceding recitative, if any. To be sung in original language. Minimum age 18 years.

Mr & Mrs Beven: 8 Barclay Crescent, Rosetta, Tasmania 7010, Jody Heald: jodyheald@gmail.com

Entry: $15.001st Dora Pierce Memorial Award + $100          2nd Dora Pierce Memorial Award + $50          HC Certificates of Merit          
1390 Art Song (Solo)     Open

Time Limit: 06:00

Song in English by a British or American composer. Minimum age 18 years.

Jody Heald jodyheald@gmail.com

Entry: $15.001st $60          2nd $30          HC Certificates of Merit          
1400 Rob Valentine Vocal Recital (Solo)     Open

Time Limit: 15:00

Minimum three contrasting works. Song cycle encouraged. No operatic arias. Works to be sung in original language. Minimum age 18 years. Note: $1500 Award: $750 awarded to the performer; $750 for professional development (Professional Development examples: vocal tuition/coaching, masterclass/conference attendance, and is payable only upon presentation of receipt to the committee.)

Rob Valentine MLC rob.valentine@parliament.tas.gov.au, Julie Rimes: julie.rimes@collegiate.tas.edu.au

Entry: $25.001st $1500          2nd $200          HC Certificates of Merit          
1410 Song from Gilbert and Sullivan (Solo to Sextet)     Open

Time Limit: 06:00

Must be sourced directly from score, no arrangements

C/o Louise James: louisejames4@bigpond.com

Entry: $15.001st $60          2nd $30          HC Certificates of Merit          
1420 Dulcie & Chester Gifford Memorial Vocal (Solo)     Open

Time Limit: 06:00

Classical, traditional or folk song. Minimum age 18 years.

Entry: $15.001st $60          2nd $30          HC Certificates of Merit          
1450 Song by an Australian Composer (Solo)     Open

Time Limit: 06:00

Two contrasting songs by an Australian composer(s). Minimum age 18 years.

Robert Smith dean_swift@yahoo.com

Entry: $15.001st $60          2nd $30          HC Certificates of Merit          
1470 Vocal Duet or Trio     Open

Time Limit: 06:00

Must be predominantly part-singing. Must be classical repertoire.

Entry: $20.001st Mark Tuckett Memorial Award + $80          2nd Mark Tuckett Memorial Award + $40          HC Certificates of Merit          
1480 Italian Song (Solo)     Open

Time Limit: 06:00

Italian song from 16th to 21stC, no operatic arias, but may come from anthology such as 24 Italian Songs and Arias, or similar. Sung in Italian. Minimum age 18 years

Christine Boyce: christine.boyce@quince.com.au

Entry: $15.001st $60          2nd $30          HC Certificates of Merit