2022 Lake Macquarie Eisteddfod
Ensembles
03 Oct 2022 to 08 Oct 2022
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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LAKE MACQUARIE MUSIC SOCIETY


EISTEDDFOD RULES and CONDITIONS




  1. Entries must be submitted online at Stardom.com.au
  2. Age is determined as 31st December of year of entry, except Speech & Drama which is 30th June of year of entry. Entrants may enter events in older age sections/groups.
  3. The Lake Macquarie Music Society reserves the right to amend or refuse any entry, to alter the prizes or reduce the available prizes as published, or cancel or combine events which have insufficient entries.
  4. Entry fees are not refundable except where an event is cancelled or an entry refused.
  5. The use of recording devices and photography is strictly prohibited.
  6. The decision of The Music Society in all questions of dispute arising out of, or not provided for, by these rules and conditions will be final. No dispute will become the subject of any appeal at law.
  7. Entries will not be accepted after the closing date.
  8. Winners of aggregate prizes & major championships, and outstanding performers may be invited to perform in an Eisteddfod Concert. Performance
  9. No entrant may present the same piece in more than one event, unless otherwise specified.
  10. A copy of the work to be performed must be provided for the adjudicator. Copyright laws will be strictly adhered to.
  11. Entrants must not be prompted or coached while performing other than by the adjudicator. Prompting will result in immediate disqualification.
  12. Performances must be kept within the specified time limits.
  13. Special Restricted Sections are for competitors who have never won 1st Prize in any Eisteddfod in any age group in the same division. Winners may never compete again in a Special Restricted Section. sections in the appropriate age
  14. Entrants should present themselves with a suitable standard of dress.
  15. Any protest shall be lodged in writing with the section convenor, accompanied by a deposit of $20. The protest will be considered and decided upon within half an hour of the section’s completion. A successful protest will result in return of the deposit.
  16. The adjudicator’s decision is final.
  17. Awards will be given dependant on the number of entries per section and provided an acceptable standard is achieved. Where there is only 1 entrant the section may be withdrawn or for adjudication only.

2 - 4: 1st Place
5 – 6: 1st & 2nd Place
7 & over- 1st, 2nd, 3rd. 4th may be awarded at the adjudicator’s discretion.

  1. Entrants or people associated with the entrant will not communicate with the adjudicator during the period of their competition.
  2. Entrants who have been pupils of an adjudicator at any time during the 12 months preceding the Eisteddfod shall not be eligible to compete in any event judged by that adjudicator.
  3. The Music Society reserves the right to appoint a substitute adjudicator if necessary.
  4. The Music Society reserves the right to vary the program at any time should the need arise.
  5. Questions relating to these rules and conditions may be raised with the Music Society. Submission of an Official Entry Form and payment of the appropriate entry fee/s will be taken as complete acceptance of these rules and conditions.
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 12/08/2022 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
Open Age
556 String Ensemble     Open Age

Time Limit: 10:00

1. Own choice of any two (contrasting) pieces. To be performed consecutively. 2. A minimum of 4 players. 3. A single entry form is to be submitted for the ensemble detailing each player’s name.

Entry: $20.00
631 Instrumental Duet or Trio     Open Age

Time Limit: 10:00

1. Own choice of any piece. 2. Any combination of string, brass or woodwind instruments with piano accompaniment or unaccompanied. 3. A single entry form is to be submitted for the duet or trio, detailing each player’s name.

Entry: $18.00
10 Years & Under
632 Instrumental Duet or Trio     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 08:00

1. Own choice of any piece. 2. Any combination of string, brass or woodwind instruments with piano accompaniment or unaccompanied. 3. A single entry form is to be submitted for the duet or trio, detailing each player’s name.

Entry: $18.001st Medal          
12 Years & Under
633 Instrumental Duet or Trio     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 08:00

1. Own choice of any piece. 2. Any combination of string, brass or woodwind instruments with piano accompaniment or unaccompanied. 3. A single entry form is to be submitted for the duet or trio, detailing each player’s name.

Entry: $18.001st Medal          
14 Years & Under
634 Instrumental Duet or Trio     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 08:00

1. Own choice of any piece. 2. Any combination of string, brass or woodwind instruments with piano accompaniment or unaccompanied. 3. A single entry form is to be submitted for the duet or trio, detailing each player’s name.

Entry: $18.001st Medal          
16 Years & Under
635 Instrumental Duet or Trio     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 08:00

1. Own choice of any piece. 2. Any combination of string, brass or woodwind instruments with piano accompaniment or unaccompanied. 3. A single entry form is to be submitted for the duet or trio, detailing each player’s name.

Entry: $18.001st Medal          
18 Years & Under
636 Instrumental Duet or Trio     18 Years & Under

Time Limit: 08:00

1. Own choice of any piece. 2. Any combination of string, brass or woodwind instruments with piano accompaniment or unaccompanied. 3. A single entry form is to be submitted for the duet or trio, detailing each player’s name.

Entry: $18.001st Medal          
Open Age
637 Instrumental Ensemble Championship     Open Age

Time Limit: 10:00

1. Own choice of any two (contrasting) pieces. To be performed consecutively. 2. Any combination of Brass, Woodwind or Stringed Instruments (where the Piano may be at most one of the instruments). 3. A minimum of 4 players. 4. A single entry form is to be submitted for the ensemble detailing each player’s name.

Entry: $20.001st $100          
10 Years & Under
638 Instrumental Ensemble Championship     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 10:00

1. Own choice of any two (contrasting) pieces. To be performed consecutively. 2. Any combination of brass, woodwind or stringed instruments (where the piano may be at most one of the instruments). 3. A minimum of 4 players. 4. A single entry form is to be submitted for the ensemble detailing each player’s name. 2. Any combination of Brass, Woodwind or Stringed Instruments (where the Piano may be at most one of the instruments). 3. A minimum of 4 players. 4. A single entry form is to be submitted for the ensemble detailing each player’s name.

Entry: $22.001st Medal          
12 Years & Under
639 Instrumental Ensemble Championship     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 10:00

1. Own choice of any two (contrasting) pieces. To be performed consecutively. 2. Any combination of brass, woodwind or stringed instruments (where the piano may be at most one of the instruments). 3. A minimum of 4 players. 4. A single entry form is to be submitted for the ensemble detailing each player’s name. 2. Any combination of Brass, Woodwind or Stringed Instruments (where the Piano may be at most one of the instruments). 3. A minimum of 4 players. 4. A single entry form is to be submitted for the ensemble detailing each player’s name.

Entry: $22.001st Medal          
14 Years & Under
640 Instrumental Ensemble Championship     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 10:00

1. Own choice of any two (contrasting) pieces. To be performed consecutively. 2. Any combination of brass, woodwind or stringed instruments (where the piano may be at most one of the instruments). 3. A minimum of 4 players. 4. A single entry form is to be submitted for the ensemble detailing each player’s name. 2. Any combination of Brass, Woodwind or Stringed Instruments (where the Piano may be at most one of the instruments). 3. A minimum of 4 players. 4. A single entry form is to be submitted for the ensemble detailing each player’s name.

Entry: $22.001st Medal          
16 Years & Under
641 Instrumental Ensemble Championship     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 10:00

1. Own choice of any two (contrasting) pieces. To be performed consecutively. 2. Any combination of brass, woodwind or stringed instruments (where the piano may be at most one of the instruments). 3. A minimum of 4 players. 4. A single entry form is to be submitted for the ensemble detailing each player’s name.

Entry: $22.001st Medal          
18 Years & Under
642 Instrumental Ensemble Championship     18 Years & Under

Time Limit: 10:00

1. Own choice of any two (contrasting) pieces. To be performed consecutively. 2. Any combination of brass, woodwind or stringed instruments (where the piano may be at most one of the instruments). 3. A minimum of 4 players. 4. A single entry form is to be submitted for the ensemble detailing each player’s name. 2. Any combination of Brass, Woodwind or Stringed Instruments (where the Piano may be at most one of the instruments). 3. A minimum of 4 players. 4. A single entry form is to be submitted for the ensemble detailing each player’s name.

Entry: $22.001st Medal          
Open Age
643 Contemporary / Rock or Jazz Ensemble     Open Age

Time Limit: 10:00

Entry: $22.00
10 Years & Under
644 Contemporary / Rock or Jazz Ensemble     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 10:00

Entry: $22.00
12 Years & Under
645 Contemporary / Rock or Jazz Ensemble     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 10:00

Entry: $22.00
14 Years & Under
646 Contemporary / Rock or Jazz Ensemble     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 10:00

Entry: $22.00
16 Years & Under
647 Contemporary / Rock or Jazz Ensemble     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 10:00

Entry: $22.00
18 Years & Under
648 Contemporary / Rock or Jazz Ensemble     18 Years & Under

Time Limit: 10:00

Entry: $22.00