2024 City of Warrnambool Eisteddfod
Stage & Concert Bands
17 Jun 2024 to 20 Jun 2024
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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Welcome back to the 2024 Warrnambool Music Eisteddfod!

To be read in conjunction with the CITY OF WARRNAMBOOL EISTEDDFOD REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS/RULES

(see www.warrnambooleisteddfod.org.au)


Adjudicator: Ms Andrea Davey

Venue: Emmanuel Hall, Ardlie Street, Warrnambool

Rules Specific to Bands

  • Contrasting pieces of your own choice to be played.

  • Primary and Secondary school bands play 2 contrasting pieces.

  • Open/Community Bands play 3 contrasting pieces.

Stage & Concert Bands

A band should be a group of 11 plus players, with any instrument combination.

Stage will be ambient miked and set at same level for all bands.

Production notes and stage plans should be forwarded to Stage Manager.

School Bands competing should be composed mainly of full-time students currently enrolled at the school. 

PLEASE NOTE: Teachers may assist in the following ways.

  1. Play where there is a missing part, but not doubling up on parts already covered by students.

      Staff cannot exceed 1/3

  2. Non playing teachers may sit beside students and assist with following music.


Contemporary Bands

In the contemporary section there may be 3 or more players.

Production notes and stage plans should be forwarded to Stage Manager. 

A Sound tech will be provided.

Pieces can be modern of any genre.

Appropriate language; no swearing.

School Bands competing should be composed mainly of full-time students currently enrolled at the school. 

PLEASE NOTE: Teachers may assist in the following ways.

  1. Play where there is a missing part, but not doubling up on parts already covered by students.

      Staff cannot exceed 1/3

  2. Non playing teachers may sit beside students and assist with following music.

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 10/05/2024 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
160 School Band     Primary

Time Limit: 10:00

2 contrasting pieces to be played. 10 minutes will be allowed for assembling, this time must be adhered to. NB: Any instrument combination consisting of 5 or more players. School bands competing should have a majority of full-time students currently enrolled at the school. Staff may play to cover parts that may be missing but not doubling up on parts already covered by students. Staff cannot exceed 1/3

Sponsored by Dale Cleves Music

Entry: $28.001st Voucher ($50)          
161 School Band     Junior Secondary

Time Limit: 15:00

2 contrasting pieces to be played. 10 minutes will be allowed for assembling, this time must be adhered to. NB: Any instrument combination consisting of 5 or more players. School bands competing should have a majority of full-time students currently enrolled at the school. Staff may play to cover parts that may be missing but not doubling up on parts already covered by students. Staff cannot exceed 1/3

Sponsored by Dale Cleves Music

Entry: $28.001st Voucher ($50)          
162 School Band     Senior Secondary

Time Limit: 15:00

2 contrasting pieces to be played. 10 minutes will be allowed for assembling, this time must be adhered to. NB: Any instrument combination consisting of 5 or more players. School bands competing should have a majority of full-time students currently enrolled at the school. Staff may play to cover parts that may be missing but not doubling up on parts already covered by students. Staff cannot exceed 1/3

Sponsored by Dale Cleves Music

Entry: $28.001st Voucher ($50)          
163 School Jazz/Stage Band     Secondary

Time Limit: 15:00

2 contrasting pieces to be played. 10 minutes will be allowed for assembling, this time must be adhered to. NB: Any instrument combination consisting of 5 or more players. School bands competing should have a majority of full-time students currently enrolled at the school. Staff may play to cover parts that may be missing but not doubling up on parts already covered by students. Staff cannot exceed 1/3

Sponsored by Dale Cleves Music

Entry: $28.001st Voucher ($50)          
164 Contemporary Band     Junior Secondary

Time Limit: 10:00

3 or more players. 2 contrasting pieces. Teachers may assist in the following ways: a) Play where there is a missing part, but not doubling up on parts already covered by students. Staff cannot exceed 1/3 ; b) Non playing teachers may sit beside students and assist with following music. Certificate of Participation awarded; adjudication only. Encouragement Award of $100 will be presented as judged by adjudicator

Entry: $28.00EA Prize Money & Certificate + $100          
165 Contemporary Band     Senior Secondary

Time Limit: 10:00

3 or more players. 2 contrasting pieces. Teachers may assist in the following ways: a) Play where there is a missing part, but not doubling up on parts already covered by students. Staff cannot exceed 1/3 ; b) Non playing teachers may sit beside students and assist with following music. Certificate of Participation awarded; adjudication only. Encouragement Award of $100 will be presented as judged by adjudicator

Entry: $28.00EA Prize Money & Certificate + $100          
166 Contemporary Band     Open

Time Limit: 15:00

3 contrasting pieces to be played. Modern music of any genre.10 minutes will be allowed for assembling; this time must be adhered to. Sound tech will be provided. NB: Any instrument combination consisting of 5 or more players.

Entry: $28.001st Prize Money & Certificate + $100          
167 Community / City Band     Open

Time Limit: 20:00

3 contrasting pieces to be played. 10 minutes will be allowed for assembling, this time must be adhered to. NB: Any instrument combination consisting of 11 or more players. Stage will be ambient miked, set at the same level for all bands.

Entry: $28.001st Prize Money & Certificate + $100          
168 Jazz Band     Open

Time Limit: 20:00

NEW SECTION FOR 2024!! Jazz Band consisting of 11 or more players. 3 contrasting pieces to be played. 10 minutes will be allowed for assembling, this time must be adhered to. NB: Any instrument combination consisting of 11 or more players. Stage will be ambient miked, set at the same level for all bands.

Entry: $28.001st Prize Money & Certificate + $100