2018 Lake Macquarie Eisteddfod
Ensembles
20 Sep 2018 to 20 Sep 2018
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)

LAKE MACQUARIE MUSIC SOCIETY

EISTEDDFOD

RULES and CONDITIONS

General

1   Entries must be submitted at stardom.com.au.

2   Age is determined as at 31st December of year of entry. Entrants may enter events in older age groups, but must abide by age limitations as specified in the syllabus and not compete in sections with younger competitors.

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 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.

6   Late entries are only accepted if reasonably able to be timetabled. All late entries must be accompanied by the designated late entry fee.

7   Winners of aggregate prizes & major championships, and outstanding performers may be invited to perform in an Eisteddfod Concert.


Performance

8   Entrants must register at the door at least 30 minutes prior to the start of their session, eg 9am for a 9.30 start. Failure to do so will result in forfeiture of the entrant’s right to compete.

9   No entrant may present the same piece in more than one event, unless otherwise specified.

10   A copy of the music to be performed must be provided for the adjudicator. It should be handed to the Music Coordinator immediately after registration at the door upon arrival. Original music must be collected by the competitor at the end of the session. All care taken but no responsibility for music left behind.

11   Copyright laws will be strictly adhered to and the entrant must have the original of a published work (where available) in order to compete. All photo copies will be destroyed at the end of sessions. The music society will not be liable for any copyright infringement.

12   An official accompanist will be provided where required. If needed, the use of the official accompanist must be noted on the entry form. It is the responsibility of the competitor to supply a copy of the music to the official accompanist at least 14 days prior to the performance. The cost of rehearsals with the official accompanist is the responsibility of the competitor.

13   Entrants must not be prompted or coached while performing. Prompting will result in immediate disqualification.

14   Performances must be kept within the specified time limits.

15   Unless otherwise indicated, “backing tapes or CD’s” are not acceptable accompaniment.

16   Restricted Sections are for competitors who have never won 1st Prize in any Eisteddfod in a section of their own age group. Competitors may compete in a higher age group.eg an eight year old singer who has won as an eight year old restricted section may compete in a ten year’s section of restricted singers but not in eight year sections.

17   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. They may compete in the Restricted sections in the appropriate age group.

18   Entrants should present themselves with a suitable standard of dress.

19   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.


Adjudication

21   The adjudicator’s decision is final.

22   Entrants or people associated with the entrant will not communicate with the adjudicator during the period of their competition.

23   The adjudicator may divide cash prizes in all events. If a satisfactory standard is not achieved in any event, the prize may be reduced or withdrawn. The decision to award prizes or not is at the discretion of the adjudicator. Cash prizes are not normally awarded to a single contestant.

24   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.

25   The Music Society reserves the right to appoint a substitute adjudicator if necessary.

26   The Music Society reserves the right to vary the program at any time should the need arise.

27   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 4/08/2018 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
Open Age
556 String Ensemble     Open Age

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.

Entries Closed
Entry: $20.00
631 Instrumental Duet or Trio     Open Age

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.

Entries Closed
Entry: $22.00
10 Years & Under
632 Instrumental Duet or Trio     10 Years & Under

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.

Entries Closed
Entry: $22.001st Medal          
12 Years & Under
633 Instrumental Duet or Trio     12 Years & Under

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.

Entries Closed
Entry: $22.001st Medal          
14 Years & Under
634 Instrumental Duet or Trio     14 Years & Under

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.

Entries Closed
Entry: $22.001st Medal          
16 Years & Under
635 Instrumental Duet or Trio     16 Years & Under

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.

Entries Closed
Entry: $22.001st Medal          
18 Years & Under
636 Instrumental Duet or Trio     18 Years & Under

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.

Entries Closed
Entry: $22.001st Medal          
Open Age
637 Instrumental Ensemble Championship     Open Age

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.

Entries Closed
Entry: $22.001st $100          
10 Years & Under
638 Instrumental Ensemble Championship     10 Years & Under

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Entries Closed
Entry: $22.00