71st Annual Townsville Eisteddfod
Vocal
07 Sep 2021 to 11 Sep 2021
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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VOCAL DIVISION - SOLO, DUET & TRIO

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Adjudicator: Peta Blyth, Delungra

RULES & CONDITIONS

TIME LIMITS Time limits will be strictly enforced.  Competitors exceeding time limits will receive an adjudication report but no mark. Timing commences at the start of music/movement in character and finishes at the completion of music/movement in character.

OWN CHOICE Sheet music (or lyrics for Pop Solo only) must be submitted on the day of performance, before commencement of Section as per General Rule 3              

PERFORMANCE 

  • Vocal Solos, Duets & Trios may be sung in the original language or English.
  • In the case of Duets and Trios, one of the competitors may be under the Age Limit but may not enter BOTH the higher Age Section and their own Age Section.
  • If any competitor in Duets/Trios is prevented from performing due to the withdrawal of one member, a substitute may be used.The Backstage Marshall must be notified of the change prior to the commencement of the Section.
  • Trios may be reduced to Duets if necessary but must be advised before the commencement of the Eisteddfod.
  • The same item must not be performed more than once by the same competitor in the current Eisteddfod.
  • Once a competitor has registered, they are required to remain until the Section has been adjudicated.

ACCOMPANIMENT

  • A piano only for all Classical Vocal Solo Sections. Backing track or piano may be used for all other Sections.
  • Competitors are responsible for obtaining their own accompanists. One piano is available. 

BACKING TRACKS  Upload to Stardom. See General Rule 5

CURTAIN (Optional) Allowed at the beginning and end for Solo from Musical only. Please notify the Marshall prior to the start of the Section.

PROPS Hand props & a stool/chair/small table may be used for Solo from Musical, Film or TV and Novelty sections only. No backdrops or scenery allowed.

MICROPHONE Provided for Pop, Song from Movie or TV & Self-Accompanied solos only.

VENUE ETIQUETTE NO barracking, whistling or yelling from the audience or backstage. 

VOCAL AWARDS

Bursary Awarded to the Townsville competitor, age 15 to 18 whom, in the opinion of the Adjudicator, shows the most talent. Must have competed in the Vocal Championship and a Solo Section.

  • Most Outstanding Vocal Item of the Eisteddfod
  • Most Outstanding Musical Theatre Item 
  • Highest Marks for a Classical Vocal Solo.
  • Most Promising Vocalist Age 12 to 18.
  • Most Promising Male Vocalist Age 14 to 18.
  • Most Promising Male Vocalist Age 13 & under. 
  • Encouragement Age 11 & under.




 


ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 7/06/2021 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
Age 17 & 18
011 Vocal From Musical Theatre Solo     Age 17 & 18

Time Limit: 04:00

Costume Required; Curtain Optional; Piano set; See General Rule 5

The Mae Nielsen Trophy

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 16
012 Vocal From Musical Theatre Solo     Age 16

Time Limit: 04:00

Costume Required; Curtain Optional; Piano set; See General Rule No. 5

Donated by Wendy Jones

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 15
013 Vocal From Musical Theatre Solo     Age 15

Time Limit: 04:00

Costume Required; Curtain Optional; Piano set; See General Rule No. 5

Donated by Alana Jensen

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 14
014 Vocal From Musical Theatre Solo     Age 14

Time Limit: 04:00

Costume Required; Curtain Optional; Piano set; See General Rule No. 5

Donated by North Queensland Performing Arts

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 13
015 Novelty Vocal Solo     Age 13

Time Limit: 03:00

Costume & Hand props Optional; No curtain; See General Rule No. 5

The Nancy Gibson Trophy

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 12
016 Novelty Vocal Solo     Age 12

Time Limit: 03:00

Costume & Hand props Optional; No curtain; See General Rule No. 5

Donated by Julie Dell

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 11
017 Novelty Vocal Solo     Age 11

Time Limit: 03:00

Costume & Hand props Optional; No curtain; See General Rule No. 5

Donated by Joan & Brian Roche

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 10
018 Novelty Vocal Solo     Age 10

Time Limit: 02:30

Costume & Hand props Optional; No curtain; See General Rule No. 5

Donated by Dawn Wakelin

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 9
019 Novelty Vocal Solo     Age 9

Time Limit: 02:30

Costume & Hand props Optional; No curtain; See General Rule No. 5

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 7 & 8
020 Novelty Vocal Solo     Age 7 & 8

Time Limit: 02:30

Costume & Hand props Optional; No curtain; See General Rule No. 5

Donated by North Queensland Opera & Music Theatre

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 16 to 18
021 Modern Pop Solo     Age 16 to 18

Time Limit: 04:00

See General Rule 3 & 5; Costuming, choreography & microphone optional; No props; No curtain; piano, CD or single instrument accompaniment; no vocals on optional backing track.

Donated by Susan Grinsell

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 14 & 15
022 Modern Pop Solo     Age 14 & 15

Time Limit: 04:00

See General Rule 3 & 5; Costuming, choreography & microphone optional; No props; No curtain; piano, CD or single instrument accompaniment; no vocals on optional backing track.

Donated by Janet Askern

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 12 & 13
023 Modern Pop Solo     Age 12 & 13

Time Limit: 04:00

See General Rule 3 & 5; Costuming, choreography & microphone optional; No props; No curtain; piano, CD or single instrument accompaniment; no vocals on optional backing track

Donated by David Smith

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 16 to 18
024 Vocal From Film or T.V. Solo     Age 16 to 18

Time Limit: 04:00

Piano set; CD allowed with no backing vocals See General Rule 5

The Norm Cooper Trophy

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 13 to 15
025 Vocal From Film or T.V. Solo     Age 13 to 15

Time Limit: 04:00

Piano set; CD allowed with no backing vocals See General Rule 5

Donated by Friends of the Theatre

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 10 to 12
026 Vocal From Film or T.V. Solo     Age 10 to 12

Time Limit: 03:00

Piano set; CD allowed with no backing vocals See General Rule 5

The Nanette Hughes Trophy

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 9 & Under
027 Vocal From Film or T.V. Solo     Age 9 & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Piano set; CD allowed with no backing vocals See General Rule 5

Donated by Dentures NQ

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 16 to 18
028 Self-Accompanied Vocal Solo     Age 16 to 18

Time Limit: 03:00

Piano or Guitar - Piano set; Mic optional

Donated by Adrian & Janine Gabrielli

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 14 & 15
029 Self-Accompanied Vocal Solo     Age 14 & 15

Time Limit: 03:00

Piano or Guitar - Piano set; Mic optional

Donated by City Oasis Inn

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 15 to 18
030 Classical Vocal Championship Solo     Age 15 to 18

Time Limit: 04:00

Must compete appropriate Age Solo

The Brian & Daphne Pease Trophy

Entry: $13.001st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          
Age 17 & 18
031 Classical Vocal Solo     Age 17 & 18

Time Limit: 03:00

Piano Accompaniment only; See General Rule 3

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 16
032 Classical Vocal Solo     Age 16

Time Limit: 03:00

Piano Accompaniment only; See General Rule 3

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 15
033 Classical Vocal Solo     Age 15

Time Limit: 03:00

Piano Accompaniment only; See General Rule 3

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 14
034 Classical Vocal Solo     Age 14

Time Limit: 03:00

Piano Accompaniment only; See General Rule 3

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 13
035 Classical Vocal Solo     Age 13

Time Limit: 03:00

Piano Accompaniment only; See General Rule 3

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 12
036 Classical Vocal Solo     Age 12

Time Limit: 03:00

Piano Accompaniment only; See General Rule 3

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 11
037 Classical Vocal Solo     Age 11

Time Limit: 03:00

Piano Accompaniment only; See General Rule 3

The Kath Burnett Trophy

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 10
038 Classical Vocal Solo     Age 10

Time Limit: 03:00

Piano Accompaniment only; See General Rule 3

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 9
039 Classical Vocal Solo     Age 9

Time Limit: 02:00

Piano Accompaniment only; See General Rule 3

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 8
040 Classical Vocal Solo     Age 8

Time Limit: 02:00

Piano Accompaniment only; See General Rule 3

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 5 to 7
041 Classical Vocal Solo     Age 5 to 7

Time Limit: 02:00

Piano Accompaniment only; See General Rule 3

Donated by Robert Onslow

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 18 & Under
042 Novelty Vocal Duet     Age 18 & Under

Time Limit: 03:30

Accompanied or backing track with no vocal backing: See General Rule 5. Costume & hand props optional.

Donated by the Morley Family

Entry: $12.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 12 & Under
043 Novelty Vocal Duet     Age 12 & Under

Time Limit: 03:30

Accompanied or backing track with no vocal backing: See General Rule 5. Costume & hand props optional.

Donated by Glencore

Entry: $12.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 18 & Under
044 Classical Vocal Duet     Age 18 & Under

Time Limit: 03:30

Piano accompaniment only. Harmony must predominate. From Classical repetoire. Costume optional, no choreography or props.

Donated by North Queensland Performing Arts

Entry: $12.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 15 & Under
045 Classical Vocal Duet     Age 15 & Under

Time Limit: 03:30

Piano accompaniment only. Harmony must predominate. From Classical repetoire. Costume optional, no choreography or props.

Donated by Dowker Family

Entry: $12.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 14 to 18
046 Vocal From Musical Theatre Duet     Age 14 to 18

Time Limit: 04:00

From stage or film musical. Costumed; No curtain; Piano, Back Tracking no backing vocals or single instrument accompaniment :See General Rule 5

Donated by North Queensland Performing Arts

Entry: $12.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 13 to 18
047 Vocal Trio     Age 13 to 18

Time Limit: 03:30

Harmony must predominate; No props; Accompanied, Self-Accompanied or CD with no vocal backing; See General Rule 5

Donated by Townsville Eisteddfod

Entry: $12.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Year 7 to Age 18
048 Folk Singing Group     Year 7 to Age 18

Time Limit: 04:00

3-8 Competitors; Unison or Parts with melodic line intact; Any non-electric instrument played by group member. No conductor.

Donated by Townsville Eisteddfod

Entry: $13.001st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd          HC          
Year 6 & Under
049 Folk Singing Group     Year 6 & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

3-8 Competitors; Unison or Parts with melodic line intact; Any non-electric instrument played by group member. No conductor.

Donated by Glencore

Entry: $13.001st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd          HC