62nd Eisteddfod by the Bay
Pianoforte
09 Sep 2017 to 24 Sep 2017
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)

Pianoforte Rules & Regulations  -  Conditions of Entry 2017


AGE OF COMPETITORS -    will be taken as at 1st June 2017


Adjudicators:     (1st weekend)      (2nd weekend)


Thank you for supporting our Eisteddfod, please take a moment to read the specific rules that apply to this section


Enjoy  your  performance  on the day, we are very happy to help you with any queries  either on the day or beforehand

ENTRY PAYMENTS

Please remember to make payment either by credit card at the time of online entry OR by direct credit transfer (eftpos) to our Bendigo Bank Account OR by cheque to Pianoforte Convenor 
after your entry online (full details below)
 
The system automatically deletes entries when payment is not received within two weeks of entry
 

ENTRIES
 – must be accompanied by full ENTRANCE FEES either paid by:

     a.     Credit card payment online at the time of entry   OR

     b.     Direct eftpos payment from your bank account to our account: 
  Eisteddfod by the Bay Inc., Bendigo Bank BSB 633 000 A/C  145212387 (reference: name and  invoice no.) 
               
     
c.     Cheque with copy of online entry form forwarded to the Pianoforte Section Convenor

     d.     C
ash payment - any Bendigo Bank will accept a cash payment to our account (details above

ENTRY NUMBERS -

     Please note that due to time constraints we have had to place limits on the  number of entrants in some sections.  These sections will be closed when the maximum number of entries is received

COPYRIGHT -  IMPORTANT -    A COPY OF YOUR MUSIC MUST BE PROVIDED FOR THE ADJUDICATOR with bars numbered.  Please bring this with you as we have no photocopying facilities

      It is the responsibility of the entrant to ensure that they comply with Australian Copyright Laws.  Please refer to www.apra-amcos.com.au/musicatevents/eisteddfods.aspx to find the guidelines for Eisteddfods.  It is important that you follow the  

      guidelines to avoid breaching copyright.  The Copyright Declaration on our STARDOM entry and on our entry form have been approved to take the place of the Form 1 referred to in the guidelines.

      Under 
COPYRIGHT LAWS all photocopies will remain with the Section Convenor and will be destroyed at the end of the competition.
  
      Music books can be collected from the registration table at the end of the section.  

  3. 
PERFORMANCE CRITS can be collected at the registration table following the session.  If you are unable to wait until the end of the section, you may leave $1 or a stamped self-addressed envelope at the desk 
       and your crit. will be posted to you.

  4. 
TIME LIMITS - must be adhered to or you may be disqualified.  Disqualified entrants will receive a critique of their performance only

  5.  
A.M.E.B. OR EQUIVALENT SECTIONS - entrants must currently be studying this level or lower as at entry closing date - Friday, 29 July 2016

  6.  
NOVICE SECTIONS - limited to entrants who have not been awarded a 1st prize at any Eisteddfod or Festival in the last 3 years as at closing date

  7.  
V.C.E. PIANOFORTE SOLO – Entrants must be currently studying a V.C.E. music subject .    Music must be chosen from the 2016 V.C.E. Prescribed List for Pianoforte.  

  8.  THE MARGARET GREEN 60TH ANNIVERSARY SCHOLARSHIP This section will be held Sunday, 18 September, 2016 with performances scheduled throughout the day.  

       You may indicate your preference for the morning session or afternoon session on your entry form and we shall endeavour to accommodate your time selection if numbers permit.

       Prizes are awarded based on performances over the whole day and will be presented at the end of all performances.
  
  9.  A piece of music may only be performed once and is not to be repeated in another section of the Pianoforte Eisteddfod.

10.  Previous winning competitors are encouraged to perform material not presented by them in past performances at the Eisteddfod by the Bay.
  
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.  NON-PERFORMANCE – We would ask that you notify the Section Convenor if you are aware that you will not be performing on  the day.  There will be no refund of entry fees unless a section is cancelled.

12.  
MUSIC SELECTIONS - It is not compulsory to advise the chosen pieces at the time of enrolment although you are welcome to.  We would appreciate you either adding your selection closer to the event or emailing our Pianoforte Convenor                                  if you know what you will be playing before the day.  This makes registration quicker on the day.  

11.  
VIDEO OR FLASH CAMERAS – cannot be used inside the performance venue during a performance or disqualification may result.  

12
.  EISTEDDFOD PHOTOGRAPHS - The Eisteddfod has an official photographer who may take a photo of prize winners at the end of the section.  Eisteddfod by the Bay Inc. reserves the right to use this photograph for promoting the Eisteddfod.  By                      submitting your entry you have automatically granted permission for photographs to be used for promotional purposes.  If you would prefer that your child's photograph was not use please contact Section Convenor direct either in advance or on the day or          notify the registration desk.

 

PLEASE REFER TO THE FULL EISTEDDFOD BY THE BAY RULES & REGULATIONS FOR RULES THAT ARE RELEVANT TO ALL SECTIONS


ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 4/08/2017 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
8 Years & Under
57 Own Choice Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 02:00

Sponsored by Mrs Gwen Rand

Entry: $10.001st Trophy          2nd Medal & Certificate          3rd Medal & Certificate          
9 Years & Under
58 Own Choice Solo     9 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Sponsored by Mrs Gwen Rand

Entry: $10.001st Trophy          2nd Medal & Certificate          3rd Medal & Certificate          
10 Years & Under
59 Own Choice Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Sponsored by Mrs Gwen Rand

Entry: $10.001st Trophy          2nd Medal & Certificate          3rd Medal & Certificate          
Preliminary
60 A.M.E.B 2017 or Equivalent Syllabus Solo     Preliminary

Time Limit: 02:00

Any piece from the 2017 Preliminary Syllabus. Entrants must not have obtained a higher grade.

Sponsored by Mrs Gwen Rand

Entry: $10.001st Trophy          2nd Medal & Certificate          3rd Medal & Certificate          
Grade 1
61 A.M.E.B 2017 or Equivalent Syllabus Solo     Grade 1

Time Limit: 02:00

Any piece from the Grade 1 2017 Syllabus. Entrants must not have obtained a higher grade.

Sponsored by Mrs Gwen Rand

Entry: $10.001st Trophy          2nd Medal & Certificate          3rd Medal & Certificate          
Grade 2
62 A.M.E.B 2017 or Equivalent Syllabus Solo     Grade 2

Time Limit: 02:00

Any piece from the Grade 2 2017 Syllabus. Entrants must not have obtained a higher grade.

Sponsored by Mrs Gwen Rand

Entry: $10.001st Trophy          2nd Medal & Certificate          3rd Medal & Certificate          
Grade 3
63 A.M.E.B 2017 or Equivalent Syllabus Solo     Grade 3

Time Limit: 03:00

Any piece from the Grade 3 2017 Syllabus. Entrants must not have obtained a higher grade.

Sponsored by Mrs Gwen Rand

Entry: $10.001st Trophy          2nd Medal & Certificate          3rd Medal & Certificate          
11 Years & Under
64 Own Choice Solo     11 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $11.001st Trophy          2nd Medal & Certificate          3rd Medal & Certificate          
12 Years & Under
65 Own Choice Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $11.001st Trophy          2nd Medal & Certificate          3rd Medal & Certificate          
14 Years & Under
66 Own Choice Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Sponsored by Sonya Kilkenny, MP, State Member for Carrum District

Entry: $11.001st Trophy          2nd Medal & Certificate          3rd Medal & Certificate          
20 Years & Under
67 Australian Composer Solo     20 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Can be own composition, but copy of music must be provided for adjudicator.

Entry: $13.001st Medal & Certificate + $50          2nd Medal & Certificate + $25          3rd Medal & Certificate + $15          
Open Age
68 V.C.E Pianoforte Solo     Open Age

Time Limit: 06:00

Own Choice from current V.C.E 2017 Syllabus - must be currently studying a V.C.E music subject. Maximum time limit 6 minutes.

Sponsored by Mark Dreyfus QC MP, Fedral Member for Isaacs

Entry: $13.001st Medal & Certificate + $50          2nd Medal & Certificate + $25          3rd Medal & Certificate + $15          
16 Years & Under
69 The Reg Lewis Memorial Romantic Era Trophy Solo     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 06:00

Past 1st prize winners of this section are not eligible to enter again

Entry: $16.001st Certificate + $200          2nd Certificate + $75          3rd Certificate + $25          
70 The Margaret Green Junior Pianoforte Scholarship Solo     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 10:00

Two contrasting works. Past 1st prize winners of this section are not eligible to enter again.

Sponsored by Graham and Janice Henry

Entry: $20.001st Certificate + $350          2nd Certificate + $100          3rd Certificate + $50          
16 Years to 23 Years
71 The Di Bresciani Senior Pianoforte Scholarship Solo     16 Years to 23 Years

Time Limit: 12:00

2 works of contrasting styles – 12 minutes maximum time limit

Entry: $22.001st $1000          2nd $500          3rd $250