71st Annual City of Hobart Performing Arts Eisteddfod
Classical Voice
20 Oct 2021 to 22 Oct 2021
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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CLASSICAL VOICE


Entries must be received by 26 Apr 2020


Proposed dates: 29 to 31 May 2020


••• Perpetual Trophies & Special Awards •••


Open Hobart BMW Operatic Aria Award $1000

- Awarded to the winner of class 1350

(Sponsor: Hobart BMW)


Rob Valentine Award $1500

($750 awarded to the performer; $750 for professional development)

- Awarded to the winner of the Open Vocal Recital, class 1400.

(Sponsor: Rob Valentine MLC)


Open Sir Basil and Lady Osborne Memorial Lieder Recital Award $600

Awarded to the winner of class 1370

(Sponsor: Osborne Family)


Gwyneth Dixon Memorial Award $500

- For the best performance in classes 1380, 1390 or 1480

(Sponsor: Gwyneth Dixon Memorial Fund)


Enid Spencer McDougall Award $200

- For the classical singer with the most potential, age taken into account

(Sponsor: Katharine Waterworth)


Cecil Trowbridge Memorial Award $100

- For the most consistent performances of a high standard, age, selection of work and presentation taken into account

(Sponsor: Cecil Trowbridge Memorial Fund)


Joshua Cooper Memorial Classical Award $100

- For the most outstanding performer aged 18 years & under

(Sponsor: Joshua Cooper Memorial Fund)


Major Class Important Information - Class 1350 - Hobart BMW Operatic Aria:

The winner of this class will automatically go into the final of the Nelle Ashdown Memorial Award, provided entry numbers support performance standard, and conditional upon being able to perform in the Highlights Concert. In the event that the winner is unavailable to perform, eligibility may pass to the second-place getter.


ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5/09/2021 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
1090 Vocal Performance (Solo)     10 Years & Under

Classical, traditional or folk song.

Dawn Albert - albdawn1@gmail.com

Entry: $15.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          HC Certificates of Merit          
1150 Vocal Performance (Solo)     11 & 12 Years

Classical, traditional or folk song.

Dr Robert Bown - bowns@bigpond.com

Entry: $15.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          HC Certificates of Merit          
1190 Vocal Performance (Solo)     13 & 14 Years

Classical, traditional or folk song.

Margaret Clougher: margieclougher@hotmail.com

Entry: $15.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          HC Certificates of Merit          
1230 Art Song (Solo)     16 Years & Under

Song in English by a British or American composer. Minimum age 13 years.

Peter Hepburn: peter.hepburn@gmail.com

Entry: $15.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          HC Certificates of Merit          
1240 Vocal Performance (Solo)     15 & 16 Years

Classical, traditional or folk song.

Peter Hepburn: peter.hepburn@gmail.com

Entry: $15.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          HC Certificates of Merit          
1250 Vocal Performance (Duet or Trio)     16 Years & Under

Must be predominantly part-singing. Must be classical repertoire

Terry Choi-Lundberg: ttcl@bigpond.com

Entry: $15.001st Gold Medal          2nd Silver Medal          HC Certificates of Merit          
1270 Vocal Recital (Solo)     18 Years & Under

Two contrasting works, at least two centuries to be represented. No operatic arias. Works to be sung in original language. Minimum age 16 years.

Judi Forsyth judiforsyth@gmail.com

Entry: $20.001st Arnold & Betty Robinson Memorial Award + $150          2nd $100          HC Merit Certificates          
1280 Vocal Performance (Solo)     17 & 18 Years

Classical, traditional or folk song.

Mrs Frances Underwood francesu@bigpond.net.au, Craig Mcneair - cam1756@gmail.com

Entry: $20.001st $100          2nd $50          HC Certificates of Merit          
1310 Art Song (Solo)     18 Years & Under

Song in English by a British or American composer. Minimum age 17 years.

Entry: $20.001st $100          2nd $50          HC Merit Certificates          
1320 Italian Song (Solo)     18 Years & Under

Italian song from 16th to 21stC, no operatic arias, but may come from anthology such as 24 Italian Songs and Arias, or similar. Sung in Italian. Minimum age 17 years

Entry: $20.001st $100          2nd $50          HC Merit Certificates          
1340 Non-Competitive Vocal Performance (Solo to Trio)     Open

All age groups. No placing or prizes. Participants will receive a participation certificate and written feedback from the adjudicator.

Entry: $15.00
1350 Operatic Aria (Solo)     Open

Two contrasting arias from the standard or modern repertoire. Must include preceding recitative, if any. To be sung in original language. Minimum age 16 years. Major Section Important Information The winner of this section will automatically go into the final of the Nelle Ashdown Memorial Award, provided entry numbers support performance standard, and conditional upon being able to perform in the Highlights Concert. In the event that the winner is unavailable to perform, eligibility may pass to the runner up.

Johns Group C/o , Tuckett Family C/o janjucpark@gmail.com

Entry: $30.001st $1000 Award and entry into the Nelle Ashdown Memorial Award (conditional) + $1000          2nd Mark Tuckett Memorial Award + $500          HC Certificates of Merit          
1370 Lieder Recital (Solo)     Open

Judged as an ensemble. Two contrasting works, to be sung in German. Awards to be shared equally between singer and pianist. Minimum age 16 years.

Osborne Family C/o tamvalfun@bigpond.com

Entry: $25.001st Sir Basil & Lady Osbourne Memorial Award + $600          2nd Sir Basil & Lady Osbourne Memorial Award + $300          HC Certificates of Merit          
1380 Sacred Song (Solo)     Open

May include Oratorio or Sacred Cantata arias. Must include preceding recitative, if any. To be sung in original language. Minimum age 17 years.

Mr & Mrs Beven: 8 Barclay Crescent, Rosetta, Tasmania 7010, Jody Heald: jodyheald@gmail.com

Entry: $20.001st Dora Pierce Memorial Award + $100          2nd Dora Pierce Memorial Award + $50          HC Certificates of Merit          
1390 Art Song (Solo)     Open

Song in English by a British or American composer. Minimum age 17 years.

Jody Heald jodyheald@gmail.com

Entry: $20.001st $100          2nd $50          HC Certificates of Merit          
1400 Rob Valentine Vocal Recital (Solo)     Open

Minimum three contrasting works. Song cycle encouraged. No operatic arias. Works to be sung in original language. Minimum age 17 years. Note: $1500 Award: $750 awarded to the performer; $750 for professional development (Professional Development examples: vocal tuition/coaching, masterclass/conference attendance, and is payable only upon presentation of receipt to the committee.)

Rob Valentine MLC rob.valentine@parliament.tas.gov.au, Julie Rimes: julie.rimes@collegiate.tas.edu.au

Entry: $25.001st Rob Valentine Award ($750 to the performer, $750 for professional development) + $1500          HC Merit Certificates          
1410 Song from Gilbert and Sullivan (Solo to Sextet)     Open

C/o Louise James: louisejames4@bigpond.com

Entry: $20.001st $100          2nd $50          HC Certificates of Merit          
1420 Vocal Performance (Solo)     Open

Classical, traditional or folk song. Minimum age 17 years.

Entry: $20.001st $100          2nd $50          HC Certificates of Merit          
1470 Vocal Performance (Duet or Trio)     Open

Must be predominantly part-singing. Must be classical repertoire.

Entry: $20.001st $100          2nd $50          HC Certificates of Merit          
1480 Italian Song (Solo)     Open

Italian song from 16th to 21stC, no operatic arias, but may come from anthology such as 24 Italian Songs and Arias, or similar. Sung in Italian. Minimum age 17 years

Christine Boyce: christine.boyce@quince.com.au

Entry: $20.001st $100          2nd $50          HC Merit Certificates