Royal South Street Eisteddfod 2021
Schimmel Pianoforte Competition
19 Jul 2021 to 27 Jul 2021
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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SCHIMMEL PIANOFORTE

ENTRIES CLOSE 31ST MAY 2021 AT 3PM 

 

Section Chair

Maree Nolan

 

Deputy Chair

Peter Zala

 

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

To be read in conjunction with General Conditions

 

  1. In all sections, competitors must provide original music & upload music via MyStage for the adjudicator one month prior to the scheduled competing time. Instructions to how upload music sheets will be provided at a later date.
  2. COPYRIGHT: Please read General Conditions
  3. The Royal South Street Society holds an APRA AMCOS and PPCA license.
  4. V.C.E competitors may repeat items once only in any other section for which they, and the item, are eligible.
  5. Time Limits: Competitors need to be aware of and comply with time limits. Performance will be adjudicated to the maximum time limit.
  6. Dress Code: Each performance is considered a concert, therefore, appropriate concert dress is expected. School uniform is acceptable.
  7. NOVICE: Novice Sections are for students who have not won a 1st, 2nd or 3rd place in a solo piano section at any eisteddfod. The following AMEB or equivalent Grade Levels will also apply.
    • 8 years & Under and Novice section Maximum Grade 1 level
    • 9 years & Under Novice section Maximum Grade 1 level
    • 10 years & Under Novice section Maximum Grade 2 Level
    • 11 years & Under Novice section Maximum Grade 3 level
    • 12 years & Under Novice section Maximum Grade 3 level
    • 14 years & Under Novice section Maximum Grade 4 level
  8. DEFINITIONS OF POPULAR MUSIC: Themes from television, Film, Radio, Jazz, Blues, Boogie & Ragtime, or Rock & Pop, are permitted. Does NOT include traditional classical music.
  9. Age limits will be deemed as at the 1st January of the current year.

 

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 31/05/2021 3:00:00 PM (AEST)
8 Years and Under
700Max Grade Level 1 NOVICE PIANO Solo     8 Years and Under

Note: Special Condition 7 applies

Entry: $16.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
701 PIANO Solo     8 Years and Under

Own selection

Entry: $16.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
702 PIANO FOUR OR SIX HANDS Duo or Trio     8 Years and Under

Own selection

Entry: $16.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
9 Years and Under
704Max Grade Level 1 NOVICE PIANO Solo     9 Years and Under

Note: Special Condition 7 applies

Entry: $18.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
705 PIANO Solo     9 Years and Under

Own selection

Entry: $18.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
706 POPULAR PIANO Solo     9 Years and Under

Own selection

Entry: $18.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
10 Years and Under
709 PIANO FOUR OR SIX HANDS Duo or Trio     10 Years and Under

*NOTE: If insufficient entries are received in either the 8 Years & Under or 10 Years & Under Piano Four or Six Hands sections, the committee reserves the right to combine sections. Name and address of partners in Piano Four or Six Hands sections must be supplied at time of entry

Entry: $18.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
710Max Grade Level 2 NOVICE PIANO Solo     10 Years and Under

Note: Special Condition 7 applies

Entry: $18.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
711 PIANO Solo     10 Years and Under

Own selection

Entry: $18.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
712 POPULAR PIANO Solo     10 Years and Under

Own selection

Entry: $18.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
713 PIANO SOLO BY AN AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER Solo     10 Years and Under

Own selection: Styles may include Classical, Jazz or Popular.

Entry: $18.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
11 Years and Under
714Max Grade Level 3 NOVICE PIANO Solo     11 Years and Under

Maximum Grade 3 level applies. Own Selection. Time Limit; 3 minutes. Prizes; Medals First, Second and Third.

Entry: $18.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
715 PIANO Solo     11 Years and Under

Own Selection. Time Limit; 3 minutes. Prizes; Medals First, Second & Third.

Entry: $18.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
716 POPULAR PIANO Solo     11 Years and Under

The definition of Popular Music is: Themes from TV, Film, Radio, Jazz, Blues, Boogie & Ragtime or Rock & Pop are permitted. Does not include traditional classical music. Time Limit; 3 minutes. Prizes; Medals First, Second & Third.

Entry: $18.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
717 PIANO BY AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER Solo     11 Years and Under

Own Selection. Style may include Classical, Jazz or Popular. Time Limit; 3 minutes. Prizes; Medals First, Second & Third.

Entry: $18.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
12 Years and Under
720Max Grade Level 3 NOVICE PIANO Solo     12 Years and Under

Note: Revised Special Condition 7 applies Prize money donated by Bob Matthews.

Entry: $18.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
721 FLORENCE LEE MEMORIAL PIANO Solo     12 Years and Under

Own selection. Prize money donated by Bob Matthews.

Entry: $18.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
722 POPULAR PIANO Solo     12 Years and Under

Own Selection.

Entry: $18.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
723 PIANO SOLO BY AN AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER Solo     12 Years and Under

Own selection.

Entry: $18.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
724 PIANO FOUR OR SIX HANDS Duo or Trio     12 Years and Under

Own selection. NOTE: If insufficient entries in either the Under 12 or Under 14 sections,Duet/trio sections the committee reserves the right to combine sections. Name and address of partners in duets/trios must be given at time of entry.

Entry: $18.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
14 Years and Under
730Max Grade Level 4 NOVICE PIANO Solo     14 Years and Under

Note: Revised Special Condition 7 applies Prizes are proudly sponsored by Nerrina Progress Association.

Entry: $22.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
731 FLORENCE LEE MEMORIAL PIANO Solo     14 Years and Under

Own selection. Prize money and medals are proudly sponsored by Nerrina Progress Association

Entry: $24.001st Medal + $25          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
732 POPULAR PIANO Solo     14 Years and Under

Own selection Prize money and medals are proudly sponsored by Nerrina Progrss Association

Entry: $24.001st Medal + $25          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
733 PIANO SOLO BY AN AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER Solo     14 Years and Under

Own selection Prize money and medals are proudly sponsored by Nerrina Progress Association

Entry: $24.001st Medal + $25          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
734 PIANO FOUR OR SIX HANDS Duo or Trio     14 Years and Under

NOTE: If insufficient entries in either Under 12 or Under 14 sections, duet/trio sections, the committee reserves the right to combine sections. Name and email address of partners in duets/trios must be given at time of entry. Own Selection. Time Limit; 5 minutes. Prize money and medals for this age group are proudly bought to you by the Nerrina Progress Association. Prizes; First $50 + Medal, Second & Third Medals. Special Awards; ** Frank Robertson-Smith Trust Encouragement Award $100 will be awarded at the discretion of the adjudicator to a pianist who has played in the14 years and under age group. ** Regional Encouragement Award $75 will be awarded to a student who lives or studies, within a 75 km radius of Ballarat,has played in three solo sections and who in the opinion of the adjudicator shows potential, but is not necessarily a prize winner in the 16 years and under age group. Previous winners are ineligible. ** 'Darcy' Perpetual Shield. * Will be awarded to the competitor with the highest aggregate points in all 14 years and under sections.

Entry: $24.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
16 Years and Under
741 PIANO RECITAL Solo     16 Years and Under

Own selection. 6 Minutes

Entry: $24.001st Medal + $30          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
742 POPULAR PIANO Solo     16 Years and Under

Own selection.

Entry: $24.001st Medal + $30          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
743 PIANO SOLO BY AN AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER Solo     16 Years and Under

Own selection.

Entry: $24.001st Medal + $30          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
744 PIANO FOUR OR SIX HANDS Duo or Trio     16 Years and Under

Own selection. NOTE:- Name and address of partners in duets/trios must be given at time of entry

Entry: $24.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
745 ADJUDICATOR CHALLENGE PIANO Solo     16 Years and Under

(A pre-requisite for Scholarship consideration.) The music chosen by the adjudicator will be emailed to entrants 14 days prior to the date of this section. All Competitors to leave auditorium prior to commencement of this section.

Entry: $24.001st Medal + $30          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
VCE Students Only
750 VCE STUDENTS PIANO Work of a 20th Century Composer Solo     VCE Students Only

One or more works may be played. This section is for students wo are studying VCE Mucis Performance or Muisc Investigations.

Entry: $26.001st Medal + $100          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
751 VCE STUDENTS PIANO Work of a PRE 20th Century Composer Solo     VCE Students Only

One or more works may be played. This section is for students wo are studying VCE Mucis Performance or Muisc Investigations.

Entry: $26.001st Medal + $100          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
19 Years and Under
752 PIANO JAZZ Solo     19 Years and Under

OWN SELECTION Must include some improvisation. Prizes; First $100 + Medal , Second & Third Medals.

Entry: $26.001st Medal + $100          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
753 PIANO SOLO BY AN AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER Solo     19 Years and Under

Own selection. Styles may include classical, jazz or popular but not rock & roll.

Entry: $26.001st Medal + $100          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
754 PIANO RECITAL Solo     19 Years and Under

Two contrasting works by different composers. This section is compulsory for consideration for the Frank Robertson-Smith Scholarship. NOTE: Special Condition 3 applies to this section. Prize money for this section was donated by Mr John Conaughton in memory of his Aunt, Miss E. Conaughton who was a writer at South Street for many years.

Entry: $26.001st Medal + $100          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
Open
744 PIANO FOUR OR SIX HANDS Duo or Trio     Open

Own Selection. Time Limit; 6 minutes. Prizes; First $100 + Medals, Second & Third Medals. * NOTE: Name & address of partners in Piano Four or Six Hands section must be given at time of entry.

Entry: $24.001st Medal + $100          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
755 BAROQUE PIANO Solo     Open

A keyboard work (or part of a work) from the Western musical tradition, composed between 1600 and 1750.

Entry: $30.001st Medal + $100          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
756 POPULAR PIANO Solo     Open

Own selection

Entry: $30.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
757 PIANO SOLO CLASSICAL STYLE Solo     Open

A work by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert or Clementi.

Entry: $30.001st Medal + $100          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
759 PIANO COMPOSITION / ORIGINAL ARRANGEMENT Solo     Open

An original composition or arrangement, any style. Prize money for this section is kindly donated by Dr. Calvin Bowman

Entry: $30.001st Medal + $100          2nd Medal          3rd Medal