2022 Lake Macquarie Eisteddfod
Piano
03 Oct 2022 to 08 Oct 2022
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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LAKE MACQUARIE MUSIC SOCIETY


EISTEDDFOD RULES and CONDITIONS




  1. Entries must be submitted online at Stardom.com.au
  2. Age is determined as 31st December of year of entry, except Speech & Drama which is 30th June of year of entry. Entrants may enter events in older age sections/groups.
  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 use of recording devices and photography is strictly prohibited.
  6. 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.
  7. Entries will not be accepted after the closing date.
  8. Winners of aggregate prizes & major championships, and outstanding performers may be invited to perform in an Eisteddfod Concert. Performance
  9. No entrant may present the same piece in more than one event, unless otherwise specified.
  10. A copy of the work to be performed must be provided for the adjudicator. Copyright laws will be strictly adhered to.
  11. Entrants must not be prompted or coached while performing other than by the adjudicator. Prompting will result in immediate disqualification.
  12. Performances must be kept within the specified time limits.
  13. 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. sections in the appropriate age
  14. Entrants should present themselves with a suitable standard of dress.
  15. 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.
  16. The adjudicator’s decision is final.
  17. Awards will be given dependant on the number of entries per section and provided an acceptable standard is achieved. Where there is only 1 entrant the section may be withdrawn or for adjudication only.

2 - 4: 1st Place
5 – 6: 1st & 2nd Place
7 & over- 1st, 2nd, 3rd. 4th may be awarded at the adjudicator’s discretion.

  1. Entrants or people associated with the entrant will not communicate with the adjudicator during the period of their competition.
  2. 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.
  3. The Music Society reserves the right to appoint a substitute adjudicator if necessary.
  4. The Music Society reserves the right to vary the program at any time should the need arise.
  5. 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 12/08/2022 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
Open Age
200 JOAN LAMBERT INDIGENOUS PRIZE Eligibility     Open Age

Time Limit:

Competitor identifying as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander chosen as outstanding by the adjudicator will be awarded a $100 Prize. Please add competitors to this section to indicate their eligibility for this prize.

Entry: $0.001st $100          
14 Years & Under
208 Millicent Sketchley Piano Prizes Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 10:00

Entrants will present 2 pieces of contrasting style. The pieces must not be presented in any other section. Competitors must enter at least two other sections of equal or older age. The pieces must not be presented in any other section. Competitors must enter at least two other sections of equal or older age.

Entry: $12.001st Millicent Sketchley Piano Prize ($200)          2nd Millicent Sketchley Piano Prize ($100)          3rd Millicent Sketchley Piano Prize ($50)          
15 Years & Over
208A Marjorie Lambert Memorial Piano Prize Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 15:00

Entrants will perform a short recital of at least two (2) contrasting works or more not exceeding fifteen minutes in total. Different styles to be evident. Competitors must have entered at least two (2) other sections in the piano division of the eisteddfod to qualify for the Marjorie Lambert Prize. Winner will be expected to perform in the Gala Evening.

Entry: $22.001st Marjorie and Joan Lambert Piano Prize + $1000          2nd $500          
7 Years & Under
209 Piano Solo     7 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the general Classical Repertoire.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
6 Years & Under
209A Piano Solo     6 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the general Classical Repertoire.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
8 Years & Under
210 Piano Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the general Classical Repertoire.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
10 Years & Under
211 Piano Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the general Classical Repertoire.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
12 Years & Under
212 Piano Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the general Classical Repertoire.

Entry: $12.001st Music Teachers Association Prize + $50          
14 Years & Under
213 Piano Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the general Classical Repertoire.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
16 Years & Under
214 Piano Solo     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the general Classical Repertoire.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
18 Years & Under
215 Piano Solo     18 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the general Classical Repertoire.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
Open Age
216 Piano Solo     Open Age

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the general Classical Repertoire.

Entry: $12.001st $100          
7 Years & Under
217 Baroque Period Solo     7 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the Baroque Period.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
8 Years & Under
218 Baroque Period Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the Baroque Period.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
10 Years & Under
219 Baroque Period Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the Baroque Period.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
12 Years & Under
220 Baroque Period Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the Baroque Period.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
14 Years & Under
221 Baroque Period Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the Baroque Period.

Sponsored by Gwenda Jones

Entry: $12.001st $50          
16 Years & Under
222 Baroque Period Solo     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the Baroque Period.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
18 Years & Under
223 Baroque Period Solo     18 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the Baroque Period.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
Open Age
224 Baroque Period Solo     Open Age

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the Baroque Period.

Entry: $12.00
7 Years & Under
225 Classical Period Solo     7 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the Classical Period.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
8 Years & Under
226 Classical Period Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the Classical Period.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
10 Years & Under
227 Classical Period Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the Classical Period.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
12 Years & Under
228 Classical Period Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the Classical Period.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
14 Years & Under
229 Classical Period Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the Classical Period.

Sponsored by Gwenda Jones

Entry: $12.001st $50          
16 Years & Under
230 Classical Period Solo     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the Classical Period.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
18 Years & Under
231 Classical Period Solo     18 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the Classical Period.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
Open Age
232 Classical Period Solo     Open Age

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the Classical Period.

Entry: $12.00
7 Years & Under
233 Romantic Period Solo     7 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the Romantic Period.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
8 Years & Under
234 Romantic Period Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the Romantic Period.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
10 Years & Under
235 Romantic Period Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the Romantic Period.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
12 Years & Under
236 Romantic Period Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the Romantic Period.

Sponsored by Pam Corke & Mert Leembruggen

Entry: $12.001st Medal + $50          
14 Years & Under
237 Romantic Period Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the Romantic Period.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
16 Years & Under
238 Romantic Period Solo     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the Romantic Period.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
18 Years & Under
239 Romantic Period Solo     18 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the Romantic Period.

Sponsored by Arts, Culture & Tourism LMMC

Entry: $12.001st Medal + $100          
Open Age
240 Romantic Period Solo     Open Age

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one piece from the Romantic Period.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
7 Years & Under
241 Sonata or Sonatina Solo     7 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any movement from a Sonata or Sonatina.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
8 Years & Under
242 Sonata or Sonatina Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any movement from a Sonata or Sonatina.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
10 Years & Under
243 Sonata or Sonatina Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any movement from a Sonata or Sonatina.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
12 Years & Under
244 Sonata or Sonatina Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any movement from a Sonata or Sonatina.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
14 Years & Under
245 Sonata or Sonatina Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any movement from a Sonata or Sonatina.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
16 Years & Under
246 Sonata or Sonatina Solo     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any movement from a Sonata or Sonatina.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
18 Years & Under
247 Sonata or Sonatina Solo     18 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any movement from a Sonata or Sonatina.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
Open Age
248 Sonata or Sonatina Solo     Open Age

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any movement from a Sonata or Sonatina.

Entry: $12.00
7 Years & Under
249 Australian Composer Solo     7 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any piece by an Australian Composer.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
8 Years & Under
250 Australian Composer Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any piece by an Australian Composer.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
10 Years & Under
251 Australian Composer Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any piece by an Australian Composer.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
12 Years & Under
252 Australian Composer Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any piece by an Australian Composer.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
14 Years & Under
253 Australian Composer Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any piece by an Australian Composer.

Entry: $12.001st Music Teachers Association Prize + $50          
16 Years & Under
254 Australian Composer Solo     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any piece by an Australian Composer.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
18 Years & Under
255 Australian Composer Solo     18 Years & Under

Time Limit: 10:00

Own choice of any piece by an Australian Composer.

Sponsored by Arts, Culture & Tourism LMMC

Entry: $12.001st Medal + $100          
Open Age
256 Australian Composer Solo     Open Age

Time Limit: 10:00

Own choice of any piece by an Australian Composer.

Entry: $12.00
Preliminary & First Grade
256A Sight Reading Solo     Preliminary & First Grade

Time Limit: 05:00

Competitors will have a minute to study a short piece while on stage.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
Second & Third Grade
256B Sight Reading Solo     Second & Third Grade

Time Limit: 05:00

Competitors will have a minute to study a short piece while on stage.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
Fourth & Fifth Grade
256C Sight Reading Solo     Fourth & Fifth Grade

Time Limit: 05:00

Competitors will have a minute to study a short piece while on stage.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
Sixth & Seventh Grade
256D Sight Reading Solo     Sixth & Seventh Grade

Time Limit: 05:00

Competitors will have a minute to study a short piece while on stage.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
Eighth Grade & Above
256E Sight Reading Solo     Eighth Grade & Above

Time Limit: 05:00

Competitors will have a minute to study a short piece while on stage.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
7 Years & Under
257 20th & 21st Centuries Solo     7 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any work from the 20th or 21st Centuries excluding Jazz & Popular.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
8 Years & Under
258 20th & 21st Centuries Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any work from the 20th or 21st Centuries excluding Jazz & Popular.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
10 Years & Under
259 20th & 21st Centuries Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any work from the 20th or 21st Centuries excluding Jazz & Popular.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
12 Years & Under
260 20th & 21st Centuries Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any work from the 20th or 21st Centuries excluding Jazz & Popular.

Entry: $12.001st Music Teachers Association Prize + $50          
14 Years & Under
261 20th & 21st Centuries Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any work from the 20th or 21st Centuries excluding Jazz & Popular.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
16 Years & Under
262 20th & 21st Centuries Solo     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any work from the 20th or 21st Centuries excluding Jazz & Popular.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
18 Years & Under
263 20th & 21st Centuries Solo     18 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any work from the 20th or 21st Centuries excluding Jazz & Popular.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
Open Age
264 20th & 21st Centuries Solo     Open Age

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any work from the 20th or 21st Centuries excluding Jazz & Popular.

Entry: $12.00
7 Years & Under
265 Modern Popular Solo     7 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any piece from Television Stage, Film or Popular Genre.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
8 Years & Under
266 Modern Popular Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any piece from Television Stage, Film or Popular Genre.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
10 Years & Under
267 Modern Popular Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any piece from Television Stage, Film or Popular Genre.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
12 Years & Under
268 Modern Popular Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any piece from Television Stage, Film or Popular Genre.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
14 Years & Under
269 Modern Popular Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any piece from Television Stage, Film or Popular Genre.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
16 Years & Under
270 Modern Popular Solo     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any piece from Television Stage, Film or Popular Genre.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
18 Years & Under
271 Modern Popular Solo     18 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any piece from Television Stage, Film or Popular Genre.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
Open Age
272 Modern Popular Solo     Open Age

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any piece from Television Stage, Film or Popular Genre.

Entry: $12.00
7 Years & Under
273 Piano Duet     7 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any piece from published or unpublished Piano Duets. Each member of the Duet must submit an entry form, and the partner’s name is to be given on the entry form. Entry Fee is per competitor.

Entry: $6.001st Medal          
8 Years & Under
274 Piano Duet     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any piece from published or unpublished Piano Duets. Each member of the Duet must submit an entry form, and the partner’s name is to be given on the entry form. Entry Fee is per competitor.

Entry: $6.001st Medal          
10 Years & Under
275 Piano Duet     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any piece from published or unpublished Piano Duets. Each member of the Duet must submit an entry form, and the partner’s name is to be given on the entry form. Entry Fee is per competitor.

Entry: $6.001st Medal          
12 Years & Under
276 Piano Duet     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any piece from published or unpublished Piano Duets. Each member of the Duet must submit an entry form, and the partner’s name is to be given on the entry form. Entry Fee is per competitor.

Entry: $6.001st Medal          
14 Years & Under
277 Piano Duet     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any piece from published or unpublished Piano Duets. Each member of the Duet must submit an entry form, and the partner’s name is to be given on the entry form. Entry Fee is per competitor.

Entry: $6.001st Medal          
16 Years & Under
278 Piano Duet     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any piece from published or unpublished Piano Duets. Each member of the Duet must submit an entry form, and the partner’s name is to be given on the entry form. Entry Fee is per competitor.

Entry: $6.001st Medal          
18 Years & Under
279 Piano Duet     18 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any piece from published or unpublished Piano Duets. Each member of the Duet must submit an entry form, and the partner’s name is to be given on the entry form. Entry Fee is per competitor.

Entry: $6.001st Medal          
Open Age
280 Piano Duet     Open Age

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any piece from published or unpublished Piano Duets. Each member of the Duet must submit an entry form, and the partner’s name is to be given on the entry form. Entry Fee is per competitor.

Entry: $6.00
7 Years & Under
281 Jazz Solo     7 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one jazz piece. May include improvisation.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
8 Years & Under
282 Jazz Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one jazz piece. May include improvisation.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
10 Years & Under
283 Jazz Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one jazz piece. May include improvisation.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
12 Years & Under
284 Jazz Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one jazz piece. May include improvisation.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
14 Years & Under
285 Jazz Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one jazz piece. May include improvisation.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
16 Years & Under
286 Jazz Solo     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one jazz piece. May include improvisation.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
18 Years & Under
287 Jazz Solo     18 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one jazz piece. May include improvisation.

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
Open Age
288 Jazz Solo     Open Age

Time Limit: 05:00

Own choice of any one jazz piece. May include improvisation.

Entry: $12.00
6 Years & Under
289Special Restricted Piano Solo     6 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

“Special Restricted Piano Solo” open only to entrants who have never received first place in a Piano section of any Eisteddfod Previously. Own choice of any one piece (from Classical Repertoire).

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
7 Years & Under
290Special Restricted Piano Solo     7 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

“Special Restricted Piano Solo” open only to entrants who have never received first place in a Piano section of any Eisteddfod Previously. Own choice of any one piece (from Classical Repertoire).

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
8 Years & Under
291Special Restricted Piano Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

“Special Restricted Piano Solo” open only to entrants who have never received first place in a Piano section of any Eisteddfod Previously. Own choice of any one piece (from Classical Repertoire).

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
10 Years & Under
292Special Restricted Piano Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

“Special Restricted Piano Solo” open only to entrants who have never received first place in a Piano section of any Eisteddfod Previously. Own choice of any one piece (from Classical Repertoire).

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
12 Years & Under
293Special Restricted Piano Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

“Special Restricted Piano Solo” open only to entrants who have never received first place in a Piano section of any Eisteddfod Previously. Own choice of any one piece (from Classical Repertoire).

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
14 Years & Under
294Special Restricted Piano Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

“Special Restricted Piano Solo” open only to entrants who have never received first place in a Piano section of any Eisteddfod Previously. Own choice of any one piece (from Classical Repertoire).

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
16 Years & Under
295Special Restricted Piano Solo     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

“Special Restricted Piano Solo” open only to entrants who have never received first place in a Piano section of any Eisteddfod Previously. Own choice of any one piece (from Classical Repertoire).

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
18 Years & Under
296Special Restricted Piano Solo     18 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

“Special Restricted Piano Solo” open only to entrants who have never received first place in a Piano section of any Eisteddfod Previously. Own choice of any one piece (from Classical Repertoire).

Entry: $12.001st Medal          
Open Age
297Special Restricted Piano Solo     Open Age

Time Limit: 05:00

“Special Restricted Piano Solo” open only to entrants who have never received first place in a Piano section of any Eisteddfod Previously. Own choice of any one piece (from Classical Repertoire).

Entry: $12.00
700P Megan Matthews Prize for Ensemble     Open Age

Time Limit:

A COMBINATION OF ANY THREE OR MORE INSTRUMENTS INCLUDING VOCAL ENTRY FEE: $20 FIRST PRIZE: $100 Open to any combinations of voice &/or instrumental performers (eg. Duos, Trios, Quartets, Quintets, to a maximum of eight)

Entry: $20.00