Royal South Street Eisteddfod 2018
Mi Sound
11 Sep 2018 to 13 Sep 2018
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

To be read in conjunction with General Conditions.

Registration

We suggest you register ASAP as time slots are limited

  1. To enter, go to our website http://royalsouthstreet.com.au and follow the prompts to register online. Payment is required at the time of Registration. School Purchase Orders or Credit Card details are preferred. Alternatively email compforms@royalsouthstreet.com.au or call 03 5332 1054 and a staff member can place the entry on your behalf.
  2. Please provide a stage name or group name and a contact person with contact details to hold the 20 minute spot. All names of group members are not required when you register.
  3. Please advise any cancellations in writing and email to info@royalsouthstreet.com.au ASAP. Entry fees are non-refundable.
  4. All student age groups are permitted.
  5. A group/soloist can only enter Mi Sound once in a calendar year.  
  6. A person may perform at Mi Sound several times in a calendar year if they are a part of more than one group and/or accompany a soloist.
  7. VCE-VET Music Performance students are encouraged to apply.
  8. Students do not need to study VCE-VET music to enter.
  9. The number of entries we receive may reflect on the length of Mi Sound. The event organisers have the right to lengthen or shorten the dates to accommodate demand.
  10. Your ‘Gig Info Sheet-Mi Sound’ will need to be completed and emailed to compforms@royalsouthstreet.com.au by 27th July 2018.

 

 ‘Gig Info Sheet – Mi Sound’ Due 27th July 2018

  1. RSSS understand that explicit language may be used at times to suit certain musical styles.  If so, it must be indicated on the ‘Gig Info Sheet’ so audience members who may be offended are given the option to leave the performance area.  Audience members will not be given a refund.
  2. Audio, lighting and back-stage crew will be provided by students studying Certificate III in Music Industry (Sound Production) from the Ballarat VET Cluster program backstage crew who will operate under the direction of the event Systems Manager.
  3. The anticipated group size is no more than six persons on the Element Nightclub stage.  If larger than six performers, please contact Royal South Street Society  at compforms@royalsouthstreet.com.au
  4. If vocalists intend to use their own microphone, or a radio mic, please advise the details in writing.  
  5. CHANGES:  We understand that circumstances change. So please advise of us any changes asap in writing and email to info@royalsouthstreet.com.au

 

More information can be found on ‘Preparing for the Gig’. This, along with ‘Gig Info Sheet – Mi Sound’ can be found on http://royalsouthstreet.com.au/competition/mi-sound/

Your gig (20 minute time slot)

  1. Maximum of 3 minute sound check before each performance.
  2. Teachers may assist their students set up for performance.
  3. Performers may bring props to support their ‘Explain Your Performance’ sheet, but will have to set this up at the venue during their Stage Preparation Time.
  4. A 'Spruiker' (host) will present the audience with details from your ‘Explain Your Performance’ sheet before each performance. The role of the Spruiker is to engage the audience as though they were participants at the imagined industry venue.  This should take no more than 2 minutes.
  5. The 20 minute performance time does not include the introduction and reading of the ‘Explain Your Performance’.
  6. Your performance must be finished within 20 minutes.  A light will flash from the sound booth to signal when time is up.  You will be asked to stop performing if you go over.  
  7. You are required to perform for at least ten minutes to your paying audience.
  8. Teachers may perform with students. Maximum of two teachers per group.
  9. A ‘performance in crisis’ may be stopped by a judge, technician or stage manager.  A repeat performance may be allowed, subject to the situation and the safety of others.
  10. The 20 minute performance time does not include the introduction and reading of the “Explain Your Performance”.
  11. Whilst performing, the bar at Element Nightclub MAY be open

 

Check out ‘Arriving at The Miners Tavern’ information sheet on http://royalsouthstreet.com.au/competition/mi-sound/

 

After the gig

  1. You will receive a hard copy of the Mi Sound ‘Criteria Sheet’ on the day of your performance. The judges will assess your performance and assign marks to the ten criteria.
  2. Within two weeks of Mi Sound, you will receive an DMS Music Industry Training and will be able to download a MP4 file of your performance with recorded judge’s commentary.
  3. Protests are not permitted.  The Event Producer/Judge’s decision is final.   
  4. The judges may split up the prize/s at their discretion.

 

Overall

  1. Performers and audience members behaving in an unsafe may be asked to leave.
  2. Teachers/supervising adults are expected to monitor performers and their supportive audience’s behaviour and take appropriate and timely action, if required.
  3. Management reserves the right to refuse entry.
  4. There is ‘Information for Teachers’ sheet which is a fabulous read.
  5. Remember – Have FUN

 

Soloist Entry Fee: $26

Group Entry Fee: $61

 

 

 

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 27/07/2018 5:00:00 PM (AEST)
Open Student Age
535.1 Mi SOUND - Solo Solo     Open Student Age

Time Limit: 20:00

One performer. You may have one accompanist. (An accompanist is not a member of a duet. They stay in the backgroud). Open Student Age. Performers are required to present a set, within the specified time limits, in any musical style witht he option of including orginal works. Any combination of instruments may be used. Be creative and imagine your audience and venue. Choose songs, prop and clothing to your area of specialization. Maximum Preparation Time: 20 minutes. NOTE: Preparation Time is to include all stage prepartion, tune up & a three minute sound check. Performance Time Limit: 10 - 20 minutes

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.10
535.2 Mi SOUND - Group Group      Open Student Age

Time Limit: 20:00

Two (2) - Six (6) performers (Groups with more than six performers are advised contact RSSS prior to entry) Performers are required to present a set, within the specified time limits, in any musical style with the iption of including original works. Any combination of instruments may be used. Be creative and imagine your audience and venue. Choose songs, props and clothing to suit your area of specialization. Open Student Age. Maximum Prepartion Time: 20 minutes - Note this includes all stage preparation, tune up & a three minute sound check. Performance Time Limit: 10 - 20 minutes

Entries Closed
Entry: $62.10