Bendigo Competitions Society Inc. 94th Annual Bendigo Eisteddfod
PIANO COMPETITION
18 May 2019 to 19 May 2019
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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The Bendigo Competitions Society Inc. 2019

ABN: 39 787 086 224

 

PIANO COMPETITION

Saturday 18th May and Sunday 19th May 2019

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Venue: Bendigo South East College Performing Arts Theatre

 

Adjudicator: Gyula (Jules) Czeszko 

PIANO ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY  Tuesday 9th APRIL 2019

 

Please read General Conditions also please refer to Specific Music Conditions. 

 

For all sections that specify AMEB/ANZCA levels, competitors may only enter the level being studied in 2019.

 

V.C.E. MUSIC MUSIC PERFORMANCE AND V.C.E. MUSIC INVESTIGATION SECTIONS:  (New 2019)

These sections are ONLY for students studying V.C.E. Music Performance or V.C.E. Music Investigation in the current year.

 

The following awards will be selected by the Adjudicator and presented to competitors at the conclusion of the competition. 

 

               ADJUDICATOR'S AWARD - Pianist 12 years and under. 

 

LEILA WATSON SCHOLARSHIP  -  Pianist 13 years to 16 years of age.

                                                                                                    The Adjudicator will select the recipient.                                                                                                                                                                             The $50 Scholarship, the gift of the Bendigo Competitions Society, is awarded to recognise  Mrs. Leila Watson's contribution                                                to music and the Society over many years.  The trophy presented with the scholarship is the gift of Miss Ruth Watson.


IRENE GILL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP- Pianist Over 16 years of age.

The Adjudicator will select the recipient. 

 

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 10/04/2019 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
10 years and under
P30 PIANO - OWN CHOICE SOLO     10 years and under

Session: 19/05/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 03:00

Own Choice

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
12 years and under
P42 PIANO- SELECTION by an AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER SOLO     12 years and under

Session: 18/05/2019 1:30 PM    Time Limit: 03:30

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
14 years and under
P52 PIANO- SELECTION by an AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER SOLO     14 years and under

Session: 18/05/2019 7:00 PM    Time Limit: 04:30

Prizes are the gift of the Y Service Club of Bendigo Inc.

Entries Closed
Entry: $14.001st $30          2nd $20          3rd $10          HM Ribbon          
16 years and under
P60 W.J. WERRY MEMORIAL PIANO SOLO     16 years and under

Session: 19/05/2019 1:30 PM    Time Limit: 05:30

Competitors may have their own choice of music. Time limit 5 minutes. Prizes given in respect of the former Bendigo Competitions Ladies Auxiliary.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.001st $30          2nd $20          3rd $10          HM Ribbon          
P62 PIANO- SELECTION by an AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER SOLO     16 years and under

Session: 19/05/2019 1:30 PM    Time Limit: 05:30

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
18 years and under
P76 PIANO DUET     18 years and under

Time Limit: 06:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $20.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
23 years and under
P93 PIANO DUET     23 years and under

Time Limit: 06:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $21.001st Medallions          2nd Trophies          3rd Awards          HM Ribbons          
For Current Year, Units 1 & 2 V.C.E. Music Performance or Music Investigation Students
P94 18TH OR 19TH CENTURY SOLO     For Current Year, Units 1 & 2 V.C.E. Music Performance or Music Investigation Students

Time Limit: 05:00

This section is ONLY for students who are studying V.C.E. Music performance or V.C.E. Music Investigation in the current year. Competitors may choose to REPEAT the item performed on the V.C.E. Music Day (Friday 10 May.) This is optional 0 if wished a new item may be performed according to each competitors preferred option.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
P98 PIANO - OWN CHOICE SOLO     For Current Year, Units 1 & 2 V.C.E. Music Performance or Music Investigation Students

Time Limit: 05:00

This section is ONLY for students who are studying V.C.E. Music performance or V.C.E. Music Investigation in the current year. Competitors may choose to REPEAT the item performed on the V.C.E. Music Day (Friday 10 May.) This is optional 0 if wished a new item may be performed according to each competitors preferred option.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
AMEB / ANZCA (Current Year) Grade Four
P04 PIANO SOLO     AMEB / ANZCA (Current Year) Grade Four

Session: 18/05/2019 1:30 PM    Time Limit: 04:30

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Prizes are the gift of Mrs Judith McCarthy

Entries Closed
Entry: $14.001st $30          2nd $20          3rd $10          HM Ribbon          
AMEB / ANZCA (current year) Grade Eight
P08 PIANO SOLO     AMEB / ANZCA (current year) Grade Eight

Session: 18/05/2019 7:00 PM    Time Limit: 08:30

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
8 years and under
P20 PIANO - OWN CHOICE SOLO     8 years and under

Session: 19/05/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 02:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $11.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
12 years and under
P40 PIANO - OWN CHOICE SOLO     12 years and under

Session: 18/05/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 03:30

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
16 years and under
P64 PIANO - SELECTION from a FILM or MUSICAL SOLO     16 years and under

Session: 19/05/2019 1:30 PM    Time Limit: 05:30

Any piano selection from a film or a stage musical.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
23 years and under
P80 PIANO - OWN CHOICE SOLO     23 years and under

Session: 19/05/2019 7:00 PM    Time Limit: 05:30

Prizes are the gift of Claire Harris and Family

Entries Closed
Entry: $18.001st $30          2nd $20          3rd $10          HM Ribbon          
AMEB / ANZCA (Current Year) Grade Two
P02 PIANO SOLO     AMEB / ANZCA (Current Year) Grade Two

Session: 19/05/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 03:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
AMEB / ANZCA (Current Year) Grade Seven
P07 PIANO SOLO     AMEB / ANZCA (Current Year) Grade Seven

Session: 18/05/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 07:30

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
AMEB / ANZCA (Current Year) GRADES THREE AND FOUR
P11 QUICK STUDY SOLO     AMEB / ANZCA (Current Year) GRADES THREE AND FOUR

Session: 18/05/2019 1:30 PM    Time Limit: 03:00

The piece to be played will be supplied by the adjudicator, then forwarded to competitors approximately 14 days prior to the Piano competition.

Prizes are the gift of Clare Harris and family

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.001st Medallions          2nd Trophies          3rd Awards          HM Ribbons          
14 years and under
P54 PIANO - SELECTION from a FILM or MUSICAL SOLO     14 years and under

Session: 18/05/2019 7:00 PM    Time Limit: 04:30

Any piano selection from a film or a stage musical.

Entries Closed
Entry: $14.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
16 years and under
P66 PIANO DUET     16 years and under

Session: 19/05/2019 1:30 PM    Time Limit: 05:30

Entries Closed
Entry: $18.001st Medallions          2nd Trophies          3rd Awards          HM Ribbons          
For Current Year, Units 3 & 4 V.C.E. Music Performance or Music Investigation Students
P96 20TH OR 21ST CENTURY SOLO     For Current Year, Units 3 & 4 V.C.E. Music Performance or Music Investigation Students

Session: 19/05/2019 7:00 PM    Time Limit: 05:00

This section is ONLY for students who are studying V.C.E. Music performance or V.C.E. Music Investigation in the current year. Competitors may choose to REPEAT the item performed on the V.C.E. Music Day (Friday 10 May.) This is optional 0 if wished a new item may be performed according to each competitors preferred option.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
AMEB / ANZCA (Current Year) Grade One
P01 PIANO SOLO     AMEB / ANZCA (Current Year) Grade One

Session: 19/05/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 03:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
AMEB / ANZCA (Current Year) GRADES FIVE AND SIX
P12 QUICK STUDY SOLO     AMEB / ANZCA (Current Year) GRADES FIVE AND SIX

Session: 18/05/2019 1:30 PM    Time Limit: 03:00

The piece to be played will be supplied by the adjudicator, then forwarded to competitors approximately 14 days prior to the Piano competition.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.001st Medallions          2nd Trophies          3rd Awards          HM Ribbons          
12 years and under
P44 PIANO - SELECTION from a FILM or MUSICAL SOLO     12 years and under

Session: 18/05/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 03:00

Any piano selection from a film or a stage musical.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
18 years and under
P70 PIANO - OWN CHOICE SOLO     18 years and under

Session: 19/05/2019 1:30 PM    Time Limit: 05:30

Entries Closed
Entry: $17.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
23 years and under
P82 PIANO- SELECTION by an AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER SOLO     23 years and under

Session: 19/05/2019 7:00 PM    Time Limit: 05:30

Entries Closed
Entry: $18.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
AMEB / ANZCA (Current Year) Preliminary
Pre1 PIANO SOLO     AMEB / ANZCA (Current Year) Preliminary

Session: 19/05/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 02:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $11.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
AMEB / ANZCA (current year) Grade Five
P05 PIANO SOLO     AMEB / ANZCA (current year) Grade Five

Session: 18/05/2019 1:30 PM    Time Limit: 05:30

Prizes are the gift of Clare Harris and family

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.001st $30          2nd $20          3rd $10          HM Ribbon          
AMEB / ANZCA (Current Year) GRADES ONE AND TWO
P10 QUICK STUDY SOLO     AMEB / ANZCA (Current Year) GRADES ONE AND TWO

Session: 19/05/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 03:00

The piece to be played will be supplied by the adjudicator, then forwarded to competitors approximately 14 days prior to the Piano competition.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
14 years and under
P56 PIANO DUET     14 years and under

Session: 18/05/2019 7:00 PM    Time Limit: 05:30

Entries Closed
Entry: $17.001st Medallions          2nd Trophies          3rd Awards          HM Ribbons          
23 years and under
P88 The LUCY HARKNESS PRIZE PIANO SOLO     23 years and under

Session: 19/05/2019 1:30 PM    Time Limit: 08:00

Own selection of a piece composed in the 20th or 21st Century. Two Pianists, whom the Adjudicator deems to be the most suitable, will be selected by the Adjudicator, from sections, P87, P88, P89 and/or P92 as being eligible to perform in the LEILA WATSON MEMORIAL MUSIC CHAMPIONSHIP on Friday 21st June 2019. Prizes are the gift of Benjamin Briggs - Pitch Perfect :Piano Tuning - in memory of Edna Briggs (Piano Teacher.)

Entries Closed
Entry: $18.001st $30          2nd $20          3rd $10          HM Ribbon          
For Current Year, Units 3 & 4 V.C.E. Music Performance or Music Investigation Students
P99 PIANO - OWN CHOICE SOLO     For Current Year, Units 3 & 4 V.C.E. Music Performance or Music Investigation Students

Session: 19/05/2019 7:00 PM    Time Limit: 05:00

This section is ONLY for students who are studying V.C.E. Music performance or V.C.E. Music Investigation in the current year. Competitors may choose to REPEAT the item performed on the V.C.E. Music Day (Friday 10 May.) This is optional 0 if wished a new item may be performed according to each competitors preferred option.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.001st $30          2nd $20          3rd $10          HM Ribbon          
AMEB / ANZCA (Current Year) Grade Six
P06 PIANO SOLO     AMEB / ANZCA (Current Year) Grade Six

Session: 18/05/2019 1:30 PM    Time Limit: 06:30

Prizes are the gift of the Y Service Club of Bendigo Inc.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.001st $30          2nd $20          3rd $10          HM Ribbon          
AMEB / ANZCA (Current Year) GRADES SEVEN AND EIGHT
P13 QUICK STUDY SOLO     AMEB / ANZCA (Current Year) GRADES SEVEN AND EIGHT

Session: 18/05/2019 7:00 PM    Time Limit: 03:00

The piece to be played will be supplied by the adjudicator, then forwarded to competitors approximately 14 days prior to the Piano competition.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
8 years and under
P22 PIANO- SELECTION by an AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER SOLO     8 years and under

Session: 19/05/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 02:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $11.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
18 years and under
P72 PIANO- SELECTION by an AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER SOLO     18 years and under

Session: 19/05/2019 1:30 PM    Time Limit: 05:30

Entries Closed
Entry: $17.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
23 years and under
P84 PIANO - SELECTION from a FILM or MUSICAL SOLO     23 years and under

Session: 19/05/2019 7:00 PM    Time Limit: 05:30

Entries Closed
Entry: $18.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
10 years and under
P32 PIANO- SELECTION by an AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER SOLO     10 years and under

Session: 19/05/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 03:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
12 years and under
P46 PIANO DUET     12 years and under

Session: 18/05/2019 1:30 PM    Time Limit: 03:30

Entries Closed
Entry: $16.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
14 years and under
P50 PIANO - OWN CHOICE SOLO     14 years and under

Session: 18/05/2019 7:00 PM    Time Limit: 04:30

Prizes are the gift of Claire Harris and family

Entries Closed
Entry: $14.001st $30          3rd $10          3rd $10          HM Ribbon          
23 years and under
P89 The BETTY WALLACE PIANO SONATA SOLO     23 years and under

Session: 19/05/2019 1:30 PM    Time Limit: 09:00

One movement from a piano sonata by HAYDN, MOZART or BEETHOVEN. Two Pianists, whom the Adjudicator deems to be the most suitable, will be selected by the Adjudicator, from sections, P87, P88, P89 and/or P92 as being eligible to perform in the LEILA WATSON MEMORIAL MUSIC CHAMPIONSHIP on Friday 21st June 2019.

Entries Closed
Entry: $18.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
P90 Fugue from J.S.Bach’s “ The Well-Tempered Clavier.” [Book 1 or 2]. SOLO     23 years and under

Session: 19/05/2019 7:00 PM    Time Limit: 05:30

Fugue from J.S.Bach’s “ The Well-Tempered Clavier.” [Book 1 or 2]. Prizes are sponsored by Nola McIvor.

Entries Closed
Entry: $18.001st $50          2nd $30          3rd $20          HM Ribbon          
AMEB / ANZCA (Current Year) Grade Three
P03 PIANO SOLO     AMEB / ANZCA (Current Year) Grade Three

Session: 18/05/2019 1:30 PM    Time Limit: 03:30

Prizes are the gift of Mrs. Judith McCarthy.

Entries Closed
Entry: $14.001st $30          2nd $20          3rd $10          HM Ribbon          
23 years and under
P92 ANNIE MILDRED NANCARROW MEMORIAL PIANO AWARD SOLO     23 years and under

Session: 19/05/2019 7:00 PM    Time Limit: 12:00

Two pieces: a) Own selection from Bach`s 48 Preludes and Fugues (prelude only). b) Own selection (not to be a prelude or fugue) Two Pianists, whom the Adjudicator deems to be the most suitable, will be selected by the Adjudicator, from sections, P87, P88, P89 and/or P92 as being eligible to perform in the LEILA WATSON MEMORIAL MUSIC CHAMPIONSHIP on Friday 21st June 2019.

Entries Closed
Entry: $18.001st Medallion          2nd Trophy          3rd Award          HM Ribbon          
P87 JAZZ or BLUES PIANO SOLO     23 years and under

Session: 19/05/2019 7:00 PM    Time Limit: 06:00

Competitors are encouraged to perform their own composition. Two Pianists, whom the Adjudicator deems to be the most suitable, will be selected by the Adjudicator, from sections, P87, P88, P89 and/or P92 as being eligible to perform in the LEILA WATSON MEMORIAL MUSIC CHAMPIONSHIP on Friday 21st June 2019. Prizes are the gift of Benjamin Briggs - Pitch Perfect :Piano Tuning - in memory of Edna Briggs (Piano Teacher.)

Entries Closed
Entry: $18.001st $30          2nd $20          3rd $10          HM Ribbon