70th Annual Townsville Eisteddfod
Choral
10 Sep 2019 to 14 Sep 2019
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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VOCAL DIVISION

PLEASE NOTE CHANGES FOR 2019

Adjudicator: Graham Godfrey, Brisbane

RULES & CONDITIONS

  1. CHOIRS
  1. In all Choral Sections, entries are Limited to one choir per school per Section.
  2. All children must be under school staff supervision at all times whilst in the theatre.
  3. Where Solo parts are specified in choral Sections, the parts so marked are to be sung collectively by the whole of the voices in the respective Section of the choir.
  4. Any choir, Group or Ensemble entered as a school choir, Group or Ensemble shall consist solely of bona-fide current students of the school named.
  5. No member of one choir or Group will be permitted to perform with another choir, Group or Ensemble in the same Section.
  6. Choir risers provided: 5 sets of 4 levels (plus floor)
  1. OWN CHOICE

         Sheet music or lyrics must be submitted on the day of performance, before commencement of Section as outlined in General Rule 3.                                                                                        

  1. PERFORMANCE

  1. Vocal Solos, Vocal Duets, Vocal Trios may be sung in the original language.
  2. In the case of Duets, Duos and Trios one of the competitors may be under the Age Limit but may not enterBOTH the higher Age Section and their own Age Section.
  3. If any competitor in Duets/Duos/Trios is prevented from performing due to the withdrawal of one member, a substitute may be used.The Backstage Marshall must be notified of the change prior to the commencement of the Section.
  4. Trios may be reduced to Duos/Duets if necessary but must be advised before the commencement of the Eisteddfod.
  5. The same item must not be performed more than once by the same competitor in the current Eisteddfod.
  6. Once a competitor has registered with the backstage marshal, they are required to remain backstage until the Section has been adjudicated.
  1. PIANO ACCOMPANIMENT

  A piano only will be used for all Classical Vocal Solo Sections. Competitors are responsible for obtaining their own accompanists.  One piano is available.

  1. CONDITIONS FOR THE USE OF THE CURTAIN

      Curtains will be allowed at the beginning and end, if required, for Solo from Musical and Novelty Chorus only

      Please notify the Marshall prior to the start of the Section

  1. AUDIO  See General Rule 5
  1. Time Limits will be strictly adhered to. Competitors exceeding Time Limits will receive an adjudication report but no mark. Timing commences at the start of music/movement in character and finishes at the completion of music/movement in character.
 



ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 9/06/2019 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
Year 9 & Under
002 Middle School Choral Championship: i Chief, ii Unison, iii Australian Choir     Year 9 & Under

Session: 14/09/2019 12:30 PM    

Own Choice; Piano or unaccompanied; Chief: at least 2 part; Australian: non-amplified as per score. All 3 songs must be sung.

Donated by Cathedral School of St Anne & St James

Entries Closed
Entry: $22.001st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          
Year 6 & Under
003 Primary Choral Championship: i Chief, ii Australian Choir     Year 6 & Under

Own Choice; Piano or unaccompanied; Chief: at least 2 part; Australian: non-amplified as per score. Both songs must be sung.

Entries Closed
Entry: $16.501st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          
Age 18 & Under
006 Modern Chorus - Partwork Choir     Age 18 & Under

Session: 14/09/2019 9:00 AM    

Hand Held props only Unaccompanied or Piano Accompaniment

Donated by Ron & Sandra Johnstone

Entries Closed
Entry: $14.301st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          HC          
Year 6 & Under
007 Novelty Chorus Choir     Year 6 & Under

Enter backstage; Choir Risers & Curtain optional; Hand held props only

Entries Closed
Entry: $14.301st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          HC          
Year 4 & Under
004 Junior Primary Choral Championship i Chief, ii Unison Choir     Year 4 & Under

Own Choice; Piano or unaccompanied. Both songs must be sung.

Entries Closed
Entry: $16.501st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          
Age 18 & Under
008 Open Novelty Chorus Choir     Age 18 & Under

Session: 14/09/2019 12:30 PM    

Enter backstage; Choir Risers & Curtain optional; Hand held props only

Donated by House of Champions (Aust)

Entries Closed
Entry: $14.301st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          HC          
010 Folk Singing Chorus - Partwork Choir     Age 18 & Under

Session: 14/09/2019 9:00 AM    

Traditional repertoire; non-amplified instruments per score

Donated by St Patrick's College Past Students Assoc

Entries Closed
Entry: $14.301st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          HC          
001 Senior Choral Championship: i Chief, ii Unison, iii Australian Choir     Age 18 & Under

Session: 14/09/2019 9:00 AM    

Own Choice; Piano or unaccompanied; Chief: at least 2 part; Australian: non-amplified instruments as per score. All 3 songs must be sung.

Donated by Glencore

Entries Closed
Entry: $22.001st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          
Year 6 & Under
005 Unison Chorus Choir     Year 6 & Under

Unaccompanied or Piano only

Entries Closed
Entry: $14.301st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          HC          
009 Folk Singing Chorus - Unison or Parts Choir     Year 6 & Under

Traditional repertoire; non-amplified instruments per score

Entries Closed
Entry: $14.301st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          HC