78th City of Toowoomba Eisteddfod 2024
DIVISION 04 - VOCAL DUETS, TRIOS AND QUARTETS
09 May 2024 to 19 May 2024
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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CHORAL AND VOCAL

Please read the General Rules and Division-Specific Rules carefully to avoid disqualification.

All competitors are required to frequently check the Eisteddfod website for the latest updates.


DIVISION 02 - VOCAL SOLOS – Open


VOCAL GENERAL RULES

  1. One song only unless otherwise indicated.
  2. Own choice of music.
  3. The use of a microphone and/or pre-recorded electronic backing or accompaniment is NOT permitted unless specifically stated in the rules for that section.
  4. If backing tracks are allowed in contemporary sections, they must contain Instrumental backing only.  The equipment provided uses an earphone jack – NO CD or other medium can be used.
  5. Where backing track or microphone is permitted, competitors must use the uni-directional microphone and sound equipment supplied by the Eisteddfod.


DIVISION 03 - VOCAL SOLOS - Primary, Middle and Secondary

VOCAL SOLO

  1. CCM/Jazz/Rock/Movie/Music Theatre selections are not permitted.

MUSIC THEATRE PERFORMANCE SOLO

  1. From a Musical (Stage or Film).
  2. Hand props and chair only.
  3. Costume preferred.
  4. Judged as a vocal and theatrical presentation.

AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER SOLO

  1. Excluding Contemporary Popular Song or Folk Song.

CONTEMPORARY COMMERCIAL VOCAL SOLO

  1. Contemporary popular song only. No jazz or music theatre songs allowed.
  2. Must use microphone.
  3. May be accompanied by a single acoustic or electric instrument, or backing track. The equipment provided uses an earphone jack – NO CD or other medium can be used.
  4. Song to be chosen from appropriate AMEB or similar Contemporary Popular Music Syllabi, ABC “Sing” books, Hal Leonard Choraltime books or songs of similar suitability for Primary age group.

CONTEMPORARY COMMERCIAL BALLAD SOLO

  1. Contemporary popular song only. No jazz or music theatre songs allowed.
  2. Must use microphone.
  1. May be accompanied by a single acoustic or electric instrument, or backing track. The equipment provided uses an earphone jack – NO CD or other medium can be used.

UP TEMPO SONG SOLO

  1. Contemporary popular song only. No jazz or music theatre songs allowed.
  2. Must use microphone.
  1. May be accompanied by a single acoustic or electric instrument, or backing track. The equipment provided uses an earphone jack – NO CD or other medium can be used.


DIVISION 04 - VOCAL DUETS, TRIOS AND QUARTETS

  1. Competitors may perform only once in each of these sections, except for Lieder

MUSIC THEATRE ENSEMBLE (2-4 singers)

  1. Must be from a Musical (Stage or Film).
  2. Hand props and chair only.
  3. Onstage piano must be used.
  4. Costume preferred.



ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 27/02/2024 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
Open
081 LIEDER DUET     Open

Time Limit:

1. Adjudicated as a performance of equal status (duo). 2. To be sung in the original language. 3. Music to be selected from the works of Schubert, Schumann, Beethoven, Liszt, Brahms, Carl Loewe, Hugo Wolf, R. Strauss, Mahler or other of a comparable standard. 4. Competitors in Lieder may compete twice, as vocalist and pianist, with the same or different partner.

Prizes donated by Elizabeth Crook in memory of Shirley Bowtell.

Entry: $13.501st Pauline Wager Memorial Trophy + $35          2nd $25          3rd $15          
082 VOCAL DUET     Open

Time Limit:

Entry: $13.501st $35          2nd $25          3rd $15          
Secondary
083 VOCAL DUET     Secondary

Time Limit:

Entry: $10.001st $30          2nd $20          3rd $10          
Primary
085 VOCAL DUET     Primary

Time Limit:

Entry: $8.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
Open
086 MUSIC THEATRE ENSEMBLE (2-4 singers)     Open

Time Limit:

Entry: $13.501st $35          2nd $25          3rd $15          
Secondary
087 MUSIC THEATRE ENSEMBLE (2-4 singers)     Secondary

Time Limit:

Entry: $10.001st $30          2nd $20          3rd $10          
Open
088 VOCAL TRIO     Open

Time Limit:

Entry: $13.501st $35          2nd $25          3rd $15          
Secondary
089 VOCAL TRIO/QUARTET     Secondary

Time Limit:

Entry: $10.001st $30          2nd $20          3rd $10          
Primary
090 VOCAL TRIO/QUARTET     Primary

Time Limit:

Entry: $9.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
Open
091 VOCAL QUARTET     Open

Time Limit:

Entry: $15.001st $40          2nd $30          3rd $20