2019 Border District Eisteddfod
Choral
05 Jun 2019 to 07 Jun 2019
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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CHORAL SCHEDULE 2019


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Wednesday 5th June  –  Friday 7th June, 2019

 

Proposed Dates of Competition (Dates may alter slightly due to competitor numbers)

Wednesday 5thJune – Morning Session - Choral Groups 18 years and under

Wednesday 5thJune – Afternoon Session - Instrumental 18 years and under

Thursday 6thJune – Morning Session - Vocal Solos and Duets 18 years and under

Thursday 6thJune – Afternoon Session - Instrumental Solos and Duets 18 years and under

Thursday 6thJune – Evening Session - All Open Sections

Friday 7thJune – Morning Session – Keyboard Solos and Duets 18 years and under

Friday 7thJune – Evening – GALA CONCERT – Performers by invitation of adjudicator and Border District Eisteddfod Committee.

 

Entries DUE: Friday 5thApril, 2019 – No late entries accepted. 

Entry fees

Individual Entries                            $6

Duos and Trios                                 $10 

Groups                                                           $15

Entry and payment will be via the Stardom Competition Online Entry System (www.stardom.com.au)

 

Please Note: Copies of own choice music must be received by the Committee by Friday 24thMay, 2019.

Post:  PO Box 161 Stanthorpe, QLD, 4380

Email:info@borderdistricteisteddfod.org.au

In Person: to Morwenna Harslett at Cherry Lane Nursery, 60 Sugarloaf Rd, Stanthorpe

 

Rules and Regulations for both Instrumental and Choral Music Sections are outlined below. 

  • Official Accompanist

The preferred method of accompaniment for all vocal and choral sections is a pianist. The official accompanist’s details areNatalee McCosker – Phone: 0438 810 139. The cost of Natalee’s services for all solo and duet sections for the performance plus two rehearsals will be covered by the Border District Eisteddfod. Any additional rehearsals can be arranged and negotiated directly with Natalee. Schools are not funded by the Border District Eisteddfod.

  • Assistance or enquiries for music sections:

Morwenna Harslett

info@borderdistricteisteddfod.org.au

0419 909 446

CHORAL/VOCAL MUSIC - RULES AND REGULATIONS

 

  1. Every care will be taken for competitors’ safety, but the Committee will not be responsible for any injuries sustained by any competitor and or damage to property during the Eisteddfod.

  2. By entering the Border District Eisteddfod, you agree to abide by the rules and regulations as outlined in this 2019 Schedule.

  3. Entries will not be accepted unless accompanied by the correct entry fee. Entry fees are not refundable unless cancelled by the Committee or there is an error in the program.

  4. Requests for sections to be heard at particular times are to be either given in writing/emailed to the committee or can be made through Stardom when processing entry. The committee will endeavour to accommodate requests however no alterations will be made once program is complete.

  5. Age is determined at 1stJanuary, 2019.The committee reserves the right to ask for proof of age.

  6. In the individual solo sections, competitors may enter only once per section.

  7. In duo and trio sections, competitors may perform twice in these sections with different partners in any one section. In duo & trios, the eldest performer must enter the relevant age section.

  8. School’s enrolment numbers are taken from the day that entries are lodged. If numbers change after that date, schools will not be moved into a different section.

  9. All vocal solos, duets, and character songs are own choice, but must be songs suitable to the age group. Choice of song will be taken into consideration.

  10. The preferred method of accompaniment for all vocal and choral sections is a pianist. The official accompanist’s details are listed above. If using CD’s, competitors must supply their own sound equipment.

  11. Movement is allowable in all vocal sections but only in the Tiny Tots choral sections or unless otherwise stated in the music.

  12. Time limits must be observed. An item may be shorter than the limit but not exceed it.To meet time limits, excerpts of verses are acceptable and repeats may be omitted from music.

  13. The Border District Eisteddfod (BDE) holds an Australian Performing Rights Association (APRA) license that covers the public performance of all copyright musical works at this event. In 2017, a new licensing scheme was introduced to all eisteddfods. It is based on a per entry rate of 90c (ex GST), and has been included in the entry fee for performers. BDE also has an arrangement with the Australian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society (AMCOS) that allows entrants to photocopy an original piece of sheet music for adjudicators. An entrant may supply the adjudicator with an unlicensed copy of the piece provided that (a) the original is used by the entrant for performance or held at the venue for inspection and (b) the Executive Committee or its delegate destroys the copy immediately after the adjudication.ADeclaration formis to be filled in and handed in with the adjudicator copy.Forms can be downloaded from this website. Entrants must perform from original published editions of music, unless prior permission has been obtained from the copyright owner. 

  14. Competitor’s names and/or photographs may be used for promotional or marketing purposes. Should this not be appropriate, the Eisteddfod Committee MUST be notified. This can be done online when submitting entries.

  15. The adjudicator’s decision is final.
  16. Unless specifically invited by the adjudicator, contact with the adjudicator must not be made directly by teachers, competitors or parents.

  17. Adjudicator comment sheets can be obtained from the table at the back of hall.

 

 

SPECIAL CONDITIONS FOR CHORAL SECTIONS

SECTIONS 1-10 (inclusive):To present two (2) contrasting pieces as follows:

(a) Sections 1-2 must be unison ORunison with descant. Time limit: Total of 4 minutes for both pieces. 

(b) Section 3: One song may be either unison or in 2 parts and the other unison with optional descant.  Time limit: Total of 5 minutes for both pieces.

(c) Section 4: One song must be in 2 parts and the other unison with optional descant. Time limit: Total of 5 minutes for both songs.

(d) Section 5: Both pieces to be in two parts. Time limit: Total of 6 minutes for both pieces.

(e) Sections 8-10: Both pieces to be in unison. Time limit: Total of 4 minutes for both pieces.

SECTION 6-7 and 11-18 (inclusive):One piece only to be presented – unison (with or without descant) or parts.  Time limit: 2½minutes.

 

 

CHORAL SCHEDULE

 

1.   PRIMARY SCHOOLS CHORAL CONTEST- Schools with fewer than 35 pupils (4 minutes maximum)

2.   PRIMARY SCHOOLS CHORAL CONTEST - Schools with 35 to 100 pupils (4 minutes maximum)

3.   PRIMARY SCHOOLS CHORAL CONTEST - Schools with more than 100 pupils (5 minutes maximum)

4.   SECONDARY SCHOOLS CHORAL CONTEST – (5 minutes maximum)

5.   OPEN CHOIR (6 minutes maximum)

6.   SMALL GROUP CHORAL – 16 YEARS AND UNDER  4-8 voices (2½minutes)

7.   SMALL GROUP CHORAL – OPEN- 4-8 voices (2½minutes)

8.   TINY TOTS CHOIR- PREP.–YEAR 2 INCLUSIVE- Schools with fewer than 35 pupils (4 minutes)

9.   TINY TOTS CHOIR - PREP.–YEAR 2 INCLUSIVE-Schools with 35 to 100 pupils (4 minutes)

10.  TINY TOTS CHOIR- PREP.–YEAR 2 INCLUSIVE- Schools with more than 100 pupils (4 minutes)

11.  HYMN OR SACRED SONG – PRIMARY (2½minutes).

12.  HYMN OR SACRED SONG – SECONDARY (2½minutes).

13.  HYMN OR SACRED SONG – SMALL GROUP – 16 YEARS AND UNDER 4-8 voices (2½minutes)

14.  HYMN OR SACRED SONG – SMALL GROUP – OPEN 4-8 voices (2½minutes)

15.  FOLK SINGING – PRIMARY (2½minutes)

16.  FOLK SINGING – SECONDARY (2½minutes)

17.  FOLK SINGING – SMALL GROUP – 16 YEARS AND UNDER 4-8 voices (2½minutes)

18.  FOLK SINGING – SMALL GROUP – OPEN 4-8 voices (2½minutes)

NOTE: A traditional Folk Song has no known authorship, was preserved by oral tradition and collected and arranged by known composers.

                                                                                                                                   

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5/04/2019 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
001 Choral Contest Choir (Schools with fewer than 35 pupils)     Primary Schools

Two (2) contrasting pieces to be performed. Must be unison OR unison with descant.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.00
002 Choral Contest Choir (Schools with 35 - 100 pupils)     Primary Schools

Two (2) contrasting pieces to be performed. Must be unison OR unison with descant.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.00
003 Choral Contest Choir (Schools with more than 100 pupils)     Primary Schools

Two (2) contrasting pieces to be performed. One song may be either unison or in 2 parts and the other unison with optional descant.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.00
004 Choral Contest Group      Secondary Schools

Two (2) contrasting pieces to be performed. One song must be in 2 parts and the other unison with optional descant

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.00
005 Choral Choir     Open

For choirs not eligible for Sections 001, 002, 003 or 004. Two (2) contrasting pieces to be performed. Both pieces to be in two parts.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.00
006 Choral Small Group (4 - 8 voices)     16 Years & Under

One piece only to be presented - unison (with or without descant) or parts.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.00
007 Choral Small Group (4 - 8 voices)     Open

One piece only to be presented - unison (with or without descant) or parts.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.00
008 Tiny Tots Choir (Schools with fewer than 35 pupils)     Prep - Year 2 Inclusive

Two (2) contrasting pieces to be performed. Both pieces to be in unison.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.00
009 Tiny Tots Choir (Schools with 35 - 100 pupils)     Prep - Year 2 Inclusive

Two (2) contrasting pieces to be performed. Both pieces to be in unison.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.00
010 Tiny Tots Choir (Schools with more than 100 pupils)     Prep - Year 2 Inclusive

Two (2) contrasting pieces to be performed. Both pieces to be in unison.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.00
011 Hymn or Sacred Song Choir     Primary Schools

One piece only to be presented - unison (with or without descant) or parts.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.00
012 Hymn or Sacred Song Choir     Secondary Schools

One piece only to be presented - unison (with or without descant) or parts.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.00
013 Hymn or Sacred Song Small Group (4 - 8 voices)     16 Years & Under

One piece only to be presented - unison (with or without descant) or parts.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.00
014 Hymn or Sacred Song Small Group (4 - 8 voices)     Open

One piece only to be presented - unison (with or without descant) or parts.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.00
015 Folk Singing Choir     Primary Schools

One piece only to be presented - unison (with or without descant) or parts. NOTE: A traditional Folk Song has no known authorship, was preserved by oral tradition and collected and arranged by known composers.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.00
016 Folk Singing Choir     Secondary Schools

One piece only to be presented - unison (with or without descant) or parts. NOTE: A traditional Folk Song has no known authorship, was preserved by oral tradition and collected and arranged by known composers.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.00
017 Folk Singing Small Group (4 - 8 voices)     16 Years & Under

One piece only to be presented - unison (with or without descant) or parts. NOTE: A traditional Folk Song has no known authorship, was preserved by oral tradition and collected and arranged by known composers.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.00
018 Folk Singing Small Group (4 - 8 voices)     Open

One piece only to be presented - unison (with or without descant) or parts. NOTE: A traditional Folk Song has no known authorship, was preserved by oral tradition and collected and arranged by known composers.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.00