Bendigo Competitions Society Inc. 92nd Annual Bendigo Eisteddfod
BRASS SOLO COMPETITION
27 May 2017 to 27 May 2017
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)

BRASS SOLOS COMPETITION 2017


Saturday 27th May 2017

BENDIGO SOUTH EAST COLLEGE THEATRE, ELLIS STREET, BENDIGO.


Conducted by the Bendigo Competition Society in conjunction with the Victorian Bands League and the Bendigo and District Bands Group.


BRASS SOLO ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY Friday 28th APRIL 2017.


Please refer to the Bendigo Competition General Rules and the Specific Music Competition Rules.


ADJUDICATOR: Wally Pope.

OFFICIAL ACCOMPANIST: Wendy Rowlands (phone 0421 520 071)


BRASS SOLOS CONTEST CONDITIONS

  1. RULES: All rules of the Victorian Bands League (VBL) will be strictly enforced. The latest version of the VBL constest rules are available on the VBL website at https://www.vbl.org.au/publications/rules . It is a condition of entry that all competitors agree to be bound by these rules.
  2. ELIGIBILITY: All competitors must be registered with the VBL by Friday 12th May 2017 to compete in this contest. Go to https://www.vbl.org.au/about/membership for more information on registering with the VBL.
  3. MUSIC AND TIME LIMITS: All music is the performer's own choice. Time limits will be strictly enforced.
  4. EXCEEDING TIME LIMITS: A competitor exceeding the time limit shall have ten (10) points deducted from their aggregate score.
  5. REPETITION OF ITEMS: No competitor will be permitted to play an item in more than one section at any contest.
  6. A competitor who has won an item in the past thirteen (13) months at any Recognised Australasian Band Association contest (“previous contest”) shall not play the same item at the Bendigo Eisteddfod unless the commencement of the contest falls within twenty eight (28) days of the conclusion of the previous contest.
  7. Competitors shall not compete more than once in each section.
  8. AGE LIMITS: Where age limits apply, the age of the competitor is determined from their age on the 1st January 2017.  e.g. A junior is a player who is under 19 years of age on the 1st of January of the year of the contest.
  9. ADJUDICATOR'S SCORES: Each competitor must supply a copy of his/her score for the Adjudicator.
    - All bars must be numbered

    - Competitors must supply a photocopy for the Adjudicator. Photocopies will not be returned to the competitor to comply with copyright rules.
    - The copy for the Accompanist 
    should be an original.
  10. ACCOMPANIST: Competitors may use their own accompanist, use the Official Accompanist or perform on unaccompanied.
  11. Music for the Official Accompanist must be forwarded to him/her at least 14 days prior to the competition. The Official Accompanist reserves the right to refuse to play for the competitor if the music is handed in on the day of the competition.
  12. If a competitor requires the Official Accompanist for rehearsal, prior to the competition, please contact him/her to make arrangements.
  13. Dependent on the number of entries, a section may be deleted, divided or combined with another.
  14. ENTRIES: Entries must be made online at http://www.stardom.com.au or by clicking on the Stardom link on the Bendigo Competitions website: http://www.bendigocomps.org.au . Correct entry fees must accompany each entry, which must include title/s for all Music being performed. Cheques, or money orders for all entries are to be made payable to the Bendigo Competitions Society Inc. Please forward cheques to Music Coordinator, P.O. Box 177 Bendigo 3552.


ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 28/04/2017 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
10 years and under
B110 CORNET or TRUMPET SOLO     10 years and under

Session: 27/05/2017 1:30 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $11.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
13 years and under
B116 OTHER BRASS INSTRUMENT SOLO     13 years and under

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
B115 CORNET or TRUMPET SOLO     13 years and under

Session: 27/05/2017 1:30 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
B117 WOODWIND INSTRUMENT SOLO     13 years and under

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
10 years and under
B111 OTHER BRASS INSTRUMENT SOLO     10 years and under

Session: 27/05/2017 1:30 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $11.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
Juvenile: 15 years and under
B119 OTHER BRASS INSTRUMENT SOLO     Juvenile: 15 years and under

Entries Closed
Entry: $14.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
B118 CORNET or TRUMPET SOLO     Juvenile: 15 years and under

Session: 27/05/2017 1:30 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $14.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
B120 WOODWIND INSTRUMENT SOLO     Juvenile: 15 years and under

Entries Closed
Entry: $14.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
B121NOVICE ANY BRASS or WIND INSTRUMENT SOLO     Juvenile: 15 years and under

For competitors who have never won a 1st prize in a competition.

Entries Closed
Entry: $14.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
Junior: 19 years and under
B125 CORNET or TRUMPET SOLO     Junior: 19 years and under

Session: 27/05/2017 1:30 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $17.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
Juvenile: 15 years and under
B122 SACRED SOLO or SLOW MELODY SOLO     Juvenile: 15 years and under

Entries Closed
Entry: $14.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
23 years and under
B133 ANY BRASS INSTRUMENT SOLO     23 years and under

Session: 27/05/2017 1:30 PM    

Competitors may select any music - not restricted to syllabus. The winner of this section is eligible to perform in the LEILA WATSON MEMORIAL MUSIC CHAMPIONSHIP on Friday 19th June 2015.

Entries Closed
Entry: $18.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
Juvenile: 15 years and under
B123 INSTRUMENTAL DUET or TRIO     Juvenile: 15 years and under

Entries Closed
Entry: $14.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
Open Age
B138OPEN OTHER BRASS INSTRUMENT SOLO     Open Age

Session: 27/05/2017 1:30 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $18.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
Juvenile: 15 years and under
B124 INSTRUMENTAL GROUP     Juvenile: 15 years and under

Each group must contain a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 10 players.

Entries Closed
Entry: $14.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
Open Age
B136NOVICE ANY BRASS or WIND INSTRUMENT SOLO     Open Age

Session: 27/05/2017 1:30 PM    

For competitors who have never won a 1st prize in a competition.

Entries Closed
Entry: $18.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
Junior: 19 years and under
B126 OTHER BRASS INSTRUMENT SOLO     Junior: 19 years and under

Entries Closed
Entry: $17.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
Open Age
B139OPEN SACRED SOLO or SLOW MELODY SOLO     Open Age

Session: 27/05/2017 1:30 PM    

No movement to exceed 80 crotchets per minute

Entries Closed
Entry: $18.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
Junior: 19 years and under
B127 WOODWIND INSTRUMENT SOLO     Junior: 19 years and under

Entries Closed
Entry: $17.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
B128 SACRED SOLO or SLOW MELODY SOLO     Junior: 19 years and under

No movement to exceed 80 crotchets per minute.

Entries Closed
Entry: $17.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
Open Age
B137OPEN CORNET or TRUMPET SOLO     Open Age

Session: 27/05/2017 1:30 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $18.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
Junior: 19 years and under
B129NOVICE ANY BRASS or WIND INSTRUMENT SOLO     Junior: 19 years and under

For competitors who have never won a 1st prize in a competition.

Entries Closed
Entry: $17.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
Open Age
B142 INSTRUMENTAL GROUP     Open Age

Session: 27/05/2017 1:30 PM    

Each group must contain a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 10 players.

Entries Closed
Entry: $18.001st Medals          2nd Medals          3rd Medals          HM          
Junior: 19 years and under
B130 PERCUSSION - ANY INSTRUMENT SOLO     Junior: 19 years and under

Entries Closed
Entry: $17.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
B131 INSTRUMENTAL DUET or TRIO     Junior: 19 years and under

Entries Closed
Entry: $17.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
Open Age
B140 VETERAN SOLO     Open Age

Session: 27/05/2017 1:30 PM    

No movement to exceed 80 crochets per minute.

Entries Closed
Entry: $18.001st Medals          2nd Medals          3rd Medals          HM          
Junior: 19 years and under
B132 INSTRUMENTAL GROUP     Junior: 19 years and under

Each group must contain a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 10 players.

Entries Closed
Entry: $17.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
23 years and under
B134 ANY WOODWIND INSTRUMENT SOLO     23 years and under

Competitors may select any music - not restricted to syllabus. The winner of this section is eligible to perform in the LEILA WATSON MEMORIAL MUSIC CHAMPIONSHIP on Friday 19th June 2015.

Entries Closed
Entry: $18.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
Open Age
B135OPEN WOODWIND INSTRUMENT SOLO     Open Age

Entries Closed
Entry: $18.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM          
B141 INSTRUMENTAL DUET     Open Age

Entries Closed
Entry: $18.001st Medals          2nd Medals          3rd Medals          HM          
10 years and under
B112 WOODWIND INSTRUMENT SOLO     10 years and under

Entries Closed
Entry: $11.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM