2017 Boroondara Eisteddfod
Category 2: Vocal
12 May 2017 to 09 Jun 2017
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)

CATEGORY 2: VOCAL

Classical Vocal

Songs from Musical Theatre or Operetta

Robert Stolz Viennese Music Society Award

Art Song (including Lieder)

Oratorio/Cantata

Boroondara Eisteddfod Vocal Championship Award

Herman Schildberger Memorial Award

Contemporary Vocal Solo

 

Vocal Sections 2.01 to 2.05

Adjudicator: Ms Suzanne Johnston

Vocal Sections 2.06 TO 2.07

Adjudicator: Ms Helen Jackson


Entrants must register no later than 45 minutes after the session start time as advised on the entrant’s Notice of Appearance. Failure to do so will result in disqualification.


Venues

Sections 2.01-2.07: Parkview Room (next to Camberwell Library), 340 Camberwell Rd, Camberwell

The venue will open 45 minutes prior to the commencement of the session.


General

Please refer to the section schedule for specific rules.


Competitors can choose music of their own choice for all sections. 


Sections which normally attract large entrant numbers will be divided into heats.  

Requests to be in a specific heat MUST be made to the Eisteddfod Coordinator BEFORE close of entries by email, via a note on the database or by phone on (03) 9278 4770.


Contemporary Vocal Sections

Contemporary vocal entrants may perform with or without a PA and may use a single instrument accompaniment or a good-quality backing track (instrumental only, without vocal content). A PA system with one microphone and CD player as well as a grand piano will be provided.

A foldback system will be in place.

 

Official Accompanist Fee: $2.00

Section 2.05 - Boroondara Eisteddfod Vocal Championship Award

Choice of work for heats: One operatic aria is to be sung. 
Choice of work for final: The aria performed in the heat is to be sung together with one other contrasting piece (i.e. lieder or art song) that the contestant has not already sung in any other section at this year’s Eisteddfod.
Eligibility: To be eligible to compete in this section, entrants must perform in at least one of sections 2.01 to 2.04. For 2.02 to qualify, the entry performed in that section must be from a Viennese Operetta.


Special Awards:


Robert Stolz Viennese Music Society Award
Prize:
$200 (separate entry not required)

This award will be made to the best performance of a selection from Viennese Operetta in section 2.02.

SUPPORTER: ROBERT STOLZ VIENNESE MUSIC SOCIETY AWARD

 

Herman Schildberger Memorial Award

Prize: $600 (separate entry not required)

This award will be made to a singer aged between 18 and 25 (from sections 2.01 to 2.05) whom the adjudicator considers to have the most promise and to be worthy of encouragement.

SUPPORTER: CAMBERWELL CHORALE

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 31/03/2017 5:00:00 PM (AEST)
2.01 Classical Vocal Solo     18 years & Under

Time Limit: 06:00

Music of own choice. Pre-recorded accompaniment not permitted. Note: Fee to use the official accompanist for this section is $2

Entry: $15.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
2.02 Song from Musical Theatre or Operetta Solo     Open

Time Limit: 06:00

Music of own choice. Selected work/s must have been specifically composed as part of a musical show, score (including movie sound track) or as part of an operetta (not opera). Viennese music is especially encouraged. Pre-recorded accompaniment not permitted. Note: Fee to use the official accompanist for this section is $6.

2.02 Robert Stolz Viennese Society Music Award

Entry: $30.001st $125          2nd $75          3rd $50          
2.03 Art Song inc Lieder Solo     Open

Time Limit: 06:00

Music of own choice. Note: Fee to use the official accompanist for this section is $2.

Entry: $30.001st $125          2nd $75          3rd $50          
2.04 Oratorio/Cantata Solo     Open

Time Limit: 06:00

Music of own choice. Note: Fee to use the official accompanist for this section is $2.

Entry: $30.001st $125          2nd $75          3rd $50          
2.05 Boroondara Eisteddfod Vocal Championship Award Solo     Open

Time Limit: 08:00

Time limits: Heat: 8 minutes Final: 12 minutes Music of own choice. Heats - One Operatic aria is to be sung. Final: The aria performed in the heat is to be sung together with one other contrasting piece (i.e. lieder or art song) that the contestant has not already sung in any other section at this year’s Eisteddfod. Eligibility: To be eligible to compete in this section, entrants must perform in at least one of sections 2.01 to 2.04. For 2.02 to qualify, the entry performed in that section must be from a Viennese Operetta. Heat 1: 6pm, Tuesday 30 May Heat 2: 6pm. Wednesday 31 May Final - 8pm, Friday 09 June The second heat will be required in the event of large entrant numbers. You will be advised of your scheduled heat on your Notice of Appearance. Note: The fee to use the official accompanist for this section is $2. Finalist numbers will be decided at the end of the 2nd heat and you will be notified as soon as possible of the results by email. No further payment is required.

Prizes sponsored by the Robert Salzer Foundation

Entry: $30.001st $1000          2nd $800          3rd $400          
2.06 Contemporary Vocal Solo     14 years & Under

Time Limit: 08:00

Music of own choice - not musical theatre. Two contrasting songs from different genres to be performed. Entrants may perform with or without a PA and may use a single instrument accompaniment or a good-quality back track (instrumental only, without vocal content). A PA system with one microphone and CD player as well as a grand piano will be provided. A fold back system will be in place. Note: The fee to use the official accompanist for this section is $6.

Entry: $15.001st Voucher          2nd Voucher          3rd Voucher          
2.07 Contemporary Vocal Solo     18 years & Under

Time Limit: 08:00

Music of own choice - not musical theatre. Two contrasting songs from different genres to be performed. Entrants may perform with or without a PA and may use a single instrument accompaniment or a good-quality backing track (instrumental only, without vocal content). A PA system with one microphone and CD player as well as a grand piano will be provided. A fold back system will be in place. Note: The fee to use the official accompanist for this section is $6.

Entry: $15.001st $75          2nd $55          3rd $25