Pianoforte

Tentative Dates: Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th August

Adjudicator: Alexey Koltakov

Any enquiries regarding Pianoforte Sections please contact Ms Kaylie Neave at [email protected]

Pianoforte Entry Form

Entries Close 1st June 2019

*Important reminder: Please use a separate entry form for each category. Check Entry Information below before submitting.

Special Piano Awards

Best Overall Pianist  18 years and over – $100, 17 years and under – $100 Sponsored by McDonald Coulton School of Music.

Craig Huthnance Memorial Award – $50. Sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. P. Huthnance. To pianist with hight mark in Jazz Sections.

Pianoforte Encouragement Awards – Sponsored by Kurrajong Kitchen. Awarded by the adjudicator to any pianoforte competitor. 14 years and under – $50, 15 years and over – $50.

Explanations

  • Special Restricted: This means any competitor who has never won a 1st, 2nd or 3rd prize at any eisteddfod or other competition anywhere at any age before the closing date of June 1. Clarification may be required.
  • Restricted: This means any competitor who has never won a 1st prize in any eisteddfod or other competition anywhere at that age in the same category before the closing date of June 1.
  • Classical Period – Music written between 1750 and 1820.
  • Romantic Period – 1830-1900 approx.
  • 20th/21st Century – Classical music written between 1900 to present day
  • Jazz /Ragtime/Boogie/Blues/Pop/Theatre and TV
  • Hawkesbury Residents – Open only to competitors who live in the Hawkesbury area.
  • Unless otherwise specified time limits are: 16/u – max.  3 mins,  17/over – max 4
  • Sonata: Unless otherwise specified time limits are:13 years and under – maximum 4   14 years and over – maximum 5 minutes.
  • Competitors will not be penalised if they perform less than the maximum time.
  • Performers are encouraged to announce the title of the piece and composer.

Piano Championships

Sponsored by ‘Kurrajong Kitchen’
Two contrasting pieces. Competitors must perform in 2 other solo sections. NOTE that duets/trios and sight reading do not count as a qualifying entry.

13 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $13.00

P100Championship - 1st Prize $50. Time limit maximum 8 minutes

15 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $13.00

P101Championship - 1st Prize $75. Time limit maximum 10 minutes

16 Years and Over

Entry Fee: $13.00

P102Championship - 1st Prize $150, 2nd Prize $50. Any movement of Sonata (except Baroque), plus one contrasting piece. Time limit maximum 20 minutes.

Piano Solos

5 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $8.00

P103Own Choice

6 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $8.00

P104Own Choice
P105Hawkesbury Resident (see explanations)

7 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $8.00

P106Special Restricted
P107Restricted
P108Jazz/ Film, TV, Theatre and Popular Music
P109Hawkesbury Residents (see explanations)
P110Australian Composition 1st prize $10

9 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $8.00

P111Special Restricted
P112Restricted
P113Self Accompanied Vocal Performance
P114Jazz/ Film, TV, and Theatre and Popular Music
P115Australian Composition 1st $20.00
P116Hawkesbury Residents (see explanations)

11 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $8.00

P117Special Restricted
P118Restricted
P119Self Accompanied Vocal Performance
P120Jazz/Film/TV/ Theatre/ Popular Music
P121Classical Period
P122Romantic Period
P12320th & 21st Century
P124Australian Composition 1st $30.00
P125Hawkesbury Residents (see explanations)

13 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $8.00

P126Special Restricted
P127Restricted
P128Self Accompanied Vocal Performance
P129Jazz/Film/TV/ Theatre/Popular Music
P130Classical Period
P131Romantic Period
P13220th/21st Century
P133Australian Composition 1st $50
P134Hawkesbury Residents (see explanations)

15 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $8.00

P135Restricted
P136Self Accompanied Vocal Performance
P137Jazz/Film/TV/Theatre and Popular Music
P138Baroque
P139Classical Period
P140Romantic Period
P14120th/21st Century
P142Australian Composition 1st $50, 2nd $20
P143Hawkesbury Residents (see explanations)

17 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $10.00

P144Restricted
P145Self Accompanied Vocal Performance
P146Jazz/ Film/TV/ Theatre/ Popular Music
P147Baroque
P148Classical Period
P149Romantic Period
P15020th/21st Century
P151Australian Composition 1 $50, 2nd $20
P152Hawkesbury Residents (see explanations)

18 Years and Over

Entry Fee: $10.00

P153Restricted
P154Self Accompanied Vocal Performance
P155Jazz/ Film/TV/ Theatre/ Popular Music
P156Baroque
P157Classical Period
P158Romantic Period
P15920th/21st Century
P160Australian Composition 1st $75, 2nd $30
P161Hawkesbury Residents (see explanations)

Sonata

13 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $9.00

P162Max 4 minutes - 1st Prize $50

14 Years and Over

Entry Fee: $9.00

P163Max 5 minutes

Grade Sections (Not age related)

Piece from AMEB (or equivalent) examination syllabus.
If less than four (4) entries in any section amalgamation will occur, either up or down. Competitors may enter one grade only and must enter the grade currently being studied.

Open Age

Entry Fee: $8.00

P164Preliminary
P165Preliminary Classical
P166Preliminary Jazz/Pop
P167Grade 1
P168Grade 1 - Classical
P169Grade 1 - Jazz/Pop
P170Grade 2
P171Grade 2 - Classical
P172Grade 2 - Jazz/Pop
P173Grade 3
P174Grade 3 - Classical
P175Grade 3 - Jazz/Pop
P176Grade 4
P177Grade 5
P178Grade 6
P179Grade 7
P180Grade 8
P181Diploma

Duets (Piano)

Age limit taken at 1st  June for both students

7 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $12.00

P182

9 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $12.00

P183

11 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $12.00

P184

13 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $12.00

P185

15 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $12.00

P186

16 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $12.00

P187

Orignal Composition

To be performed by composer. Time limit: 5 minutes.

15 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $10.00

P188Time limit 5 minutes

16 Years and Over

Entry Fee: $10.00

P189Time limit 5 minutes

Open Age

Entry Fee: $10.00

P190Time limit 5 minutes

Accompanist Section

Open Age

Entry Fee: $8.00

P191Time limit 5 minutes. Accompanist only to be adjudicated. Item being accompanied may be soloist, duo or trio, vocal or instrumentalist.

Sight Reading

The sight-reading will be at the standard of AMEB examination levels or equivalent. Competitors may enter one section only and must enter the grade currently being studied.

Open Age

Entry Fee: $8.00

P192Grade 3/4
P193Grade 5/6
P194Grade 7/8

Competitor With Special Needs

8 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $8.00

P195Own Choice

12 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $8.00

P196Own Choice

13 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $8.00

P197Own Choice