Vocal

Tentative Dates: Saturday, August 31st

Adjudicator: Richard Morphew

Any enquiries regarding Vocal Sections please contact Mrs. Jill Bain: [email protected]

Vocal Entry Form

Entries Close 1st June 2019

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

Music

  • All classical songs must have live accompaniment
  • Instrumental backing CD without vocals is permitted for contemporary style songs only.
  • The competitor must hold the original copy of the music.
  • Copy of sheet music and lyrics to be handed in for the adjudicator.
  • CDs should be clearly marked with contestant’s/owner’s name. CDs only are to be
    handed to music table before commencement of the section. One item per CD.
  • No other media device will be accepted.
  • Entrants are advised to have a backup CD available at the event. CD’s should be
    tested by the competitor on a CD player (rather than a computer) prior to bringing
    it to the eisteddfod.
  • Performers are encouraged to announce the title of the piece and the composer.
  • RESTRICTED. This means any competitor who has never won a 1st prize in any eisteddfod, dance festival or other competition anywhere at that age in the same category before the closing date of June 1.
  • SPECIAL RESTRICTED This means any competitor who has never won a 1st, 2nd or 3rd prize at any eisteddfod, dance festival or other competition anywhere at any age before the closing date of June 1 (clarification may be required.

Timing

  • Unless otherwise specified time limits are: 16/u – max. 3 minutes, 17/over – max 4 mins.
  • In the event of a section being combined the time limit of each individual age stands e.g. 16/u – 3mins & 17/over – 4 mins.
  • Competitors will not be penalised if they perform less than the maximum time.

Accompanist

  • If the Official Accompanist is required, please remember, that she will not play a difficult piece of music at sight.
  • Rehearsal is essential and fees are payable at the rate recommended by the accompanist.
  • Personal accompanists are required to pay admission fee for session.
  • The official accompanist is Janette Norcott. Mobile/ SMS: 0403 740 853, Email: [email protected]

Vocal Encouragement Awards

Sponsored by Kurrajong Kitchen

Awarded by the adjudicator to any vocal competitor.

14 years and under – $50.00
15 years and over – $50.00

Vocal Solos

8 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $8.00

V01Special Restricted
V02Restricted
V03Open
V04Popular Song

10 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $8.00

V05Special Restricted
V06Restricted
V07Open
V08Character in Costume
V09Popular Song

12 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $8.00

V10Restricted
V11Classical
V12Character in Costume
V13Popular Song (1st $20.00 in Memory of Rose Smith)

14 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $8.00

V14Restricted
V15Classical
V16Character in Costume
V17Australian Composition
V18Folk Song
V19Popular Song (1st $50.00 in memory of Aleda Johnsen)

16 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $8.00

V20Restricted
V21Classical
V22Character in Costume
V23Australian Composition
V24Folk Song
V25Popular Song (1st $50.00)

17 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $10.00

V26Restricted
V27Classical
V28Jazz, Blues, Spiritual
V29Musical Theatre in Costume
V30Folk Song
V31Popular Song (1st $50.00)
V32Australian Composition

Open Age

Entry Fee: $10.00

V33Original Song – lyrics and music to be handed to adjudicator – may be sung by composer or other vocalist. Time limit 3 minutes.

18 Years and Over

Entry Fee: $10.00

V34Restricted
V35Classical
V36Jazz, Blues, Spiritual
V37Australian Composition
V38Popular Song
V39Folk Song
V40Country Music
V41Gilbert and Sullivan (1st - $75. Time limit 6 minutes)
V42Lieder (1st $200, 2nd $75. Time limit 6 minutes. Non professional accompanist $60.)

CWA Award in memory of Mr.s Rose Smith - Sponsored by CWA Windsor

18 Years and Over

Entry Fee: $12.00

V43Song from a Musical or Musical Theatre (Time limit 5 minutes. Costume option. 1st Prize $100, @nd $50.)

'Aria' Harry Smith Memorial Award - Sponsored by Rotary Club Windsor

18 Years and over

Entry Fee: $20.00

V44Time limit 8 minutes. Competitors must also perform in 2 other solo sections. (1st prize $500, 2nd Prize $250. Prize money will be adjusted according to number of entrants - min 5)

Competitor with Special Needs (see rule 17)

8 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $8.00

V45Own Choice

12 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $8.00

V46Own Choice

13 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $8.00

V47Own Choice

Duos/Trios

15 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $12.00

V48

17 Years and Under

Entry Fee: $12.00

V49

18 Years and Over

Entry Fee: $12.00

V50Time limit 5 minutes