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Established 1997 as a part of Balaklava Community Arts Inc.

~ PO Box 253 ~ Balaklava ~ South Australia ~ 5461 ~

 

 

21st Balaklava Eisteddfod

 

 

Friday 4th August 2017
Saturday 5th August 2017
Sunday 6th August 2017

* See the Programme page and the Venues page for details *

 

The Balaklava Eisteddfod Society looks forward to seeing both new
and familiar faces at the
21st Balaklava Eisteddfod weekend!

Notes

Dear entrants and supporters of the 21st Balaklava Eisteddfod,

If this is your first time entering we give you a warm welcome and trust that your experience with us will be a positive and fruitful one as well as enjoyable. If you have entered before we are delighted to have you back and thank you for your continued support.

Entrants will need a copy of the Rules & Conditions of Entry for your reference. This has been updated for 2017

Updated 2017 Syllabus Notes for your reference. It is advised to print the notes pertaining to alll Disciplines you intend to enter and read carefully.

In 2017, competitions will be held in the following DISCIPLINES

FRIDAY PROGRAMME

BANDS & INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE PROGRAM

► Concert, Stage Band Discipline (10 or more instruments)
* Note: Only up to 2 singers in Stage Bands

► Rock Band Discipline (4-9 members)
* junior, intermediate & senior rock band sections * (NO open)

► Instrumental Ensemble Discipline (4-9 Instruments)

 

CHORAL PROGRAM

► Choir Discipline (Minimum 10 voices) Competitive

► Choral Workshop Discipline (Minimum 10 voices) Non-competitive

► Vocal Ensemble Discipline (4 - 9 voices)

 

SATURDAY PROGRAMME

VOCAL PROGRAM

CONTEMPORARY VOCAL DISCIPLINE (Amplified Voice)

» Solo Sections

» Ensemble Sections (2-4 voices)

MUSICAL THEATRE DISCIPLINE

» Solo Sections

» Ensemble Sections (2-4 voices)

VOCAL DISCIPLINE (Classical & Popular)

» Solo Sections

» Ensemble Sections (2-4 voices) * previously was duet & trio

» Entrants aged 15-20 years in the Vocal - Classical Sections are eligible for the APMVC Vocal Scholarship - To enter the Vocal Scholarship entry form must be filled out, signed and returned to Balaklava Eisteddfod. See APMVC Vocal Scholarship letter for details.

 

INSTRUMENTAL PROGRAM

INSTRUMENTAL DISCIPLINE

» Solo Sections - This Includes a Novice section for 1st instrument only, learning 18 months or less prior to competition. Verification of Novice Eligibility is required.

» Small Ensemble Sections (2-4 instruments)
* previously was duet & trio

 

PIANO PROGRAM

PIANO DISCIPLINE

» Solo Sections - This Includes Novice for 1st instrument only, learning 18 months or less prior to competition, and “Have A Go” (non-competitive) Sections. Verification of Novice Eligibility is required.

» Duet Sections

 

SPEECH & DRAMA PROGRAM

SPEECH & DRAMA DISCIPLINE

» Drama or Recitation Solo Sections

» Group Drama (ensemble - 2-4 performers)
* previously was duologue & trialogue

» Prose or Poetry Reading Sections

» Public Speaking Sections


  • Sponsorship Opportunities - Contact Trish Langdon 0438 826 142 or email langdonbalak@iprimus.com.au. All sponsorship and donations gratefully accepted as we do not receive any government assistance and rely on the generosity of sponsors to run the Balaklava Eisteddfod.
  • ADVERTISING in the printed programme - see Advertising Form (save form to computer, fill in then print to post or save to email) - information needs to be submitted by 8th June 2017 at the absolute latest.

  • Entrants may take the opportunity to make an donation with your entry.
  • ACCOMPANISTS - Entrants are to provide their own accompanists for rehearsal and performance day. ENTRANTS MUST NAME THEIR ACCOMPANIST where indicated.
  • INSTRUMENTAL ENTRANTS MUST LIST THE INSTRUMENT TO BE PLAYED IN EACH SECTION where indicated.
  • PLEASE NOTE: CD players are not provided in any section other than the Contemporary Vocal Section. At the Contemporary Vocal Section, ONLY CD backing disks are acceptable for use in the sound system. Do not bring any other form of media. Live accompaniment is also acceptable.
  • Booking in prior to performance - Entrants must book in at least within the 30 minutes prior to commencement of their division, however they may book in earlier at any time.
  • Any queries can be answered either by an email to Trish Goodgame at info@balaklavaeisteddfod.org.au, (or call or text Trish 0417891834) or contact Bronny Cottle 0428 631 243.

SUNDAY FINALE CONCERT

Balaklava Town Hall - 2.00pm

(Tickets available from the Eisteddfod Office on Friday 4th & Saturday 5th August and from 11.30am at the door on Sunday 6th August)

Featuring

  • performances by Championship winners and invited performers from the previous days' competitions
  • adjudication of the Adelaide Plains Male Voice Choir Vocal Scholarship
  • performances by the Combined Mid North Primary Schools Festival of Music Choirs

 

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entrant and your area(s) of interest in the Balaklava Eisteddfod.

The Balaklava Eisteddfod is held annually at the
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