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Established 1997 as a part of Balaklava Community Arts Inc.

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

PIANO

Saturday 6th August 2016

VENUE: BALAKLAVA TOWN HALL

Balaklava Town Hall

Wallace Street, Balaklava

ADJUDICATOR: DIANA HARRIS OAM

Diana is a retired pianist/accompanist/lecturer in music:

  • Adelaide CAE—teaching teachers  music and  how to teach it in schools
  • Flinders Street School of Music- Principal Lecturer –Performance Studies
  • Elder Conservatorium- Senior Lecturer
Recently involved in supporting music making and music education through a range of activities including 
  • The Accompanists' Guild of SA (Founder & current President)
  • The Music Teachers' Association of SA ( Immediate Past President & current Council)
  • Recitals Australia (Vice President)
  • Convenor of the Annual Festival of Accompanists (Since 2004) which includes
    • Musicians in Residence  -  Timothy Young /ANAM Michael Kieran Harvey, Anthony Legge ( Opera Australia), Leslie Howard/UK , Jean Paul Sevilla/France , David Miller /Sydney Con , Malcolm Martineau/UK and more,
    • the Geoffrey Parsons Award for accompanists/collaborative pianists
    • the Young Accompanists’ Showcase ( Secondary School pianists matched with professional soloists,) and
    • Junior Ensemble Musicians ( Primary School students in small ensembles)
    • The 2013 Accompanists’ Festival runs from August 12 to 18 at Marryatville HS.  The Conference is on Sunday 18. The Musician in Residence is David Barnard, UK based  Adelaide trained , returning as Chief Répétiteur for State Opera’s production of Salome
  •  the Diana Harris Prize for Accompanists was established by public contributions on her retirement  at the Elder Conservatorium,
  • Convenor of the Peter Schodde Memorial Concert in 2012 and the inaugural Peter Schodde Memorial Piano Scholarship for Recitals Australia in 2013,
  • Convenor of the Yamaha Recitals Australia Showcase ( 2009 & 2011),
  • Board Member Radio 5mbs (2004-2008) and Convenor of the MBS Young Performer of the Year Award 2005 to 2008 (SA x 5 and  National x 2).

Diana maintains a small piano teaching studio.

Diana’s contribution to music has been acknowledged with a

  • TAFE Gold Medal for outstanding contribution to Music,
  • an Australian Music Centre Award for “Distinguished Contribution to the Advancement of Australian Music”,
  • the Centenary Medal  
  • OAM The Order of Australia Medal
  •   Honorary Life Membership of the Accompanists’ Guilds of SA and Queensland.

CONVENOR: TRISH LANGDON

* Please note: Some sections may be combined or cancelled, depending on number of entries

SECTIONS  
nov p Novice (any age) Piano Solo, learning 18 mths or less
hag p Have A Go (any age) Piano Solo
sub-jun p Sub-Junior (Age 8 & under) Piano Solo
jun p Junior (Age 10 & under) Piano Solo
sub-int p Sub-Intermediate (Age 11 & under) Piano Solo
int p Intermediate (Age 13 & under) Piano Solo
sen p Senior (Age 16 & under) Piano Solo
open p Open (Age 17 & over) Piano Solo
jun pd Junior (13 & under) Piano Duet
open pd Open (any duet with any member age 14 or over) Piano Duet

 

See Page 47 of Printed Programme (Click here for .pdf version of programme)

*** PLEASE NOTE ***

► No changes to any sections in 2016

 

NOVICE PIANO SOLO
Studying 18 months or less prior to competition, 1st instrument only
SPONSORS - WAKEFIELD REGIONAL COUNCIL
Participants book in at 9.00am
Section commences at 9.30am
Time limit 5 minutes

 

 

SUB-JUNIOR PIANO SOLO
SPONSOR - MARGARET and RAY GREENSHIELDS
Participants book in at 9.35am
Section commences at 10.05am
Time limit 5 minutes

 

 

JUNIOR PIANO SOLO
SPONSOR - GEOFF BROCK MP
Participants book in at 10.15am
Section commences at 10.45am
Time limit 5 minutes

 

 

SUB-INTERMEDIATE PIANO SOLO
SPONSOR - VINCENT and COLLEEN LALLY
Participants book in at 11.05am
Section commences at 11.35am
Time limit 5 minutes

 

LUNCH BREAK

 

'HAVE A GO' PIANO SOLO
NON-COMPETITIVE - Any Age
SPONSOR - PETER and MELANIE EVANS
Participants book in at 12.40pm
Section commences at 1.10pm
Time limit 5 minutes

 

 

INTERMEDIATE PIANO SOLO
SPONSOR - CORALIE E. TAYLOR
Participants book in at 1.30pm
Section commences at 2.00pm
Time limit 5 minutes

 

 

SENIOR PIANO SOLO
SPONSORS - MERIEL and ANDREW LANE
Participants book in at 2.15pm
Section commences at 2.45pm
Time limit 8 minutes

 

 

OPEN PIANO SOLO
SPONSOR - JAMIE COCK
Participants book in at 3.00pm
Section commences at 3.30pm
* Time limit 8 minutes *

 

PIANO SOLO CHAMPION

John Maiello (Gilberton)

SPONSOR - TRISH and IAN LANGDON

 

PIANO DUET - JUNIOR
Grace Anders Memorial Award
SPONSOR - BALCO GROUP
Participants book in at 4.10pm
Section commences at 4.40pm
* Time limit 8 minutes *

 

 

PIANO DUET - OPEN
Grace Anders Memorial Award
SPONSOR - TRISH and IAN LANGDON
Participants book in at 4.10pm
Section commences following junior pd
* Time limit 8 minutes *

 

PIANO DUET CHAMPION

GRACE ANDERS MEMORIAL AWARD

Jonathan Siow & Alexander Siow (Colonel Light Gardens)

SPONSOR - COLIN & DAVID HENNIG

 

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Last updated on 9 August 2016

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