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Established 1997 as a part of Balaklava Community Arts Inc.

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Syllabus

AND

HOW TO ENTER

UPDATED MARCH 2016

** ENTRIES CLOSED **

TO ENTER

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Step 1: Read the Rules and Conditions of Entry. Save &/or print a copy for easy reference. Consult your teacher (if applicable).

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RULES & CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

(updated March 2015 - Printable pdf version)

Step 2: Select Discipline(s) you wish to enter and read the detailed Syllabus Notes for those Disciplines. Save &/or print a copy for easy reference.

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FULL DETAILS for each Discipline

(This includes all the section numbers - Printable pdf version)

DISCIPLINES - Friday 5 August 2016

PAGE

(Band & Instrumental Disciplines)

 

- BAND (Stage, Concert)

02

- INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE

03

- ROCK BAND

04

(Choral Disciplines)

 

- CHORAL (competitive and non-competitive)

05

- VOCAL ENSEMBLE

06

 

 

DISCIPLINES - Saturday 6 August 2016

 

(Vocal Disciplines)

 

- CONTEMPORARY VOCAL (Amplified Voice)

07

- MUSICAL THEATRE

08

- VOCAL

09

- APMVC VOCAL SCHOLARSHIP 2016
(Finalists to be adjudicated on Sunday 7 August)

10

(Instrumental Discipline)

 

- INSTRUMENTAL (Other than Piano)

11

(Piano Discipline)

 

- PIANO

13

(Speech & Drama Discipline)

 

- SPEECH & DRAMA

15

 

 

Sunday 7 August 2016


FINALE CONCERT -

 

Adelaide Plains Male Voice Choir Scholarship Finals

10

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Step 3: Save and Print a copy of the Entry Form(s) you need (See Forms Page)
* NOTE - ONE FORM ONLY per entrant or family * (e.g. You may enter siblings on the one Saturday entry form or use separate forms if siblings are entering several sections - it will be one $5 administration fee per family)
.

(1) click here for FRIDAY ENTRY FORM for Band (concert/stage), Instrumental Ensemble, Rock Band, Choral Workshop or Vocal Ensemble disciplines.

(2) click here for SATURDAY ENTRY FORM for Contemporary Vocal, Musical Theatre, Vocal, Instrumental, Piano or Speech & Drama disciplines. (solo, duet, small ensemble)

Vocal Scholarship requires a separate SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION as well.

* NOTE - Any data entered on these forms online will NOT be saved on your computer UNLESS you save it to your computer first as "2016 Entry-(your) Entrant Name" then fill it in and save again. Otherwise, it needs to be printed at the time of filling in *

Step 4: Complete ALL required forms, including Scholarship form if entering the Vocal Scholarship and Novice Eligibility Forms if entering Novice Instrumental or Novice Piano sections.

Step 5: Double check amount owing - if in doubt or if you have any questions re entry, contact Trish 0417891834 or email info@balaklavaeisteddfod.org.au then make payment with your entry

*see below for payment methods.

* * ENTRIES ARE NOT FINAL UNTIL PAYMENT IS RECEIVED * *

PAYMENTS NOT RECEIVED WITHIN 2 WEEKS OF RECIEVING ENTRY FORMS WILL BE ARCHIVED.

PAYMENT OF ENTRY FEES

* Entry Fees are non-refundable *

PAYMENT METHODS
Payment method
(Note: No cash to be posted)
Payment to be paid with entry

(1) POST:
Please make cheque/money order payable to
BALAKLAVA EISTEDDFOD SOCIETY
(ABN: 68061147516 - Balaklava Community Arty Inc.)
Send to:
The Treasurer,
Balaklava Eisteddfod Society,
PO Box 253, Balaklava SA 5461

OR

(2) DIRECT BANK TRANSFER:
Account Name: BALAKLAVA EISTEDDFOD SOCIETY
Bank: WESTPAC (Gawler SA Branch)
BSB: 035-075
Account No: 235023
Reference: Entrant Name

If paying by Direct Bank Transfer or deposit, send proof of your payment

* Email Online bank transaction notifications to info[at]balaklavaeisteddfod.org.au (replace [at] with @)
* If paying at a bank, indicate BRANCH where payment deposited

 

Syllabus Contents

The 20th BALAKLAVA EISTEDDFOD

is proudly presented by

Balaklava Community Arts Inc.

5, 6 & 7 August 2016

Balaklava Community Arts Imc.

which will........

• have Sections for activities popular in the region
• have Sections for levels of attainment from beginners to advanced
• be encouraging in spirit, within a supportive environment
• be designed largely by local teachers and professionals
• be inexpensive for participants and audiences
• be reviewed and adjusted to ensure it continues to serve the best interests of the region.

All individual competitors will receive a Certificate of Performance and written comments from the Adjudicator. 

All adjudicators are artists of high personal achievement and extensive teaching experience, sympathetic to the purpose of the Balaklava Eisteddfod.

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* * PLEASE NOTE * *

• Throughout the Balaklava Eisteddfod, if entering both competitive and non-competitive Sections, Rule 7 applies

• If entering any voice small Ensemble (cve, mte, v2-4) please note Rule 8 applies

• If entering any Ensemble - Except Musical Theatre Ensemble - please note Rule 13a) ii applies

• Numbers will be capped at approximately 12 entries in each section

If entering the APMVC Vocal Scholarship, include the signed Vocal Scholarship Entry Form:

Vocal Scholarship Entry Form 2016 - (printable pdf version -print, complete and post the signed copy)
OR
Vocal Scholarship Entry Form (b) 2016 - (Fill in online pdf version - type in details, print and post the signed copy)

* NOTE - Any data entered on this form online will NOT be saved on your computer - it needs to be printed at the time of filling in *
It is recommended that a duplicate copy is printed at the same time for your own reference.

The completed signed Vocal Scholarship Application Form and Saturday Entry Form isto be returned WITH PAYMENT to:

The TREASURER (Vocal Scholarship)
BALAKLAVA EISTEDDFOD SOCIETY
PO BOX 253, BALAKLAVA SA 5461

• If entering NOVICE piano (nov p) or NOVICE Instrumental (nov inst), a Verification of Novice Eligibilty form MUST be completed by the teacher. This is to be returned to:

The ADMINISTRATOR
BALAKLAVA EISTEDDFOD SOCIETY
PO BOX 253, BALAKLAVA SA 5461

* NOTE - Any data entered on this form online will NOT be saved on your computer - it needs to be printed at the time of filling in *

PRINTED PROGRAMMES @ $2 EACH - It is highly recommended that entrants order at least one programme on the entry form. These will be posted several weeks prior to the Balaklava Eisteddfod weekend to enable entrants to check their entries and notify the Eisteddfod committee if any corrections are required.
Programmes will also be available in various locations in Balaklava and at all venues on the Eisteddfod weekend.

PHOTO DISCLAIMER - Balaklava Eisteddfod Society will use photographs for publicity purposes (eg on website, provided to local media, Facebook page etc). Advise the Society if there are any entrants who need or want to be excluded from photographs.

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FRIDAY COMPETITIONS
(Friday Sections will take place during school hours)

ALL FRIDAY

SECTIONS

Entry Fee:

- $15.00 per section entered

- Administration Fee - $5.00

NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED

SHORTCUTS TO FRIDAY DISCIPLINES

BAND &INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE PROGRAM
(b)
-BAND (Stage, Concert)
(i4-9)
-ROCK BAND
(rb)
-INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE
CHORAL PROGRAM (Non amplified)
(ch)
- CHOIR (competitive)
(cw)
- CHORAL WORKSHOP (non-competitive)
(v4-9)
- VOCAL ENSEMBLE

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BAND and INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE PROGRAM


* CONCERT & STAGE BAND at the Balaklava Town Hall

10 or more instruments

• Stage & Concert Bands will include a Junior, Senior and Open Section

• Bands with adults will be placed in Open Section except in Junior Concert Band Section where ONE adult accompanist may be used       

                MUSIC:                Contrasting pieces

                TIME LIMIT:        Junior:    10 minutes PLUS 5 minutes set up time
                                        Senior:   12 minutes PLUS 5 minutes set up time         
                                        Open:     12 minutes PLUS 5 minutes set up time   

SECTION CODE
DESCRIPTION
ENTRY FEE
jun b Junior (Primary Age) Concert & Stage Band 
$15.00
sen b Senior (Secondary age) Concert & Stage Band
$15.00
open b Open (Any group that includes adults) Concert & Stage Band
$15.00

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* ROCK BAND at Lighthouse Christian Centre

4 - 9 Band Members

• In the spirit of the Rock Band Genre bands do not have an adult either accompanying or conducting.

MUSIC                Contrasting pieces

TIME LIMIT        10 minutes (PLUS a 5 minutes set up time, including sound check

* NOTE CHANGE THIS YEAR - Now three Rock Band sections *

SECTION CODE
DESCRIPTION
ENTRY FEE
jun rb Junior (Year 7 & under) Rock Band 
$15.00
int rb Intermediate (Year 10 & under) Rock Band 
$15.00
sen rb Senior (Year 12 & under) Rock Band
$15.00

 

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* INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE at Balaklava Church of Christ

4 to 9 instruments
               
               MUSIC                    Contrasting pieces

               TIME LIMIT             10 minutes (PLUS 5 minutes set up time)

 

SECTION CODE
DESCRIPTION
ENTRY FEE
jun i4-9 Junior (Primary Age) Instrumental Ensemble 
$15.00
sen i4-9 Senior (Secondary age) Instrumental Ensemble
$15.00

 

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CHORAL PROGRAM

* NOTE CHANGE THIS YEAR - Now both competitive and non-competitive sections *

CHOIR (Competitive)

(This is competitive and will be run before the non-competitive workshop section. Both sections may be entered.)

Minimum of 10 voices

TIME LIMIT:           10 minutes

MUSIC:                 Contrasting pieces

 

CHORAL WORKSHOP at Balaklava Uniting Church

This is NON-COMPETITIVE.

Minimum of 10 voices

TIME LIMIT:           10 minutes followed by 10 minute workshop

MUSIC:                  Own choice

NOTE: Sections may be combined or cancelled, depending on number of entries

SECTION CODE
DESCRIPTION
ENTRY FEE
jun ch Junior (Primary Age) Choir (competitive)
$15.00
sen ch Senior (Secondary age) Choir (competitive)
$15.00
jun cw Junior (Primary Age) Choir (Choral Workshop)
$15.00
sen cw Senior (Secondary age) Choir (Choral Workshop)
$15.00

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VOCAL ENSEMBLE at Balaklava Church of Christ

COMPETITIVE

4 to 9 voices

                MUSIC                    Own choice of contrasting pieces or a medley

                TIME LIMIT             10 minutes

 

SECTION CODE
DESCRIPTION
ENTRY FEE
jun v4-9 Junior (Primary Age) Vocal Ensemble 
$15.00
sen v4-9 Senior (Secondary age) Vocal Ensemble
$15.00

 

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SATURDAY COMPETITIONS

ALL

SATURDAY

SECTIONS

Entry Fees:

- $10.00 per SOLO section entered

- $18.00 per SMALL ENSEMBLE (2-4 performers)
(cve, mte, v2-4, i2-4, pd, sd2-4)
** Note only one payment required per group **

- Scholarship Entry Fee - $5.00

- Administration Fee - $5.00 per Entrant/Family

NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED

* ANY ENSEMBLE (cve, mte, v2-4, i2-4, pd, sd2-4)
is ONLY required to pay a SINGLE entry fee *

SHORTCUTS TO SATURDAY DISCIPLINES

 

VOCAL PROGRAM  
(cv, cve)
- CONTEMPORARY VOCAL (Amplified Voice)
(mt, mte)
(v, v-cl, v-pop, v2-4)
(Music Notes)
- VOCAL SCHOLARSHIP(Finalists adjudicated at Sunday Finale Concert)
INSTRUMENTAL PROGRAM (other than Piano)
(inst, i2-4)
PIANO PROGRAM  
(p, pd)
SPEECH & DRAMA PROGRAM
(sd, sd2-4, sd-pr, sd-ps)

 

VOCAL PROGRAM - CONTEMPORARY VOCAL

* CONTEMPORARY VOCAL (Amplified Voice) at Lighthouse Christian Centre

Solo (according to age)
                MUSIC                    Own choice, age-appropriate, 1 piece only
               
                TIME LIMIT             6 minutes
                                             Provision will be made for a brief sound check

Ensemble (2-4 Voices)

• Refer Rule 8 - An entrant may enter ONCE ONLY in each of the following divisions:
                Vocal Small Ensemble (2-4 voices)
                Contemporary Vocal Ensemble (2-4 voices)       
                Musical Theatre Ensemble (2-4 voices) 

• All ensembles must include at least 50% of the performance in harmony - Refer Rule 13(a) ii

                MUSIC                    Own choice, age-appropriate, 1 piece only
               
                TIME LIMIT             6 minutes
                                             Provision will be made for a brief sound check

NOTE: Some Sections may be divided, combined or cancelled, depending on number of entries

SECTION CODE
DESCRIPTION
ENTRY FEE
sub-jun cv Sub-Junior (Age 10 & under) Contemporary Vocal Solo
$10.00
jun cv Junior (Age 11 & 12) Contemporary Vocal Solo
$10.00
sub-int cv Sub-Intermediate (Age 13-14) Contemporary Vocal Solo
$10.00
int cv Intermediate (Age 15) Contemporary Vocal Solo
$10.00
sen cv Senior (Age 16-18) Contemporary Vocal Solo 
$10.00
open cv Open (Age 19 & over) Contemporary Vocal Solo
$10.00
jun cve Junior (13 & under) Contemporary Vocal Ensemble (2-4 voices)
$18.00
open cve Open (any groups with members age 14 or over)
Contemporary Vocal Ensemble (2-4 voices)
$18.00

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VOCAL PROGRAM - MUSICAL THEATRE

* MUSICAL THEATRE at Balaklava Church of Christ

Solo (according to age)
                MUSIC                    Any song(s) from film or stage
                                             Costume and simple props may be used
               
                TIME LIMIT             5 minutes PLUS 2 minutes set up time
               
Ensemble (2-4 Voices)
• Refer Rule 8 - An entrant may enter ONCE ONLY in each of the following divisions:
               Vocal Small Ensemble (2-4 voices)
                Contemporary Vocal Ensemble (2-4 voices)       
                Musical Theatre Ensemble (2-4 voices) 

• Refer Rule 13(a) ii re harmonies - Vocal harmony in Musical Theatre ensemble is encouraged but not essential

                MUSIC                    Any song(s) from film or stage
                                             Costume and simple props may be used
               
                TIME LIMIT             5 minutes PLUS 2 minutes set up time
               

NOTE: Some Sections may be divided, combined or cancelled, depending on number of entries

SECTION CODE
DESCRIPTION
ENTRY FEE
sub-jun mt Sub-Junior (Age 10 & under) Musical Theatre Solo
$10.00
jun mt Junior (Age 11 & 12) Musical Theatre Solo
$10.00
sub-int mt Sub-Intermediate (Age 13-14) Musical Theatre Solo
$10.00
int mt Intermediate (Age 15) Musical Theatre Solo
$10.00
sen mt Senior (Age 16-18) Musical Theatre Solo 
$10.00
open mt Open (Age 19 & over) Musical Theatre Solo
$10.00
jun mte Junior (13 & under) Musical Theatre Ensemble (2-4 voices)
$18.00
open mte Open (any groups with members age 14 or over)
Musical Theatre Ensemble (2-4 voices)
$18.00

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VOCAL PROGRAM - VOCAL (Non Amplified)

* VOCAL at Balaklava Uniting Church

Solo - Under 13yrs
                MUSIC                    Own choice of * Popular &/or * Classical piece(s)

                TIME LIMIT             5 minutes

Solo (Classical) - 13 & over
                MUSIC                    Own choice of * Classical piece(s)

                TIME LIMIT             5 minutes

Solo (Popular) - 13 & over
                MUSIC                    Own choice of * Popular piece(s)

                TIME LIMIT             5 minutes

Small Ensemble (2-4 voices)
• Refer Rule 8 - An entrant may enter ONCE ONLY in each of the following divisions:
               Vocal Small Ensemble (2-4 voices)
               Contemporary Vocal Ensemble (2-4 voices)       
               Musical Theatre Ensemble (2-4 voices) 

• All ensembles must include at least 50% of the performance in harmony - Refer Rule 13(a) ii

                MUSIC                    Own choice of * Popular &/or * Classical piece(s)

                TIME LIMIT             5 minutes

* Popular can include rock, pop ballads, jazz, blues, R&B to be presented in popular style
* Classical style includes pieces such as arias, oratorio or opera, or classical songs in any language to be presented in classical style

NOTE: Some Sections may be divided, combined or cancelled, depending on number of entries

SECTION CODE
DESCRIPTION
ENTRY FEE
sub-jun v Sub-Junior (Age 10 & under) Vocal Solo
(either popular or classical)
$10.00
jun v Junior (Age 11 & 12) Vocal Solo (either popular or classical)
$10.00
sub-int v-cl Sub-Intermediate (Age 13-14) Vocal Classical Solo
$10.00
sub-int v-pop Sub-Intermediate (Age 13-14) Vocal Popular Solo
$10.00
int v-cl Intermediate (Age 15) Vocal Classical Solo
$10.00
int v-pop Intermediate (Age 15) Vocal Popular Solo
$10.00
sen v-cl Senior (Age 16-18) Vocal Classical Solo 
$10.00
sen v-pop Senior (Age 16-18) Vocal Popular Solo
$10.00
open v-cl Open (Age 19 & over) Vocal Classical Solo
$10.00
open v-pop Open (Age 19 & over) Vocal Popular Solo
$10.00
jun v2-4 Junior (13 & under) Vocal Small Ensemble
(either popular or classical)
$18.00
open v2-4 Open (any groups with members age 14 or over)
Vocal Small Ensemble (either popular or classical)
$18.00

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VOCAL PROGRAM- SCHOLARSHIP

ADELAIDE PLAINS MALE VOICE CHOIR VOCAL SCHOLARSHIP (♫ or vs)

* APMVC VOCAL SCHOLARSHIP 2016 at Balaklava Town Hall

APMVC

The $1000 scholarship has been set up to assist the winner in paying tuition fees of a recognised Vocal Teacher, sponsored by the Adelaide Plains Male Voice Choir, assisted by Lyndoch Motors and Balco Australia.

ELIGIBILITY
The Vocal Scholarship is open to any person between the ages of 15 years and 20 years on 1st July 2016, who enters a Vocal Classical Solo section of the Vocal Discipline of the Balaklava Eisteddfod.

** Please note change of age range **

Entrants must read the APMVC Vocal Scholarship letter and complete and return the APMVC Vocal Scholarship Application with the Saturday Entry Form and payment.

(Non Amplified)

TIME LIMIT             10 minutes total

MUSIC                    Performance will include the Vocal Classical Solo that was performed in the Saturday Vocal Section. FINALISTS ONLY are also required to perform a Musical Theatre Solo as a contrasting piece demonstrating versatility. (See criteria for Musical Theatre music)

SECTION CODE
DESCRIPTION
ENTRY FEE
vs (or ♫)

Open to any person aged between 15 years and 20 years of age as at 1sy July 2015, who has entered a Vocal Classical Solo section in the Vocal Discipline.

$ 5.00

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INSTRUMENTAL PROGRAM (other than piano)

* INSTRUMENTAL at St Paul’s Lutheran Church

(Other than piano)

Novice Solo
• Any age learning 1st instrument only for 18 months or less prior to competition
• Teacher to verify eligibility -Verification of Novice Eligibiltyform MUST be completed by the teacher. (There is also a version of this form available to fill-in online - Fill-in Novice Eligibility)
               
                MUSIC                    Own choice of piece(s)
                                             Contrasting pieces if more than 1
                TIME LIMIT             5 minutes

Solo (according to age)
                MUSIC                    Own choice of piece(s)
                                             Contrasting pieces if more than 1
*Note time limits
                TIME LIMIT             Senior & Open - 8 minutes
                                            All other levels - 5 minutes

Duet / Trio
• All duets/trios must include at least 50% of the performance in harmony - Refer Rule 13(a) ii
                MUSIC                    Own choice of piece(s)
                                             Contrasting pieces if more than 1
*Note time limits
                TIME LIMIT             Senior & Open - 8 minutes
                                             All other levels - 5 minutes

NOTE: Some Sections may be divided, combined or cancelled, depending on number of entries

SECTION CODE
DESCRIPTION
ENTRY FEE
nov inst  Novice (any age) Instrumental Solo - conditions apply
$10.00
sub-jun inst Sub-Junior (Age 8 & under) Instrumental Solo
$10.00
jun inst Junior (Age 10 & under) Instrumental Solo
$10.00
sub-int inst Sub-Intermediate (Age 11 & under) Instrumental Solo
$10.00
int inst Intermediate (Age 13 & under) Instrumental Solo
$10.00
sen inst Senior (Age 16 & under) Instrumental Solo 
$10.00
open inst Open (Age 17 & over) Instrumental Solo
$10.00
jun i2-4 Junior (13 & under) Instrumental Small Ensemble
(2-4 instruments)
$18.00
open i2-4 Open (any groups with members age 14 or over)
Instrumental Small Ensemble (2-4 instruments)
$18.00

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PIANO PROGRAM

* PIANO at Balaklava Town Hall

Novice Solo
• Any age learning 1st instrument only for 18 months or less prior to competition
• Teacher to verify eligibility -Verification of Novice Eligibiltyform MUST be completed by the teacher. (There is also a version of this form available to fill-in online - Fill-in Novice Eligibility)


                MUSIC                   Own choice of piece(s)
                                             Contrasting pieces if more than 1
                TIME LIMIT             5 minutes

“Have a Go” Solo
• NON-Competitive
• Any age
• ONLY for those who would like the experience of an Eisteddfod with written adjudicator comments only.
                MUSIC                    Own choice of piece(s)
                                             Contrasting pieces if more than 1
                TIME LIMIT             5 minutes

Solo (according to age)
                MUSIC                    Own choice of piece(s)
                                             Contrasting pieces if more than 1
*Note time limits
                TIME LIMIT             Senior & Open - 8 minutes
                                             All other levels - 5 minutes

Duet
                MUSIC                    Own choice of piece(s)
                                             Contrasting pieces if more than 1
*Note time limits
                TIME LIMIT             Senior & Open - 8 minutes
                                             All other levels - 5 minutes

NOTE: Some Sections may be divided, combined or cancelled, depending on number of entries

SECTION CODE
DESCRIPTION
ENTRY FEE
hag p Any age - Non competitive
$10.00
nov p  Novice (any age) Piano Solo - conditions apply
$10.00
sub-jun p Sub-Junior (Age 8 & under) Piano Solo
$10.00
jun p Junior (Age10 & under) Piano Solo
$10.00
sub-int p Sub-Intermediate (Age11 & under) Piano Solo
$10.00
int p Intermediate (Age13 & under) Piano Solo
$10.00
sen p Senior (Age16 & under) Piano Solo 
$10.00
open p Open (Age 17 & over) Piano Solo
$10.00
jun pd Junior (13 & under) Piano Duet
$18.00
open pd Open (any groups with members age 14 or over)
Piano Duet
$18.00

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SPEECH & DRAMA PROGRAM

* SPEECH & DRAMA at Hayfield Plains Community Centre

For Speech & Drama Performer's Declaration form and notes about copyright for this section see COPYRIGHT DECLARATION for SPEECH & DRAMA (to fill in and present to Booking In staff).

Recitation
• A memorised recital of a poem or section of prose * *
                TIME LIMIT             5 minutes

* NOTE * 
In the Solo Drama or Recitation sections an entrant may perform BOTH a Solo Drama AND a Recitation, but ONLY ONE performance of each is allowed
** When entering, indicate whether you are doing Solo Drama or Recitation or both **
If you are performing both a Solo Drama and a Recitation, this equals 2 entries

* * Please note that Recitation and Drama Performance Solos will be combined in the one section (sd) UNLESS there are sufficient numbers of each to warrant separation

Prose or Poetry Reading
• A reading from a section of prose (novel/ newspaper/ magazine etc) or poetry
                TIME LIMIT             5 minutes

* NOTE *  

In the Prose or Poetry Reading sections, an entrant may perform UP TO 2 TIMES in this section PROVIDING that each entry is a DIFFERENT GENRE 
ONLY ONE performance of each is allowed in the following genres: 

                1) Prose Reading (may include religious text)
                2) Poetry Reading

(e.g. an entrant could perform a prose reading and a poetry reading)

** When entering, indicate which genres are to be performed - i.e. Prose, Poetry **
If you are performing both prose AND poetry, this equals 2 entries

(Open sd-pr may be split into “A” and “B” or depending on number of entries)

 

Drama Performance
► Solo
• A memorised monologue or a solo section from a play/ script * *
               
                TIME LIMIT             8 minutes PLUS 2 minutes set up time

* NOTE * (As above for Recitation)
In the Solo Drama or Recitation sections an entrant may perform BOTH a Solo Drama AND a Recitation, but ONLY ONE performance of each is allowed
** When entering, indicate whether you are doing Solo Drama or Recitation or both **
If you are performing both a Solo Drama and a Recitation, this equals 2 entries

* * Please note that Recitation and Drama Performance Solos will be combined in the one section (sd) UNLESS there are sufficient numbers of each to warrant separation

 

Group Drama (Ensemble 2-4 performers)
• Memorised performance
• Simple costumes and props may be used

                TIME LIMIT             8 minutes PLUS 2 minutes set up time

Public Speaking
                TIME LIMIT             3 mins

                TOPIC                    “What would you rather be - wise or intelligent?”   

NOTE: Some Sections may be divided, combined or cancelled, depending on number of entries

SECTION CODE
DESCRIPTION
ENTRY FEE
Drama or Recitation Solo
jun sd Junior (Age 13 & under) Drama or Recitation Solo
$10.00
sen sd Senior (Age 17 and under) Drama or Recitation Solo
$10.00
open sd Open (Age 18 & over) Drama or Recitation Solo
$10.00
Prose or Poetry Reading
open sd-pr

Open (any age) Prose or Poetry Reading Solo

$10.00
Public Speaking - Topic: “What would you rather be - wise or intelligent?” 
jun sd-ps Junior (Age 13 & under) Public Speaking Solo
$10.00
sen sd-ps Senior (Age 17 and under) Public Speaking Solo
$10.00
open sd-ps Open (Age 18 & over) Public Speaking Solo
$10.00
Group Drama (Ensemble)
open sd2-4 Open (any age) Group Drama (Ensemble of 2-4 performers)
$18.00

 

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SUNDAY EVENT

FINALE CONCERT

Balaklava Town Hall, 2.30pm

• Adjudication of the Adelaide Plains Male Voice Choir VOCAL SCHOLARSHIP will be a feature of the 2016 Finale Concert.
• Championship Winners from the various Sections of competition will be invited to perform in this concert. Championship trophies will be presented at this time.
• The combined Mid North Primary Schools Festival of Music Choirs will perform.

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RULES & CONDITIONS of ENTRY

See the Rules & Conditions of Entry page

Click here to download a printable .pdf copy of the Rules and Conditions of Entry

or go to www.balaklavaeisteddfod.org.au/2016-Rules-Conditions-of-Entry.pdf

Entrants who fail to comply with any of the foregoing Rules and Conditions of Entry may be disqualified. The decisions of the Society shall be final in all questions or disputes that relate directly or indirectly to participation in the Eisteddfod by:

a) an Entrant;
b) an Entrant's parent/guardian;
c) an Entrant's teacher; and/or
d) any other person associated with the Entrant.

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ALL ENTRIES WILL BE RECEIVED ACCORDING TO THESE CONDITIONS
AND IN THE SPIRIT OF FRIENDLY COMPETITION UPON WHICH THE BALAKLAVA EISTEDDFOD IS BASED

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PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

VENUES: See http://www.balaklavaeisteddfod.org.au/venues.html

Friday 5 August 2016:

Band & Instrumental Ensemble Program

• Band (Stage, Concert)
• Instrumental Ensemble (4 to 9 instruments)
• Rock Band Division (4-9 members)

..Choral Program

• Choir (competitive)
• Choral Workshop (non-competitive)
• Vocal Ensemble (4-9 Voices)

Saturday 6 August 2016:

Vocal Program

• Contemporary Vocal
• Musical Theatre
• Vocal
• Vocal Scholarship (Finalists adjudicated on Sunday 7 August)

Instrumental (other than piano)

Piano

Speech & Drama

• Drama, Recitation
• Prose & Poetry Reading
• Public Speaking 

 

Sunday 7 August 2016:

FINALE CONCERT including:
• Adjudication of the ‘Adelaide Plains Male Voice Choir Inc.’ Vocal Scholarship
• Performance by Selected Championship Winners
• Combined Mid North Primary Schools Festival of Music Choirs

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TO TEACHERS

The Eisteddfod is an ideal opportunity for groups as well as individuals to give a performance. If you wish to discuss any aspect of the Syllabus, please contact:

Bronwyn Cottle
Phone: 0428 631 243

Di Spence
Phone: 0419 030 581

Email Inquiries and Help with Entries:
Trish Goodgame
Phone: 0417 891 834
info [at] balaklavaeisteddfod.org.au (replace [at] with @)

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COMMUNICATION

After the closing date the Society will design the Eisteddfod programme to match the entries. No late entries can be accepted once the closing date has passed.

* Numbers will be capped at approximately 12 entries in each division *

The official printed programme will be sent to those entrants who have purchased one with their entry.

Printed programmes will also be available all Eisteddfod weekend at all venues and before hand at the Balaklava Post Office, Balaklava Newsagency, Balaklava Community Library and Wakefield Regional Council.

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2012 Syllabus
 
ENTRY INFORMATION BROCHURE 2016

 

Click on the brochure to download a
printable .pdf version of the
2016 Entry Information Brochure

or go to www.balaklavaeisteddfod.org.au/Entry_Information_2016.pdf

 

 

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Last updated on 31 July 2016

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