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Entry information - Brass

Please note that registrations for performers have closed for the 2021 competition

5.1 Brass Solo – 14 years and under

Submissions open 9am - Thursday 15 July 2021
Submissions close 5pm - Friday 16 July 2021
Reports emailed to entrants Thursday 22 July 2021
Winner posted online Friday 23 July 2021

Time limit: 4 minutes
Requirements: Music of own choice for any brass instrument.
Prizes: 1st – $60, 2nd – $35, 3rd – $25

Accompaniment requirements have been lifted for all sections. If competitors wish to perform unaccompanied, there will be no penalty. However, if competitors have booked an official accompanist with their original entry, accompanists will still be available to record and send you a backing track to perform with or accompany you live, complying with applicable Covid-19 safety restrictions.

Please contact accompanists directly to arrange your backing track recording or live accompaniment session.

The accompanist fee is payable at the time of entry and covers the performance only. The official accompanist must be advised of repertoire directly by the entrant no later than 14 days prior to the scheduled event. Rehearsals are strongly encouraged and are to be arranged privately with the accompanist. These will incur additional fees as determined by the accompanist.

Entrants may use their own accompanist by private arrangement.

5.2 Brass Solo – 16 years and under

Submissions open 9am - Thursday 15 July 2021
Submissions close 5pm - Friday 16 July 2021
Reports emailed to entrants Thursday 22 July 2021
Winner posted online Friday 23 July 2021

Time limit: 6 minutes
Requirements: Music of own choice for any brass instrument.
Prizes: 1st – $70, 2nd – $40, 3rd – $30

Accompaniment requirements have been lifted for all sections. If competitors wish to perform unaccompanied, there will be no penalty. However, if competitors have booked an official accompanist with their original entry, accompanists will still be available to record and send you a backing track to perform with or accompany you live, complying with applicable Covid-19 safety restrictions.

Please contact accompanists directly to arrange your backing track recording or live accompaniment session.

The accompanist fee is payable at the time of entry and covers the performance only. The official accompanist must be advised of repertoire directly by the entrant no later than 14 days prior to the scheduled event. Rehearsals are strongly encouraged and are to be arranged privately with the accompanist. These will incur additional fees as determined by the accompanist.

Entrants may use their own accompanist by private arrangement.

5.3 Brass Solo – 18 years and under

Submissions open 9am - Thursday 15 July 2021
Submissions close 5pm - Friday 16 July 2021
Reports emailed to entrants Thursday 22 July 2021
Winner posted online Friday 23 July 2021

Time limit: 8 minutes
Requirements: Music of own choice for any brass instrument.
Prizes: 1st – $90, 2nd – $55, 3rd – $35

Accompaniment requirements have been lifted for all sections. If competitors wish to perform unaccompanied, there will be no penalty. However, if competitors have booked an official accompanist with their original entry, accompanists will still be available to record and send you a backing track to perform with or accompany you live, complying with applicable Covid-19 safety restrictions.

Please contact accompanists directly to arrange your backing track recording or live accompaniment session.

The accompanist fee is payable at the time of entry and covers the performance only. The official accompanist must be advised of repertoire directly by the entrant no later than 14 days prior to the scheduled event. Rehearsals are strongly encouraged and are to be arranged privately with the accompanist. These will incur additional fees as determined by the accompanist.

Entrants may use their own accompanist by private arrangement.

5.4 Brass Solo – Open

Date: To be confirmed
Time limit: 12 minutes
Requirements: Two works of own choice for any brass instrument.
Prizes: 1st – $125, 2nd – $75, 3rd – $50

Accompaniment requirements have been lifted for all sections. If competitors wish to perform unaccompanied, there will be no penalty. However, if competitors have booked an official accompanist with their original entry, accompanists will still be available to record and send you a backing track to perform with or accompany you live, complying with applicable Covid-19 safety restrictions.

Please contact accompanists directly to arrange your backing track recording or live accompaniment session.

The accompanist fee is payable at the time of entry and covers the performance only. The official accompanist must be advised of repertoire directly by the entrant no later than 14 days prior to the scheduled event. Rehearsals are strongly encouraged and are to be arranged privately with the accompanist. These will incur additional fees as determined by the accompanist.

Entrants may use their own accompanist by private arrangement.

5.5 Online Junior Brass – 18 years and under

Submissions open 12 noon, Tuesday 13 July 2021
Submissions close 5pm, Wednesday 14 July 2021
Reports emailed to entrants Wednesday 21 July 2021
Winner posted online Thursday 22 July 2021

Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 8 minutes
Requirements: Music of own choice for any brass instrument.
Prizes: 1st - $70, 2nd – $40, 3rd – $30

Adjudicator: TBC
Participants who are either related to the adjudicator or have been taught privately by the adjudicator within 6 months prior to date of event are ineligible to participate in this section.

Participants must read agree to the General Rules before completing their registration. 

5.6 Online Senior Brass – Open

Submissions open 12 noon, Tuesday 13 July 2021
Submissions close 5pm, Wednesday 14 July 2021
Reports emailed to entrants Wednesday 21 July 2021
Winner posted online Thursday 22 July 2021

Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 12 minutes
Requirements: Two works of own choice for any brass instrument.
Prizes: 1st - $125, 2nd – $75, 3rd – $50

Adjudicator: TBC
Participants who are either related to the adjudicator or have been taught privately by the adjudicator within 6 months prior to date of event are ineligible to participate in this section.

Participants must read agree to the General Rules before completing their registration. 

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