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Entry information - Choral

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

8.1 Primary School Choir – Years K-6

Registrations open Monday 15 March 2021
Registrations close 5pm, Monday 26 April 2021
Video submissions open 12 noon, Thursday 24 June 2021
Video submissions close 5pm, Friday 25 June 2021
Reports emailed to entrants Friday 2 July 2021
Winner posted online Monday 5 July 2021

Registration fee: $40
Time limit: 6 minutes
Requirements: Two contrasting pieces of own choice. Any combination of voices. Minimum of 15 singers.
Prizes: 1st - $300, 2nd – $180, 3rd – $120

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.

Accompanist: Schools must provide their own accompanist. The accompaniment must be a single instrument only. A piano will be available for use, but no other instruments will be provided. The conductor may also act as the accompanist. No pre-recorded accompaniment is allowed in this section.

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

8.2 Primary School Choir (non-competitive) – Years K-6

Registrations open Monday 15 March 2021
Registrations close 5pm, Monday 26 April 2021
Video submissions open 12 noon, Thursday 24 June 2021
Video submissions close 5pm, Friday 25 June 2021
Reports emailed to entrants Friday 2 July 2021
Winner posted online Monday 5 July 2021

Registration fee: $40
Time limit: 6 minutes
Requirements: Two contrasting pieces of own choice. Any combination of voices. Minimum of 8 singers.
Eligibility: Choirs cannot be registered for this event if they enter 8.1
Prizes: In non-competitive sections, there is no placing or prizes. Participants will receive a participation certificate and written feedback from the adjudicator.

Adjudicator: TBC

Accompanist: Schools must provide their own accompanist. The accompaniment must be a single instrument only. A piano will be available for use, but no other instruments will be provided. The conductor may also act as the accompanist. No pre-recorded accompaniment is allowed in this section.

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

8.3 Secondary School Choir – Years 7-9

Registrations open Monday 15 March 2021
Registrations close 5pm, Monday 26 April 2021
Video submissions open 12 noon, Friday 16 July 2021
Video submissions close 5pm, Monday 19 July 2021
Reports emailed to entrants Friday 23 July 2021
Winner posted online Monday 26 July 2021

Registration fee: $40
Time limit: 8 minutes
Requirements: Two contrasting pieces of own choice. Any combination of voices. Minimum of 15 singers.
Prizes: 1st – $300, 2nd – $180, 3rd – $120

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.

Accompanist: Schools must provide their own accompanist. The accompaniment must be a single instrument only. A piano will be available for use, but no other instruments will be provided. The conductor may also act as the accompanist. No pre-recorded accompaniment is allowed in this section.

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

8.4 Secondary School Choir – Years 7-12

Registrations open Monday 15 March 2021
Registrations close 5pm, Monday 26 April 2021
Video submissions open 12 noon, Friday 16 July 2021
Video submissions close 5pm, Monday 19 July 2021
Reports emailed to entrants Friday 23 July 2021
Winner posted online Monday 26 July 2021

Registration fee: $40
Time limit: 8 minutes
Requirements: Two contrasting pieces of own choice. Any combination of voices. Minimum of 15 singers.
Prizes: 1st – $300, 2nd – $180, 3rd – $120

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.

Accompanist: Schools must provide their own accompanist. The accompaniment must be a single instrument only. A piano will be available for use, but no other instruments will be provided. The conductor may also act as the accompanist. No pre-recorded accompaniment is allowed in this section.

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

8.5 Secondary Vocal Ensemble – Years 7-12

Registrations open Monday 15 March 2021
Registrations close 5pm, Monday 26 April 2021
Video submissions open 12 noon, Friday 16 July 2021
Video submissions close 5pm, Monday 19 July 2021
Reports emailed to entrants Friday 23 July 2021
Winner posted online Monday 26 July 2021

Registration fee: $40
Time limit: 8 minutes
Requirements: Two contrasting pieces of own choice. Any combination of voices. 4 to 14 singers.
Prizes: 1st – $200, 2nd – $120, 3rd – $80

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.

Accompanist: Schools must provide their own accompanist. The accompaniment may only be for piano. The conductor may also act as the accompanist. No pre-recorded accompaniment is allowed in this section.

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

8.6 Choir/Vocal Ensemble (with accompaniment) – open

Registrations open Monday 15 March 2021
Registrations close 5pm, Monday 26 April 2021
Video submissions open 12 noon, Thursday 17 June 2021
Video submissions close 5pm, Friday 18 June 2021
Reports emailed to entrants Friday 25 June 2021
Winner posted online Monday 28 June 2021

Registration fee: $40
Time limit: 8 minutes
Requirements: Two contrasting pieces of own choice. Any combination of voices. Minimum 4 singers.
Prizes: 1st – $300, 2nd – $180, 3rd – $120

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.

Accompanist: Schools must provide their own accompanist. The accompaniment must be a single instrument only. A piano will be available for use, but no other instruments will be provided. The conductor may also act as the accompanist. No pre-recorded accompaniment is allowed in this section.

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

8.7 Choir/Vocal Ensemble (a capella) – open

Registrations open Monday 15 March 2021
Registrations close 5pm, Monday 26 April 2021
Video submissions open 12 noon, Thursday 17 June 2021
Video submissions close 5pm, Friday 18 June 2021
Reports emailed to entrants Friday 25 June 2021
Winner posted online Monday 28 June 2021

Registration fee: $40
Time limit: 8 minutes
Requirements: Two contrasting pieces of own choice. Any combination of voices. Minimum 4 singers.
Prizes: 1st – $300, 2nd – $180, 3rd – $120

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.

Accompanist: No accompaniment is allowed in this section.

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

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