Entry information - Large Ensemble

Please note registrations for the 2019 Boroondara Eisteddfod have now closed. Late entries will not be accepted. 

Large Ensemble sections

7.2 Primary School Large Mixed Ensemble – Years K-6

Date: 11:15am, Thursday 30 May
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $40
Time limit: 6 minutes
Requirements: music of own choice. Any combination of instruments, except for ensemble comprised of only strings. Minimum 15 performers
Prizes: 1st – $300, 2nd – $180, 3rd – $120

Adjudicator: Janet Mason
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:
There is to be no accompaniment, unless it is performed by a student as part of the ensemble. Teachers may not perform with their ensemble. Apart from the conductor, no other teachers are allowed on stage.

7.3 Primary School String Ensemble – Years K-6

Date: 1:15pm, Thursday 30 May
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $40
Time limit: 6 minutes
Requirements: music of own choice. Orchestral string instruments only. Minimum 4 performers
Prizes: 1st – $300, 2nd – $180, 3rd – $120

Adjudicator: Janet Mason
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:
There is to be no accompaniment in this section.

7.4 Primary School Ensemble (non-competitive) – Years K-6

Date: 2:30pm, Thursday 30 May
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $40
Time limit: 3 minutes
Requirements: music of own choice. Any combination of instruments. Minimum 2 performers.
Eligibility: ensembles cannot be registered for this event if they enter 7.1 – 7.3
Prizes: in non-competitive sections, there is no placing or prizes. Participants will receive a participation certificate and written feedback from the adjudicator

Adjudicator: Janet Mason

Accompanist:
There is to be no accompaniment, unless it is performed by a student within the ensemble. Teachers may not perform with their ensemble. Apart from the conductor, no other teachers are allowed on stage.

7.5 Brass Bands

Date: 1pm, Saturday 1 June
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $150 for ensembles affiliated with the Victorian Bands’ League; bands not affiliated with the Victorian Bands’ League may still enter with an additional administration fee
Time limit: 30 minutes, including ensemble entry to the stage, set-up and exit
Requirements: music of own choice for brass band, with an emphasis on entertainment. One item must feature a soloist
Prizes: TBA

Adjudicator: TBA
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.

Sponsor: This event is produced in collaboration with the Victorian Bands League.

7.6 Stage Bands

Date: 1pm, Sunday 2 June
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Requirements: music of own choice for stage band, with an emphasis on entertainment. One item must feature a soloist.
Prizes: TBA
Registration fee: $150 for ensembles affiliated with the Victorian Bands’ League; bands not affiliated with the Victorian Bands’ League may still enter with an additional administration fee
Time limit: 30 minutes, including ensemble entry to the stage, set-up and exit

Adjudicator: TBA
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.

Sponsor: This event is produced in collaboration with the Victorian Bands League.

7.7 Concert Bands

Date: 2pm, Sunday 2 June
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $150 for ensembles affiliated with the Victorian Bands’ League; bands not affiliated with the Victorian Bands’ League may still enter with an additional administration fee
Time limit: 30 minutes, including ensemble entry to the stage, set-up and exit
Requirements: music of own choice for concert band, with an emphasis on entertainment. One item must feature a soloist
Prizes: TBA

Adjudicator: TBA
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.

Sponsor: This event is produced in collaboration with the Victorian Bands League.

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