Entry information - Masterclass for Choir / VCE students

Please note registrations for the 2019 Boroondara Eisteddfod must be made through our competition website Stardom. Please read the General rules before completing your registration.

Registrations close on 1 April 2019. Late entries will not be accepted. 

Masterclass section quick links

9.1 Masterclass for VCE students - Piano

Date: 6pm, Monday 3 June
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $32
Requirements: music of own choice for solo piano. Participants must be intending to perform the chosen piece as part of their VCE examination
Eligibility: participants must be in the final year of their VCE

Participants will perform a piece, or excerpt of a piece, for the specialist, in front of other participants and audience. The selection should be no longer than 5 minutes. The specialist will then spend 15-20 minutes working with the students on that piece to help improve it. Participants should stay for the entire session and take note of the live feedback given to other participants which they may be able to apply to their own technique.

Specialist: Di Bresciani

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9.2 Masterclass for VCE students - Vocal

Date: 6pm, Tuesday 4 June
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $32
Requirements: music of own choice for classical or contemporary voice. Participants must be intending to perform the chosen piece as part of their VCE examination
Eligibility: participants must be in the final year of their VCE

Participants will perform a piece, or excerpt of a piece, for the specialist, in front of other participants and audience. The selection should be no longer than 5 minutes. The specialist will then spend 15-20 minutes working with the students on that piece to help improve it. Participants should stay for the entire session and take note of the live feedback given to other participants which they may be able to apply to their own technique.

Specialist: Helen Jackson

Accompanist: Nicholas Young ([email protected] – 0434 742 667)
Accompanist fee: $10
The official accompanist must be booked directly by the entrant no later than two weeks prior to the scheduled event. Participants may bring their own accompanist.  Pre-recorded accompaniment is not permitted for this section.

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9.3 Masterclass for VCE students - Strings

Date: 6pm, Wednesday 5 June
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $32
Requirements: music of own choice for violin, viola, cello or double bass. Participants must be intending to perform the chosen piece as part of their VCE examination.
Eligibility: participants must be in the final year of their VCE.

Participants will perform a piece, or excerpt of a piece, for the specialist, in front of other participants and audience. The selection should be no longer than 5 minutes. The specialist will then spend 15-20 minutes working with the students on that piece to help improve it. Participants should stay for the entire session and take note of the live feedback given to other participants which they may be able to apply to their own technique.

Specialist: William Hennessy

Accompanist: Nicholas Young ([email protected] – 0434 742 667)
Accompanist fee: $10
The official accompanist must be booked directly by the entrant no later than two weeks prior to the scheduled event. Participants may bring their own accompanist.  Pre-recorded accompaniment is not permitted for this section.

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9.4 Masterclass for VCE students - Woodwind

Date: 6pm, Thursday 6 June
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $32
Requirements: music of own choice for any woodwind instrument. Participants must be intending to perform the chosen piece as part of their VCE examination
Eligibility: participants must be in the final year of their VCE

Participants will perform a piece, or excerpt of a piece, for the specialist, in front of other participants and audience. The selection should be no longer than 5 minutes. The specialist will then spend 15-20 minutes working with the students on that piece to help improve it. Participants should stay for the entire session and take note of the live feedback given to other participants which they may be able to apply to their own technique.

Specialist: Leesa Dean

Accompanist: Anne Lewitzka ([email protected] – 0455 848 209)
Accompanist fee: $10
The official accompanist must be booked directly by the entrant no later than two weeks prior to the scheduled event. Participants may bring their own accompanist.  Pre-recorded accompaniment is not permitted for this section.

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9.5 Masterclass for VCE students - Brass

Date: 6pm, Friday 7 June
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $32
Requirements: music of own choice for any brass instrument. Participants must be intending to perform the chosen piece as part of their VCE examination
Eligibility: participants must be in the final year of their VCE

Participants will perform a piece, or excerpt of a piece, for the specialist, in front of other participants and audience. The selection should be no longer than 5 minutes. The specialist will then spend 15-20 minutes working with the students on that piece to help improve it. Participants should stay for the entire session and take note of the live feedback given to other participants which they may be able to apply to their own technique.

Specialist: Jessica Buzbee

Accompanist: Jodie Lockyer ([email protected] – 0403 052 165)
Accompanist fee: $10
The official accompanist must be booked directly by the entrant no later than two weeks prior to the scheduled event. Participants may bring their own accompanist.  Pre-recorded accompaniment is not permitted for this section.

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