Entry information - Piano

1.1 Piano Solo – 8 years and under

Date: Heats from 10am Sunday 29 May (Finals at 5pm Saturday 18 June)
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 3 minutes
Requirements: Music of own choice for solo piano. Participants must be available for the finals on Saturday 18 June, if they are selected.
Prizes: 1st – $30, 2nd – $20, 3rd – $10

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

Participants must have read and agreed to the General rules before completing their registration.

1.2 Piano Solo – 10 years and under

Date: Heats from 10am Saturday 4 June (Finals at 5pm Saturday 18 June)
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 3 minutes
Requirements: Music of own choice for solo piano. Participants must be available for the finals on Saturday 18 June, if they are selected.
Prizes: 1st - $40, 2nd – $25, 3rd – $15

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

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

1.3 Piano Solo – 12 years and under

Date: 10:30am Saturday 18 June
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 3 minutes
Requirements: Music of own choice for solo piano.
Prizes: 1st - $50, 2nd – $30, 3rd – $20

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

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

1.4 Piano Solo – 14 years and under

Date: 10am Saturday 11 June
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 4 minutes
Requirements: Music of own choice for solo piano.
Prizes: 1st – $60, 2nd - $35, 3rd – $25

 

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

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

1.5 Piano Solo – 16 years and under

Date: 10am Sunday 12 June
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 6 minutes
Requirements: Music of own choice for solo piano.
Prizes: 1st – $70, 2nd – $40, 3rd – $30

 

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

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

1.6 Piano Solo – 18 years and under

Date: 6:30pm Wednesday 22 June and 6:30pm, Thursday 23 June (Winners announced at conclusion of Thursday 23 June session)
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 8 minutes
Requirements: Music of own choice for solo piano.
Prizes: 1st – $90, 2nd – $55, 3rd – $35

 

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

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

1.7 Piano Solo – Open

Date: 6:30pm Tuesday 7 June, 6:30pm Wednesday 8 June and 6:30pm Thursday 9 June (Winners announced at conclusion of Thursday 9 June session)
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 15 minutes

Requirements: Music of own choice for solo piano. Two works to be performed
Prizes: 1st – $125, 2nd – $75, 3rd – $50

 

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

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

1.8 Piano Concerto Award – Open

Heats are held on the following days:

  • 6:30pm Tuesday 24 May
  • 6:30pm Wednesday 25 May
  • 6:30pm Thursday 26 May

The finals will be held at 2pm on Sunday 24 July 2022.

Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Time limit: Heats – 10 to 20 minutes
Final – 15 to 25 minutes

Prizes: 1st – $1000, 2nd – $600, 3rd – $400

Section requirements:

Heats
Entrants shall perform a single excerpt (movement or movements) from a piano concerto to perform in their heat.

Final
From the heats, three finalists will be selected who will be required to play a movement or movements from a concerto taken from the list of suitable works and composers to be provided. Finalists will nominate a minimum of two preferences from this list, with the final choice of repertoire chosen by the conductor.

Finalists will be required to attend two rehearsals with the orchestra:

  • 6:30pm Thursday 21 July at the Hawthorn Arts Centre
  • 6:30pm Friday 22 July at the Hawthorn Arts Centre

Accompanist: Participants must provide their own accompanist for the heats.

Final is accompanied by Camerata Orchestra.

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

Accompanist: Participants must provide their own accompanist.
Final is accompanied by Camerata Orchestra.

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

1.9 Piano Solo (non-competitive) – 12 years and under

Date: 6pm Saturday 11 June
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 3 minutes

Requirements: Music of own choice for solo piano.
Eligibility: Participants cannot register for this event if they enter any section from 1.1 to 1.9
Prizes: In non-competitive sections, there is no placing or prizes. Participants will receive a participation certificate and written feedback from the adjudicator.

 

Adjudicator: To be confirmed

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

1.10 Piano Solo (non-competitive) – 13 to 18 years

Date: 6pm Sunday 12 June
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 5 minutes

Requirements: Music of own choice for solo piano.
Eligibility: Participants cannot register for this event if they enter any section from 1.1 to 1.9
Prizes: In non-competitive sections, there is no placing or prizes. Participants will receive a participation certificate and written feedback from the adjudicator.

 

Adjudicator: To be confirmed

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


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