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Entry information - Strings

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

3.1 Strings Solo – 9 years and under

Date: 9am, Saturday 12 June 2021
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 3 minutes
Requirements: Music of own choice for violin, viola, cello or double bass.
Prizes: 1st – $30, 2nd – $20, 3rd – $10

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: Nicholas Young ([email protected] – 0434 742 667)
Accompanist fee: $10
The official accompanist must be booked and the fee paid at the time of entry. The accompanist fee covers the performance only. Rehearsals are strongly encouraged and can be arranged directly with the accompanist. These will incur additional fees as determined by the accompanist.
Entrants may use their own accompanist by private arrangement.
Pre-recorded accompaniment is not permitted for this section.

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

3.2 Strings Solo – 12 years and under

Date: 1pm, Saturday 12 June 2021
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 3 minutes
Requirements: Music of own choice for violin, viola, cello or double bass.
Prizes: 1st – $50, 2nd – $30, 3rd – $20

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: Nicholas Young ([email protected] – 0434 742 667)
Accompanist fee: $10
The official accompanist must be booked and the fee paid at the time of entry. The accompanist fee covers the performance only. Rehearsals are strongly encouraged and can be arranged directly with the accompanist. These will incur additional fees as determined by the accompanist.
Entrants may use their own accompanist by private arrangement.
Pre-recorded accompaniment is not permitted for this section.

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

3.3 Strings Solo – 15 years and under

Date: 2pm, Sunday 13 June 2021
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 5 minutes
Requirements: Music of own choice for violin, viola, cello or double bass.
Prizes: 1st – $60, 2nd – $35, 3rd – $25

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: Nicholas Young ([email protected] – 0434 742 667)
Accompanist fee: $10
The official accompanist must be booked and the fee paid at the time of entry. The accompanist fee covers the performance only. Rehearsals are strongly encouraged and can be arranged directly with the accompanist. These will incur additional fees as determined by the accompanist.
Entrants may use their own accompanist by private arrangement.
Pre-recorded accompaniment is not permitted for this section.

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

3.4 Strings Solo – 18 years and under

Date: 6:30pm, Monday 12 July and 6:30, Tuesday 13 July 2021, (Winners announced at conclusion of Tuesday 13 July session)
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 8 minutes
Requirements: Music of own choice for violin, viola, cello or double bass.
Prizes: 1st – $90, 2nd – $55, 3rd – $35

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: Nicholas Young ([email protected] – 0434 742 667)
Accompanist fee: $10
The official accompanist must be booked and the fee paid at the time of entry. The accompanist fee covers the performance only. Rehearsals are strongly encouraged and can be arranged directly with the accompanist. These will incur additional fees as determined by the accompanist.
Entrants may use their own accompanist by private arrangement.
Pre-recorded accompaniment is not permitted for this section.

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

3.5 Strings Solo – Open

Date: 6:30pm, Wednesday 14 July and 6:30pm, Friday 16 July 2021. (Winners announced at conclusion of Friday 16 July session)
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 12 minutes
Requirements: Two works of own choice for violin, viola, cello or double bass.
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.

Accompanist: Nicholas Young ([email protected] – 0434 742 667)
Accompanist fee: $10
The official accompanist must be booked and the fee paid at the time of entry. The accompanist fee covers the performance only. Rehearsals are strongly encouraged and can be arranged directly with the accompanist. These will incur additional fees as determined by the accompanist. Entrants may use their own accompanist by private arrangement.
Pre-recorded accompaniment is not permitted for this section.

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

3.6 Strings Solo (non-competitive) – 18 years and under

Date: 10am, Saturday 19 June 2021
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 5 minutes
Requirements: Music of own choice for violin, viola, cello or double bass.
Eligibility: Participants cannot register for this event if they enter any section from 3.1 to 3.5.
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: Nicholas Young ([email protected] – 0434 742 667)
Accompanist fee: $10
The official accompanist must be booked and the fee paid at the time of entry. The accompanist fee covers the performance only. Rehearsals are strongly encouraged and can be arranged directly with the accompanist. These will incur additional fees as determined by the accompanist. Entrants may use their own accompanist by private arrangement.
Pre-recorded accompaniment is not permitted for this section.

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

3.7 Online Junior Strings – 18 years and under

Submissions open 12 noon, Wednesday 16 June 2021
Submissions close 5pm, Thursday 17 June 2021
Reports emailed to entrants Thursday 24 June 2021
Winner posted online Friday 25 June 2021

Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 8 minutes
Requirements: Music of own choice for violin, viola, cello or double bass.
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. 

3.8 Online Senior Strings – Open

Submissions open 12 noon, Wednesday 16 June 2021
Submissions close 5pm, Thursday 17 June 2021
Reports emailed to entrants Thursday 24 June 2021
Winner posted online Friday 25 June 2021

Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 12 minutes
Requirements: Two works of own choice for violin, viola, cello or double bass.
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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