Entry information - Vocal

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

2.1 Classical Vocal Solo – 18 years and under

Date: 6:30pm, Wednesday 26 May 2021
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 6 minutes
Requirements: Music of own choice within classical styles of vocal music.
Prizes: 1st – $90, 2nd - $55, 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.

Accompanist: Jodie Lockyer ([email protected] – 0403 052 165)
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 agree to the General Rules before completing their registration. 

2.2 Oratorio/Cantata Solo – Open

Date: 6:30pm, Thursday 27 May 2021
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 6 minutes
Requirements: Oratorio or cantata of own choice
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: Jodie Lockyer ([email protected] – 0403 052 165)
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 agree to the General Rules before completing their registration. 

2.3 Art Song/Lieder Solo – Open

Date: 2pm, Saturday 22 May 2021
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 6 minutes
Requirements: Art song or lieder of own choice
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: Jodie Lockyer ([email protected] – 0403 052 165)
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 agree to the General Rules before completing their registration. 

2.4 Classical Vocal Championship - Open

Date: Heats – 6:30pm, Wednesday 9 June and 6:30pm, Thiursday 10 June 2021
Final – 6:30pm, Friday 25 June, 2021

Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $25
Time limit: Heats – 8 minutes
Final – 12 minutes

Requirements: Heats – One operatic aria of own choice.
Final – Finalists must since the operatic aria from their heats together with one other contrasting classical piece of own choice (for example, lieder or art song) which has not been sung in any other section at this year’s Eisteddfod.
Eligibility: Participants must have also performed in either Section 2.1, 2.2 or 2.3
Prizes: 1st – $800, 2nd – $500, 3rd – $300

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: Jodie Lockyer ([email protected] – 0403 052 165)
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 agree to the General Rules before completing their registration. 

2.5 Contemporary Vocal Solo – 14 years and under

Date: 6:30pm, Tuesday 29 June 2021
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 4 minutes
Requirements: Song of own choice. Contemporary styles – not musical theatre
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: There is no official accompanist for this section. Participants must either provide their own piano accompanist, or provide pre-recorded accompaniment in mp3 format on USB on the day of the event. Participants are not allowed to accompany themselves.

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

2.6 Contemporary Vocal Solo – 18 years and under

Date: 6:30pm, Thursday 1 July 2021
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 8 minutes
Requirements: Two contrasting songs of own choice (for example, upbeat and ballad, jazz and pop). Contemporary styles – not musical theatre.
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: There is no official accompanist for this section. Participants must either provide their own piano accompanist, or provide pre-recorded accompaniment in mp3 format on USB on the day of the event. Participants are not allowed to accompany themselves.

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

2.7 Contemporary Vocal Solo – Open

Date: 6:30pm, Friday 2 July 2021
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 8 minutes
Requirements: Two contrasting songs of own choice (for example, upbeat and ballad, jazz and pop). Contemporary styles – not musical theatre.
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: There is no official accompanist for this section. Participants must either provide their own piano accompanist, or provide pre-recorded accompaniment in mp3 format on USB on the day of the event. Participants are not allowed to accompany themselves.

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

2.8 Musical Theatre Solo – 18 years and under

Date:  6:30pm, Friday 11 June 2021
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 6 minutes
Requirements: Song of own choice from a musical theatre work.
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: Jodie Lockyer ([email protected]0403 052 165)
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 agree to the General Rules before completing their registration. 

2.9 Musical Theatre Solo – Open

Date: 6:30pm, Saturday 12 June 2021
Venue: Hawthorn Arts Centre
Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 6 minutes
Requirements: Song of own choice from a musical theatre work.
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] – 0401 748 297)
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 agree to the General Rules before completing their registration. 

2.10 Online Junior Classical Voice – 18 years and under

Submissions open 12 noon, Thursday 10 June 2021
Submissions close 5pm, Friday 11 June 2021
Reports emailed to entrants Friday 18 June 2021
Winner posted online Monday 21 June 2021

Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 6 minutes
Requirements: Music of own choice within classical styles of vocal music.
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 agree to the General Rules before completing their registration. 

2.11 Online Senior Classical Voice – Open

Submissions open 12 noon, Thursday 10 June 2021
Submissions close 5pm, Friday 11 June 2021
Reports emailed to entrants Friday 18 June 2021
Winner posted online Monday 21 June 2021

Registration fee: $25
Time limit: 8 minutes
Requirements: Two contrasting pieces of own choice within classical styles of vocal music.
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 agree to the General Rules before completing their registration. 

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