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Grand National Eisteddfod of Australasia 2019 COMPETITIONS Entries Open Monday 18th March 10am Entries Close strictly 5.00 pm Friday 26 April ROYAL SOUTH STREET SOCIETY PO Box 33, Ballarat VIC 3353 Telephone: 03 5332 1054 Email: info@royalsouthstreet.com.au Website: www.royalsouthstreet.com.au

The Royal South Street Society uses the personal information you provide for the purpose of competition only. Information is not used or passed on to any other organisation for any purpose. All entry fees are inclusive of GST where applicable. The information contained in this Schedule was current as 16 MARCH 2018. The Royal South Street Society reserves the right to alter if the situation arises; sections, conditions, prizes, dates, locations, sponsors, adjudicators etc. The final competition information will be published in the discipline Guidebooks prior to the commencement of the competition in 2018.

Our mission is to conduct Australia’s foremost Eisteddfod, promoting, fostering and encouraging participation and interest in the performing arts.

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Royal South Street Society Ballarat A.C.N. 004 058 020 A.B.N. 33 764 110 838

Grand National Eisteddfod of Australasia Patron in Chief The Honorable Linda Dessau, AM Governor of Victoria Honorary Patrons Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, ONZ, DBE, AC. Lady Primrose Potter, AC. OFFICE-BEARERS Chairman: Peter Zala Treasurer: Ben Brown Deputy: Sheree Chevalier Secretary: Michael Porter Board of Management Dr. Anthony Cole Mary-Rose McLaren Ron Harrington OAM Karen Daniel Virginia Wise Andrea Brown (ex-officio) Life Members Dr. A.M. Cole Mrs. B. Dunlop Mr. R. Harrington OAM Mrs. D. Harrington Mrs. L. Harvey

Mr. E. T. Lewis Mr. R. Matthews Mr. B. McInnis Mr. L. Harvey

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Table of Contents Page

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Cover

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Opening and Closing Dates

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Office bearers

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Table of Contents

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Tentative timetable

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Accommodation in Ballarat

13 - 16

Instrumental Solos Schedule

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2019 Tentative Timetable Please note: this is tentative timetable and The Royal South Street Society reserve the right to make changes at any stage.

ACU Debating Challenge Cup

29th July – 2nd August

Celebrating Chopin

4th August

Schimmel Pianoforte

5th – 7th August

Speech & Drama

8th – 16th August (excluding 10th & 11th)

Victorian Band’s Championships

17th – 18th August

ACU Debating Challenge Cup Semi-Final

19th August

Contemporary Vocal

19th – 24th August

Choral Competition

25th – 27th August

Classical Vocal

28th August

ACU Debating Challenge Cup Grand Final

26th August

Instrumental Solos

30th August & 8th September

Freemasons Festival of Bands & Strings

31st August & 2nd - 7th September

RACV Goldfields Resort The Arts for All

9th, 10th & 11th September

Showbiz Cinemas Mi Sound

11th - 13th September

Herald Sun Aria

13th & 14th September

Energetiks Dance Competition

16th September - 5th October

Herald Sun Aria Grand Final

23rd October

Commbank Calisthenics Competition

7th October – 2nd November

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Accommodation in Ballarat The Royal South Street Society appreciates the support of the local accommodation providers who advertise in the schedule and on our website www.royalsouthstreet.com.au/accommodation. For those of you who plan to stay in Ballarat during the competitions, please support the accommodation providers that support us. Scroll through the advertisements in the Competition Schedule and click on their ad to link directly to the property’s home page where you can make an enquiry or a booking. There are many that offer our competitors large spaces for rehearsal included as part of your stay, so please make sure they are aware you are in Ballarat as part of our competitions. For the first time this year we are pleased to introduce a rehearsal room directory, useful if you are in need of additional space. We encourage you to research and explore all the businesses that advertise with us and discover what each one has to offer you.       

RACV Goldfield Resort Big 4 Ballarat Goldfields Holiday Park Eureka Stockade Holiday Park Mercure Ballarat Hotel & Convention Centre Ballarat BreakAway Accommodation Lake Wendouree Luxury Apartments Quest Serviced Apartments

Web Listings        

RACV Goldfield Resort Big 4 Ballarat Goldfields Holiday Park Big 4 Windmill Holiday Park Eureka Stockade Holiday Park Lake Wendouree Luxury Apartments Mercure Ballarat Hotel & Convention Centre Quest Ballarat Ballarat Accommodation Guide

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INSTRUMENTAL SOLO SECTIONS VENUE: Her Majesty Theatre, Lydiard St, Ballarat SECTION CHAIR: Brian McInnis

Special Conditions To be read in conjunction with General Conditions. 1. Competitors are not to repeat an item in another section. (See General Rule 1.5). 2. Competitors in sections 760 to 797 where age limits apply, a competitor may enter in no more than TWO AGE GROUPS. 3. Own accompanist may be provided. (See General Rule 5.1). 4. TIMING. All competitors will be timed as per the maximum time limit mentioned in each section. Once the maximum time limit allowed has been reached for that section an orange light will appear, visible to both the competitor and adjudicator or a bell will ring and there will be no further adjudication. If the time limit is exceeded by 35 seconds, then the performance must cease. 5. Competitors in percussion solos may use the instruments provided as listed or supply their own equipment. 6. Backing tracks should be in MP3 format on a USB. Ensure the backing is good quality and it is suggested that you also bring the backing track on a CD as a back-up. The CD player can handle commercial CD and CD-R discs, but not CDRW (re-recordable) discs. 7. Age limit will be deemed as at the 1st January of the current year.

PERCUSSION SOLOS

760 PERCUSSION SOLO 15 Years and Under Time Limit: 6 Minutes. Open to any percussion instrument/s. Recorded accompaniment permitted. Medals ~ First, Second & Third. Entry $25 761 DRUM KIT SOLO 19 Years and Under Time Limit: 8 Minutes. Recorded accompaniment permitted. If two or more works are to be played, one may be on snare drum only. Medals ~ First, Second & Third. Entry $25 762 PERCUSSION SOLO 19 Years and Under Time Limit: 8 Minutes. Any percussion instrument/s. Programs using only drum kit and snare drum not permitted. Recorded accompaniment permitted. Medals ~ First, Second & Third. Entry $25 2019 Royal South Street Eisteddfod Instrumental Solos Competition Schedule - Page | 13


STRING SOLOS

765 STRING SOLO 11 Years and Under Time Limit: 4 Minutes. Excluding guitar. Medals ~ First, Second & Third. Entry $25 766 STRING SOLO 13 Years and Under Time Limit: 4 Minutes. Excluding guitar. Medals ~ First, Second & Third. Entry $25 767 STRING SOLO 15 Years and Under Time Limit: 5 Minutes. Excluding guitar. Medals ~ First, Second & Third. Entry $25 768 STRING SOLO 18 Years and Under Time Limit: 6 Minutes. Excluding guitar. Medals ~ First, Second & Third. Entry $25 769 VCE STUDENTS STRING SOLO VCE Students Only This section is purely for students who are studying VCE Music, all units. Time Limit: 9 Minutes Medals ~ First, Second & Third. Entry $25 770 STRING SOLO Open Time Limit: 6 Minutes Medals ~ First, Second & Third. Entry $25 WOODWIND SOLO 775 WOODWIND SOLO 13 Years and Under Time Limit: 4 Minutes Medals ~ First, Second & Third. Entry $25 776 WOODWIND SOLO 15 Years and Under Time Limit: 5 Minutes Medals ~ First, Second & Third. Entry $25 777 WOODWIND SOLO 18 Years and Under Time Limit: 7 Minutes Medals ~ First, Second & Third. Entry $25 778 VCE STUDENTS WOODWIND SOLO VCE Students Only This section is purely for students who are studying VCE Music, all units. Time Limit: 9 Minutes Medals ~ First, Second & Third. Entry $25 779 WOODWIND SOLO Open Time Limit: 9 Minutes Medals ~ First, Second & Third. Entry $25 2019 Royal South Street Eisteddfod Instrumental Solos Competition Schedule - Page | 14


New Sections for 2019 785 Cornet / other Brass Instrument Under 10 years Time Limit: 4 Minutes Medals ~ First, Second & Third. Entry: $25

786 Cornet / other Brass Instrument Under 13 years Time Limit: 5 Minutes Medals First, Second & Third. Entry: $25

787 Cornet / other Brass Instrument Under 15 years Time Limit: 7 Minutes Medals ~ First, Second & Third. Entry: $25

788 Cornet / other Brass Instrument Under 18 years Time Limit: 9 Minutes Medals ~ First, Second & Third. Entry: $25

789 Champion of Champions Winners of the above sections compete with each other Time limit: 9 minutes First: Trophy 790 Open Cornet / Trumpet Time limit: 9 minutes Medals ~ First, Second & Third. Entry $25

791 Open Other Brass Instruments Not Cornet/Trumpet Time limit: 9 minutes Medals ~ First, Second & Third. Entry $25

792 Open Slow Melody Veterans Sacred Section (max 80 beats per minute) Time limit: 9 minutes Medals ~ First, Second & Third Entry $25

793 Open Duet (Brass instrumental) 2 players. Time limit: 9 minutes Medals ~ First, Second & Third Entry $25

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794 Open Trio or Ensemble Maximum 6 players. Time limit: 9 minutes Medals ~ First, Second & Third Entry $25

795 Champion of Champions Winners from the Open section compete with each other Time limit: 9 minutes First: Trophy

796 Junior Brass Band 10 piece plus two pieces Time limit: 9 minutes maximum each piece First ~ Trophy; Second & Third Plaques Entry: $80

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