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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

Member of the Association of Eisteddfod Societies of Australia Inc. 2019 Royal South Street Eisteddfod Pianoforte Competition Schedule

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Table of Contents Page 1

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 - 19

Schimmel Pianoforte 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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SCHIMMEL PIANOFORTE VENUE: Diocesan Centre, Lydiard Street South, Ballarat ADJUDICATOR: Hoang Pham SECTION CHAIR: Bradley Saul SPECIAL CONDITIONS To be read in conjunction with General Conditions 1. In all sections, competitors must provide music for the adjudicator. 2. COPYRIGHT: Please read General Conditions 3. RSSS Holds an APRA AMCOS and PPCA license. 4. V.C.E. competitors may repeat items once only in any other section for which they, and the item, are eligible. 5. Time Limits: Competitors need to be aware of and comply with time limits. Performance will be adjudicated to the maximum time limit. 6. Dress Code: Each performance is considered a concert; therefore appropriate concert dress is expected. School uniform is acceptable. 7. NOVICE sections are for students who have not won a 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place in solo piano sections at any eisteddfod. The following AMEB or equivalent Grade levels will also apply: 8 Years & Under and 9 Years & Under NOVICE Section, maximum Grade 1 level applies; 10 Years & Under NOVICE Section, maximum Grade 2 level applies; 12 Years & Under NOVICE Section, maximum Grade 3 level applies; 14 Years & Under NOVICE Section, maximum Grade 4 level applies. 8. DEFINITIONS OF POPULAR MUSIC - Themes from T.V, film, radio, jazz blues, boogie & ragtime, rock & pop are permitted. Does NOT include traditional classical music. 9. Age limit will be deemed as at the 1st January of the current year. 2019 Royal South Street Eisteddfod Pianoforte Competition Schedule

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8 Years and Under 700 NOVICE PIANO SOLO 8 Years and Under (Note; Revised Special Condition 7 applies) Own selection. Time Limit: 3 Minutes First, Second & Third, Medals. Entry $14 701 PIANO SOLO 8 Years and Under Own selection. Time Limit: 3 Minutes First, Second & Third, Medals. Entry $14 702 PIANO FOUR OR SIX HANDS 8 Years and Under Own selection. Time Limit: 3 minutes First, Second & Third, Medals. Entry $17 9 Years and Under 704 NOVICE PIANO SOLO 9 Years and Under (Note: Revised Special Condition 7 applies) Own selection. Time Limit: 3 Minutes First, Second & Third, Medals. Entry $16 705 PIANO SOLO 9 Years and Under Own Selection. Time Limit: 3 Minutes First, Second & Third, Medals. Entry $16 706 POPULAR PIANO SOLO 9 Years and Under Own Selection. Time Limit: 3 Minutes First, Second & Third, Medals. Entry $16 10 Years and Under 709 PIANO FOUR OR SIX HANDS 10 Years and Under Own selection. Time Limit: 3 Minute First, Second & Third, Medals. Entry $17

*NOTE: If insufficient entries are received in either the 8 Years & Under or 10 Years & Under Piano Four or Six Hands sections, the committee reserves the right to combine sections. Name and address of partners in Piano Four or Six Hands sections must be supplied at time of entry

710 NOVICE PIANO SOLO 10 Years and Under (Note: Revised Special Condition 7 applies) Own selection. Time Limit: 3 Minutes First, Second & Third, Medals. Entry $16 711 PIANO SOLO 10 Years and Under Own selection. Time Limit: 3 Minutes First, Second & Third, Medals. . Entry $16

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712 POPULAR PIANO SOLO 10 Years and Under Own selection. Time Limit: 3 Minutes First, Second & Third, Medals. Entry $16 713 PIANO SOLO BY AN AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER 10 Years & Under Own selection: Styles may include Classical, Jazz or Popular. Time Limit: 3 Minutes. First, Second & Third, Medals. Entry $16 11 Years and Under 714 NOVICE PIANO SOLO 11 Years and Under (Note: Revised Special Condition 7 applies) Own selection. Time Limit: 3 Minutes First, Second & Third, Medals. Entry $16 715 PIANO SOLO 11 Years and Under Own Selection. Time Limit: 3 Minutes First, Second & Third, Medals. Entry $16 716 POPULAR PIANO SOLO 11 Years and Under Own Selection. Time Limit: 3 Minutes First, Second & Third, Medals. Entry $16 717 PIANO SOLO BY AN AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER 11 Years & Under Own selection: Styles may include Classical, Jazz or Popular. Time Limit: 3 Minutes. First, Second & Third, Medals. Entry $16 12 Years and Under 720 NOVICE PIANO SOLO 12 Years and Under (Note: Revised Special Condition 7 applies) Own selection. Time Limit: 4 Minutes Prize money donated by Bob Matthews First $20 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals Entry $16 721 FLORENCE LEE MEMORIAL PIANO SOLO 12 Years and Under Own selection. Time Limit: 4 Minutes Prize money donated by Bob Matthews First, $20 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals.. Entry $16 722 POPULAR PIANO SOLO 12 Years and Under Own selection. Time Limit: 4 Minutes Prize money donated by Karen Jones First $20 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $16 723 PIANO SOLO BY AN AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER 12 Years and Under 2019 Royal South Street Eisteddfod Pianoforte Competition Schedule

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Own selection: Styles may include Classical, Jazz or Popular (but not Rock and Roll). Time Limit: 4 Minutes First, $20 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $16 724* PIANO FOUR OR SIX HANDS 12 Years and Under Own selection. Time Limit: 4 Minutes. First, $40 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals Entry $20 for 2 or 3 pianists. *NOTE: If insufficient entries are received in either the 12 Years & Under or 14 Years & Under Piano

Four or Six Hands sections, the committee reserves the right to combine sections. Name and address of partners in Piano Four or Six Hands sections must be supplied at time of entry

Frank Robertson-Smith Trust Encouragement Award of $100 will be awarded at the discretion of the adjudicator to a pianist who has played in the 12 years and under age group. Regional Encouragement Award of $75 may be awarded to a student who lives or studies within a 75km radius of Ballarat, has played in at least three solo sections and who, in the opinion of the adjudicator, shows potential, but is not necessarily a prize winner in the 12 years and under age group. Previous winners in the age group are ineligible. 14 Years and Under Prize money and medals for this age group are proudly bought to you by the Nerrina Progress Association 730 NOVICE PIANO SOLO 14 Years and Under (Note: Revised Special Condition 7 applies) Time Limit: 5 Minutes First, $25 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $19 731 FLORENCE LEE MEMORIAL PIANO SOLO 14 Years and Under Own selection. Time Limit: 5 Minutes First, $25 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $19 732 POPULAR PIANO SOLO 14 Years and Under Own selection. Time Limit: 5 Minutes First, $25 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $19 733 PIANO SOLO BY AN AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER 14 Years and Under Own selection: Styles may include Classical, Jazz or Popular (but not Rock & Roll). Time Limit: 4 Minutes First, $25 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $19 734* PIANO FOUR OR SIX HANDS 14 Years and Under Own selection. Time Limit: 5 Minutes. First, $50 & Medals; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $22 for 2 or 3 pianists

*NOTE: If insufficient entries are received in either the 12 Years & Under or 14 Years & Under Piano Four or Six Hands sections, the committee reserves the right to combine sections. Name and address of partners in Piano Four or Six Hands sections must be supplied at time of entry.

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Frank Robertson-Smith Trust Encouragement Award of $100 will be awarded at the discretion of the adjudicator to a pianist who has played in the 14 years and under age group. Regional Encouragement Award of $75 may be awarded to a student, who lives or studies within a 75km radius of Ballarat, has played in the least three solo sections, and who in the opinion of the adjudicator shows potential, but is not necessarily a prize winner in the 14 years and under age group. Previous winners in the age group are ineligible. ‘DARCY’ PERPETUAL SHIELD will be awarded to the competitor with the highest aggregate points in all 14 years and under sections. 16 Years and Under 741 PIANO SOLO 16 Years and Under Own selection. Time Limit: 6 Minutes First, $30 & Medal; Second &Third, Medals. Entry $22 742 POPULAR PIANO SOLO 16 Years and Under Own selection. Time Limit: 6 Minutes First, $30 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $22 743 PIANO SOLO BY AN AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER 16 Years and Under Own selection: Styles may include Classical, Jazz or Popular (but not Rock & Roll). Time Limit: 6 Minutes First, $30 & Medal; Second &Third, Medals. Entry $22 744 PIANO FOUR OR SIX HANDS 16 Years and Under Own selection. Time Limit: 6 Minutes First, $50 & Medals; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $26 NOTE:-Name and address of partners in Piano Four or Six Hands section must be given at time of entry. 745 AUGUST CHALLENGE PIANO SOLO 16 Years and Under (A pre requisite for scholarship consideration) The music, chosen by the adjudicator, will be posted to the entrants 14 days prior to the date of this section. All competitors to leave auditorium prior to commencement of this section. First, $30 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $22

746 CHOPIN PIANO SOLO 16 Years and Under – see Chopin Schedule

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Frank Robertson-Smith Trust Encouragement Award of $150 will be awarded at the discretion of the adjudicator to a pianist who has played in the 16 years and under age group.

Regional Encouragement Award $75 will be awarded to a student who lives or studies, within a 75km radius of Ballarat, has played in three solo sections, and who in the opinion of the adjudicator shows potential, but is not necessarily a prize winner in the 16 years and under age groups. Previous winners are ineligible. 19 Years and Under & VCE Sections 750 V.C.E. STUDENTS PIANO SOLO Work of a PRE 20th Century Composer One or more works may be played. This section is purely for students who are studying VCE Music Performance or Music Investigations. Time Limit: 9 Minutes First, $100 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals Entry $24 751 V.C.E. STUDENTS PIANO SOLO Work of a 20th Century Composer One or more works may be played. This section is purely for students who are studying VCE Music Performance or Music Investigations. Time Limit: 9 Minutes First, $100 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals Entry $24 752 PIANO JAZZ SOLO 19 Years and Under Own selection, must include some improvisation. Time Limit: 9 Minutes First, $100 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals Entry $24 753 PIANO SOLO BY AN AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER 19 Years and Under Own selection: Styles may include Classical, Jazz or Popular (but not Rock & Roll). Time Limit: 6 to 9 Minutes First, $100 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals Entry $24 754 PIANO RECITAL 19 Years and Under Two contrasting works by different composers. Time Limit: Maximum 9 Minutes overall. NOTE: Special Condition 4 applies to this section Prize money for this section was donated by Mr John Conaughton in memory of his Aunt Miss E Conaughton who was a writer at South Street for many years. First, $100 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals Entry $27 Frank Robertson-Smith Trust Encouragement Award of $300 will be awarded at the discretion of the adjudicator to a pianist who has played in the 19 Years and Under age group.

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Open 755 BAROQUE PIANO SOLO Open A keyboard work (or part of a work) from the Western musical tradition, composed between 1600 and 1750. Time Limit: 9 Minutes First, $100 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals, Entry $27 757 PIANO SOLO CLASSICAL STYLE Open A work by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert or Clementi. Time Limit: 9 Minutes First, $100 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $27 756 POPULAR PIANO SOLO Open Own selection. Time Limit: 9 Minutes First, $100 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $27 758 PIANO FOUR OR SIX HANDS Open Own selection. Time Limit: 9 Minutes. First, $80; Second, $50; Third, $30. Entry $27 NOTE:-Name and address of partners in Piano Four or Six Hands section must be given at time of entry. 759 PIANO COMPOSITION OR ORIGINAL ARRANGEMENT Open An original composition or arrangement, any style. Time Limit: Maximum 9 Minutes First, $100 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $27 Frank Robertson-Smith Trust Encouragement Award of $300 will be awarded at the discretion of the adjudicator to a pianist who has played in the open age group.

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