Sunshine Coast Junior Eisteddfod

Brass & Woodwind
Schedule

Recorder Solo

Own choice.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
300 Recorder Solo 13 years & under 3 mins $7

Brass Instrumental Solo

Own Choice. Competitors may perform in age group only.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
301 Brass Solo 16 - 18 years 5 mins $7
302 Brass Solo 14 - 15 years 5 mins $7
303 Brass Solo 12 - 13 years 4 mins $7
304 Brass Solo 11 years & under 3 mins $7

Woodwind Solo

Own Choice. Competitors may perform in age group only.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
305 Woodwind Solo 16 - 18 years 5 mins $7
  Includes Recorder    
306 Woodwind Solo 15 years 5 mins $7
  Includes Recorder    
307 Woodwind Solo 14 years 4 mins $7
  Includes Recorder    
308 Woodwind Solo 13 years 4 mins $7
309 Woodwind Solo 12 years 3 mins $7
310 Woodwind Solo 11 years 3 mins $7
311 Woodwind Solo 10 years & under 2 mins $7

Brass & Woodwind Duet

Own Choice. Competitors may perform once in one age group only in ANY Duet.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
312 Brass Duet 18 years & under 5 mins $12
313 Woodwind Duet 18 years & under 5 mins $12
314 Instrumental Duet 16 years & under 4 mins $12
315 Instrumental Duet 14 years & under 3 mins $12
316 Instrumental Duet 12 years & under 3 mins $12

Brass & Woodwind Trio or Quartet

Own Choice. NO PIANO or KEYBOARD - Unaccompanied. Competitors may perform once in one age group only in any Trio or Quartet.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
317 Trio or Quartet 18 years & under 5 mins $20
  Unconducted    
318 Trio or Quartet 15 years & under 4 mins $20
  Unconducted    
319 Trio or Quartet 12 years & under 3 mins $20
  Unconducted    

Small Instrumental Ensemble

5 - 12 players

Own Choice. Unaccompanied. Competitors may perform ONCE only in any Small Instrumental Ensemble unless TWICE when representing their school and a community ensemble. NO PERCUSSION ENSEMBLES.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
320 Small Instrumental Ensemble 18 years & under 5 mins $25
  Unconducted    
321 Small Instrumental Ensemble 15 years & under 4 mins $25
  Unconducted    
322 Small Instrumental Ensemble Primary Age 12 years & under 3 mins $25
  May Be Conducted    

Small Percussion Ensemble

5 - 12 players

Own Choice. Unaccompanied. Competitors may perform ONCE only in any Small Percussion Ensemble unless TWICE when representing their school and a community ensemble.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
323 Small Percussion Ensemble 18 years & under 5 mins $25
  Unconducted    

Brass & Woodwind Championship

Own Choice. One piece only required. 

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
324 Senior Brass & Woodwind Solo Championship* 16 - 18 years 6 mins $15
  Minimum standard - 6th Grade    
325 Intermediate Brass & Woodwind Solo Championship* 14 - 15 years 6 mins $15
  Minimum standard - 5th Grade    
326 Junior Brass & Woodwind Solo Championship 13 years & under 5 mins $15
  Minimum standard - 4th Grade    

* Please note items 324 & 325 may be combined depending on entries.


Large Ensembles
Schedule

Stage Band

Depending on entries and to aid with scheduling, this item may be divided by numbers in ensemble and/or level of music performed.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
330 Stage Band Secondary Age Ensembles 12 - 25 players All ages 15 mins $75

Concert Band

Depending on entries and to aid with scheduling, these items may be divided by numbers in ensemble and/or level of music performed.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
331 Concert Band Secondary Age Ensemble 12 - 70 players All ages 15 mins $75
333 Concert Band Primary Age Ensemble 12 - 70 players All ages 12 mins $75

String Orchestra / Full Orchestra

Depending on entries and to aid with scheduling, these items may be divided by numbers in ensemble and/or level of music performed.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
335 String Orchestra Secondary Age Ensemble 12 - 70 players All ages 15 mins $75
336 String Orchestra Primary Age Ensemble 12 - 70 players All ages 12 mins $75

Secondary School Choir or Community Choir

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
338 Secondary Choir Ensemble 12 - 70 voices All ages 15 mins $60

Primary School Choir or Community Choir

Depending on entries and to aid with scheduling, this item may be divided by numbers in ensemble.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
340 Primary Choir Ensemble 12 - 70 voices All ages 12 mins $60

Junior Primary School Choir or Community Choir

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
341 Junior Primary Choir Ensemble 12 - 70 voices All ages 12 mins $60
  Up to and including Year 3    

Students can only perform in ONE ensemble for each section e.g. Concert Band, unless they are representing their school and a community ensemble than only a maximum of TWO performances.


Piano
Schedule

Piano Solo Pre-20th Century

Own Choice. Competitors may perform once in a Pre 20th Century Solo choosing a piece they have not performed in any other item. Repeats should not be played. Da Capo directions should be followed.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
100 Piano Solo Pre 20th Century 15 - 18 years N/A $7
101 Piano Solo Pre 20th Century 13 - 14 years N/A $7
102 Piano Solo Pre 20th Century 11 - 12 years N/A $7
103 Piano Solo Pre 20th Century 8 years & under N/A $7
125 Piano Solo Pre 20h Century 9 - 10 years N/A $7

Piano Solo Australian Composer

Own Choice. Competitors may perform only once in an Australian Composer Solo choosing a piece they have not performed in any other item.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
104 Piano Solo Australian Composer 15 - 18 years N/A $7
105 Piano Solo Australian Composer 13 - 14 years N/A $7
106 Piano Solo Australian Composer 11 - 12 years N/A $7
107 Piano Solo Australian Composer 9 - 10 years N/A $7
108 Piano Solo Australian Composer 8 years & under N/A $7

Piano Solo Popular

- Repertoire is post 1950 but includes Ragtime.

Own Choice. Competitors may perform only once in a Popular Solo choosing a piece they have not performed in any other item. 

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
109 Piano Solo Popular 15 - 18 years N/A $7
110 Piano Solo Popular 13 - 14 years N/A $7
111 Piano Solo Popular 11 - 12 years N/A $7
112 Piano Solo Popular 9 - 10 years N/A $7
113 Piano Solo Popular 8 years & under N/A $7

Piano Solo Memory

Own Choice. Competitors may perform only once in a Memory Solo choosing a piece they have not performed in any other item. 

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
114 Piano Solo Memory 15 - 18 years N/A $7
115 Piano Solo Memory 13 - 14 years N/A $7
116 Piano Solo Memory 11 - 12 years N/A $7
117 Piano Solo Memory 9 - 10 years N/A $7
118 Piano Solo Memory 8 years & under N/A $7

Piano Duet

Own Choice. Competitors may perform only once in one age group in a Duet. Own choice music copy is to be presented with Primo and Secondo pages placed side by side.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
119 Piano Duet 18 years & under N/A $12
120 Piano Duet 14 years & under N/A $12
121 Piano Duet 11 years & under N/A $12

Piano Trio

Own Choice. Competitors may perform only once in a Trio.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
122 Piano Trio 18 years & under N/A $20

Piano Solo Championship

Competitors may perform only once in a Championship. Repeats should not be played. Da Capo directions should be followed.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
123 Senior Piano Solo Championship 15 - 18 years N/A $15
  TWO pieces to be performed.
(a) Frank Hutchens - The Enchanted Isle
(b) Own Choice - Minimum standard - 6th Grade
(Reference material must be listed - e.g. AMEB 6th Grade List D)
   
124 Junior Piano Solo Championship 14 years & under N/A $15
  TWO pieces to be performed.
(a) Mozart - K282 movement 2 - Minuetto 1 & 2
(b) Own Choice - Minimum standard - 4th Grade
(Reference material must be listed - e.g. Trinity College Grade 5 List B)
   

Speech & Drama
Schedule

Speech - Memorised Set Verse

One verse to be performed from set works.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
1 Memorised Set Verse 11 - 13 years 2 mins $7
  Talking Turkeys! By Benjamin Zephaniah OR
Reedy River by Henry Lawson (own choice of 4 verses only) OR
Waiting at the Window by A. A. Milne
   
2 Memorised Set Verse 9 - 10 years 2 mins $7
  My Teacher Took My iPod by Ken Nesbitt OR
Dirty Face by Shel Silverstein OR
The People Upstairs by Ogden Nash
   
3 Memorised Set Verse 8 years & under 2 mins $7
  Eletelephony by Laura Elizabeth Richards OR
Aim High to the Sky by James McDonald OR
Horton Hears a Who - Poem by Theodor Seuss Geisel
   

Speech - Australian Verse

Own Choice narrative, lyrical or humorous. Verse must have Australian content (i.e. Our lifestyle), an Australian narrative, history, animals pertaining to Australia or our cultural identity, etc.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
5 Australian Verse 14 - 18 years 3 mins $7
6 Australian Verse 11 - 13 years 2.5 mins $7
7 Australian Verse 10 years & under 2.5 mins $7

Speech - Unprepared Prose Reading

Text given by examiner 1.5 minutes perusal.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
8 Unprepared Prose Reading 14 - 18 years N/A $7
9 Unprepared Prose Reading 13 years & under N/A $7

Speech Championship

Two pieces to be performed. Please note that a classic should be an esteemed and recognisable work.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
10 Senior Speech Championship 14 - 18 years 3 mins $15
  Competitors are to recite
The Listeners by Walter de la Mare OR
The Lady of Shalott (1832) by Alfred Lord Tennyson
PLUS an own choice piece of prose from an Australian Classic work. (Time limit applies to prose)
   
11 Junior Speech Championship 11 - 13 years 2 mins $15
  Competitors are to recite
The Splendour Falls on Castle Walls by Alfred Lord Tennyson
PLUS an own choice piece of memorised prose from a classic piece of Children's literature. (Time limit applies to prose)
   

Speech - Group Speaking Ensemble

Choirs up to 50 Voices

Primary School Group Speaking - members from Prep to year 6. Both A and B to be performed selecting contrasting nature.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
12 Group Speaking Ensemble 12 years & under 8 mins $60
  A. Own Choice Poem AND
B. A prose extract from Matilda by Road Dahl OR
The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams.
(Own choice for which part of the story)
Total Time Limit is for Part A & B.
   

Drama - Original Character Recital

One character only – costume optional. This recital is to be devised by the student/teacher/parent. It is an ORIGINAL character and therefore not found in an existing story, play or monologue. Be creative and original and have fun. Author to be acknowledged on copy. These characters are to be original.

IF YOU ENTER THE CHARACTER RECITAL YOU MAY NOT ENTER THE CHAMPIONSHIP.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
13 Original Character Recital 13 - 14 years 3.5 mins $7
  One Character only. Costume Optional.    
14 Original Character Recital 11 - 12 years 3 mins $7
  One Character only. Costume Optional.    
15 Original Character Recital 10 years & under 2 mins $7
  One Character only. Costume Optional.    

Drama - Shakespearean Recital

Own Choice.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
16 Shakespearean Recital 14 - 18 years 4 mins $7
  Competitors perform a monologue from a Shakespearean play.    

Drama - Duologue

Own choice.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
17 Duologue 14 - 18 years 6 mins $12
  Dualogue from a published playscript.    
18 Duologue 13 years & under 4 mins $12

Drama - Group Mime with Music

3 - 8 Players

Own Choice. Group is required to devise a Mime sequence to music. The Mime can be either in the style of thematic, abstract or literal. Title and style of piece must be submitted to session convenor on a piece of paper along with session and competitor number before presenting. NO COSTUMES.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
19 Group Mime to Music 14 years & under 4 mins $20

Drama - Group Improvisation

3 - 8 Players

Own Choice. Group is required to devise a scene by creating speech and action based on a theme provided by the adjudicator. A balance of speech and action is required. A warning bell will be rung at the 3 minute mark. No pre-prepared work eligible.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
20 Group Improvisation 13 - 18 years 4 mins $20

Drama Championship

Two Pieces to be performed. Please note that a classic should be an esteemed and recognisable work.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
21 Senior Drama Championship 14 - 18 years 6 mins $15
  Competitors must do both
a) Monologue from a published play before 1945 (Not Shakespearean) AND
b) Monologue from a published play or film script post 1945.
   
22 Junior Drama Championship 11 - 13 years 5.5 mins $15
  Competitors are to do both
a) Character Recital from a published play (3 minutes) AND
b) An improvisation of 2.5 minutes topic given by the examiner. (Warning Bell at 2 minutes).
   

COMPETITORS SHOULD AVOID THE USE OF WORDS AND MATERIAL THAT ARE NOT REGARDED AS ACCEPTABLE IN A FAMILY GROUP OR POLITE SOCIETY. CONTESTANTS USING “UNACCEPTABLE” WORDS COULD FACE DISQUALIFICATION. 


Strings
Schedule

FOR ALL ITEMS

  • Please make sure performance time limits are strictly adhered to.
  • Only one piece to be performed per item.
  • Repeats should not be played. Da Capo directions should be followed.

 

Novice String Solo

Own Choice. This section is for competitors working at Grade 1 AMEB level and under. Competitors may perform only once in either Novice or String Solo.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
200 Novice String Solo 11 - 13 years 3 mins $7
201 Novice String Solo 8 - 10 years 2 mins $7

String Solo

Own Choice. Competitors may perform only once in either Novice or String Solo.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
202 String Solo 16 - 18 years 5 mins $7
203 String Solo 14 - 15 years 5 mins $7
204 String Solo 12 - 13 years 4 mins $7
205 String Solo 10 - 11 years 3 mins $7
206 String Solo 9 years 2 mins $7
207 String Solo 8 years & under 2 mins $7

Contemporary String Solo

Own Choice. This section is for the sole purpose of performing music outside romantic / classical / baroque styles, not necessarily at playing level. Repertoire is jazz, blues, ragtime, movie / theatre, celtic, country, bluegrass, rock / pop. Competitors may perform in own age group only.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
208 Contemporary String Solo 15 - 18 years 5 mins $7
209 Contemporary String Solo 14 years & under 4 mins $7

Baroque String Solo

Own Choice. This section is for the specific purpose to demonstrate the short articulated bowing and non-continuous vibrato used as expressive ornamentation to produce the musicality characteristic of this style as well as terraced dynamics and baroque swells. Competitors may perform in own age group only.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
210 Baroque String Solo 15 - 18 years 5 mins $7
211 Baroque String Solo 14 years & under 4 mins $7

Unaccompanied Bach String Solo

Own Choice. This section is for the specific purpose to demonstrate the short articulated bowing and non-continuous vibrato used as expressive ornamentation to produce the musicality characteristic of this style as well as terraced dynamics and baroque swells. Competitors may perform in own age group only.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
212 Unaccompanied Bach String Solo 15 - 18 years 5 mins $7
213 Unaccompanied Bach String Solo 14 years & under 4 mins $7

String Duet

Own Choice. May have piano accompaniment. Competitors may perform only once in one age group in any Duet.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
214 String Duet 18 years & under 5 mins $12
215 String Duet 15 years & under 5 mins $12
216 String Duet 13 years & under 4 mins $12
217 String Duet 10 years & under 2 mins $12

Guitar Solo

Own Choice. Competitors may perform in age group only. 

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
218 Guitar Solo 14 - 18 years 5 mins $7
219 Guitar Solo 13 years & under 4 mins $7

String Trio or Quartet

Own Choice. NO PIANO or KEYBOARD - Unaccompanied. Competitors may perform only once in one age group in any Trio or Quartet.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
220 String Trio or Quartet 18 years & under 5 mins $20
221 String Trio or Quartet 15 years & under 4 mins $20
222 String Trio or Quartet 12 years & under 3 mins $20

Small String Ensemble

5 - 12 players

Own Choice. Unaccompanied. To be performed standing up except for cellos and double basses. Competitors may perform only once in any Small Instrumental Ensemble unless TWICE when representing their school and a community ensemble.

Guitar Ensembles - See Brass & Woodwind Small Instrumental Ensemble.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
223 Small String Ensemble 18 years & under 5 mins $25
  Unconducted.    
224 Small String Ensemble Primary Age 12 years & under 3 mins $25
  May Be Conducted.    

String Solo Championship

Own Choice. Only one piece required.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
225 Senior String Solo Championship 15 - 18 years 6 mins $15
  Minimum standard - 6th Grade    
226 Junior String Solo Championship 14 years & under 5 mins $15
  Minimum standard - 4th Grade    

Vocal
Schedule

  • Backing Tracks may be used at the Vocal Section only (not Choral Section).
  • Each competitor must provide someone other than themselves to operate the backing track.
  • Absolutely NO VOCALS (including backing vocals) on backing track.

BETTY JENKINS PRIZE to be eligible, 16 -18 years vocalists must enter Vocal Solo AND Musical Theatre AND Sacred and Gospel sections.

 

Vocal Solo

Own Choice. Competitors may perform only once in a Vocal Solo. To be performed in a classical style. No costumes. Appropriate movement to interpret the song while remaining on the spot is permitted.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
400 Vocal Solo 16 - 18 years 5 mins $7
401 Vocal Solo 15 years 5 mins $7
402 Vocal Solo 14 years 4 mins $7
403 Vocal Solo 13 years 4 mins $7
404 Vocal Solo 12 years 4 mins $7
405 Vocal Solo 11 years 3 mins $7
406 Vocal Solo 10 years 3 mins $7
407 Vocal Solo 9 years & under 2 mins $7

Sacred & Gospel Vocal Solo

Own Choice. Competitors may perform only once in a Sacred & Gospel Vocal solo. No Costumes. Appropriate movement to interpret the song while remaining on the spot is permitted.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
408 Sacred & Gospel Vocal Solo 16 - 18 years 5 mins $7
409 Sacred & Gospel Vocal Solo 14 - 15 years 5 mins $7
410 Sacred & Gospel Vocal Solo 12 - 13 years 4 mins $7
411 Sacred & Gospel Vocal Solo 10 - 11 years 3 mins $7

Contemporary Vocal Solo

Own Choice. Competitors may perform only once in a Comtemporary Vocal Solo. No Costumes. Appropriate movement to interpret the song while remaining on the spot is permitted.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
412 Contemporary Vocal Solo 16 - 18 years 5 mins $7
413 Contemporary Vocal Solo 14 - 15 years 4 mins $7

Music Theatre, Light Opera or Operetta Vocal Solo

Own Choice. Competitors may perform only once in this Vocal Solo. Costumes, Choreography & Staging Permitted. Must be from a recognised professional production or any song from an animated movie.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
414 Music Theatre Vocal Solo 16 - 18 years 5 mins $7
415 Music Theatre Vocal Solo 15 years 5 mins $7
416 Music Theatre Vocal Solo 14 years 4 mins $7
417 Music Theatre Vocal Solo 13 years 4 mins $7
418 Music Theatre Vocal Solo 12 years 4 mins $7
419 Music Theatre Vocal Solo 11 years 3 mins $7
420 Music Theatre Vocal Solo 10 years 3 mins $7
421 Music Theatre Vocal Solo 9 years & under 2 mins $7

Vocal Duet

Own Choice. No Costumes. Appropriate movement to interpret the song while remaining on the spot is permitted. Competitors may perform only once in a Vocal Duet.  One song only, NO medleys.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
422 Vocal Duet Secondary Age 12 - 18 years 5 mins $12
423 Vocal Duet Primary Age 12 years & under 4 mins $12

Small Vocal Ensemble

5 - 12 voices

Own Choice. NO COSTUMES, CHOREOGRAPHY OR STAGING PERMITTED. Competitors may perform only once in any Small Vocal Ensemble unless TWICE when representing their school and a community ensemble. ONE song only. NO medleys.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
424 Small Vocal Ensemble Secondary Age 12 - 18 years 5 mins $25
  Unconducted    
425 Small Vocal Ensemble Primary Age 12 years & under 3 mins $25
  May Be Conducted    

Music Theatre Vocal Ensemble

5 - 12 voices

Own Choice. Costumes, Choreography, Staging and Carry On Props Permitted. Competitors may perform only once in any Vocal Ensemble unless TWICE when representing their school and a community ensemble. Must be repertoire from a recognised professional production or a song from any animated movie. One song only. No medleys.

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
426 Music Theatre Vocal Ensemble Secondary Age 12 - 18 years 5 mins $25
  Unconducted.    
427 Music Theatre Vocal Ensemble Primary Age 12 years & under 3 mins $25
  Unconducted.    

Vocal Solo Championship

Own Choice. Two contrasting pieces required. Competitors may perform only once in a Vocal Solo Championship. 

Item No. Item Title Ages Time Limit Entry Fee
428 Senior Vocal Solo Championship 15 - 18 years N/A $15
  Two pieces to be performed.
a) Selection from any vocal examination syllabus
(minimum standard 5th Grade.)
b) Own choice, can be musical theatre.
   
429 Junior Vocal Solo Championship 14 years & under N/A $15
  Two pieces to be performed.
a) Selection from any vocal examination syllabus
(minimum standard 3rd Grade.)
b) Own choice, can be musical theatre.