EISTEDDFOD SECTIONS

EISTEDDFOD SECTIONS

Vocal & Choral

Piano

Speech & Drama

Dance

Instrumental

 

PIANO COMPETITION

The Piano sections of the Toowoomba Eisteddfod provide pianists of all skill levels a performance opportunity with feedback from a specialist in the field. It gives the participants a goal to work towards that offers a greater focus for their practice in turn improving their skills overall.

Please read the General Rules and Division-Specific Rules carefully to avoid disqualification.                                                                                                        All competitors are required to frequently check the Eisteddfod website for the latest updates..

PIANO – GENERAL RULES
i. One piece only except in Championship Sections.
ii. Own choice of music.

OWN CHOICE MUSIC MUST BE SUBMITTED BY THE DEADLINE:


OWN CHOICE MUSIC DEADLINE WILL APPEAR ON THE TOOWOOMBA EISTEDDFOD HOME PAGE
No electronic submission of own choice music is accepted.
Please Note:
Competitors must submit a hard printed copy

OPTIONS FOR SUBMISSION:
• Post to City of Toowoomba Eisteddfod
    PO Box 60 Toowoomba Qld 4350
• Place in the locked box at the Empire Theatre Box Office (during normal business hours)
• Place in the locked box at McKenzie Music Etcetera
   37 Raff St, Toowoomba (during normal business hours)

SECTION CATEGORIES

a. Pop/ Jazz/ Movie selections are not permitted in this division.

100 Open PIANO CHAMPIONSHIP

101 Open PIANO CONCERTO

102 Open CHOPIN PIANO SOLO

a. Pop/Jazz/Movie selections are not permitted in the Year Solos.
b. Pop/Jazz/Movie repertoire may be played in:

  • Pop/Jazz/Movie Sections, Australian Sections – as Nationality not genre is the criterion;
  • Graded Solos as the reference to the syllabus is the criterion;
  • Duets/Trios as the number of hands on the piano is the criterion.

PIANO SONATA

a. Any movement from the works of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven or Schubert or a composer of equivalent standard from the Classical or Romantic period (excluding German Dances, Waltzes etc.).
b. Excluding Sonatinas.

POPULAR/JAZZ/MOVIE PIANO SOLO
a.
Music submitted may be a full score, an improvisation on a theme or a chord symbol progression.
b. Minimum of 16 bars.

110 Years 10 to 12 PIANO CHAMPIONSHIP

111 Years 11 or 12 PIANO SOLO

112 Year 10 PIANO SOLO

113 Year 9 PIANO SOLO

114 Year 8 PIANO SOLO

115 Year 7 PIANO SOLO

116 Year 6 PIANO SOLO

117 Year 5 PIANO SOLO

118 Year 4 PIANO SOLO

119 Year 3 PIANO SOLO

120 Year 2 and under PIANO SOLO

121 Years 11 or 12 PIANO SONATA

122 Year 10 and under PIANO SONATA

123 Years 10 to 12 JS BACH PIANO SOLO

124 Years 7 to 9 BAROQUE COMPOSER PIANO SOLO

125 Year 6 and under BAROQUE COMPOSER PIANO SOLO

126 Years 10 to 12 POPULAR/JAZZ/MOVIE PIANO SOLO

127 Years 7 to 9 POPULAR/JAZZ/MOVIE PIANO SOLO

128 Years 5 to 6 POPULAR/JAZZ/MOVIE PIANO SOLO

129 Year 4 and under POPULAR/JAZZ/MOVIE PIANO SOLO

130 Years 10 to 12 AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER PIANO SOLO

131 Years 7 to 9 AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER PIANO SOLO

132 Years 5 to 6 AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER PIANO SOLO

133 Year 4 and under AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER PIANO SOLO

a. Age limits do not apply to Sections in this Division.
b. Grade levels are for any approved examination body such as: AMEB, Trinity, Royal Schools, ABRSM.
c. A competitor must not have passed an examination which is of a higher level than that of the Section in which they are competing.
d. Repertoire must be selected from a current Syllabus of an approved examining body at the Grade Level being entered.

140 All-Age GRADED PIANO SOLO
Certificate of Performance or Diploma Level or above

141 All-Age GRADED PIANO SOLO Grade 7 or 8 Standard

142 All-Age GRADED PIANO SOLO Grade 5 or 6 Standard

143 All-Age GRADED PIANO SOLO Grade 4 Standard

144 All-Age GRADED PIANO SOLO Grade 3 Standard

145 All-Age GRADED PIANO SOLO Grade 2 Standard

146 All-Age GRADED PIANO SOLO Grade 1 Standard

147 All-Age GRADED PIANO SOLO Preliminary Standard

148 All-Age PREPARATORY 1 PIANO SOLO Novice

149 All-Age PREPARATORY 2 PIANO SOLO Novice

a. Competitors may only compete in one group per section.

150 Years 10 to 12 PIANO DUET

151 Years 7 to 9 PIANO DUET

152 Year 6 and under PIANO DUET

153 Secondary PIANO TRIO

154 Primary PIANO TRIO

SECTION CATEGORIES

For more details please see the current schedule on the home page.

Please read the General Rules and Division Specific Rules carefully to avoid disqualification.
All competitors are required to frequently check the Eisteddfod website for the latest updates.
All participants in the Toowoomba Eisteddfod do so in the spirit of friendly competition and enhancement of performance abilities in a forum where stage experience can be gained and learned. Competition is staged with respect for the organisers, audience, adjudicator/s and fellow competitors, thus maintaining the spirit and integrity of the eisteddfod movement.