Major Prizes: Minor Prizes: - The Australian Jewish News

The Music Competition is open to JEWISH YOUTH aged 8 to 25 years
Under the distinguished patronage of Lady Anna Cowen AM
Major Prizes:
 B’nai B’rith Victoria Scholarship - $1,500
 Major Prize of $750 for each Section
Minor Prizes:
($50-$125) will be awarded at Heats
All Heats to be held at the Slome Hall, Temple Beth Israel, 76-82 Alma Road, St Kilda
INFORMATION BOOKLET & ENTRY FORMS available to download from:
www.jewishnews.net.au or www.bnaibrith.org.au
or contact the B’nai B’rith Office:
71 Kooyong Road, Caulfield North. Phone: 9576 1116 or email: [email protected]
FINAL CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES IS: THURSDAY, 16 JULY, 2015
FINALS CONCERT: SUNDAY, 6 SEPTEMBER, 2015 at 7:00 pm
Phoenix Theatre, 101 Glen Huntly Road, Elwood
MEMBER OF THE AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION OF EISTEDDFOD SOCIETIES INC.
(It is recommended that entrants have completed Grade 3 AMEB or equivalent.)
SECTION
Classical Vocal
Contemporary Vocal
Vocal Ensemble (2-12 participants)
Classical Piano
Contemporary Piano
Classical strings: Violin/Viola/Cello
Hebrew/Yiddish Vocal
HEATS
ADJUDICATORS
Sunday, 2 August – 10-5:00 pm
Sunday, 2 August – 10-5:00 pm
Sunday, 9 August – 10-12:00 pm
Sunday, 16 August – 10-5:00 pm
Sunday, 16 August – 10-5:00 pm
Sunday, 23 August – 10-5:00 pm
Sunday, 23 August – 10-5:00 pm
Douglas Heywood OAM
Douglas Heywood OAM
Douglas Heywood OAM
Alan Kogosowski
Dr Allan Zavod
John Quaine
Bronia Kornhauser
ENTRY FORM
Applicant’s Full Name (Block letters)
……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..……………………………………
(Given Names)
(Family Name)
Postal address: …………………………………………………………………………………………….Postcode: ………………………………
Email: ……………………………………………………………………..
Date of Birth:
……../……../……..
Sex: M / F
Phone: ………………………………....
Age on 1st August 2015: Years.……… Months……..
PARENT DECLARATION :
SIGNATURE:
I ……………………………………………………………………….. confirm that my son/daughter
is of the JEWISH FAITH and an AMATEUR MUSICIAN
……………………………………………………………………………………..
School Attending: …………………………………………………………
Address: ……………………………………………………………………....
……………………………………………………………..……….
Phone No: …………………………………………………..……………….
Music Teacher:………………………………………………………..
Address: …………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………..
Phone No: ……………………………………………………………..
Email address:………………………………………………….........
Name of Accompanist:………………………………………………………………………
Please read conditions in booklet carefully:
Competitors may enter in any number of sections.
Entries must be accompanied by proof of payment.
 $15 fee per section. Where two contrasting pieces are indicated, one $15 fee to enter.
Section
Name of Piece
Instrument
Composer
Entrance Fee
 The Committee reserves the right to delete a section or a Heat if there are insufficient entries.
 Post this completed ENTRY FORM with payment/proof of payment to:
B’nai B’rith Office, 71 Kooyong Road, Caulfield North, VIC 3161 - Attention: Mr Andrew Kolb, Eisteddfod Chairperson
 Payment may be made by CHEQUE payable to “B’NAI B’RITH EISTEDDFOD COMMITTEE A/C” or by DIRECT DEBIT:
BSB 633000 Account No 151591187 Reference Field: Entrant’s Name
 CASH PAYMENT to our Account will be accepted at no charge at any Bendigo Bank Branch.
Please include bank receipt number for DIRECT CREDIT to our account or attach copy of payment.
Member of the Australian Association of Eisteddfod Societies Inc.
CONSENT FORM FOR THE USE OF PHOTOGRAPHS, VIDEO, AUDIO RECORDING
I, the undersigned, agree to provide permission for the photographic, video and/or audio recording of the
student named below to be used for the promotional purposes of B’nai B’rith Victoria Inc. and B’nai B’rith
Victoria Jewish Youth Music Eisteddfod.
I authorise the use or reproduction of any image/recording referred to above for the purposes of publishing
materials related to the B’nai B’rith Victoria Jewish Youth Music Eisteddfod.
I acknowledge that the image/recording may appear in print, electronic, or video media, and may be
available to a global audience through the internet.
I understand and agree that if I wish to withdraw this authorisation, it will be my responsibility to inform the
B’nai B’rith Victoria Youth Music Eisteddfod.
Name of Student
__________________________________________________
Name of School
__________________________________________________
Name of Parent/Guardian
__________________________________________________
Signature of Parent/Guardian
_________________________________________________
Photos may be taken during the Heats – Sundays, 2, 9, 16 & 23 August 2015 and/or during the Finals
Concert on Sunday, 6 September 2015. Heats will be held at the Slome Hall, Temple Beth Israel, 76-82
Alma Road, St Kilda and the Finals Concert will be at the Phoenix Theatre, 101 Glen Huntly Road,
Elwood.
If I wish to withdraw permission for use of my image/recording, it will be my responsibility to inform the
B’rith Victoria Youth Music Eisteddfod by email on [email protected] or by post at B’nai B’rith Victoria
Youth Music Eisteddfod, 71 Kooyong Road, Caulfield North Vic. 3161.
B’NAI B’RITH VICTORIA
JEWISH YOUTH MUSIC
EISTEDDFOD 2015
Information Booklet
Adjudicators:
Photographs
courtesy of:
Peter Haskin
Australian
Jewish News
Classical & Contemporary Vocal:
Hebrew & Yiddish Vocal:
Vocal Ensemble
Classical Strings:
Classical Piano:
Contemporary Piano:
Douglas Heywood OAM
Bronia Kornhauser
Douglas Heywood OAM
John Quaine
Alan Kogosowski
Dr Allan Zavod
B’NAI B’RITH VICTORIA JEWISH YOUTH MUSIC EISTEDDFOD
MEMBER OF THE AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION OF
EISTEDDFOD SOCIETIES INC.
Under the distinguished patronage of Lady Anna Cowen
13.
All entries must be accompanied by proof of payment via receipt, cheque or direct
debit.
14.
NO PROMPTING OR ASSISTANCE of any kind will be allowed except by the
Adjudicator.
15.
The Committee reserves the right to amend the program at any time and alter any
of the Rules and Conditions without notice.
16.
Competitors acknowledge they compete at their own risk.
17.
The decision of the Committee, in all questions or disputes arising out of, and not
provided by, these Conditions, will be final. All entries are received subject to any
appeal.
18.
After programs have been completed, entrants will not be permitted to change their
allotted place on the program.
19.
The Committee does not accept any responsibility for music not collected
immediately after a Section finishes.
20.
COPYRIGHT: The Committee will not be liable for any COPYRIGHT
infringements relating to submission of photocopies. Entrants submit copies and
works at their own risk. Original music only will be allowed.
21.
DRESS: Dress and appearance will be taken into consideration as part of the
overall performance in both the HEATS and the FINALS CONCERT. Finalists
will be required to present in formal attire at the Finals Concert.
22.
All prize winners should attend the Finals Concert to be presented with their
prizes. Finalists for the major prizes will be informed by both phone and
mail!
23.
All participants will be notified of their progression by phone and mail.
The Music Competition is open to JEWISH YOUTH aged 8 to 25 years.
(It is recommended that entrants have completed Grade 3 AMEB or its equivalent.)
SECTIONS:
HEATS:
Classical Vocal
2 August
Contemporary Vocal
2 August
Vocal Ensemble (2-12 participants)
9 August
Classical Piano
16 August
Contemporary Piano
16 August
Hebrew/Yiddish Vocal
23 August
Classical strings: Violin/Viola/Cello
23 August
FINALS CONCERT: SUNDAY, 6 SEPTEMBER, 2015 @ 7:00 PM
All Heats will be held at the:
Slome Hall, Temple Beth Israel, 76-82 Alma Road, St Kilda
Finals Concert to be held at the:
Phoenix Theatre, 101 Glen Huntly Road, Elwood
FURTHER ENTRY FORMS OBTAINABLE FROM:
www.jewishnews.net.au or www.bnaibrith.org.au
or from the: B’nai B’rith Office, 71 Kooyong Road, Caulfield North.
Phone: 9576 1116 or Email: [email protected]
FINAL CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES IS: THURSDAY, 16 JULY, 2015
GENERAL CONDITIONS
1.
2.
a)
This competition is open to JEWISH AMATEURS only. An amateur
is one who does not derive income from the art in which he or she is
entering.
b)
B’nai B’rith accepts in good faith an entry from a contestant who declares
himself or herself to be of the Jewish faith.
a)
Entries close with the Chairperson on Thursday, 16 July 2015. No entry
fee will be refunded unless a Section is cancelled.
b)
Previous B’nai B’rith major award winners may not enter this
competition in the Section in which they have previously won.
However they are welcome to enter other Sections.
3.
REFUSAL: The Committee reserves the right to amend or refuse any entry and
to cancel any section in which there are fewer than three (3) entries in the section.
4.
AGE LIMIT: In all Sections, the age of the entrant on 1 August 2015 shall be
deemed his or her age.
5.
ADJUDICATORS: Communication with the Adjudicators by competitors,
teachers or interested parties prior to, or during the competition is prohibited.
6.
The Adjudicators hold the right to withhold any prize where sufficient merit has
not been displayed.
7.
The Adjudicators shall determine the number of entrants who shall take place in
the Finals Concert.
8.
In the event of a competitor entering more than one Section, a different program
must be performed on each occasion.
9.
During Heats, a copy of each performance piece must be handed to the Adjudicator
prior to the performance.
10.
RESULTS: THE ADJUDICATORS’ DECISION SHALL, IN ALL CASES, BE
FINAL.
11.
No teacher or other competitor will be allowed on stage unless requested by the
notified accompanist. (Accompanist may be a teacher.)
12.
PLEASE ADHERE TO YOUR SECTION’S TIME LIMIT FOR YOUR
PERFORMANCE. All Contestants must arrive at the beginning of their
Section and not leave until that Section is completed and the Adjudicators
have delivered their decision.
PROPOSED PROGRAM ARRANGEMENTS
FINAL ARRANGEMENTS WILL DEPEND ON THE NUMBER
OF ENTRIES RECEIVED.
PLEASE ENTER EARLY TO ENSURE SECTIONS ARE VIABLE:
Entry fees are $15 per Section (not per item) and are non-refundable unless the Section is
cancelled.
Payment may be made by cheque payable to “B’nai B’rith Eisteddfod Committee Account”
or by Direct Debit to:
BSB: 633000
Account No. 151591187
Reference field: Entrant’s Name
Cash payment to our account will be accepted at no charge at any Bendigo Bank Branch.
Please include bank receipt number for Direct Credit to our account or attach copy of
payment.
Competitors are encouraged to organise their own accompanist.
If competitors don’t have an accompanist – they are urged to make their own
arrangements promptly with our Official Accompanist and notify their arrangements on
the Entry Form.
The Official Accompanist is: Karen Neumann
Contact details: Phone: 9576 7624 Mobile: 0423 935 344
The Official Accompanist will NOT be available unless a REHEARSAL has been arranged
ONE WEEK PRIOR to the performance.
THE 2015 EISTEDDFOD WILL CONSIST OF
SEVEN SECTIONS:
MAJOR PRIZES
AWARDED AT THE FINALS CONCERT
B’nai B’rith Victoria Scholarship
$1,500
7 Major Prizes at $750 each
Please note that the B’nai B’rith Victoria Scholarship will be awarded at
the discretion of the Adjudicators
Classical Vocal; Classical Strings: Violin/Viola/Cello; Contemporary Vocal;
Classical Piano; Vocal Ensemble; Contemporary Piano; Hebrew/Yiddish Vocal
Classical Vocal
To consist of ONE Aria and ONE of the following: Lieder, Oratorio, Art Song, Operetta,
Musical Comedy or Ballad.
Sections:
10-16 years
17-20 years
21-25 years
Adjudicator:
Maximum Time
8 mins.
8 mins.
8 mins.
Winner’s Prize
$ 50.00
$ 75.00
$125.00
Douglas Heywood OAM
Contemporary Vocal (not Rock)
To consist of ONE of the following: Popular Song, Ballad, Operetta or Musical Comedy.
Sections:
Maximum Time
Winner’s Prize
8-10 years
5 mins.
$ 50.00
11-16 years
6 mins.
$ 75.00
17-25 years
8 mins.
$125.00
Adjudicator:
Douglas Heywood OAM
Hebrew or Yiddish Song (one piece only)
Sections:
8-10 years
11-16 years
17-25 years
FINALS CONCERT
Under the auspices of B’nai B’rith Victoria
Adjudicator:
Maximum Time
5 mins.
6 mins.
8 mins.
Bronia Kornhauser
Vocal Ensemble (2-12 people—1 or 2 pieces only)
Sections:
Maximum Time
Not age governed (8-25)
8 mins.
1st Prize - $125.00 2nd Prize - $75.00
Adjudicator:
to be held on:
at the
Phoenix Theatre
Sections:
8-10 years
11-17 years
18-25 years
Maximum Time
4 mins.
5 mins.
8 mins.
Adjudicator:
John Quaine
Sections:
8-10 years
11-17 years
18-25 years
Maximum Time
4 mins.
6 mins.
8 mins.
Adjudicator:
Alan Kogosowski
Sections:
8-10 years
11-17 years
18-25 years
Maximum Time
4 mins.
6 mins.
8 mins.
Classical Piano
(101 Glen Huntly Road, Elwood)
Adults
Concession/Students
Encouragement Award- $50.00
Douglas Heywood OAM
Classical Strings
Sunday, 6 September 2015 - 7:00 pm
Admission:
Winner’s Prize
$ 50.00
$ 75.00
$125.00
$ 20.00
$ 15.00
Please note:
While we would like each of the Heat winners to perform in the
Finals Concert, the Eisteddfod Committee reserves the right
to frame the program with regard to balance and content.
Contemporary Piano
Adjudicator:
Dr Allan Zavod
(ONE piece only)
(ONE piece only)
(2 CONTRASTING pieces)
Winner’s Prize
$ 50.00
$ 75.00
$125.00
(ONE piece only)
(ONE piece only)
(2 CONTRASTING pieces)
Winner’s Prize
$ 50.00
$ 75.00
$125.00
(ONE piece only)
(ONE piece only)
(2 CONTRASTING pieces)
Winner’s Prize
$ 50.00
$ 75.00
$125.00
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