Choral Sections

Entry Conditions

Entry Fee - Primary School ensembles - $75.00 per section
Entry Fee - Secondary School ensembles - $150.00 per section

All heat contestants will be awarded Gold, Silver or Bronze Awards.
Please see more details in conditions of entry
Sections which attract an adequate number of entries will be divided into heats and finals. 

Primary School Choirs

Two (2) contrasting pieces of own choice, up to a maximum of 10 minutes.

SECTION 2 Primary Choir to Yr. 6 (10-30 voices - auditioned)
1st - $200  2nd - $100  3rd - $50

SECTION 5 Junior Choirs to Yr. 4 (max. 60 voices)
1st - $200  2nd - $100  3rd - $50

SECTION 9  Primary Choir to Yr. 6 (max. 60 voices )
1st - $300  2nd - $150  3rd - $75

Secondary School Choirs

Contrasting pieces of own choice, up to a maximum of 10 minutes.

SECTION 21 Secondary Choir - Advanced (For the top choir from a developed choral program)
1st - $200  2nd - $100  3rd - $50

SECTION 22 Secondary Choir - Intermediate
1st - $200  2nd - $100  3rd - $50

SECTION 29 Secondary Choir Yr. 7-9
1st - $200  2nd - $100  3rd - $50

General Information for Conductors

Information for conductors:
The piano will be set up on the left hand side of the conductor.
The following complimentary tickets are available for your ensemble's:
o   School Principal or Deputy
o   Conductor and accompanist
o   Two supervising adults (if required)
Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the commencement of the section as we encourage all participants to support each other in their performances. 

Tickets are available at the door and are $10 per adult. Children and performers are free. 

Please submit a copy of your music to the secretary’s desk at least 15 minutes prior to the commencement time of your section, along with two (2) copies of the Adjudication Information form --LINK--

Copyright requirements under the AMCOS agreement for schools must be observed. In accordance with copyright laws, any unauthorised photocopies submitted to the secretary for the purpose of adjudication will be discarded.

Ensure that your students are quiet during all performances and wait quietly until instructed to move.
Ensembles will be escorted in turn to the warm up rooms prior to their performance. Use of these rooms must be strictly supervised by a teacher – please note that if you are first up you can go directly to your warm up room. 

Original music and adjudication sheets may be collected, by the conductor, from the secretary’s desk at the conclusion of the evening.

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Please contact QYMA Administrator: Johanna Rosenthal