295: Secondary School Premium Concert Band

Saturday 22 June

Venue: The Concourse - Concert Hall

Event Ages: Secondary School

Event Type: Group

Sponsored by
The John Lamble Foundation & Optimum Percussion

Status: Completed

Own choice of a program.

Total Performance Time of up to 20 minutes, which includes time taken between items. 10 minute warm-up.

Music required for the adjudicator, to be submitted in performance order, and band directors must also identify the 'Grade' on each item of music when registering.

No singing, however vocalising allowed if included in the score.

Minimum 18 Players (Please note Sydney Eisteddfod can provide a MAXIMUM of 60 orchestral chairs & ONLY 50 music stands.) YOU ARE REQUIRED to email: entries@sydneyeisteddfod.com.au - at least three weeks prior to the performance date with information on other instrumentation, extra music stands, etc you will need to bring in yourselves.

All music SHOULD be of Grade 4 standard.

This event is for traditional concert band instrumentation. The bass line only may be doubled by electric bass guitar/s or single keyboard (permission for any variation to this must be sought from Sydney Eisteddfod in writing at least one month prior to the event). Acoustic substitutes (e.g. clarinet for oboe, or piano for harp) are acceptable.

Note: Please refer to Item 9 & 17 under the Instrumental Groups Category Rules & Conditions.

Gift Vouchers from Optimum Percussion to the value of:
Winner: $1,000
2nd: $500
3rd: $250

  • General Rules & Conditions of Entry
  • Instrumental Groups Category Rules & Conditions

Winner ~ 12 Knox Grammar School Symphonic Wind Ensemble (Wahroonga)
2nd ~ 10 Meriden Concert Band (Strathfield)
3rd ~ 3 The King's School Symphonic Band (North Parramatta)

H/C ~ 1 Chatswood High School Wind Orchestra
H/C ~ 5 Fort Street High School Wind Ensemble (Petersham)
H/C ~ 6 North Sydney Girls High School Wind Orchestra (Crows Nest)
H/C ~ 9 Barker College Symphonic Wind Ensemble (Hornsby)
H/C ~ 11 Hornsby Girls' High School Symphonic Band

These results are believed to be correct at the time of posting. Any error or omission is regretted. Circumstances may require alteration to this list without notice.