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 Combined Events

Below are the combined events of the United Music Teachers of NSW

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United Music Teachers Awards FINALS Day  for
UMT Junior Awards, President’s Award, Roger Woodward Award

Sunday 21 June 2020 (TBC)
FINALS  held at :
Killara Music Room, 131 Fiddens Wharf Road, Killara, NSW, 2071
Members and Friends All Welcome .  See below

Auditions Days:   31 May Nth West     24 May Nth Shore CitySouth East
See Regional Events  for Details         See Gallery for Photos from these events

UNITED MUSIC TEACHERS JUNIOR AWARDS
United Music Teachers Junior Awards:
  • UMT Junior Awards: This Award was formerly known as the United Music Teachers Award.
  • At the discretion of the Adjudicator, up to seven successful performers in this section are awarded Certificates, together with a prize of $70 each.
  • UMT Musicianship Award of $100 for the most musical performance, regardless of level, may also be given, at the discretion of the Adjudicator. This award can be given as a separate award, or to one of the UMT Junior Awards recipients.
 
RULES:
  • Instrumentalists must be 14 years and under, and Vocalists must be 21 years and under, as at 30th June in the year of entry.
  • This section is open to Individual performers, duets, or a group of performers. Please note that only the main performer will be the subject of the report for adjudication of the award/s.
  • Performances should be a minimum of 3 minutes and a maximum of 6 minutes total. No repeats are required, but da capo signs must be observed. 1 OR 2 works may be presented in this section.  Performance from memory is encouraged.
  • Previous UMT Junior and Musicianship Awards Winners are excluded from competing in this section for the following two years.
 A UMT Junior Award winner is a performer who received a $70 UMT   Junior Award AND/OR Musicianship Award. Previous winners in this section may choose to audition for the Roger Woodward Awards
  • There is no entry fee for this section.
  • All decisions by adjudicator are final.
  • The inclusion of duet or small group performances is on a trial basis from 2019.



ROGER WOODWARD AWARDS
Main Award:
  • Roger Woodward Award: one main award of $400.00 and Certificate,covering piano, vocal or instrumental performances.
Other Awards in this section:
  • Best Performance of a Baroque Work: $100.00 and Certificate
  • UMT Encouragement Awards: at the discretion of the adjudicator one or more can be awarded, up to a total of $400.00

RULES:
  • Instrumentalists must be 18 years and under, (Vocalists no age restriction) as at 30 th June in the year of entry
  • This section is open to Individual performers, duets, or a group of performers. Please note that only the main performer will be the subject of the report for adjudication of the award/s.
  • Performances should not exceed 12 minutes
  • Two works of advanced standard (8 th grade and above) are to be presented, with a strong contrast in period, mood and style
  • Pianists and vocalists must perform from memory. Instrumentalists are encouraged to perform from memory.
  • Previous Roger Woodward Award Winners are excluded from competing in this section again.
  • Entry fee is $15.00, which will be included in the audition fee.
  • A copy of the music must be available for the adjudicator on the Awards Day
  • If the adjudicator feels that the standard is not high enough awards can be withheld.
  • All decisions by adjudicator are final.
  • The inclusion of duet or small group performances is on a trial basis from 2019.


   
PRESIDENT'S AWARD

  • At the discretion of the Adjudicator, a monetary award of up to a total of $400.00 is presented, as either a single prize, or as two prizes.
  • The competition is for Instrumentalists only.
  • Relevant certificates are also presented.
  • This award can be cancelled at the discretion of the President if it is felt that there are insufficient entries of a suitable standard.
RULES:
  •  Instrumentalists must be 19 years and over, as at 30 th June in the year of entry
  • This section is open to Individual performers, duets, or a group of performers. Please note that only the main performer will be the subject of the report for adjudication of the award.
  • Performances should not exceed 12 minutes
  • Two works of advanced standard (7 th grade and above) are to be presented, with a strong contrast in period, mood and style
  • Memory work is encouraged but not required.
  • Previous President’s Award Winners are exluded from competing in this section for one year after receiving the award.
  • Entry fee is $20.00, which will be included in the audition fee, or paid on the Awards Day if there is no audition.
  • Where there is no audition, the applicant will be accepted to perform at the discretion of the President.
  • A copy of the music must be available for the adjudicator on the Awards Day
  • If the adjudicator feels that the standard is not high enough awards can be withheld.
  • All decisions by adjudicator are final.
  • The inclusion of duet or small group performances is on a trial basis from 2019.
  FINALS: 

Venue: Killara Music Room, 181 Fiddens Wharf Road, Killara.
Time: 

Junior Awards: 11:45 for 12 noon start
Roger Woodward Awards: 2:00pm
President’s Award is held at the conclusion of the the Roger Woodward Awards.
Door Entry: 
Performers: Included in Audition entry
Audience: $15.00 Single  $25.00 for two people, or $30.00 per family.




AUDITIONS:

Sunday 24 May 2020  NS/City East Regions

Venue: Killara Music Room, 181 Fiddens Wharf Road, Killara.
Time: TBC


Sunday 31 May 2020  N/W Regions
Venue: TBC
Time:     TBC



N.B. TEACHERS entering Students MUST be members of the UMT

 

AUDITION ENTRY FORM;
Ask your Teacher or send an
Email to Request an Entry Form
Location of Finals:
Killara Music Room
131 Fiddens Wharf Road, Killara, NSW, 2071





Senior Master Class with Clemens Leske
Hosted by Nth Shore Region

Sunday 5th May 2019
Killara Music Room, 131 Fiddens Wharf Road, Killara, NSW, 2071

8 Advanced Students present a variety of works with Clemens Leske providing commentary and support
1    Nicholas Till    1st movt  Sonata 52 Haydn
2    Maria Wei         Op 25 n01 ( Etude) Chopin
3    Danny Geng     Nocturne Op 15 no2 Chopin
4   Jasmine Zhi        Elegy Rachmaninoff
Interval
5  Hannah  Grogan   1st movt Op31no3 Beethoven
6  Jessica Yoong       After Bach   Mike Nock
7 Cloe Leung              Prelude and Fugue Bach book 2 n05
8 Felix Quian              Partita in C minor no2 Bach

Senior Master Class with Bernadette Harvey

Sunday 4th August 2019 at 2:00pm

Killara Music Room, 131 Fiddens Wharf Road, Killara, NSW, 2071

More information coming soon...

Performance Day 
inc.  Showcase of Awards Finalists

Sunday 11th August 2019

Pitt St Uniting Church, 264 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000

An opportunity for our students to perform right  in the heart of the city.
This year's Concerts will feature some of our Awards Finalists

A Concert not to be missed - More details to come.
Location:
Pitt Street Uniting Church
264 Pitt Street, Sydney
NSW, 2000