Upcoming Combined Events

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

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

Sunday 16 June 2019

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

This will take place on June 16th, 12 noon, at Killara Music Room, 131 Fiddens Wharf Road, Killara.
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:
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.

  • Instrumentalists must be 14 years and under, and Vocalists must be 21 years and under, as at 30th June in the year of entry.
  • Individual performers, or a group of performers, are to perform 1 OR 2 works with a total minimum of 3 minutes, and maximum of 6 minutes. No repeats are required, but da capo signs must be observed.
  • Performance from memory is encouraged.
  • Winners of previous UMT Junior and Musicianship Awards 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.

This will follow at the conclusion of the United Music Teachers Awards above, on the same day, at the same place, beginning at 2.00 p.m.

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, of up to a total of $400.0.

  • Instrumentalists must be 18 years and under, (Vocalists no age restriction) as at 30th June in the year of entry
  • Performances should not exceed 12 minutes
  • Two works of advanced standard (8th 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 $10.00, which will be included in the audition fee.
  • If the adjudicator feels that the standard is not high enough awards can be withheld.
  • All decisions by adjudicator are final.

Date: Sunday 16 June, 2019

Venue: Killara Music Room, 181 Fiddens Wharf Road, Killara. (You have a map of the venue too)

Junior Awards: 12:00 noon. 
Roger Woodward Awards: 2:00pm

President’s Award is held at the conclusion of the the Roger Woodward Awards.

Door Entry:
Performers: no charge. Audience: $15.00 single entry, $25.00 for two people, or $30.00 per family.

Auditions for the Awards Day are being held regionally. Please Contact:

North Western Region: 
Sunday 26 May. 
Contact: Sue Calabrese 
Email: miss.sue2054@gmail.com
North Shore, City and East, South Western Region:
Sunday 2 June.
Contact: Felicity Martin
Email: flissmar49@gmail.com

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

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