A Piano has the ability to play all styles of music with the most popular being classical, jazz and pop.
Piano comes from the Italian name Pianoforte which means “piano” soft and “forte” loud.
The Pianoforte competition at Royal South Street has launched many young performers careers.
Discipline Chair: Bradley Saul
Adjudicator: Robert Chamberlain
1. In all sections, competitors must provide music for the adjudicator.
2. COPYRIGHT: Use of printed, photocopied, recorded, adapted or reproduced material is guided by Copyright law. In order to compete at the Royal South Street competitors must declare that all necessary licences for copyright have been obtained and only originals or licensed copies will be used in accordance with copyright laws and agreements. These terms & conditions are agreed upon when placing your entry.
3. RSSS holds an APRA and PPCA licence.
4. VCE competitors may repeat items once only in 19 Years and Under, and Open Age.
5. Time Limits: Competitors need to be aware of and comply with time limits. Performance will be adjudicated to the maximum time limit only.
6. Dress Code: Each performance is considered a concert; therefore appropriate concert dress is expected. School uniform is acceptable.
7. Royal South Street Novice Sections are for students who have not won 1st, 2nd or 3rd place in solo piano sections at any Eisteddfod at the time of entry.
8. Definitions of Popular Music: Themes from TV, film, radio, jazz blues, boogie & ragtime, rock and pop are permitted. Does NOT include traditional classical music.
9. Age limit will be deemed as at 1 January of the current year.