Competition Sections 2024

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Terms & Conditions


 Beginner (up to Grade 2 AMEB) Learning for no more than 2 years 

1 work - solo or with piano accompaniment

Time limit: 2 minutes

 

 

1st Prize - Oboe Sponsored by: AW Oboes Australia $200
1st Prize - Bassoon Sponsored by: Bassoon Factory $200
2nd Prize Sponsored by: AW Oboes Australia $100
3rd Prize Sponsored by: AW Oboes Australia $50
Most Promising Bassoonist Sponsored by: KGe Reeds $50
Most Promising Oboist Sponsored by: KGe Reeds $50

 


Junior (Grades 3-4 AMEB) Learning for no more than 4 years

1 work - solo or with piano accompaniment

Time limit: 4 minutes

1st Prize - Oboe Sponsored by: KGe Reeds $200
1st Prize - Bassoon Sponsored by: Bassoon Factory $200
2nd Prize Sponsored by: KGe Reeds $100
3rd Prize Sponsored by: KGe Reeds $50
Most Promising Bassoonist Sponsored by: KGe Reeds $50
Most Promising Oboist Sponsored by: KGe Reeds $50

 


Intermediate Section (Grades 5-6 AMEB) Learning for no more than 5 years

1 work - solo or with piano accompaniment

Time limit: 5 minutes

1st Prize - Oboe Sponsored by: Patricola Oboes & Oboe Central $250
1st Prize - Bassoon Sponsored by: Moosman Bassoons and Consortium Music $250
2nd Prize Sponsored by: Presto Music $200
3rd Prize Sponsored by: Presto Music $100
Most Promising Bassoonist Sponsored by: Presto Music $50
Most Promising Oboist Sponsored by: Presto Music $50

 


Senior Section (Grades 7-8, Certificate of Performance AMEB) Up to age 18 (1 SET PIECE PLUS OWN CHOICE)

Set work & own contrasting choice with piano accompaniment. 

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36 Oboe Excerpt
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36 Bassoon Excerpt

Time limit: 5 minutes

1st Prize - Oboe Sponsored by: Marigaux Oboes (France) $1000
1st Prize - Bassoon Sponsored by: ADRS National Committee Prize of $600 cash plus Rieger reed making tools valued at $400 $1000
2nd Prize Sponsored by: Patricola Oboes & Oboe Central $300
3rd Prize Sponsored by: Patricola Oboes & Oboe Central $200
Most Promising Bassoonist Sponsored by: Queensland Symphony Orchestra Tickets Valued @ $150 QSO Tickets (value $150)
Most Promising Oboist Sponsored by: Queensland Symphony Orchestra Tickets Valued @ $150 QSO Tickets (value $150)

Elite Section (Open Age) (Full-time professional players not eligible) (1 SET PIECE PLUS OWN CHOICE)

Set work & own contrasting choice with piano accompaniment (Time limit: 6 minutes)

Oboe:  3rd Movement C.P.E Bach Sonata in G Minor, Wq132, H562 NO REPEATS 
Bassoon: 3rd Movement C.P.E Bach Sonata in D minor, Wq132, H562 NO REPEATS 

 Sources can be found here

1st Prize - Oboe Sponsored by: Peter Collins (Peter M Collins Accounting) $1200
1st Prize - Bassoon Sponsored by: Musson Bassoon Reeds: The Peter Musson Prize & QLD ADRS Committee  $1200
2nd Prize Sponsored by: Howarth Of London & Consortium Music $800
3rd Prize Sponsored by: Reeds N Stuff & Oboe Central Reed Making Machine (To the Value of $400) $400
Most Promising Bassoonist Sponsored by: Reiger Bassoon Kit valued at $300 $300
Most Promising Oboist Sponsored by: Jende Knives & Oboe Central Knife Kit Valued at $300 $300

 


Weekend Warrior & “Friends” Section/ Chamber Music

Over 18 Years (full-time professional players not eligible, secondary teachers are welcome) 

From 1 to 5 players any combination containing at least one double reed instrument

1 work – solo or with any combination of accompaniment/ensemble

Time limit: 10 minutes

1st Prize  Sponsored by: Other Music & AG Reeds $350
2nd Prize Sponsored by: Other Music $100
3rd Prize Sponsored by: Other Music $50

 


Baroque (Open Age) A baroque work performed on period or modern instrument

1 work – solo or with piano accompaniment

Time limit: 5 minutes

1st Prize Sponsored by: AG Reeds $250
2nd Prize Sponsored by: AG Reeds $100
Best Period Instrument Sponsored by: AG Reeds $100