Piano

Saturday 6th August 2022

VENUE: Balaklava High School Performing Arts Centre * please note different venue – See Eisteddfod Venues page

CONVENOR: Trish Langdon

ADJUDICATOR: Monika Laczofy OAM

Austrian-born pianist & harpsichordist, Monika Laczofy OAM, is well known across Australia as an ensemble recitalist, having recorded for the ABC as soloist, accompanist, and also as an orchestra member with the Melbourne and Adelaide Symphony & Chamber orchestras. After several years of post-graduate study in Europe, she worked professionally in England and Austria, then in 1985 joined the staff of the Elder Conservatorium as Staff Accompanist and Lecturer in Piano.

She performed with many local instrumentalists and visiting overseas artists, as well as teaching, examining and accompanying student masterclasses and examinations. She has toured much of Victoria and South Australia with the Bach Players and the Fleurieu Ensemble, among others.

A teacher of music at all levels of education, she has served as Chamber Music Tutor, Adjudicator, and presenter for the AMEB and the Music Teachers Association. Monika is widely involved in the music scene of Adelaide, as an Open Music Academy Lecturer, Secretary of the Accompanists’ Guild of South Australia, Convenor of the Geoffrey Parsons Award, Artistic Coordinator for Recitals Australia Lunch Hours and Federal Examiner for the AMEB. In 2020 Monika was awarded an OAM for her services to music education.

DISCIPLINE INFORMATION

Entrants MUST read the 2022 Syllabus Notes for Saturday 5th August for detailed information and the Rules & Conditions of Entry

See page 59 of the programme for Guide to Symbols

9.30 am – Have A Go Piano Solo (non-competitive)

* Book in from 9.00am

Number of entrants: 5

9.55 am – Junior Piano Solo (age 10 & under)

* Book in from 9.25 am or earlier

Number of entrants: 4

10.20 am – Intermediate Piano Solo (age 13 & under)

* Book in from 9.50 am or earlier

Number of entrants: 3

10.40am Senior Piano Solo (age 16 & under)

* Book in from 10.10 am or earlier

Number of entrants: 4

11.20 am – Piano Duet & Trio – Open

* Book in from 10.50 am or earlier

Number of entrants: 5

* ANNOUNCE PIANO DUET & TRIO CHAMPION

* PRESENTATION OF GRACE ANDERS MEMORIAL AWARD

Lunch

1.00 pm – Open Piano Solo

* Book in from 12.30pm or earlier

Number of entrants: 10

* ANNOUNCE PIANO SOLO CHAMPION

* PRESENTATION OF MERIEL & ANDREW LANE AWARD