Vocal Ensemble (4-9 voices)

Friday 2nd August 2024

VENUE – All sections will be held at St Paul’s Lutheran Church – See Eisteddfod Venues page

​CONVENOR: Sally Cowan

ADJUDICATOR: Aidan Foyel

Adjudicator bio to come


GENERAL DISCIPLINE INFORMATION

Entrants MUST read the Syllabus Notes for Friday for detailed information and the Rules & Conditions of Entry

Ensembles consist of 4-9 voices only. An interchange of 2 members is allowed as long as there are no more than 9 on stage at any one time.

SEE SYLLABUS page for details on how to enter.

Vocal Ensemble Sections Start time:

Depending on number of entries, some SECTIONS may be divided, combined, cancelled or have entries CLOSED EARLY when capacity is reached

9.00am – Intermediate Ensemble – Year 10 & under

10.10am – Senior Vocal Ensemble – Year 12 & under

(NONE in 2024 – Junior Vocal Ensemble – Year 6 & under)

ANNOUNCE VOCAL ENSEMBLE CHAMPION

(BILL HEWETT MEMORIAL AWARD)

ANNOUNCE SA COUNTRY CHORAL ASSOCIATION AWARD (TBC)

(For full Friday details click HERE)


BILL HEWETT MEMORIAL AWARD

(Vocal Ensemble 4-9 Champion)

WILLIAM ARTHUR HERBERT HEWETT

01.11.1927 – 11.03.2011

Bill, or “Kamaru” as he was known to members of the Scouting movement, was a dedicated community member most remembered as the local 1st Balaklava Scout Leader and ‘Barossa and Light’ District Commissioner. Life Membership was awarded in 1990 for his many years of service to Scouting.

His greatest passion however was choral singing. He was a member of the Gawler Choral Society, the Gawler-Barossa Oratorio Choir, Balaklava Music Lovers’ Choral Society, Balaklava Community Arts and the Adelaide Plains Male Voice Choir. He sang in choirs for over 70 years under 46 different conductors. Bill was renowned for singing bass in perfect pitch and was a valued member of the Adelaide Plains Male Voice Choir for many years. He reluctantly retired from the Adelaide Plains Male Voice Choir in 2008 but continued to enjoy choral performances.