Piano Keys

PIANO SECTION

Category ONE

Piano Solo Grades Sections
Performance:  Each competitor must perform one piece within the time limit indicated. These pieces MUST be from the current AMEB syllabus (including Piano for Leisure) except Novice section.

CLARIFICATION: Fremantle Eisteddfod defines 'current AMEB syllabus' as the most recent syllabus.

 

Novice: for anyone who had piano lessons for a year or less. 

ONLY for Novice section: pieces chosen do not have to be from AMEB syllabus. Only beginner pieces allowed.

Category TWO 

Junior piano solo sections, Bach section*, Classical Sonata (one movement) section**, Chopin Nocturne section.

*Bach section specifically refers to J.S.Bach.

**Sonatina’s do NOT apply for the Sonata sections.

Category THREE

Piano Solo Age Group Recital Sections
Performance:  Each competitor must perform at least two contrasting pieces (different periods) within the time limit indicated.  Pieces do NOT have to be in the AMEB syllabus.

Category FOUR

Collaborative Pianists Sections (Duets for one OR two pianos)-1 piece only

Pieces do NOT have to be in the AMEB syllabus.

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Category Number
Category Name
Section
Selection
Time Limit (mins)
Prize
Remarks
1
Grade
Novice (Beginner grade ONLY)
1 piece from AMEB syllabus
1
AMEB Trophy
1
Grade
Preliminary (Baroque/Classical)
1 piece from AMEB syllabus
2
AMEB Trophy
1
Grade
Preliminary (Romantic/20th Century)
1 piece from AMEB syllabus
2
AMEB Trophy
1
Grade
Grade 1 (Baroque/Classical)
1 piece from AMEB syllabus
2
AMEB Trophy
1
Grade
Grade 1 (Romantic/20th Century)
1 piece from AMEB syllabus
2
AMEB Trophy
1
Grade
Grade 2 (Baroque/Classical)
1 piece from AMEB syllabus
3
AMEB Trophy
1
Grade
Grade 2 (Romantic/20th Century)
1 piece from AMEB syllabus
3
AMEB Trophy
1
Grade
Grade 3 (Baroque/Classical)
1 piece from AMEB syllabus
4
AMEB Trophy
1
Grade
Grade 3 (Romantic/20th Century)
1 piece from AMEB syllabus
4
AMEB Trophy
1
Grade
Grade 4 (Baroque/Classical)
1 piece from AMEB syllabus
5
AMEB Trophy
1
Grade
Grade 4 (Romantic/20th Century)
1 piece from AMEB syllabus
5
AMEB Trophy
1
Grade
Grade 5 (Baroque/Classical)
1 piece from AMEB syllabus
5
AMEB Trophy
1
Grade
Grade 5 (Romantic/20th Century)
1 piece from AMEB syllabus
5
AMEB Trophy
1
Grade
Grade 6 (Baroque/Classical)
1 piece from AMEB syllabus
6
AMEB Trophy
1
Grade
Grade 6 (Romantic/20th Century)
1 piece from AMEB syllabus
6
AMEB Trophy
1
Grade
Grade 7 (Baroque/Classical)
1 piece from AMEB syllabus
6
AMEB Trophy +$50
1
Grade
Grade 7 (Romantic/20th Century)
1 piece from AMEB syllabus
6
AMEB Trophy +$50
1
Grade
Grade 8 (Baroque/Classical)
1 piece from AMEB syllabus
6
AMEB Trophy +$70
1
Grade
Grade 8 (Romantic/20th Century)
1 piece from AMEB syllabus
6
AMEB Trophy +$70
2
Bach/Classical/Chopin
Age 10 and under (Bach)
1 work/1 movement/selected movements
6
FE Trophy + $50
J.S. Bach
2
Bach/Classical/Chopin
Age 13 and under (Bach)
1 work/1 movement/selected movements
7
FE Trophy + $60
J.S. Bach
2
Bach/Classical/Chopin
Age 15 and under (Bach)
1 work/1 movement/selected movements
8
FE Trophy + $75
J.S. Bach
2
Bach/Classical/Chopin
Age 10 and under (Classical Sonata)
1 movement
6
FE Trophy + $50
NO Sonatina
2
Bach/Classical/Chopin
Age 13 and under (Classical Sonata)
1 movement
7
FE Trophy + $60
NO Sonatina
2
Bach/Classical/Chopin
Age 15 and under (Classical Sonata)
1 movement
8
FE Trophy + $75
NO Sonatina
2
Bach/Classical/Chopin
Age 10 and under (Chopin Nocturne)
1 selected piece
6
FE Trophy + $50
2
Bach/Classical/Chopin
Age 13 and under (Chopin Nocturne)
1 selected piece
7
FE Trophy + $60
2
Bach/Classical/Chopin
Age 15 and under (Chopin Nocturne)
1 selected piece
8
FE Trophy + $75
3
Age Group Recital
Age 8 and under
2 contrasting pieces
6
FE Trophy
3
Age Group Recital
Age 10 and under
2 contrasting pieces
10
FE Trophy + $50
3
Age Group Recital
Age 13 and under
2 contrasting pieces
12
FE Trophy + $60
3
Age Group Recital
Age 15 and under
2 contrasting pieces
15
FE Trophy + $75
3
Age Group Recital
Age 18 and under
2 contrasting pieces
18
FE Trophy + $150
3
Age Group Recital
Open
2 contrasting pieces
20
FE Trophy + $250
4
Collaborative Pianists
Age 13 and under
Duets for 1 or 2 pianos
6
FE Trophy + $50 /each
1 piece ONLY
4
Collaborative Pianists
Age 18 and under
Duets for 1 or 2 pianos
10
FE Trophy + $70 /each
1 piece ONLY