Presented by the Nick Parnell Percussion Academy
Could you be Australia’s YouTube Marimba Champion? The search is on to find Australia’s best school-age mallet percussion players. Video your best marimba, vibraphone or xylophone piece, upload it to YouTube and go into the running the become Australia’s YouTube marimba star while winning some great prizes! #OzYTMarimbaComp
All ages are as of Nov 30th, 2018
Open to all Australian school students who play mallet percussion. While we’ve called it the Oz “Marimba” Competition, we love vibraphone & xylophone too!
Registration Fee: $35 per applicant
Closing Date: Nov 30th
One winner per category will be announced. Each winner will receive:
All applicants receive a certificate of participation & personalised written feedback from Judges
Check out some of last years videos HERE
Applicants must be attending school and under 18 years of age at closing date. Applicants must be living in Australia.
Applicant’s video should not be any longer than 10 minutes in duration and may contain as many pieces are desired.
Applicant’s pieces may be with or without accompaniment and performed on marimba, vibraphone or xylophone. Ensemble based pieces are not permitted.
Music choices are the applicant’s own choice. Applicants are encouraged to choose pieces that best demonstrate the their musicianship and technical ability.
Applicants may video their performances as many times and in any way they wish until they are satisfied. The video must be recorded between July 30 and the closing date of this year.
No editing of the audio file is permitted.
Editing of the visual (camera angles) is acceptable, providing you use one complete take of the audio file.
Once an applicant’s clip is uploaded and e-mailed to the Nick Parnell Percussion Academy, there can be no further alterations.
While applicants are encouraged to record their performance in the best way possible, the quality of the actual video recording will not affect the assessment.
The judge’s decision is final and not subject to appeal.
Applicants agree to their clip been shared and used by the Nick Parnell Percussion Academy for promotion purposes.
The Oz YouTube Marimba Competition is created to be a fun, positive and encouraging experience for all applicants. Any inappropriate comments on social media channels will result in the offending applicant been disqualified.
By entering the Oz YouTube Marimba Competition you agree to abide to above Rules. Any breach of the rules may result in disqualification.
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