Sections

While this competition's main event is the VCE Unit 3+4 Final, this competition also aims to cater to students from Year 7 to Year 12 who have not yet began their VCE studies or are not completing VCE Music studies. 

Section 101: Unit 1+2 Own Classical Selection

  • Perform one item of your choice in the classical style

  • Competitors must be enrolled in VCE Music Unit 1+2, however voice does not need to be their main instrument of study to compete. 

Section 102: Unit 3+4 Heat 

  • Perform one accompanied item from your VCE Program in an allocated heat. 

  • At the conclusion of a heat the adjudicator will announce a 1st and 2nd place within that heat. 

  • At the conclusion of all heats, the adjudicator will select the 6 highest scoring performances from across all heats, these 6 competitors will progress to the final. 

  • In the final, you will re-perform your item from the heat, along with two more pieces: a second accompanied song in a language that is different to the first, and an unaccompanied song. ​This is a total of three songs and a minimum of two different languages to be presented in the final.

  • Competitors must be enrolled in VCE Music Unit 3+4. 

Section 103: Year 7 and 8 - Own Classical Selection

  • Own choice classical song solo

Section 105: Year 7-9 Legit Musical Theatre Solo

  • Own choice solo from a musical

  • Must be sung in a legit style 

  • Must be in costume and character

  • Minimal props optional

Section 106: Year 7-9 Folk Song or Traditional Ballad Solo

  • Own choice folk song or traditional ballad 

  • May be in any language

  • Any arrangement is suitable

Section 104: Year 9 and 10 - Own Classical Selection

  • Own choice classical song solo

Section 107: Year 7-9 Art Song Solo

  • Original language of chosen piece must be performed

Section 108: Year 10-12 Legit Musical Theatre Solo

  • Own choice solo from a musical

  • Must be sung in a legit style 

  • Must be in costume and character

  • Minimal props optional

Section 109: Year 10-12 Folk Song or Traditional Ballad Solo

  • Own choice folk song or traditional ballad 

  • May be in any language

  • Any arrangement is suitable

Section 110: Year 10-12 Art Song Solo

  • Original language of chosen piece must be performed