Primary Proms - application form

Applications close Friday 2 December, 2022 

Please note the 2023 Primary Proms requires an audition video for your selection in the festival.

Performance dates

  • Brindabella concert - Monday 11 September 2023, 7:00 pm
  • Coorong concert - Tuesday 12 September 2023, 7:00 pm 
  • Daintree concert - Wednesday 13 September 2023, 7:00 pm 
  • Kakadu concert -Thursday 14 September 2023, 7:00 pm

Performance venue

  • Sydney Town Hall

Rehearsals

Preliminary rehearsals at the Salvation Army Congress Hall - mandatory (metropolitan schools only)

  • Brindabella rehearsal: Monday 21 August 2023, 9:30 am to 1:00 pm 
  • Coorong rehearsal: Tuesday 22 August 2023, 9:30 am to 1:00 pm 
  • Daintree rehearsal: Wednesday 23 August 2023, 9:30 am to 1:00 pm 
  • Kakadu rehearsal: Thursday 24 August 2023, 9:30 am to 1:00 pm

Cluster rehearsals - mandatory (non-metropolitan schools only)

  • Non-metropolitan schools must host or attend a 4-hour cluster rehearsal with other nearby participating schools during Term 2 or 3 (if COVID-safe guidelines allow), as negotiated with Ian Jefferson.

        Cost

        • Participation fee of $37.00 per student will be payable upon acceptance into the program.  
        • A rural and remote subsidy of 25% will be offered to all students attending from rural and remote schools as identified by the Department.
        • In the event of a COVID-19 related withdrawal from the festival performance, schools will be refunded 50% of the participation fee paid.​​​

        Enquiries

        For further information contact concerts.artsunit@det.nsw.edu.au.


         

        School details

        It is mandatory that a school be selected from the school list to be used for principal approval and as a cost centre.
        Contact teacher name
        Please enter a valid mobile number in the following format: 04xx xxx xxx
        Will there be any other teacher who will be supervising the group at either a rehearsal or performance?
        If yes, you will need to provide the contact details for any additional supervisory teacher attending.
        Additional teacher name
        Please enter a valid mobile number in the following format: 04xx xxx xxx
        Principal name
        Please indicate your previous involvement in the Primary Proms.

        Choir entry details

        A maximum of 30 students is allowed. Selected choirs will be split evenly between sopranos and altos.
        While Proms applications are for a maximum of 30 students, please indicate here if you have extra students you wish to be considered (no more than 10 extras).
        Please give full details of any student with additional learning needs in your choir, and how we may be able to assist them to participate in the Primary Proms in an inclusive manner.

        Concert availability

        Indicate your preference of concerts from 1 to 4.
        • If you are equally available for several dates mark each of them as 1.
        • If your choir is unavailable for a concert select No.
        • Improve your chance of selection by nominating as many available dates as possible.
        Concert → Preference
        Brindabella Concert - 11 September2023
        Coorong Concert - 12 September 2023
        Daintree Concert - 13 September 2023
        Kakadu Concert - 14 September 2023
        For example, if you wish to be linked to another school to share travel costs please indicate above.

        Audition information

        Please copy and paste the URL for your Youtube audition.If you have an issue please email concerts.artsunit@det.nsw.edu.au.

        Principal endorsement