Queen’s Birthday Weekend Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 June 2021
Plus Showcase Concert, Monday 7 June 2021
Pātaka Art + Museum, Norrie Street, Porirua
Adjudicator:  Shawn Michael Condon


The Terms and Conditions of Entry can be downloaded here.

  1. Entry is open to all school-aged students. Door entry is free, but to help defray costs donations are welcome.
  2. Entry Fees: Solos $12. Duos/duets/ensembles $6 per entrant (max $24).
  3. In each class each entrant is limited to one piece or one movement from a suite or sonata, 
  4. For ensemble items, the class is determined by the highest school year of the student group.
  5. Whilst playing by memory is encouraged, this does not incur additional marks.
  6. Each performer will receive a written report which will be available at the end of the class. 
  7. Entrants below Grade 6, strive to achieve a standard. There is no ranking,
  8. Award placings will only occur in the competition classes, Grade 6 and above.
  9. Entrants are expected to dress in concert dress, refer to Performance Pointers on the website.
  10. If an accompanist is required, this must be organised by the entrant. A backing accompaniment track (not the solo line) may be used. The entrant must provide any equipment required (other than the piano).
  11. For all classes copies of the music to be performed must be available for the Adjudicator on the day of the competition. Photocopies are acceptable for this purpose and should be in excellent condition. Please note that all photocopies will be destroyed after the event.
  12. If using an accompanist or a group item your music must be in score format.
  13. Adjudicator’s copies must be clearly labelled with the Class number, number in the class (in the top right hand corner) and underneath this, the competitor’s name. The teacher’s name must not be visible to the adjudicator.
  14. Awards shall be at the discretion of the Adjudicator whose decision is final.
  15. Selected students will be invited to perform at the Showcase Concert on Monday 7 June 2021
  16. Special trophies and trophies for all classes will be presented at the Showcase Concert.
  17. Unless advised to the contrary, competitors accept that their name, photograph, or video footage, may be included in any results published and/or used for publicity.
  18. Closing date for entries is Sunday 16 May 2021.  Enter online: www.kapimanamusic.org.nz 
  19. No late entries will be accepted.