Department of Education

Solo Vocal Festival

4 November 2017
WA Public Secondary Schools' Solo Vocal Festival.

This festival is open to students enrolled in Year 8, 9 and 10 music courses in Western Australian public schools. Students must be studying singing voice with a teacher provided by Instrumental Music School Services (IMSS).

In 2017, the festival will be held at Churchlands Senior High School on Saturday, 4 November and Sunday, 5 November.


Online applications are now open. IMSS teachers can enter their students via the link through Connect. Applications close Wednesday, 18 October 2017.


  1. Classical/Folk
  2. Music Theatre
  3. Jazz/Contemporary


This is a non-competitive event.There will be no percentage gradings. Each participant will receive a report on his/her performance.


  • Participants are encouraged to use their own accompanist for Music Theatre and Classical/Folk sections. An accompanist is available for participants who are unable to provide their own and have ticked the “Accomp. needed?” box on the application form.
  • Backing tracks are permitted for participants in the Jazz/Contemporary and Music Theatre sections. Tracks are not to include backing vocals.
  • Duration of songs may not exceed four minutes.
  • Participants may perform in one section only. Participants may perform only one song in their nominated section.
  • Participants must state on the entry form the title and composer of the song they intend to perform in the section entered. A different song will not be accepted.
  • Photocopies of songs for the adjudicator are to be handed in prior to the start of each section. These copies will not be returned. Remember that participants will need an additional copy of music for their accompanist.
  • There will be no charge for audience entry to this festival. Members of the audience are to be seated prior to the start of each section.
  • Participants must be warmed up and seated in the venue prior to the start of each section. Warm-up facilities will be available.

For further information contact Nikki Sullivan at the Instrumental Music School Services.

Solo Vocal Festival

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