The Competition

  • Two International world class Adjudicators assessing your performances
  • Two Pieces
    • Set Piece
    • Own Choice Piece
  • 15 minute performance
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd places will be awarded
  • Highly commended places may also be awarded
  • Award presentation for 1st, 2nd and 3rd placed ensembles at ASPIRE Gala Finale Concert evening 9 July 2017
  • Winning ensembles in each section to perform at ASPIRE Gala Finale Concert evening 9 July 2017.

2017 Set Pieces

Below are the set pieces chosen for ASPIRE 2017. The ASPIRE 2019 set pieces will be announced in 2018.

CONCERT BAND

Concert Band Set piece: Duration 4:38 – 5:00 (depending on tempo)
Celebration of Life by Ralph Hultgren

 

JAZZ BAND

Jazz Band Set piece: Duration 6:30
Basie Straight Ahead [pro version] (Count Basie Orchestra) arr. Sammy Nestico

 

ORCHESTRA

Symphony Set piece: Duration 6:30
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4, 2nd Movement

String Orchestra Set piece: Duration 4:30
Red Rhythmico by Kirt Mosier

 

CHOIR

SSA Choir Set piece: Duration 3:00
‘Orestias’ - Words and Music by Dan Walker 2007

SATB Choir Set piece: Duration 4:00
‘This Secret World’ - Words and Music by Dan Walker 2014

TTBB Choir Set piece: Duration 5:00
‘De Profundis’ - Words and Music by Dan Walker 2011 (Piano Accompaniment)




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Aspire 2019

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JAMIE WANSEY
Festival Founder

+61 (0) 406 107 211
jamie@aspiremusicfestival.com.au

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JAMIE WANSEY
Festival Founder

+61 (0) 406 107 211
jamie@aspiremusicfestival.com.au