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Oz Eisteddfod appoints Rugers

Frank Rugers, NSW President of ABODA, has been appointed Adjudicator for the 2007 Bands & Orchestras sections of the Australian National Eisteddfod, to be held in Canberra from Thursday May 31-Sunday June 3.

Australian National Eisteddfod

 

Frank brings extensive experience with Australian Army bands, school and community music groups.

A total of 30 sections are offered—encompassing Concert Bands, Jazz Bands, Brass Bands, Rock Bands and Orchestras.

Weekend sections will be held at Llewellyn Hall in the ANU School of Music—fantastic concert hall.

New offerings for 2007 include:
* Open Brass Bands section with $500 1st prize
* Availability of workshops on Saturday June 2 with highly respected and experienced professionals

In 2006 80 groups, and around 2,800 individuals, took part in Bands & Orchestras sections.

Entries close on Friday March 30 2007.

Other sections of the Eisteddfod, to be held between August and October, include: Choirs, Instrumental, Piano, Speech & Drama, Singing and Contemporary Music.

Dates and other details are available from the Internet site
http:/­/­www.nationaleisteddfod.org.au



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Conductor, Compere/MC, Cornet Soloist