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Calling all bands!

College Rock with a difference - this traditional High School band evening has an exciting new twist this year as it is now open to all high school bands and not just Dainfern College! With great prizes to be won and the opportunity to perform to a full auditorium, bands are invited to fill in the Entry Form here.

Dates

  • Entry forms to be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Friday 16 June 2017
  • Video audition tracks to be submitted by Wednesday 21 June 2017
  • Live auditions take place in the Dainfern College Auditorium on Wednesday 21 June 2017 from 16h00.
  • Finals take place in the Dainfern College Auditorium on Thursday 3 August 2017  at 18h00
  • All band members must be high school students. Proof of registration may be requested.
  • All contemporary music genres are acceptable (eg jazz, rock, pop, rap etc).
  • Note: All items to be performed must be appropriate to a school environment and a general audience that includes children – no profanity, prejudice etc will be accepted and will result in disqualification.
  • The adjudicators appointed for the various rounds are selected at the discretion of the College Rock organisers.
  • Audience tickets for the finals will be on sale from the end of June and bands will be notified when tickets are on sale. Tickets will cost R20 each.

Rules

Entry:

  • All entrants are required to complete the Entry Form and submit this to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Friday 16 June 2017.
  • There is an entry fee of R200 per band.
  • The entry fee must be paid to:
    • Bank: Standard Bank (Fourways Crossing - 00 99 53)
    • Account Name: Dainfern College
    • Account No: 02 33 99 457
    • Reference: College Rock + [Band name]

    Proof of payment of the R200 Entry fee must accompany the Entry form.

Auditions:

  • Bands have the option of auditioning either by submitting a video of their performance or by participating at the live auditions.
  • Only one track is to be performed for the auditions with a maximum duration of 5 minutes.
  • Video auditions – these are to be sent via Dropbox, Google Drive or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Wednesday 21 June 2017
  • Live auditions take place in the Dainfern College Auditorium on Wednesday 21 June 2017:
  • Bands will be informed of their timeslots.
  • Bands must be at the College 30 minutes before to allow for set-up and sound checks.
  • A keyboard and basic drumkit will be provided at the auditions – NO OTHER INSTRUMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED.
  • Bands are to supply their own amplifiers.

Finals:

  • The finals take place in the Dainfern College Auditorium on Thursday 3 August 2017 at 18h00.
  • Bands selected for the finals will be informed by 3 July 2017. Bands not able to compete on the date of the Finals will automatically be disqualified.
  • Bands must supply details of their performance pieces by Friday 28 July 2017 so that they can be included in the programme.
  • Each band will have a sound check and set-up session on the afternoon of 3 August – timeslots to be confirmed closer to the time.
  • A keyboard and basic drumkit will be provided at the auditions – NO OTHER INSTRUMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED.
  • Bands are to supply their own amplifiers.
  • Bands may each perform for a maximum of 15 minutes and no more than three songs may be performed. Bands may include their audition piece or may choose to perform new material.
  • Adjudication will take place during the evening and winners announced and prizes awarded at the end of the evening.

Contact details:

For further informatiopn please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Mrs Zelda Martin, Director of Music at the College.

Download an Entry form NOW!

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