Encouraging young people in the performing arts

Inner West Eisteddfod

The Inner West Eisteddfod aims to nurture and encourage young people in the performing arts, giving them a valuable opportunity to develop confidence and skill and to benefit from expert assessment.

The IWE organises and runs sections for Piano, Strings, Speech and Drama at various venues in the inner west of Sydney. Major yearly events are the Marcus Edwards Violin Prize & Miriam Hyde Piano Award.

Piano Competition

The 2017 Piano, Instrumental & Vocal Section of the Eisteddfod will be run on Sunday afternoons commencing 1pm from 8th October through to 19th November (but excluding Sunday 29th October). The syllabus will be prepared in the ensuing weeks and will be on this website with entry form in due course. The closing date for entries will be 15th September 2017. The venue is again Woodstock Burwood, the Penfold Ballroom.


Piano, Instrumental and Vocal Syllabus for 2017

Piano Sections enquiries: n.maughan@hotmail.com or info@iwe.org.au

Speech & Drama Competition

The Speech & Drama section is aimed at children from 5 years upward, for expansion in this area of the performing arts. It gives them an opportunity for recitation, acting and public speaking in front of an audience in a friendly environment.

Encouragement awards, cash prizes and trophies are awarded, plus an adjudication report of their performance.With this added confidence they are better able to pursue their interest in the performing arts.

2017 Speech Drama Entry Form
IWE Speech & Drama Syllabus

Strings Competition

The Marcus Edwards Violin Prize will be held on 20th November 2016 at Woodstock Burwood NSW, closing date for entries is 28th October.

P.O. Box 184 Burwood NSW 1805 Australia
+61 (02) 9798 9700
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