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2024 Monash Youth Music Festival

Entries to this year's Festival are closing very soon. Some sections are already sold out, so if you are thinking of entering, do so today to avoid disappointment!

Click here to find out how to enter.

The following sections in yellow are no longer taking entries:

P02    [SOLD OUT] 10 years and under Pat Morgan Music Studio Award Solo  
P03    [SOLD OUT] 12 years and under Piano Solo
P04    [SOLD OUT] 14 years and under Raymond Campbell Memorial Award Solo 
P05    [SOLD OUT]12 to 14 years Frances and Howard Friee Memorial Award Solo
P06    [SOLD OUT] 16 years and under Piano Solo
P07    [SOLD OUT] 18 years and under Piano Solo          
P08    [SOLD OUT] 21 years and under Community Bank Pinewood Piano Solo
P09    [SOLD OUT] Any Age Piano Solo AMEB Prelim to Grade 2 or equivalent std
P10    [SOLD OUT] Any Age Piano Solo AMEB Grade 3 - 4 or equivalent standard
P11    [SOLD OUT] Any Age Piano Solo AMEB Grade 5 - 6 or equivalent standard


S02    MAZENOD COLLEGE AWARD String Solo, 10 years & under
S03    String Solo, 12 years & under
S04    GERARD VAN DER WEIDE MEMORIAL PRIZE String Solo, 14 years & under


N01    [SOLD OUT] Any Age Mini Recitals - Piano Solo AMEB Prelim to Grade 2
N02    [SOLD OUT] Any Age Mini Recitals - Piano Solo AMEB Grade 3 - 4 or eq std
N03    [SOLD OUT] Any Age Mini Recitals - Piano Solo AMEB Grade 5 +

N04    String, Wind or Vocal Solo, Prelim – 2 or equivalent†
N05     String, Wind or Vocal Solo, AMEB Grades 3 – 4 or equivalent†
N06     String, Wind or Vocal Solo, accompanied҂, Grades 5 and above†

P01 and the vocal and instrumental sections are filling very fast, so get your entries in today and avoid disappointment!

If you have entered this year's Festival, and for whatever reason you won't be able to attend, please let us know so we can withdraw your entry and allow another person to take your place.

We do not keep wait lists, so  keep returning to Stardom in case a place becomes available! 

Festival Preparation!


Go to our Checklist page and ensure you are well prepared. Please put your music title and composer into STARDOM NOW, and print off a copy for the Adjudicator.

Audience tickets


Watch our future music superstars perform!

Tickets go on sale on TRYBOOKING in July.


We will need ushers, stage hands, marshals, registrar assistants and more - easy jobs that are essential to run the Festival.  Excellent for  IB CAS community service, Duke of Ed  and other community services and looks great on your CV. CONTACT US today!


Events Diary

Please check your sections in our Events Diary below!
These dates are set, but exact times for each session will appear in your Notice of Appearance, which will be sent to you after close of entries.
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Read the Rules


If you enter our Festival, you must agree with the Rules and Conditions of Entry!

When to enter


Registrations open 24 April and close as each section is sold out. All sections close by 11 June so get in early!

What to enter


Read the Festival Schedule and choose your sections! 


How to enter


When entries open, go to STARDOM and log in.

You should see Monash Youth Music Festival listed.


You can enter multiple disciplines and sections!

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请登录Stardom 网站!

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Sign up to our e-News 

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Where to go?


77 Waimarie Drive

Mount Waverley 

Choirs & Ensembles:

958 High St Road
Glen Waverley.

Audience tickets


Come along and watch the entrants! Audience tickets

go on sale in July. 

See below for more info!

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Please go to our handy checklist to make sure you have everything in order.


Please update your music title and composer in STARDOM. 


Make copies of your sheet music for the adjudicator and accompanist if you are using one.

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It is not compulsory, but our accompanists will help make your performance a wonderful experience!  Most soloists perform with an accompanist. Contact yours today!

If you are in the Mini Recitals

rehearsal sessions are available in the morning of the Mini Recital Day.

Where is the Festival?

All SOLO events are held at Huntingtower School - enter via WAIMARIE DRIVE MAIN GATE!

CHORAL and ENESMBLE sections are held at the Salvation Army Waverley Temple.

Click here to go to our Venue page to see our map.

DO NOT BE LATE! An entrant may be disqualified if not ready to perform when called. (See RULE 11).

Call your Registrar if you are having any issues.


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音乐节日程手册包含了音乐节的日程安排和所有演出者的名单, 您可以在Stardom上购买,$5每册。



Festival Programme

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Our beautiful Festival Programme includes all sections and every performer.  Please buy a Programme. They are only $5 each. 

All proceeds go to the cost of venue hire, adjudicators and accompanists, and running our Festival.

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Young Musicians

Our Festival is not-for-profit and is organised and run by a volunteer committee. Help us continue our important work and promote your company's goods or services.

Read our Sponsorship Prospectus!

Old and Young

Attention aged care providers - join our free Program!


Would you like free mini concerts

held in your facilities to delight your residents?  If so, join our free Partnership Program and we will provide these performance opportunities to our musicians!

To find out more, CLICK HERE!

Community Service Ideas

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Looking for International Baccalaureate (IB) CAS community service or Duke of Edinburgh ideas? Why not hold a mini concert for the elderly? Just go to our Performance Opportunities page and fill out the Expression of Interest form. Participating Aged Care facilities are listed there so you can choose one or two closest to you. Perform some of your favourite music for our dear senior citizens!

To Parents and Teachers:

Join the Committee!

We invite you to come and join the Committee!

Give something back to your community - it's fun and very rewarding. No experience required. 


For expressions of interest, please CONTACT US.

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Missed out on this year's Festival?

Get connected!

Subscribe to our free e-news today and be among the first to know when entries open. To subscribe to our e-news, please go to our e-NEWS tab and fill out the form.  

Our e-newsletter is free, colourful, and only comes out in April, May and June each year, to keep you fully informed prior to the June closing date.​ Apart from our Music Festival news, the MYMF e-Newsletter also contains useful advice to maximise your enjoyment and success. With only three issues per year, it won't bombard your in-box!

You may also receive occasional important announcements.

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Entrant Registrations are via 🟉Stardom only and CLOSE THIS SUNDAY! 


Entries to this year's Monash Youth Music Festival  will close this Sunday, 9 June at 11:59 pm.

Click on the STARDOM logo to enter and to see what other eisteddfods and music festivals are coming up.

To make sure you don't miss out next year, sign up to our e-News so you will get a reminder when our entries are open. If you don't already have an account in Stardom, register today so you can enter other eisteddfods and music festivals.


Please note that we have strict capacity limits in each section and once a section is closed, we cannot accept further entries. Your appearance on the programme will be randomised this year, so entering first does not mean that you will appear first on the programme, nor does it mean that if you entered just before close of entries that you will perform last.

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Audience Tickets on sale July. Tickets via Trybooking only.

Family, friends and general public are warmly welcome to watch our "superstars of the future" perform at the Monash Youth Music Festival! Audience admission is by ticket only. Please note that these tickets are only for watching performances, not for entrant registrations!


Adults (16 years and over) – $5.00
Performers – free
Children (under 16) – free

MULTI-PASS TICKET (unlimited access to all events) – $20



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