Information for Schools

Affiliation

Primary Schools Music Festival Affiliation

Being affiliated with the Festival of Music provides schools with:

  • A year-long choral program that compliments your Performing Arts program
  • Learning materials aligned with the Australian Curriculum for students and teachers
  • Performance opportunities – in school and local community
  • Visits to your school by either the Director of Music or the Deputy Director of Music
  • Opportunities for students to audition for our orchestras, troupes, as hosts and other roles
  • Access for teachers to attend our workshops and conferences for Professional Development.

There are 3 levels of affiliation.

  1. Adelaide Affiliates – perform at the Adelaide Festival Theatre
  2. Regional Affiliates – perform at a theatre in their region
  3. Associate Affiliates – allows schools to have access to our music and learning materials with no performance expectations.

Adelaide Affiliation

Adelaide Affiliates sing at the Festival Theatre in September, the number of students on stage is connected to your school census data. You do not have to be a Metropolitan school to be an Adelaide Affiliate.

To complete an Adelaide Affiliation you will need to refer to the Adelaide Allocations document to find the necessary details to be inserted at the bottom of page 1 and top of page 2 in your Affiliation docs.

The Affiliation Fee for documents received after 20th November, 2020 is $880.00 + GST.

​If you are not sure whether you will be in a position to run choir next year, contact us to negotiate a solution. If you wish to withdraw, let us know by the end of Week 2, Term 1, 2021 and you will receive a full refund. Any withdrawals after that time may receive a refund at the discretion of the Music Society less a $80.00 Administration Fee.

Music Society Charges

Regional Affiliation

Regional Affiliates sing at their closest Regional Festival with an option to be part of a Regional Row at the Festival Theatre. Metropolitan schools are able to affiliate as Regional.
​There are 2 levels of Affiliation fee, for Regional Affiliates, depending on when we receive your forms and payment

  • Earlybird affiliation is due by 20th November (end Week 6) and costs $200.00 + GST.
  • The Affiliation Fee for documents received after 20th November is $300.00 + GST.

Please coordinate and nominate 1 person to be responsible for filling out/signing the forms and passing them on to your finance office for payment. Please check that both the remittance advice and the affiliation paperwork have been sent in a timely fashion.

​If you are not sure whether you will be in a position to run choir next year, feel free to take advantage of the earlybird fee and get your forms in. If you wish to withdraw, let us know by the end of Week 2, Term 1, 2021 and you will receive a full refund. Any withdrawals after that time may receive a refund at the discretion of the Music Society less a $80.00 Administration Fee.

Music Society Charges

Regional School Choir Budget Information

Associate Affiliation

An Associate Affiliation allows the school to use our music and materials with no performance expectations outside of the school.

​There are 2 levels of Associate Affiliation fee, depending on when we receive your forms and payment.

  • Earlybird affiliation is due by 20th November (end Week 6) and costs $380.00 + GST.
  • The Affiliation Fee for documents received after 20th November is $480.00 + GST.

Please coordinate and nominate 1 person to be responsible for filling out/signing the forms and passing them on to your finance office for payment. Please check that both the remittance advice and the affiliation paperwork have been sent in a timely fashion.

​If you are not sure whether you will be in a position to run choir next year, feel free to take advantage of the earlybird fee and get your forms in. If you wish to withdraw, let us know by the end of Week 2, Term 1, 2021 and you will receive a full refund. Any withdrawals after that time may receive a refund at the discretion of the Music Society less a $80.00 Administration Fee.

Music Society Charges