About

About

May we introduce to you the Lismore Musical Festival Society? The aim of this society, established in l908, is to encourage children and adults of amateur status in the Performing Arts to further their skills by providing them with stand up stage space and to have their work tested by skillful, qualified adjudicators. Each year more that 4,000 amateur performers are involved through dance studios, schools, individual students of various teachers in piano, woodwind, string, brass, vocal, dance, spoken word, school choirs, bands, choral speech and creative class work.  Their ages range from 4 years to 50 plus. Our competitors come from...

Our Eisteddfod

Lismore Musical Festival Society, Performing Arts Competitions (Eisteddfod) was formed in l908. Our aim is to encourage children and adults of amateur status to further their skills and to have their works tested by skilful, highly qualified adjudicators. The Society provides stimulation for performers to prepare for public performance, have the opportunity to hear others, to benefit from professional adjudicators and to realise the value of appreciative audiences.

Eisteddfod 2018

Please find below download links to the PDF entry forms and schedules for the Eisteddfod 2018: PRIMARY SCHOOLS DAYS Venue:…

History

How it all began The Festival story begins in l907 when Messrs Paling & Co “with a view to stimulating…

Teacher’s Testimonial

Experiencing music and learning to play an instrument early in life can have a profound effect on our ongoing capacity…

Gallery

Images and videos of past performances can be found below. If you would like to add a picture, please email…

Student Comments

I would like to say Thank You so very much for giving me the opportunity to adjudicate at this years Eisteddfod. I have had a…
Adjudicator
  • Katie Kermond
I think that eisteddfods are good for people to participate in because it’s a great opportunity to develop performing skills, have fun and see a…
Student
When I went to the eisteddfod, I was very excited and anxious to play. I felt butterflies in my stomach every time I went up…
Student
Going in the eisteddfod was a fun experience for me. I enjoyed every single part and pieces that I played. I loved it.
Student
The eisteddfod was a fun experience, a little bit scary when I first got on the stage. I think it is a good confidence-builder for…
Student
I enjoyed going to the eisteddfod. It let me show my musical talent on the piano. It was nerve-wracking because I am a bit paranoid…
Student

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