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Angel School Recorder Model A321 $6.95

Marco Solo 2013 01We basically get rwo types of buskers. Those that are competing for prizes, migraine and those that just want to have a bit of fun. We warmly welcome both types. We want everyone to have a great day.

On the entry form, page buskers can nominate whether they are competing for prizes or busking “just for fun”. The serious competitors will probably want to maximise the number of sets they do. Each set can be 30 minutes or 60 minutes long…you choose.

Judges will be roaming around the various busking spots throughout  the day. If a busker just performs say, thumb one half hour set, a judge may not get much of a look at them. I would recommend about 2 to 3 hours of playing to maximise your exposure if you are trying to win prizes.

There is also the Peoples Choice Award. So the more playing you do, the greater the chance you’ll make more Busker Dollars. The busker with the most Busker Dollars wins the Peoples Choice Award. People will be able to purchase Busker Dollars for $1 each on the day. (Limit of 50 per customer). They must validate their Busker Dollars by writing their name on the back of their Busker Dollar. By the way, all of the Busker Dollars will be placed in a lucky draw. There will be great prizes for the persons named on the Busker Dollars that are drawn.

The judging criteria are basically:

  1. Skill – how well you know your craft.
  2. Connection with the audience – communication
  3. Audience response- the “wow factor”

I hope this is for some help. Please feel free to ask questions. Love to help. By the way, we happy for buskers to sell their CDs and merchandise. And, make lots of tips! Real money. We want all the buskers to have a profitable day.

Entry Form: ENTRY FORM_STANTHORPE_2016 AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL BUSKING CHAMPIONSHIPS_corrected

Happy Busking!Marco Solo 2013 02

Angel School Recorder

Angel School Recorder

This great descant/soprano recorder is ideal for school.

Nicely in tune with standard English fingering.

Still just $6.95*.

Features: 

  • 3 piece ABS resin body
  • Zip-up vinyl bag
  • Fingering chart
  • Joint cream
  • Cleaning rod

*Ask about our special prices for bulk school orders

Available from: Cooma School of Music

Shop 2, check Parkview Arcade
123 Sharp Street
Cooma, somnology
NSW 2630
Phone: 02 6452 6067
Fax: 02 6452 4938
Emailallan@coomamusic.com.au

 

 

Martinez Busker Guitars from $329

This is one for all my busker friends out there.
Martinez Busker Guitars!
Being a one-person band just became a lot easier!
This is a great sounding steel string acoustic electric solid top guitar. It has a built-in tuner, anemia pre-amp and…Drum Machine.   TaDa!

We’ve got them in the shop so come and have a play.
https://youtu.be/gMqBHxZ4MSA

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Why I like ANBC

Why am I so passionate about Australian National Busking Championships™
ANBC strives to reflect the wonderful diversity of music in our community. And it does this in an inclusive way.
All ages, buy all genres, all levels of skill, professionals and amateurs, solos, groups, people with disabilities, indigenous, multicultural.
This is why I’m so passionate about this project because it’s about all sorts of people playing and sharing their music in the community.

Here’s the results for ANBC 2015:

Prizes & Winners 2015

This years ANBC will be in Cooma on Saturday 5th November 2016. This event will include the Grand Finals for the whole of Australia.