Singapore International Piano Competition

Конкурси Фортепіано2019
Дедлайн: 15/12/2018
Місце проведення: Сінгапур
Дисципліни: Фортепіано
З: 26/01/2019 До: 30/01/2019
Обмеження за віком: 18-35

Competition Chair

Yimei ZHANG (China)

Artistic Director

Xiaohan WANG (China)

Jury

Yijie DAI (China)

Ling HUI (Hong Kong)

Jin JU (China)

Chenxi LU (China)

Ng Chong LIM (Malaysia)

Vladimir OVCHINNIKOV (Russia)

Chuifun POON (Hong Kong/USA)

Anthony YU SAY (Philippines)

Iswargia Renardi SUDARNO (Indonesia)

Eleanor TAN (Singapore)

Thu Ha TRAN (Vietnam)

Xiaohan WANG (China)

Raymond YOUNG (Hong Kong/Austria)

Shizhen YING (Singapore)

Qingyi ZHOU (China)

Venue

Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre

Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music

 

Competition Calendar at a Glance

· January 26: Registration

· January 27: Competition

· January 27: Opening Concert – Vladimir OVCHINNIKOV

· January 28: Competition

· January 28: Concert – Jin JU

· January 29: Master Class

· January 29: Closing Ceremony & Winners Concert

· January 30: Master Classes/Sightseeing Tour

General Information

· The Competition is open to pianists of all nationalities

· All pieces must be performed from memory except for the four-hand class

· Repeats are at the discretion of the contestants

· In case of a tie, the jury may decide to divide a prize between the winners

· All decisions of the jury are final and cannot be appealed

· Contestants from outside Singapore may need visas. Applicants should consult the nearest Singaporean Embassy or Consulate

· Contestants are responsible for their own travel and accommodation costs

Hotels

For overseas contestants, we recommend the following hotels:

Orchid Hotel http://orchidhotel.com.sg

Hotel Grand Pacific http://www.hotelgrandpacific.com.sg

Peninsula Excelsior Hotel https://www.peninsulaexcelsior.com.sg

Bay Hotel Singapore http://www.bayhotelsingapore.com

Application Fees

SGD300 for each class

SGD150 for each additional class

Payment Information

1. Wire Transfer (for overseas applicants)

BANK NAME: United Overseas Bank Limited, Singapore

ACCOUNT NAME: Singapore Nanyang Education Research Centre

ACCOUNT NUMBER: 3403028655

SWIFT CODE: UOVBSGSG

BANK CODE: 7375

BRANCH CODE: 019

 

2. Direct check deposit (for local applicants)

BANK NAME: United Overseas Bank Limited, Singapore

ACCOUNT NAME: Singapore Nanyang Education Research Centre

ACCOUNT NUMBER: 3403028655

 

***Application Deadline – December 15, 2018***

Concert Artist Class

Age 18-35 (born between January 1, 1984 and December 31, 2000)

Preliminary (By video)

A video (Format MP4 or AVI) to be submitted with free repertoire, but must include one virtuosic etude. Total time limit 10 to 15 minutes.

Final

A free recital program of 40 to 45 minutes duration, which must include one substantial work by a major composer. Pieces presented in the preliminary video round are not allowed in the final round

Award

First Prize: SGD 3,000 plus 10 concert engagements in China and Asia

Second Prize: SGD 2,000

Third Prize: SGD 1,000

Practice facilities

Contestants in the Concert Artist Class will be provided 3 hours of practice room per day, free of charge. Additional practice time will be available on request for a fee of approximately SGD 50-80 per hour.

Professional Class

· Contestants in the Professional Class must be enrolled in a pre-college program affiliated with a music conservatory or university music department to qualify

· Practice facilities are available on request for a fee of approximately SGD 50-80 per hour.

Professional Class A – Age 9 to 12

(Born between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2013)

 

Preliminary

Free repertoire, but must include one virtuosic etude. Total time limit 5-6 minutes.

Final

Free repertoire, but must include one virtuosic etude. Total time limit 8-10 minutes. Repertoire performed in the preliminary round may not be repeated in this round.

Award

First prize: Trophy + Certificate + SGD 500

Second prize: Trophy + Certificate

Third prize: Trophy + Certificate

Professional Class B – Age 13 to 15

(Born between January 1, 2004 and December 31, 2006)

Preliminary

Free repertoire, but must include one virtuosic etude. Total time limit 7-8 minutes.

Final

Free repertoire, but must include one virtuosic etude. Total time limit 13-15 minutes. Pieces performed in the preliminary round may not be repeated in the final round.

Award

First Prize: Trophy + Certificate + SGD 500

Second Prize: Trophy + Certificate

Third Prize: Trophy + Certificate

Professional Class C – Age 16 to 18

Age 16-18 (born between January 1 2001 to December 31 2003)

Preliminary

Free choice of repertoire, but must include one virtuosic etude. Total time limit 9-10 minutes.

Final

Free choice of repertoire, but must include a virtuosic etude. Total time limit 18-20 minutes. Repertoire performed in the preliminary round may not be repeated in this round.

Award

First Prize: Trophy + Certificate + SGD 500

Second Prize: Trophy + Certificate

Third Prize: Trophy + Certificate

Non-professional Class

· Open to all pianists except:

1.      Full-time piano students in music conservatory or university music department

2.      Piano students of pre-college program affiliated with music conservatory or university music department

Award

· First Prize + SG$ 300 will only be awarded to contestant who receives the highest point in his/her class and the point received is not lower than 92 points.

· Additional prizes will be awarded to contestants for “Best Stage Manners”, “Best Stage Appearance”, “Best Talent”, “Best Potential” and “Best Musicality”.

Practice facilities

Practice facilities for non-professional class contestants are available on request for a fee of approximately SGD 50-80 per hour.

Young Children Class A – Age 5 or under

(Born on or after January 1, 2014)

Free repertoire. Total time limit 4 minutes.

First Prize: Trophy + SGD 300

 

Young Children Class B – Age 6

(Born between January 1 and December 31, 2013)

Free repertoire. Total time limit 4 minutes.

First Prize: Trophy + SGD 300

Children Class A – Age 7

(Born between January 1 and December, 2012)

Free repertoire. Total time limit 6 minutes.

First Prize: Trophy + SGD 300

Children Class B – Age 8

(Born between January 1 and December 31, 2011)

Free repertoire. Total time limit 6 minutes.

First Prize: Trophy + SGD 300

Children Class C – Age 9

(Born between January 1 and December 31, 2010)

Free repertoire. Total time limit 6 minutes.

First Prize: Trophy + SGD 300

Children Class D – Age 10

(Born between January 1 and December 31, 2009)

Free repertoire. Total time limit 8 minutes.

First Prize: Trophy + SGD 300

Children Class E – Age 11

(Born between January 1 and December 31, 2008)

Free repertoire. Total time limit 8 minutes.

First Prize: Trophy + SGD 300

Children Class F – Age 12

(Born between January 1 and December 31, 2007)

Free repertoire. Total time limit 8 minutes.

First Prize: Trophy + SGD 300

Youth Class A – Age 13

(Born between January 1 and December, 2006)

Free Repertoire. Total time limit 10 minutes.

First Prize: Trophy + SGD 300

Youth Class B – Age 14

(Born between January 1 and December 31, 2005)

Free repertoire. Total time limit 10 minutes.

First Prize: Trophy + SGD 300

Youth Class C – Age 15

(Born between January 1 and December 31, 2004)

Free repertoire. Total time limit 10 minutes.

First Prize: Trophy + SGD 300

Youth Class D – Age 16

(Born between January 1 and December 31, 2003)

Free repertoire. Total time limit 12 minutes.

First Prize: Trophy + SGD 300

Youth Class E – Age 17

(Born between January 1 and December 31, 2002)

Free repertoire. Total time limit 12 minutes.

First Prize: Trophy + SGD 300

Young Artist Class – Age 18 to 28

(Born between January 1, 1991 and December 31, 2001)

Free repertoire. Total time limit 15 minutes.

First Prize: Trophy + SGD 300

Special Theme Class

· Open to all pianists of all ages

Awards

· First Prize + SG$ 300 will only be awarded to the contestant who receives the highest point in his/her class and the point received is not lower than 92 points.

· Additional prizes will be awarded to contestants for “Best Stage Manners”, “Best Stage Appearance”, “Best Talent”, “Best Potential” and “Best Musicality”.

Practice facilities

Practice facilities for non-professional class contestants are available on request for a fee of approximately SGD 50-80 per hour.

Four-Hand Class

Free repertoire. Playing from the score is permitted. Total time limit 10 minutes.

Elementary Piano Study Class

a. Any two pieces from “Squirrel Pianist” Volume I

b. Any two pieces from “Squirrel Pianist” Volume II

c. Any two pieces from “Bastien” Volumes I and II

d. Any two pieces from “Bastien” Volumes III, IV and V

e. Any two pieces from “John Thompson” Volumes I and II

f. Any two pieces from “John Thompson” Volumes III, IV and V

g. Any two pieces from “Faber Piano Book” Volumes I and II

h. Any two pieces from “Faber Piano Book” Volumes III, IV, V and VI

Burgmüller Étude Class

Any one or two pieces from “25 Études facile et progressives, Op. 100”. Total time limit 5 minutes.

Lemoine Étude Class

Any one or two études from “Études enfantines, Op. 37”. Total time limit 5 minutes.

Czerny Étude Class A

Any one or two Czerny Études from Op. 599, 636, 718, and/or 849. Total time limit 5 minutes.

Czerny Étude Class B

Any one or two Czerny Études from Op. 299 and/or 740. Total time limit 5 minutes.

Heller Étude Class

Any one Heller Étude. Total time limit 5 minutes.

Moszkowski Étude Class

Any one Moszkowski Étude. Total time limit 5 minutes.

Sonata/Sonatina Class

One complete sonatina from:

Mozart Six Viennese Sonatinas for Piano, K. 439b

Beethoven Sonatina in G major, Anh. 5 No. 1

Beethoven Sonatina in F major, Anh. 5 No. 2

Or:

Any first or last movement from:

Clementi Sonatinas

Dussek Sonatinas

Kuhlau Sonatinas

Diabelli Sonatinas

Mozart Sonata in C major, K. 545

Beethoven Sonata in G minor, Op. 49, No. 1

Beethoven Sonata in G major, Op. 49, No. 2

Total time limit 6 minutes

Bach Elementary Class

Any work from “First Lessons in Bach” or “Notebooks for Anna Magdalena Bach”. Total time limit 4 minutes.

Bach Intermediate Class

Any work from “Two-Part Inventions, BWV 772-786” or “Six French Suites, BWV 812-817”. Total time limit 6 minutes.

Bach Advanced Class

Any prelude & fugue from “The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I and II, BWV 846-893” or any one or two movements from “Six English Suites, BWV 806-811”. Total time limit 8 minutes.

Haydn Sonata Class

Any fast movement from sonata by Haydn. Total time limit 6 minutes.

Mozart Sonata Class

Any first or last movement from a sonata by Mozart. Total time limit 6 minutes.

Beethoven Sonata Class

Any movement from a sonata by Beethoven. Total time limit 8 minutes.

Mendelssohn Class

Any work by Mendelssohn. Total time limit 6 minutes.

Schubert Class

Any work by Schubert. Total time limit 6 minutes.

Schumann Class

Any work by Schumann. Total time limit 8 minutes.

Brahms Class

Any work by Brahms. Total time limit 6 minutes.

Chopin Class

Any work by Chopin. Total time limit 12 minutes.

Liszt Class

Any work by Liszt. Total time limit 6 minutes.

Grieg Class

Any work by Grieg. Total time limit 6 minutes.

Tchaikovsky Class

Any work by Tchaikovsky. Total time limit 6 minutes.

Rachmaninoff Class

Any Prelude, Etude-Tableaux or Moment Musicaux by Rachmaninoff. Total time limit 6 minutes.

Scriabin Class

Any work by Scriabin. Total time limit 8 minutes.

Prokofiev Class

Any work by Prokofiev. Total time limit 8 minutes.

Debussy Class

Any work by Debussy. Total time limit 6 minutes.

Ravel Class

Any work by Ravel. Total time limit 6 minutes.

Chinese Composer Class

Any work by a Chinese composer. Total time limit 6 minutes.

Spanish Composer Class

Any work by Granados, Albeniz or De Falla. Total time limit 8 minutes.

Contemporary Composer Class

Any work by a 20th or 21st century composer. Total time limit 10 minutes.

Jazz Class

Any jazz composition. Total time limit 6 minutes.

Own Composition Class

Any work, or works, composed by the contestant. Total time limit 6 minutes.

Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music Grade Examination Syllabus Class

Any work from the syllabus. Please indicate which grade. Total time limit 6 minutes.

Central Conservatory of Music Grade Examination Syllabus Class

Any work from the syllabus. Please indicate which grade. Total time limit 6 minutes.

China Conservatory of Music Grade Examination Syllabus Class

Any work from the syllabus. Please indicate which grade. Total time limit 6 minutes.

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