Dear Participants,

We are pleased to invite you to join us in the 7th Singapore Raffles International Music Festival (SRIMF) 2021.

Great news! The 7th SRIMF Music Competition will go ahead as a virtual event. We would like to thank you for your continuous support in the past few years. With the competition itself as its heart, each edition of the SRIMF presents a festival of music, education and cultural exchange. We hope Raffles Music Festival uncover talents and unleash creativity among  young musicians during Festival Programs and help them enjoy music and achieve more in their music journey.

The 7th International Jury Panel consists of Prof. Johannes Marian (Head of Ludwig van Beethoven Department of Piano in The University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna), Prof. Siow Lee Chin (Associate Professor of Violin at College of Charleston USA), Mr. Eric Watson (Composer & Singapore Cultural Medallion award), Mr. Ryan Lewis (ABRSM Consultant in the South & East Asia Regional), Prof. Nanette Chen(Head of Department of Music at the National Taiwan Normal University), Competition will commence on 7 – 15 August, followed by Masterclasses conducted by International Juries and Gala Showcase Concert (Live Stream).

As promised, we will return stronger in 2021 and look forward to your performance in August!


Competition 音乐比赛

The main focus of Raffles International Music Festival is international music competitions in a professional and friendly environment. Thus providing a positive platform for young musicians to challenge themselves, showcase their talents, foster friendships, and hone musical skills through competitions.

Masterclass 大师班

A great opportunity to participate in unique Workshops and Masterclasses conducted by Professional Master teachers by international acclaimed music masters, generous in sharing their knowledge and imparting their skills. 

Vienna Virtuoso Festival 维也纳卓越音乐节

A platform for young musicians to shine and immerse in Europe where Classical Music was born. Young musicians and young professionals can look forward to a festival of concerts, competition and masterclasses.


A warm welcome to the 7th Singapore Raffles International Music Festival (SRIMF) which will be held on 7-15 August 2021 in Singapore.

Singapore Raffles International Music Festival (SRIMF) takes stage in the beautiful garden city of Singapore, brings forth an international platform for young and passionate, budding musicians. The event provides young musicians an opportunity to showcase their talents, foster friendships, and hone musical skills through competitions.

Over the past 6 editions, thousands of young aspiring musicians, teachers and parents from different countries such as China, Malaysia, Australia, UK, America, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore took part in the SRIMF music competitions and events.

Apart from competitions, the festival promises rich learning opportunities through a great variety of activities such as masterclasses, concerts, seminars and workshops by international acclaimed music educators and performers, generous in sharing their knowledge and imparting their skills.

SRIMF Festival is dedicated to the education, promotion and development of the performing arts in Singapore, and seeks to do so by providing a wide variety of quality programmes which are intercultural and internationally collaborative. In 2018 SRIMF is proud to announce our International collaboration with Vienna Virtuoso Festival and successfully presented the Award Winner’s Recital in historical Concert Halls in Vienna. It was indeed a memorable moment for the performers.

The 7th edition of the SRIMF Music Competition 2021 is open for application in Solo Categories: Piano, Strings (Violin, Viola & Cello) and Woodwinds Category. In the Chamber Category: we welcome String Chamber Groups, Piano 4 Hands Duet, Guitar Ensemble and Harp Ensemble.

NEW CATEGORY SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!  Please check out a new category ~ ABRSM Graded Competition Category. We welcome participants to participate with ABRSM repertoire.  Please see below for more details.

Do not miss this fantastic opportunity and join us in the 7th Singapore Raffles International Music Festival! We look forward to welcoming you in August 7 – 15, 2021.