We are pleased to invite you to join us in the 8th Singapore Raffles International Music Festival (SRIMF) 2022.
The annual Singapore Raffles International Music Festival (SRIMF) was established with the aim to provide a platform and opportunity for aspiring musicians. Through SRIMF Competition and events, we hope to uncover talents and unleash creativity among young musicians during Festival Programs and help them enjoy music and achieve more in their music journey.
Although there is still uncertainties with the pandemic situation, the committee has decided that music will go on! The 8th SRIMF Music Competition will go ahead as a Virtual and Live Competition event, to enable participants of various countries to join in this International Festival.
In the 7th edition (2021) of this competition, the festival provided an International performing stage for 600+ participants from 26 countries. The International Jury Panel consisted 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) and Prof. Nanette Chen(Head of Department of Music at the National Taiwan Normal University).
As promised, we will return stronger in 2022 and look forward to your performance in August!
SRIMF Organizing Committee
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.
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.
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 8 years, the SRIMF competition Series has extended beyond Singapore shores to attract large number of young aspiring musicians, teachers and parents from different countries such as China, Malaysia, Australia, UK, Germany, Denmark, USA, Canada, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, Thailand, and Indonesia 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 8th edition of the SRIMF Music Competition 2022 is open for application in Solo Categories: Piano, Strings (Violin, Viola & Cello) and Woodwinds Category. The New ABRSM Graded Category welcome participant to take part with ABRSM repertoire. 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 special category ~ Young Artistic Competition Category up to age 25. See below for more details in the competition page.
Do not miss this fantastic opportunity and join us in the 8th Singapore Raffles International Music Festival! We look forward to welcoming you in August 12 – 14 2022.