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Live & Virtual Competition Registration

Preliminary Round
For Live Solo & Virtual Solo Division Competitions: Please submit your video recording of your performance. (The video recording need to be the selected competition piece, and recent recording of not more than 5 months old)
Early Bird Registration: Registration will start from 1st March 2024, get 5% discount of early bird registration online before 31 March. (Video recording must be uploaded along with the registration)
We welcome participants to participate in both categories if they wish to.
Preliminary Round
For Live Solo & Virtual Solo Division Competitions: Please submit your video recording of your performance. (The video recording need to be the selected competition piece, and recent recording of not more than 5 months old)
We welcome participants to participate in both Live and Virtusl Competition if they wish to.
Screening round submission piece must be the same as the piece presented in live competition. The piece must be presented as a whole.
Category & Age Limit
Competing members cannot exceed the indicated age limit of each category as of 1 June 2024.
Eg.: Children Category (1/6/2016 or later).
Repertoire & Timing
Only One piece is accepted for Solo Competition except Young Artistic Competition. Please note that Preliminary submission piece will be same as Finals.
There is no minimum performance time required. Eg. If the category states a max of 4 minutes, you are allowed to submit a piece which is 1 minute.
If the participant’s chosen repertoire exceeds the stated time limit, an extra fee ($40 per minute) is applicable for the submission.
Repertoire & Timing
Only One piece is accepted for Solo Competition except Young Artistic Competition. Please note that Preliminary submission piece will be same as Finals.
There is no minimum performance time required. Eg. If the category states a max of 4 minutes, you are allowed to submit a piece which is 1 minute.
Participant’s chosen repertoire exceeds the stated time limit within 1 minute is permitted with an extra fee of $40 is applicable for the submission. All repertoire time limit exceed more than 1 minute is not acceptable.
Submit Online For Registration
  1. Completed online Registration Form
  2. Picture of individual or Ensemble Group
  3. A photo copy of participant’s Identity Card or Birth Certificate (JPG file)
  4. Video Recording 
  5. Registration Fee
    * Please state participant name on the payment slip.

    * Email a copy of payment slip to info@srimf.sg. There will be no refunds for withdrawals or after online application has been submitted.
    * Payment of the registration fee must be made within 7 days after submitting the registration form. After which, the registration will be considered withdrawn.
Solo Competition Video Submission Guideline
Specifications for the video submission are as follows:
  • Layout: Landscape Mode
  • Quality: 1920 X 1080 HD
  • Format: .mp4 or .mov file
  • Audio: Source from video camera or DSLR is recommended
The entire performance must be one take, without any editing. Recordings must be made no earlier than 5 months prior to the registration dateline.
  • Please tune your instrument before the start of the recording. Tuning does not need to be recorded.
  • Ensure that the video consistently captures the performer and the instrument, including the full length of the bow.

Virtual Competition

Virtual Competition For All Categories – Video Submission
Registration Dateline: 15th May 2024
Virtual Competition For All Categories – Video Submission
Registration Dateline: 15th May 2024
Submitted video will be broadcast on 15th July 2024
E-Certificate for All Categories
Q: How many certificates for teacher’s diploma?
A: We only issue one certificate for each solo/group.

Live Competition

Live SOLO Competition – Screening Round Video Submission
Registration Dateline: 15th May 2024
You will receive email notification before 10th June if you are selected for Final LIVE Round in 19 – 22 July 2024.
Screening round Video repertoire should be the same piece presented in Finals.
* Special arrangements will be provided for overseas participants, results can be released 7-10 days after your video submission. Please send your request to the committee for special early screening round results.
Live Chamber/Ensemble Competition
Registration Dateline: 15th May 2024
Video Screening is not required for Chamber/Ensemble categories.

Finals

Live Final Competition
Live Competition Finals will be held on 19 – 22 July in Singapore.
  • String & Woodwind participants are required to arrange their own accompanists.
  • Participants exceeding the time limit will be penalized and may be asked to stop in the performance.
Virtual Final Competition
Virtual Competition Finals will be broadcast online on 14 July.
* The Live and Virtual competitions are separate competitions.
** Adjudicating and Awards are separate for Live and Virtual.

Results

Competition Results
Results of Final Competition will be announced on the same day after competition, Please check SRIMF Website and Facebook page for updates and announcements.

Award Ceremony / Gala Concert

Live Competition Winners
Live Competition Winners will be represented at the Award Ceremony on 21 July 2024 to receive certificate and award.
One representative of the Ensemble can collect on the group’s behalf.
Selected Top Prize Winners who will perform in the Gala Concert will be contacted via phone.
Virtual Competition Winners
There will be no Award Ceremony for Virtual Competition. Virtual Participants are welcome to join the Live Gala Concert.
The Printed Certificates and Trophies/Medals are provided on Request Only. The collection date will be on 27 July 2024 at SRIMF Office.
To minimize any damage during the delivery, we will not be providing Trophies/Medals to overseas participants. Only with special requests and the international shipping cost will be borne by Participants.

Q & A

Q: Do you have any cooperative vendors that can rent cello/double bass during SRIMF?
A: We will provide the vendor for rental of instruments. Rental cost will be borne by individual ensemble group. The application will be available after the screen round result in June.

Rules and Regulations

  • Musicians of all nationalities worldwide may apply up to four competition divisions.
  • Finalist from soloist category Preliminary Round will compete in Singapore or Online for the Finals in July 2024.
  • If applying for more than one division, applicants must complete separate applications and pay the required fee for each individual division.
  • The competition registration fees are complete and will not be refunded.
  • Piano accompaniment is a required for the Solo competition.
  • All applicants may apply in categories where they are under the minimum age limit, provided they meet the entry level and requirements.
  • Contestants must have their pieces memorized with the exception of the required Sonata works and Chamber Music. Accompanists are exempt.
  • The order of performances will be determined by the organizers.
  • The Competition Committee reserve the right to cancel any competition category should the total participants are less than 10 pax (For Solo Division). The Competition Committee reserves the right to cancel the Cash Award when there are less than 13 participants in the Solo category.
  • All the submitted video with application must be unedited. Contestants can submit the video via YouTube URL or dropbox the video for application.
  • Contestant agree and understand that competition committee have right to use all the submitted material including photos, recordings, videos or any uploaded information in any situation.
  • The committee reserves the right to reschedule the competition in the case of a natural emergency.
  • The jury is permitted to award the same ranking to several contestants. In the event of a tie, the jury may divide the monetary prize equally between the prizewinners.
  • The jury retains the right to stop any performance without objection from the contestants.
  • Unauthorized photography, audio, and/or video recordings are strictly prohibited. The committee reserves the sole right to record and document the competition. The committee also has the right to release any recordings (such as DVDs, CDs, etc.) for publicity or commercial purposes without seeking further approval from the contestants or making payments of any kind to them. The contestants agree that all copyrights of these recordings belong to the Competition Committee.
  • Contestants must take appropriate actions to ensure the safety of their musical instruments, bows, and personal belongings (such as luggage, personal effects, money, and musical accessories).
  • The committee reserves the right to make changes to the rules and regulations, and all supporting materials relating to the competition at any time without further notice.
  • Festival Masterclass are available for participate with international jury and availability is on first-come-first-served basis. More information to be released nearer to event date.
* Updated on: 13 Apr, 2024