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PIANO SOLO COMPETITION

NO CATEGORY AGE YEAR PIECE DURATION
PIANO SOLO COMPETITION
P1 Children Category Age 7 and Below Born after 01/06/2014 1 Piece Within 4 Mins
P2 Junior A Category Age 9 and Below Born after 01/06/2012 Within 5 Mins
P3 Junior B Category Age 12 and Below Born after 01/06/2009 Within 6 Mins
P4 Youth Category Age 16 and Below Born after 01/06/2005 Within 8 Mins
ABRSM GRADED COMPETITION
P5 Grade 1-4 Category Age 20 and Below Born after 01/06/2001 2 Exam Pieces Within 5 Mins
P6 Grade 5-8 Category Within 8 Mins
YOUNG ARTISTIC PIANO SOLO COMPETITION
P8 Young Artistic Category Age 25 and Below Born after 01/06/1996 Set Piece Within 12 Mins
* Candidates are allowed to enroll for more than one category.

2022 SRIMF Young Artistic Category Piano Competition Repertoire (P8)

1) Participants are required to play ONE of the following works from the list below:
A. First movement of any classical period concerto:
  • Mozart Concerto No. 9 in E flat K271
  • Mozart Concerto No. 15 in B flat K450
  • Mozart Concerto No. 17 in G K453
  • Mozart Concerto No. 20 in d minor K466
  • Mozart Concerto No. 21 in C K467
  • Mozart Concerto No. 23 in A K488
  • Mozart Concerto No. 24 in c minor K491
  • Mozart Concerto No. 25 in C K503
  • Mozart Concerto No. 27 in B flat K595
  • Beethoven Concerto No. 1 in C Op. 15
  • Beethoven Concerto No. 2 in B flat Op. 19
  • Beethoven Concerto No. 3 in c minor Op. 37
  • Beethoven Concerto No. 4 in G Op. 58
  • Beethoven Concerto No. 5 in E flat Op. 73
OR
2) Participants are required to play TWO  pieces. Please choose from List B1 and List B2:
B1. One Etude by a composer listed below:
  • Franz Liszt
  • Frederic Chopin
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff
B2. One free choice composition by a composer listed below :
  • J.S. Bach
  • Frederic Chopin
  • Franz Liszt
  • Johannes Brahms
  • Robert Schumann
  • Franz Schubert
  • Felix Mendelssohn
  • Cesar Franck
  • Maurice Ravel
  • Claude Debussy

* Please note-Repertoire list is subject to change. (updated 4 Jan, 2022)

ADJUDICATION & EVALUATION

Competition will be evaluated on a 100-point system based on the following criteria:
  1. Technicality (40%) Intonation, Rhythm, Tonal Qualities, Dynamics, and Balance;
  2. Musicality (40%) Phrasing, Interpretation, and Style;
  3. Overall impression (20%) Expression and Overall Artistic Impression.
Each participant will receive Jury’s Comments sheet which aims to offer professional insights into their level of performance for their progression in their music journey.

AWARDS & CERTIFICATE

AWARD MARKS PRIZE
SOLO COMPETITION
Gold 95 & Above **S$300, Certificate & Trophy
Silver 90 & Above **S$200, Certificate & Trophy
Bronze 88 & Above **S$100, Certificate & Trophy
Elite 85 & Above Certificate & Medal
Excellent Performance 80 & Above Certificate & Medal
Outstanding Performance 78 & Above Certificate & Medal
Due to the Covid-19 situation, we will not mail the physical certificate and medal. A Printable/Encrypted Certificate will be provided by the Competition Committee. Printed Certificates, Trophies and Medals are provided on request only.
* No cash prize is awarded to categories with less than 13 participating groups.
** If there are multiple winners receiving the same award, the cash prize is shared equally to participants receiving the same award.

REGISTRATION FEE

PIANO SOLO REGISTRATION FEE VIRTUAL LIVE
Children & Junior Category S$180 S$200
Youth Category S$260 S$280
ABRSM GRADED REGISTRATION FEE VIRTUAL LIVE
ABRSM Grade 1-4 Category S$180 S$200
ABRSM Grade 5-8 Category S$260 S$280
YOUNG ARTISTIC PIANO SOLO REGISTRATION FEE VIRTUAL LIVE
Young Artistic Category S$370 S$390
STRINGS / PIANO / WOODWINDS SOLO REGISTRATION FEE
Children & Junior Category S$200
Youth Category S$280
ABRSM GRADED REGISTRATION FEE
ABRSM Grade 1-4 Category S$200
ABRSM Grade 5-8 Category S$280
YOUNG ARTISTIC PIANO SOLO REGISTRATION FEE
Young Artistic Category S$390

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.
  • The Camera must capture the player from the top of head to the feet, with clear view of the fingers on the keyboard.
  • Ensure that the video consistently captures the performer and only one camera is to be used.