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VIOLIN SOLO COMPETITION

NO CATEGORY AGE YEAR PIECE DURATION
VIOLIN SOLO COMPETITION
A1 Children Category Age 7 and Below Born after 01/06/2014 One Piece Within 4 Mins
A2 Junior A Category Age 9 and Below Born after 01/06/2012 Within 5 Mins
A3 Junior B Category Age 12 and Below Born after 01/06/2009 Within 6 Mins
A4 Youth Category Age 16 and Below Born after 01/06/2005 Within 8 Mins
ABRSM GRADED COMPETITION
A6 Grade 1-4 Category Age 20 and Below Born after 01/06/2001 2 Exam Pieces Within 5 Mins
A7 Grade 5-8 Category Within 8 Mins
YOUNG ARTISTIC VIOLIN SOLO COMPETITION
A8 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 Violin Competition Repertoire (A8)

Participants are required to play ONE of the following works from either list A or B below:
List A: First movement of Classical & Romantic Period Concertos:
  • Mozart Concerto No. 3 in G major for Violin, K.216
  • Mozart Concerto No. 4 in D major for Violin, K.218
  • Mozart Concerto No. 5 in A major for Violin, K.219
  • Mendelssohn Concerto in E minor for Violin, Op. 64
  • Bruch Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26
  • Beethoven Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61
  • Lalo Symphonie Espagnole, Op.21, I. Allegro con troppo
  • Saint-Saëns Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61
  • Wieniawski Concerto No. 2 in D minor for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 22
  • Prokofiev Concerto No. 2 in G minor for Violin, Op. 63
List B: Virtuoso Solo Pieces:
  • P. de Sarasate Zigeunerweisen
  • P. de Sarasate Carmen Fantasy
  • Saint-Saëns Havanaise, Op. 83
  • Saint-Saëns Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28
  • Saint-Saëns/Ysaÿe Caprice d’après l’Étude en forme de Valse, Op. 52
  • H. Wieniawski Polonaise in D major, Op. 4
  • H. Wieniawski Polonaise brillante, in A major, Op. 21
  • E. Ysaÿe One of the sonatas for solo violin, Op. 27
  • E. Ysaÿe Poème de l’extase, Op. 21
* Please Note-Repertoire list is subject to change. (updated 4 Jan, 2022)

VIOLA SOLO COMPETITION

NO CATEGORY AGE YEAR PIECE DURATION
VIOLA SOLO COMPETITION
B3 Junior Category Age 12 and Below Born after 01/06/2009 One Piece Within 6 Mins
B4 Youth Category Age 16 and Below Born after 01/06/2005 Within 8 Mins
ABRSM GRADED COMPETITION
B6 Grade 1-4 Category Age 20 and Below Born after 01/06/2001 2 Exam Pieces Within 5 Mins
B7 Grade 5-8 Category Within 8 Mins
ABRSM GRADED COMPETITION
B8 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 Viola Competition Repertoire (B8)

Participants are required to play ONE of the following works from either list A or B below:
List A: First movement of Viola Concertos:
  • JC Bach/Casadesus  Concerto for Viola
  • B. Bartók: Concerto For Viola And Orchestra
  • Hoffmeister Concerto in D major for Viola
  • Hoffmeister Concerto in B flat major for Viola
  • C Stamitz Concerto in D major for Viola
  • Telemann Concerto in G major for Viola
  • Walton Concerto in A minor for Viola and Orchestra
List B:  Virtuoso Solo Piece:
  • Von Weber Andante and Rondo ungarese in C minor for Viola and Orchestra, J.79
* Please Note-Repertoire list is subject to change. (updated 4 Jan, 2022)

CELLO SOLO COMPETITION

NO CATEGORY AGE YEAR PIECE DURATION
CELLO SOLO COMPETITION
C1 Children Category Age 7 and Below Born after 01/06/2014 One Piece Within 4 Mins
C2 Junior A Category Age 9 and Below Born after 01/06/2012 Within 5 Mins
C3 Junior B Category Age 12 and Below Born after 01/06/2009 Within 6 Mins
C4 Youth Category Age 16 and Below Born after 01/06/2005 Within 8 Mins
ABRSM GRADED COMPETITION
C6 Grade 1-4 Category Age 20 and Below Born after 01/06/2001 2 Exam Pieces Within 5 Mins
C7 Grade 5-8 Category Within 8 Mins
YOUNG ARTISTIC CELLO COMPETITION
C8 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 Cello Competition Repertoire (C8)

Participants are required to play ONE of the following works from either list A or B below:
List A: First movement of Viola Concertos:
  • Boccherini Concerto in D major for Cello, G.476
  • Boccherini Concerto in C major for Cello, G.573
  • Dvořák Concerto in B minor for Cello, Op. 104
  • Elgar Concerto in E minor for Cello, Op. 85
  • Fauré Elegy in C minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 24
  • Haydn Concerto No. 1 in C major for Cello, HVIIb/1
  • Haydn No. 2 in D major for Cello, HVIIb/2, Op. 101
  • Lalo Concerto in D minor for Cello
  • Saint-Saëns Concerto No. 1 in A minor for Cello, Op. 33
  • Schumann Concerto in A minor for Cello, Op. 129
  • Shostokovich Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, opus 107
List B: Virtuoso Solo Pieces:
  • Popper Hungarian Rhapsody, Op. 68
  • Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme in A major, Op. 33
* 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

STRINGS SOLO REGISTRATION FEEVIRTUALLIVE
Children & Junior CategoryS$180S$200
Youth CategoryS$260S$280
ABRSM GRADED REGISTRATION FEEVIRTUALLIVE
ABRSM Grade 1-4 CategoryS$180S$200
ABRSM Grade 5-8 CategoryS$260S$280
YOUNG ARTISTIC STRINGS SOLO REGISTRATION FEEVIRTUALLIVE
Young Artistic CategoryS$370S$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.
  • 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.

VIDEO SUBMISSION - ACCOMPANISTS

  • All accompanied works are to be recorded with accompaniment.
  • Where an accompanist is part of the performance, they should be in view, although the string / woodwind player should be the main the focus.