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WOODWIND SOLO COMPETITION

NOCATEGORYAGEYEARPIECEDURATION
WOODWIND SOLO COMPETITION
W1Children CategoryAge 7 and BelowBorn after 01/08/2013One PieceWithin 4 Mins
W2Junior A CategoryAge 9 and BelowBorn after 01/08/2011Within 5 Mins
W3Junior B CategoryAge 12 and BelowBorn after 01/08/2008Within 6 Mins
W4Youth CategoryAge 16 and BelowBorn after 01/08/2004Within 8 Mins
W5Young Artistic CategoryAge 17 – 25Born after 01/08/1995Set PieceWithin 10 Mins
ABRSM GRADED COMPETITION NEW!
W6Grade 1-4 CategoryAge 20 and BelowBorn after 01/08/20002 Exam PiecesWithin 5 Mins
W7Grade 5-8 CategoryAge 20 and BelowBorn after 01/08/20002 Exam PiecesWithin 8 Mins
* Candidates are allowed to enroll for more than one category.

YOUNG ARTISTIC CATEGORY SET PIECE - FLUTE REPERTORY

Participants are required to play the following list
First movement of one of the following Concertos:
  1. Mozart Flute Concerto No.2 in D Major, K.314
  2. Mozart Flute Concerto in G Major, K.313
  3. Jacques Ibert Flute Concerto

YOUNG ARTISTIC CATEGORY SET PIECE - CLARINET REPERTORY

Participants are required to play the following list First movement of one of the following Concertos:
  1. Weber Clarinet Concertino in C Minor/Eb Major Op. 26 J. 109 (1st Movement)/li>
  2. Wilson Clarinet Concerto (Any Movement)
  3. Stimitz Clarinet Concerto No. 3 in Bb (1st Movement)
  4. Krommer Clarinet Concerto in Eb, Op. 36 (1st Movement)
  5. Adagio e Trantella by Ernesto Cavalline
  6. Premiere Rhapsodie by Debussy
  7. Five Bagatelles by Finzi (1st & 5th Movement)
  8. Clarinet Sonata by Saint-Saens (4th / Last Movement)
(Please email us for more information)

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. Special request of Printed Certificate and Medals, please contact us after the competition result.
** No cash prize is awarded to categories with less than 10 participating groups.
*** All trophy requests and orders ended on 6 Sept 2021. We are unable to process any requests beyond this date. We thank you for your kind understanding.

REGISTRATION FEE

STRINGS / PIANO / WOODWINDS SOLO REGISTRATION FEE
Children & Junior Category
S$150
Youth & Young Artistic Category S$210
ABRSM GRADED REGISTRATION FEE
ABRSM Grade 1-4 Category
S$150
ABRSM Grade 5-8 Category S$210

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 6 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.

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.