SVF COMPETITION

The festival competition was incepted as an opportunity for violinists of all age groups to showcase their abilities and talents. Selected finalists will be featured in the Gala Concert, and receive attractive cash incentives.


CAREER DEVELOPMENT
PRIZE SCHEME

Beyond the cash prizes, the prize winners will also receive opportunities to further their careers through the Career Development Prize Scheme, such as a professional CD recording and solo concerts organised by seasoned artist managers.

The SVF festival competition aims to nurture these deserving prize winners into fully fledged professional musicians. Many of our past festival competition winners have moved on to become major international competition prize winners, and we strive to carry on that legacy.

  • Platinum Development Award

    Professional CD Recording

  • SVF Future Star Award

    Major Solo Concert Opportunities through Dynasty Arts Management in the Greater China Region

  • Ruby Development Award

    Concert opportunities

  • Emerald Development Award

    Full Scholarship covering the Course Fees of a Prestigious European Music Festival

  • Sapphire Development Award

Full Course Fee Scholarship at SVF 2020

  • Jade Development Award

    Autographed musical keepsakes

COMPETITION FEE : SGD200

The Singapore Violin Festival Competition, open to public registration, will be happening this June! Students who participate in the entire Festival will be eligible to play in the competition for free. Otherwise, they can sign up for the competition only, at SGD200.

The SGD200 competition fee entitles entry to all masterclasses and gala concert too!

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Group A

Submission Deadline: 1 May 2019

6 & 7 JUNE 2019, 9AM- 6PM, RECITAL STUDIO

Prize
1st Prize: SGD 3000 cash prize
2nd Prize: SGD 1000 cash prize
3rd Prize: SGD 500 cash prize

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Violin Category

Age
17 and above (as of 5 June 2019)

Repertoire

Round 1 (2 pieces):
- A Caprice by Paganini
- Two contrasting movements by Bach

Round 2 (2 pieces):
- A complete Sonata
- A virtuoso work

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Viola Category

Age
Over age 16 (as of 5 June 2019)

Repertoire

Round 1 (2 Pieces):

- A Caprice OR an Etude
- An unaccompanied piece of music

Round 2 (2 Pieces):
- A complete Sonata
- A movement of a Concerto with Cadenza

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Group B

Submission Deadline: 1 May 2019

6 & 7 JUNE 2019, 9AM- 6PM, RECITAL STUDIO

Prize
1st Prize: SGD 2000 cash prize
2nd Prize: SGD 750 cash prize
3rd Prize: SGD 250 cash prize

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Violin Category

Age
8 -16 (as of 5 June 2019)

Repertoire (3 Pieces)

- A Caprice by Paganini OR Wieniawski
- Two contrasting movements by Bach/Tartini/Leclair/Vivaldi
- A virtuoso work

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Viola Category

Age
12-16 (as of 5 June 2019)

Repertoire (3 Pieces)
1. A Caprice OR an Etude
2. An unaccompanied piece of music
3. A complete Sonata OR a movement of a Concerto with Cadenza

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Group C

Submission Deadline: 1 May 2019

2 JUNE 2019, 9AM- 6PM, RECITAL STUDIO

Prize
1st Prize: SGD 300 cash prize
2nd Prize: SGD 150 cash prize
3rd Prize: SGD 100 cash prize

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Violin Category

Age
Below 8 (born after 2 June 2011)

Repertoire
A piece of your choice (not exceeding 5 minutes)

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Viola Category

Age
Below age 12 (born after 2 June 2007)

Repertoire
A piece of your choice (not exceeding 5 minutes)