International Musicians Association Singapore
2019 Singapore 'Golden Lion Awards' International Piano Competition
There will be two rounds, the preliminary and final.
Candidates can attend the preliminary by either join a live audition or take part in an online video screening.
The Singapore preliminary live audition will take place from 10 am onward on 20 Jan 2019.
For other countries, preliminary live auditions will be held no later than 30 November 2018 in different cities. To enquirer about the venue and date, please contact our representatives in your city for more details.
For candidates who can’t join live auditions, you can also choose to take part in an online video screening. You will be required to submit URL address of your video recording when you do the online registration. It is your liability to make clear video recording and upload correctly to online video website for juries to review. No modification or editing should be made to the video and audio.
For candidates who are qualified in a live audition, a certificate will be awarded at the end of the audition. For candidates who join the online video screening, a soft copy of certificate will be sent by email no later than 19 January 2019.
The final round will take place on 26 ,27 January 2018 , Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre , 1 Straits Boulevard，Singapore 108906 .A Steinway & Sons Model D grand piano will be provided for candidates to perform.
Ceremony and concert will be held in the evening.
The competition is opened to candidates of all nationalities and background, who aged between 5 to 35 years old.
Children Category A: 5 to 6 years;
Children Category B: 7 to 10 years;
Children Category C: 11 to 12 years;
Teenagers Category: 13 to 16 years;
Youth Category: 17 to 19 years;
Open Category A: 20 to 24 years;
Open Category B: 25 to 35 years;
Children Category A: free programs up to 3 minutes, Two pieces of competitor’s choice;
Children Category B: free programs up to 3 minutes, Two pieces of competitor’s choice;
Children Category C: free programs up to 4 minutes, Two pieces of competitor’s choice;
Teenagers Category: free programs up to 5 minutes, Two pieces of competitor’s choice;
Youth Category : free programs up to 6 minutes, Two pieces of competitor’s choice;
Open Category A: free programs up to 10 minutes, Two pieces of competitor’s choice;
Open Category B: free programs up to 12 minutes, Two pieces of competitor’s choice;
Candidates can choose the same pieces for the both two rounds.
All the candidates should play by memory.
All the prizes will be granted regarding to the marks of candidates’ performance in the final round.
Golden Prize: 90 and above;
Silver prize:84 to 89
Bronze wards:80 to 84
Excellence prize:75 to 79
Performance Award ：74 below