While young performers work for years towards their dreams, we can create a platform for them to show off their talent to the right people.
The triennial Singapore International Violin Competition serves to promote the continued growth and strength of classical music in the region, as well as providing a showcase for young violinists from around the world against the backdrop of Singapore’s world-class performance venues, its national orchestra and its internationally renowned music conservatory.
Application close 30 September 2017.
Over USD110,000 in prizes will be awarded, with the top 6 winners eligible for a 3-year loan of a rare violin from the Rin Collection.
First Prize: USD 50,000
Second Prize: USD 25,000
Third Prize: USD 15,000
Fourth Prize: USD 6,000
Fifth Prize: USD 5,000
Sixth Prize: USD 4,000
An exclusive opportunity to perform in the world’s top performing arts venues:
From the 600-seat purpose-built YST Conservatory Concert Hall, heritage landmark Victoria Concert Hall, to finally, the city’s busiest performing arts centre, Esplanade, Theatres on the Bay.
QIAN ZHOU Chair
Head of Strings, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (Singapore)
Professor of Violin, Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music (USA)
KIM NAM YUN
Professor of Violin, Korea National University of Arts (South Korea)
Professor, Music and Arts University, City of Vienna (Austria), Distinguished Professor, University of Music, Graz (Austria)
SILVIA MARCOVICI Professor, University of Music and Performing Arts of Graz
PAUL ROCZEK Professor, Mozarteum University Salzburg
DAVID TAKENO Professor, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London
VIKTOR TRETIAKOV Violinist