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RULES & REGULATIONS ASIA PACIFIC SECTION

PARTICIPANTS ARE REQUIRED TO REGISTER ONLINE AND SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING:

  1. A short personal biography, not exceeding 200 words, suitable for publication purposes
  2. High resolution (300dpi) photograph
  3. The required video recordings (as indicated).
  4. A non-refundable registration fee will be payable.

All completed applications need to be submitted by 30 June 2021. Incomplete applications will be rejected.

REQUIREMENTS FOR VIDEO RECORDING:

Candidates are requested to submit high quality unedited video in one continuous recording for all international section entries.

For online submission of recordings, it should be uploaded to a shareable online drive such as Google Drive, DropBox, OneDrive or other similar platforms. Save all the uploaded files into one folder and provide the folder link in the application form. Please save the folder in the following format: “HKIYMC_[Your Full Name]”

Note:

  1. The recordings must have been produced within the last 12 months.
  2. The candidate must be fully visible throughout the duration of each recording.
  3. The date and place of performance/ recording must be included.

ASIA PACIFIC STRINGS OPEN GROUP

  • Open to all strings players (Double Bass, Cello, Viola, Violin) at all ages
  • Any TWO contrasting repertoires within 20 minutes
  • Piano accompaniment must be arranged by participants except for solo piece otherwise marks will be deducted
  • The whole programme must be performed from memory or marks will be deducted

Application Fee: HK$1000/US$130

Final First Prize

The winner of first place is awarded the HKIYMC Gold Trophy with a cash prize of HK$2,000.00 and the award includes a performance at the Winners’ Gala Concert as well as a masterclass conducted by one of our World Class Master Class clinicians.

ASIA PACIFIC STRINGS GRADED GROUPS VIOLIN|VIOLA|CELLO|DOUBLE BASS

Grade 1 – 8 (for each grade)

Any ONE exam piece from ABRSM or Trinity syllabus within 6 minutes

Application Fee: HK$600/US$80

Diploma Grade

Any ONE exam piece from ABRSM or Trinity syllabus within 8 minutes

Application Fee: HK$700/US$90

ASIA PACIFIC SUZUKI VIOLIN GROUP FOR BEGINNERS

  • Any repertoire from Suzuki Violin School, Volume 1
  • Aged 4 or below

Application Fee: HK$400/US$50

ASIA PACIFIC STRINGS AGE GROUPS VIOLIN|VIOLA|CELLO|DOUBLE BASS

Advanced Group (VIOLIN|VIOLA|CELLO|DOUBLE BASS)

  • Aged 16 or under
  • Free repertoire within 10 minutes
  • Piano accompaniment must be arranged by participants except for solo piece otherwise marks will be deducted
  • The whole repertoire must be performed from memory or marks will be deducted

  Application Fee: HK$800/US$105

Intermediate Group (VIOLIN|VIOLA|CELLO|DOUBLE BASS)

  • Aged 13 or under
  • Free repertoire within 8 minutes
  • Piano accompaniment must be arranged by participants except for solo piece otherwise marks will be deducted
  • The whole repertoire must be performed from memory or marks will be deducted

Application Fee: HK$700/US$90

Junior Group (VIOLIN|VIOLA|CELLO|DOUBLE BASS)

  • Aged 10 or under
  • Free repertoire within 6 minutes
  • Piano accompaniment must be arranged by participants except for solo piece otherwise marks will be deducted
  • The whole repertoire must be performed from memory or marks will be deducted

Application Fee: HK$600/US$80

Elementary Group (VIOLIN|VIOLA|CELLO|DOUBLE BASS)

  • Aged 7 or under
  • Free repertoire within 4 minutes
  • Piano accompaniment must be arranged by participants except for solo piece otherwise marks will be deducted
  • The whole repertoire must be performed from memory or marks will be deducted

Application Fee: HK$500/US$65

ASIA PACIFIC CONCERTO GROUP

  • Open to all strings players (Double Bass, Cello, Viola, Violin) at all ages
  • Any movement from a Concerto with piano accompaniment (cadenza should be included if applicable)
  • The whole programme must be performed from memory or marks will be deducted

Application Fee: HK$800/US$105

ASIA PACIFIC SONATA GROUP

  • Open to all strings players (Double Bass, Cello, Viola, Violin) at all ages
  • any movement from a Sonata with piano
  • The whole programme can be performed with scoresaccompaniment

Application Fee: HK$800/US$105

ASIA PACIFIC KREUTZER GROUP

  • Open to all violin players at all ages
  • any one study from Kreutzer 42 Studies
  • The whole study must be performed from memory or marks will be deducted

Application Fee: HK$500/US$65