05 Mar 2022 to 19 Jun 2022
Date of Registration Period: 5 Mar 2022 - 19 June 2022
Video Recording Submission Period: 02 Jul 2022 - 17 Jul 2022
Jury Announcement: 31 Jul 2022
Video Recording Submission Period: 1 - 7 Aug 2022
Jury Announcement: 14 Aug 2022
Round 1 - SGD$136
Round 2 - SGD$190
The competition is open to Participants of all nationalities and countries. Participants compete in categories based on their age.
|Categories||Age category||Age of participant as of 19th June 2022|
|1||Age 7 or under||Participants born on 19th June 2014 or after|
|2||Age 9 or under||Participants born on 19th June 2012 or after|
|3||Age 11 or under||Participants born on 19th June 2010 or after|
|4||Age 13 or under||Participants born on 19th June 2008 or after|
|5||Age 15 or under||Participants born on 19th June 2006 or after|
|6||Age 16- age 21||participants born between 19th June 2006 to 19th June 2001|
(valued at $15,000)
Repertoire: Participants can choose from 4 periods - Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and 20th Century (*Chinese works are classified as 20th Century).
Round 1: 2 pieces (2 different periods cannot be repeated, piano accompaniment is required for use in all recordings unless composed as unaccompanied)
Round 2: 1 piece (period cannot be repeated from round 1, piano accompaniment compulsory)
Round 1 Duration
Round 2 Duration
Please use a camera or mobile phone to record, the performance cannot be edited
● Layout: landscape mode, full body must be in the frame
● Image quality: resolution 1920 X 1080 HD, aspect ratio 16:9
● Format: .mp4 or .mov file, video size should not exceed 1GB
Building a Better World through Strings
To put musicians at the heart of the GSF movement through providing a platform that identifies and nurtures young talents worldwide.
Strings, Stage, and Sustainability. To showcase the talents of string musicians on stage, to kickstart and facilitate the path of continuous learning and development.
Renowned violin educator
Mr Yin Ke is currently Director of the Strings Department in Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts’ (NAFA) School of Young Talent. Over his 30 years of teaching career, Mr Yin has formulated a distinctive teaching pedagogy to harness the unique strength and character of each of his students. Through his proven teaching methods, he has nurtured many of his students into outstanding soloists and critically acclaimed musicians worldwide, winning numerous accolades in local and overseas competitions. These include the most competitive and prestigious violin competitions: the Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition, the Zhuhai International Mozart Competition for Young Musicians in China, the Singapore Biennial National Piano and Violin Competition, MediaCorp Symphony 92.4’s Young Talents Project, Thailand International String Competition, the Animato International Violin Competition in Australia and the Andrea Postacchini International Violin Competition in Italy.
Mr Yin is highly sought after and is frequently invited to give overseas masterclasses in countries such as the UK, USA, Indonesia, Malaysia, Hong Kong and China. He is part of the teaching faculty at the Singapore Violin Festival and the New Virtuosi Queenswood Mastercourse in the UK.
Mr Yin plays a Carlo Fernando Landolphi c.1750 violin, generously sponsored by Postscript, in recognition of Mr Yin's violin performance and contribution to music education.
Royal College of Music/ Head of Strings
Royal Academy of Music/ Concert leader of the BBC Symphony Orchestra
Professor at Hunan Normal University
Guildhall School of Music & Drama: Violin Professor, The Yehudi Menuhin School: Principal Violin Teacher