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Taipei Excellence International Piano and Violin Competition 2022 (Preliminary Round)

Date

2022-06-01~2022-07-10

Signup

2022-06-01~2022-07-10

Limit

600


比賽資訊

About the Competition

The Taipei Excellence International Piano and Violin Competition was established to provide an opportunity for amateurs, music students, as well as developing musicians around the world. Our purpose is to discover young and talented musicians in a challenging yet supportive atmosphere. Amateurs are encouraged to apply, as are developing young musicians who seek further performance opportunities.

The Taipei Excellence International Piano Competition comprises TWO ROUNDS. Participants are required to submit video recording link for First/Preliminary Round(online). Participants who achieve the score standard are entitled to advance to the Final Round. The Final Round will be held in music hall in Taipei.We aim to give participants supreme environment and best experience. Participants will receive valuable and constructive feedback from our esteemed jury panel which consists of juries from around the world.

報名辦法

General Rules
The Competition comprises TWO ROUNDS
First / Preliminary Round (Online)
Participants are required to submit a public link of a video recording of their performance (via YouTube, Vimeo, or other platforms). Private links will not be accepted.

  1. Repertoire requirement: Please submit the recording following the assigned repertoire listed for each age category.
  2. The recordings will be judged by jury panel. Participants who achieve the score standard are entitled to advance to the Final Round.
  3. Application fee for First Round is NTD1,800. All application fees are non-refundable.

Final Round
Final Round of the competition will be held on 8th – 10th October 2022 at KHS Music Hall (2 F, No.162, Zhongshan 2nd Rd., Luzhou Dist., New Taipei City 247, Taiwan.)

  1. Participants can play one or two repertoires chosen by themselves.
  2. Each performance will be recorded by professional recording team. All videos are available for download after the competition (the exact date will be announced then).
  3. Please re-register during the application period to proceed to the Final Round. Application fee varies from each age category (Please refer to the attached list). All application fees are non-refundable.

比賽方式及項目

Group Categories (Both for Piano and Violin)

  1. Beginner Category — Born after September 2, 2016
  2. Children Category A — Birthdate between September 2, 2014 to September 1, 2016
  3. Children Category B — Birthdate between September 2, 2012 to September 1, 2014
  4. Children Category C — Birthdate between September 2, 2010 to September 1, 2012
  5. Intermediate Category — Birthdate between September 2, 2007 to September 1, 2010
  6. Advanced Category — Birthdate between September 2, 2004 to September 1, 2007
  7. Professional Category — Studying in College, Graduate school or Doctoral Program

First Round Assigned Repertoire

Group Categories assigned repertoire Average Score Advanced to Final
Piano - Beginner Daniel Gottlob Türk: Das Rondo im Kleinen 82 points and above
Piano - Children Category A Aram Khachaturian: Scherzo (Pictures of Childhood, No.2) 82 points and above
Piano - Children Category B Tchaikowsky: Waltz, Album for the Young Op.39 83 points and above
Piano - Children Category C Heller: 30 Progressive Studies Op.46, No.17 83 points and above
Piano - Intermediate Category Galuppi: Giga 84 points and above
Piano - Advanced Category D. Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonata in F major, K.367 84 points and above
Piano - Professional Category Brahms: Intermezzo, Op.118, No.1 84 points and above
Group Categories assigned repertoire Average Score Advanced to Final
Violin - Beginner Franz: Wohlfahrt 60 Studies For the Violin Op.45, No. 1 82 points and above
Violin - Children Category A Franz: Wohlfahrt Sixty Studies For the Violin Op.45, No. 23 82 points and above
Violin - Children Category B Kayser: 36 studies for Violin Op. 20, No. 13 83 points and above
Violin - Children Category C Federigo Fiorillo: 36 Studies or Caprices for Violin No. 21 83 points and above
Violin - Intermediate Category Dont: 24 Etudes and Caprices for Violin Solo Op. 35, No. 3 84 points and above
Violin - Advanced Category Dont: 24 Etudes and Caprices for Violin Solo Op. 35, No. 14 84 points and above
Violin - Professional Category Paganini: 24 Caprices Op.1, No. 16 84 points and above


Video Requirements

  1. Participants must submit the link of performance video recordings on YouTube or any other platforms of the assigned piece of each category for first round. (Deadline: July 10, 2022).
  2. All video recordings must be filmed horizontally with participant's whole body in the frame. Please film from the right-hand side for piano recordings, and from the front for violin recordings.
  3. All video recordings must be unedited (it is only acceptable for introduction title with musician’s name, age category, title of piece and the composer).
  4. Memorization is mandatory. Participants will not be allowed to read music sheets.
  5. By applying to Taipei Excellence International Piano and Violin Competition, participants give the competition rights to use the video for streaming on Facebook, YouTube, and other video platforms.
  6. Due to Covid-19, video recordings made at home or at a location of the participant's convenience will be perfectly acceptable. The jury panel values each applicant’s performance, and video quality will not affect their decisions.


Final Round Time Limit of Performance

Group Categories time limit repertoire
Piano - Beginner
Violin - Beginner
Each paricipant has 4 minutes. 
Please choose a repertoire which is within 4 minutes.
Free selection for one or two repertoires
Piano - Children Category A
Violin - Children Category A
Each paricipant has 6 minutes. 
Please choose a repertoire which is within 6 minutes.
Free selection for one or two repertoires
Piano - Children Category B
Violin - Children Category B
Each paricipant has 8 minutes. 
Please choose a repertoire which is within 8 minutes.
Free selection for one or two repertoires
Piano - Children Category C
Violin - Children Category C
Each paricipant has 8 minutes. 
Please choose a repertoire which is within 8 minutes.
Free selection for one or two repertoires
Piano - Intermediate Category
Violin - Intermediate Category
Each paricipant has 10 minutes. 
Please choose a repertoire which is within 10 minutes.
Free selection for one or two repertoires
Piano - Advanced Category
Violin - Advanced Category
Each paricipant has 10 minutes. 
Please choose a repertoire which is within 10 minutes.
Free selection for one or two repertoires
Piano - Professional Category
Violin - Professional Category
Each paricipant has 10 minutes. 
Please choose a repertoire which is within 10 minutes.
Free selection for one or two repertoires
Note:
1. Movements in one work can be considered as one repertoire. For example, mov. I & II in Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Op. 109.
2. Please choose repertoires which is within the time limit, or otherwise receive a score penalty of 2 points.
3. Timmer starts as the participant bows onstage.

Final Round Regulations
  1. Memorization is mandatory. Participants will not be allowed to read music sheets.
  2. All participants should play from the very beginning of the repertoire.
  3. Overtime will be stopped by the bell ring and will receive score penalty of 2 points. A score penalty will also be received if the participant keeps on playing after the bell ring.
  4. The order of participants is determined by drawing by Competition Committee.

比賽規定及注意事項