THE 12TH ASIA PACIFIC OUTSTANDING YOUTH PIANO COMPETITION 

[Online Competition]

 

Last day of Entry: 31 January 2021  (both HK residents and overseas players)

Last day of  Video Submission: 28 February 2021

Prizes will be announced before April 2021.

Each competitor can enter max. 3  different classes. 

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Awards and Prizes

  • Winner- one person: will be awarded a winner trophy and prize HK$300; Diploma Open Class: will be awarded a winner trophy and prize HK$400

  • Second and Third prize- can be more than one person: will be awarded a trophy

  • Each awardee will obtain an award certificate

  • Each competitor who scores 90 and/or above will obtain a Honours Certificate

  • Each competitor who scores 80 and/or above will obtain a Merit Certificate

*$150 administrative fee will be applied per person to applications or any information change after 31 January 2021.

Jury Panel

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Competition Form

Participants will need to upload videos to the specific standard requested and the jury will give marks and comments, and awards for each competition class.

Procedure
We will email you the link for uploading video once we have confirmed your registration and payment. Participants can choose to submit videos in either of the following ways:
1) Upload videos directly from a computer, mobile phone or any portable device, or
2) Upload the video to your personal YouTube channel and submit us the YouTube link.

The video must not be changed/ updated/ revised once it is submitted.

Recording Requirements
Camera resolution should be set 720p (and/or 30fps) and the file size must not exceed 2GB. There is no limit for YouTube videos.

  • Competitors are required to present live performance etiquette such as bowing before and after the performance. The performer's face must be shown clearly (with sufficient lighting in the room).

  • No need to announce name or introduce the music. 

  • The video should clearly show the upper body up to pedals (if used), hands and keyboard during performance.

  • The video has to be made in one take without any processing or editing.

  • The video must be taken within three months before the deadline for submission (recorded between 1 Dec 2020 and 28 Feb 2021)

  • Any video that does not meet the requirements or is not related to the competition will be disqualified, and the payment will not be refunded.
     

Online Registration here

 

Group entry (suitable for teachers and schools)

Payment method for overseas participants

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Competition Class

Free Choice Class Series– perform ONE piece of piano music of your own choice

Age calculate on 15 February 2021

 

Young Children Primary Class   Class code: YCP

Age 5 or under    Beginner to Grade 2 level Piece   Performing Time: within 2 minutes

HKD 400

 

Young Children Intermediate Class   Class code: YCI

Age 6 or under     Beginner to Grade 3 level Piece   Performing Time: within 2 minutes

HKD 400

Children Primary Class   Class code: CP

Age 12 or under     Beginner to Grade 3 level Piece     Performing Time: within 2 minutes

HKD 400

 

Children Intermediate Class   Class code: CI

Age 12 or under     Grade 3 to Grade 5 level Piece    Performing Time: within 3 minutes

HKD 400

 

Children Advance Class   Class code: CA

Age 12 or under     Grade 5 to Grade 8 level Piece     Performing Time: within 5 minutes

HKD 460

 

Youth Advanced Class   Class code: YA

Age 16 or under      Grade 6 to Grade 8 level Piece     Performing Time: within 5 minutes

HKD 520

 

Youth Professional Class   Class code: YP

Age 28 or under      Grade 8 to Diploma level Piece     Performing Time: within 6 minutes

HKD 520

French Piano Music Class    Class code: FM      

Age 28 or under     Perform one piece by any French composer, without repeat      Performing Time: within 6 minutes

HKD 530

Sonata Class    Class code: SON      

Age 28 or under     Perform one movement from any Piano Sonata, without repeat      Performing Time: within 6 minutes

HKD 580

Piano Duet Primary Class   Class code: DP

Age 12 or under     Beginner to Grade 3 level Piece     Performing Time: within 3 minutes

HKD 460

 

Piano Duet Intermediate Class   Class code: DI

Age 16 or under      Grade 4 to Grade 5 level Piece     Performing Time: within 5 minutes

HKD 460

 

Piano Duet Advance Class   Class code: DA

Age 28 or under      Grade 6 to Grade 8 level Piece    Performing Time: within 6 minutes

HKD 520

Diploma Open Class   Class code: DO   

Any Diploma level Piece   Perform one piece only, without repeat

Time Limit: within 8 minutes

HKD 580

 

Piano Graded Series

Perform ONE piece only from either HK Schools Music Festival/ ABRSM/ Trinity Guildhall/ Central Conservatory of Music 19/20 or 21/22 Syllabus

No age limit

Grade 1     Class code: E1

HKD 400

Grade 2     Class code: E2

HKD 400

Grade 3     Class code: E3

HKD 400

Grade 4     Class code: E4

HKD 400

Grade 5     Class code: E5

HKD 400

Grade 6     Class code: E6

HKD 520

Grade 7     Class code: E7

HKD 520

Grade 8     Class code: E8

HKD 520

Entry Fee (expressed in Hong Kong Dollar)

$400: YCP, YCI, CP, CI, E1, E2, E3, E4, E5

$460: CA, DP, DI

$520: E6, E7, E8, YA

$520: YP, DA

$580: DO, SON, FM

Online Registration here

Notes

1. You agree and understand the last day of video submission is 28 February 2021, no change can be made after submission.
2. $150 administrative fee will be applied per person to applications or any information change after 31 January 2021.
3. Once your application is confirmed, payment is not refundable nor transferable.

4. An official receipt will be sent by email within five working days after we receive your application and the confirmation of payment. Please inquire to entry@hkmfy.org if you do not receive it.

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