Young Artists Festival – NZ Music Competition

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Young Artists Festival – NZ Music Competition

December 11, 2020

Piano and Violin Category 2021

The 2021 New Zealand Music Competition is open to piano and violin students in four age groups. Deadline for applications is 11 December 2020. Apply here.

Piano Category: 

Competition Date: January 21 – 23, 2021
Competition Venue: Adam Concert Room, New Zealand School of Music, Wellington

Violin Category: 

Competition Date: January 28 – 31, 2021
Competition Venue: TBC, Christchurch

Description of Groups – age on 01 Jan 2021
A: Age: 7 – 8           Max. 5 minutes
B: Age: 9 – 10         Max. 8 minutes
C: Age: 11 – 13        Max. 10 minutes
D: Age: 14 – 18       Max. 12 minutes

Prizes:
•    1st prize trophy and $50 for A and B
•    1st prize trophy, and $100 for C and D
•    1st prize winners of each group will be invited to perform at the gala concert
•    Each group will have two 2nd prizes with medals, three 3rd prizes with medals, and five commendable prizes with certificates
•    Each group will have one prize with certificate and $50 for The Best Performance of a Chinese Work, and one prize with certificate and $50 for The Best Performance of a New Zealand Work
•    In addition, all 1st prizes will be supported by one of the arts organisations in New Zealand, details will be announced later

•    The actual number of prizes will be determined by the adjudicators depending on the number of applicants

Repertoire Requirement:
•    Free choice of repertoire
•    A maximum of 3 pieces
•    Choice of repertoire is at the discretion of the competitors (however, we encourage students to perform both New Zealand and Chinese works)
•    Once submitted, the repertoire cannot be changed

Adjudicators:
•    Two to three adjudicators per group
•    Details of the adjudicators will be announced later

Other Information:
•    Applications will be closed on the 11th of December 2020

•    The order of performers will be in alphabetical order by surname
•    The decision of the adjudicators is final
•    The organisers reserve the right to make any changes to the event if necessary
•    Rights to any competition performance, whether broadcast, televised or recorded, belong to the competition, and no fee is payable for any transmissions, recordings or broadcasts of them
•    The organisers will not accept any responsibility for any accident, loss or injury, which may occur to any competitor or to his/her property whether arising out of negligence or otherwise at any time in relation to the competition.
•    In the event of fewer than 5 entries being received for the age group, the organisers reserve the right to cancel the competition for that group and change the format to non-competitive performance

Details

Date:
December 11, 2020
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Website:
https://www.nziyaf.com/2021-competition-christchurch