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Piano Island Festival | 6th Edition
Indonesia, Singapore
21 july - 01 august 2024

FESTIVAL INFORMATION

Welcome to Piano Island Festival 6th Edition

Piano Island Management Pte. Ltd. is proud to present to you our 6th International Piano Island Festival July 2024 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The festival dates are from 21st July 2024 to 28th July 2024. The International Competition will take place in Singapore from the 29th of July to 1st of August

At Piano Island Festival, our mission is to create an international platform for developing talented pianists. Bringing world class pianists to perform, teach and share their experience. To create a learning space for top level young pianists from all over the world to be inspired by world renowned piano professors. Through our festivals, we hope to build lifelong friendships and bonds with our students, and teachers - connecting people with the same interests and goals. 

This will be facilitated by our intensive festival program, where we will conduct numerous masterclasses, lectures, ice-breaking games, and a specialised tour itinerary to fit the interests of our participants.

Our Piano Festival features 4 main events: Masterclasses, Concerts, Conferences and International Piano Competition.

PARTICIPATION FEES

OBSERVERS

Masterclasses

The masterclasses are catered to professional level students, pianists at the start of their careers, as well as motivated young pianists. Scholarships could be offered to exceptional students experiencing financial difficulties after a thorough screening, based on participant's background and resume. 

 

Enrolments are accepted by order of application. Students are not obliged to participate in the festival competition

Students will be distributed among the teachers, taking into consideration their preference and the works they will be playing, as indicated on the enrolment form, although subject to availability. 

All participants will receive a course certificate.

Concerts

All invited faculty members of Piano Island Festival 6th Edition will be playing a solo recital during the festival period. (subject to changes). Through these concerts, festival participants will be able to enjoy live piano recitals by our faculty.

Festival Participants will also have a chance to be part of our students' concert. (subject to package category and recommendation by faculty). Students' concert will be towards the end of the festival, before closing concert.

Our key events for concerts will be Opening Concert (featuring faculty members, Faculty Concerts, Students' Concert, and Closing Concert (featuring prize winners of competition: Infantile, Youth, and Professional, featuring faculty members)

Lectures

Lectures will be conducted by selected faculty members.

These lectures are priceless knowledge shared by our invited guest professors and are not to be missed!

Competition

For the 6th edition, the competition will be held in Singapore from the 29th of July 2024 - 1st of August 2024.

Competition will be divided into 3 categories: Infantile (10 and under), Youth (11 - 17), and Professional (18 - 35).

Cash rewards and numerous scholarships will be awarded for all top 3 prize winners of each category; special prizes including concerts, artist development/management and recording prize. The Grand Prize winner of the competition will receive a scholarship package with accommodation and air tickets included as a festival participant, jury member, and faculty for Piano Island Festival 7th Edition. The competition jury will consist of world renowned pianists and professors. For more information about our competition, please click here.

Application Procedure

 

The application has to be made via our online form. Click here to Apply now. Applications for festival participants and competitors will be open from 1st Oct 2023 and will close on 15th May 2024. 

Live auditions will take place from 30th of Dec 2023 - 1st of May 2024 in various cities.

Online Video submissions will be accepted until the 15th of May 2024.

Please indicate type of participation (festival participation or competition entry only), proposed repertoire for masterclasses and/or competition on our online form.

Once application has been received, a panel of adjudicators will go through the application thoroughly and you will be informed of your live audition date. Festival participant application approvals will be based on the skill level of participant and availability. As we have very limited spots for active participants, participants are encouraged to apply early in order to avoid disappointment. Competition only applications will only be approved at a later date by 30th May 2024. 

 

Invitations will be sent via email to confirm your participation. This will be sent together with an invoice for payment of participation fees, or any accompanying family, as well as any optional hotel or visa fees.

If you have financial difficulties, we are now offering scholarships to participate at the festival. Scholarship applications will only be considered through the live auditions. Proof of financial status of parents and applicant will need to be provided, as well as any supporting documents. Please ensure that documents are provided in English. 

Scholarships will be awarded based on merit. 

The official list of participants will be announced no later than the 21st of May 2024

If you experience any difficulties filling up our online form, please contact us immediately via our live chat support or contact us via WhatsApp at +262 0692077214 or +65 97677599

Fees & Cancelation

Application fees for the live audition is USD $100, and for the online video submission USD $200. This application fee is strictly non-refundable and non-transferable. 

For festival participation or observer fees, please refer to the table above.

Festival participation fees are fully 100% refundable in the case of force majeure (e.g. closure of Indonesian or Singaporean borders, world war, natural disasters, etc). Book with a peace of mind.

Payment

Registration fees will be processed securely online through our website upon submission of the online application form. Do take note of a 5% transaction fee via Mastercard and Visa payments.

 

An option for bank transfer will also be provided to the participant should the participant wish to pay via bank transfer. Bank transferal charges are not included in the participant fee and are the sole responsibility of the participants.

Deadline

Registration deadline for the

- live audition rounds 1st of March 2024 

- Online video submission 15th of May 2024 

All application materials and down-payments must be received before the deadline date.
Please contact us at pianoislandfestival@gmail.com in case of a late registration. 

For selected applications - Full payments must be received no later than the 31st of May 2024

View our full terms and conditions.

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