MUSIC COMPETITIONS

The National Arts Council organises the National Indian Music CompetitionNational Chinese Music Competition, and National Piano & Violin Competition. A platform to identify potential musical talents, the Competitions also enable musicians in Singapore to develop their performing skills, raise their musical standards, and provides opportunities for musicians to perform in a competitive environment.


National Indian Music Competition

ABOUT THE COMPETITION

 

The National Indian Music Competition was first organised in 1998 by the National Arts Council.  The Competition serves as a platform for music excellence. It aims to develop the performing skills of young musicians in Singapore, raise musical standards and identify new music talent. It also provides opportunities for young musicians to perform in a competitive situation before an international jury. 

 

The 9th edition of the National Indian Music Competition was organised by the National Arts Council, with over 140 young musicians competing in the Preliminary and Final rounds from 29 May 2017 to 2 June 2017. The list of prize winners for the 2017 National Indian Music Competition can be downloaded below.


Past Winners of the National Indian Music Competition

 

For enquiries, please contact:

NIMC Secretariat
National Arts Council
90 Goodman Road
Blk A, #01-01
Singapore 439053

 

Email: NIMC@nac.gov.sg


National Chinese Music Competition 全国华乐比赛

ABOUT THE COMPETITON

The National Chinese Music Competition was first held in 1998, after a restructure of the former National Music Competition which was organised under the auspices of the then Ministry of Culture in the 1980s.

 

Organised by the National Arts Council Singapore, this biennial music competition serves as a platform for music excellence. It aims to develop the performing skills of young musicians in Singapore, raise musical standards and identify new music talent.  It also provides opportunities for young musicians to perform before a panel of international adjudicators.

 

The 2018 National Chinese Music Competition will be co-organised by the  National Arts Council and the Singapore Chinese Orchestra Company Limited. For more information, please visit: http://www.sco.com.sg/national-chinese-music-competition-2018/ 

Previous Winners of the National Chinese Music Competition

List of 2016 Competition Winners

List of 2014 Competition Winners

List of 2012 Competition Winners
List of 2010 Competition Winners
List of 2008 Competition Winners
List of 2006 Competition Winners
List of 2004 Competition Winners
 

 

For more information, please contact

Singapore Chinese Orchestra Company Limited

Tel: 62241781

Email: NCMC2018@sco.com.sg

 

National Piano & Violin Competition

The biennial National Piano and Violin Competition was first organised in 1997 by the National Arts Council and serves as a platform for music excellence. It aims to develop the performing skills of musicians in Singapore, improve musical standards and identify potential music talents by providing opportunities for young musicians to perform before international adjudicators.The 2015 competition was co-organised by the National Arts Council and Singapore Symphony Orchestra.

 

From 2017 onwards, the National Piano and Violin Competition will be organised by the Singapore Symphony Group. Registration for the 2017 National Piano and Violin Competition is now open and will close on 28 July 2017. For more information, please visit: https://www.sso.org.sg/npvc

 

Previous Winners of the National Piano & Violin Competition

 

For more information, please contact

Ms Geneve Yeo

Tel: 6346 9405

Email: geneve_yeo@nac.gov.sg