**Age Based Categories**

Awards for each class:

First Prize USD300 (one place), Second Prize (three places), Third Prize (five places), Honorable Mention.

**Children Class A – Age 4 - 6**(Born between Jan 1, 2014 and Dec 31, 2016)

Two own choice pieces, including one étude. Total time limit: 5 minutes.

**Children Class B – Age 7 - 9**(Born between Jan 1, 2011 and Dec 31, 2013)

Two own choice pieces, including one étude. Total time limit: 6 minutes.

**Children Class C – Age 10 - 11**(Born between Jan 1, 2009 and 31 Dec, 2010)

Two own choice pieces, including one étude. Total time limit: 8 minutes.

**Youth Class A – Age 12 - 13**(Born between Jan 1, 2007 and Dec 31, 2008)

Two own choice pieces, including one étude. Total time limit: 10 minutes.

**Youth Class B – Age 14 - 15**(Born between Jan 1, 2005 and Dec 31, 2006)

Two own choice pieces, including one étude. Total time limit: 10 minutes.

**Youth Class C – Age 16 - 17**(Born between Jan 1, 2003 and Dec 31, 2004)

Two own choice pieces, including one étude. Total time limit: 12 minutes.

**Young Adult Class – Age 18 to 28**(Born between Jan 1, 1992 and Dec 31, 2002)

Two own choice pieces, including one étude. Total time limit: 15 minutes.

**Concerto & Two Pianos Categories – No Age Limit**

Awards for each class:

First Prize USD300 (one place), Second Prize (three places), Third Prize (five places), Honorable

Mention.

**Four-Hands Class**

One own choice piece. Playing from the score is permitted.

Total time limit: 12 minutes.

**Concerto Class**

One own choice piece.

Total time limit: 15 minutes.

**Two Pianos Class**

One own choice piece. Playing from the score is permitted.

Total time limit: 15 minutes.

**Theme Based Categories – No Age Limit**

Awards for each class:

First Prize (one place), Second Prize (three places), Third Prize (five places), Honorable Mention.

**Bach Class**

above “Two-Part Inventions, BWV 772-786” level, Any one work from Bach.

Total time limit: 8 minutes.

**Haydn Class**

Any one work from Haydn.

Total time limit: 8 minutes.

**Mozart Class**

Singapore International Piano Competition (Amateur)

Any one work from Mozart.

Total time limit: 8 minutes.

**Beethoven Class**

Any one work from Beethoven.

Total time limit: 8 minutes.

**Chopin Class**

Any one work by Chopin.

Total time limit: 12 minutes.

**Liszt Class**

Any one work by Liszt.

Total time limit: 8 minutes.

**Debussy Class**

Any one work by Debussy.

Total time limit: 8 minutes.

**Tchaikovsky Class**

Any one work by Tchaikovsky.

Total time limit: 8 minutes.

**Prokofiev Class**

Any one work by Prokofiev.

Total time limit: 8 minutes.

**Contemporary Composer Class**

Any one work by a 20th or 21st century composer.

Total time limit: 12 minutes.

**Elementary Piano Study Categories – No Age Limit**

Awards for each class:

First Prize (one place), Second Prize (three places), Third Prize (five places), Honorable Mention.

**“Bastien” Class a**

Any two pieces from “Bastien” Volumes I and II.

Total time limit: 6 minutes.

**“Bastien” Class b**

Any two pieces from “Bastien” Volumes III, IV and V.

Total time limit: 6 minutes.

**“Faber Piano Book” Class a**

Any two pieces from “Faber Piano Book” Volumes I and II.

Total time limit: 6 minutes.

**“Faber Piano Book” Class b**

Any two pieces from “Faber Piano Book” Volumes III, IV, V and VI.

Total time limit: 6 minutes.

**ABRSM Class a**

Any two pieces from Level 1 to 3.

Total time limit: 6 minutes.

**ABRSM Class b**

Any two pieces from Level 4 to 6.

Total time limit: 6 minutes.

**ABRSM Class c**

Any one piece from Level 7 to 8.

Total time limit: 6 minutes.

**Other Music Grade Examination Syllabus Class a**

Any two pieces from Level 1 to 3.

Total time limit: 6 minutes.

**Other Music Grade Examination Syllabus Class b**

Any two pieces from Level 4 to 6.

Total time limit: 6 minutes.

**Other Music Grade Examination Syllabus Class c**

Any one piece above Level 7.

Total time limit: 6 minutes.