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a. Who can take part in the competition?

This competition is open to anyone worldwide who plays the piano, violin and cello. However, there are age restrictions for some categories. Please refer to respective instrument section for more information.

b. Can I participate in multiple categories?

You can only take part in one category per instrument section. However, you may take part in two instrument sections. For example, Senior Category of Solo (Piano) and Senior Category of Solo (Violin) sections.

c. Do I need to submit video for qualify for the competition?

Yes, there are requirements for audition video submission. Please refer to respective instrument categories for more information. 

d. I do not reside in Singapore and am interested in taking part #NIMC2021.

Due to travel restrictions imposed, we will be accepting interested musicians for #NIMC2021 Virtual Competition. All rules and regulations apply except there will be no audition required.

All videos submitted will be judged and graded. Top 5 scorers from the first round will be selected as Finalists and a second video recording must be recorded and sent within the stipulated date for submission. For more information, please see #NIMC2021 Virtual Competition.

e. How do I submit my audition/performance video file?

We have provided you two options to submit the video file. You may provide us the link in the form through a file sharing site (such as DropboxGoogle DriveWeTransferMicrosoft OneDrive, etc.) and the other to upload your file directly. 

Please note that we do not accept any link from video streaming sites such as Youtube, Vimeo, etc.


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