OPEN CATEGORY – Piano & Violin (Free Choice*)

Note: Age groups is determined by the Year of Birth up to 2023.

Age GroupMax Performance DurationRegistration Fees
Age 7 – 8
(Born 2015 – 2106)
4 minutesRM150.00
Age 9 – 10
(Born 2013 – 2014)
5 minutesRM170.00
Age 11 – 12
(Born 2011 – 2012)
5 minutesRM170.00
Age 13 – 14
(Born 2009 – 2010)
6 minutesRM190.00
Age 15 – 17
(Born 2006 – 2008)
8 minutesRM220.00
Age 18 and above
(Born in or before 2005)
10 minutesRM250.00
**REMINDER
Performances exceeding the stipulated time limit may be disqualified or given only an honorary mention regardless of the quality of performance.
MYOF may group participants into smaller competition groups for each age group category, if necessary. Registration will close earlier when all slots have been filled. Limited slots are available, register early to avoid disappointment.

**GUIDANCE FOR REPERTOIRE SELECTION:

There is no minimum performance duration. The length of the piece should not exceed the allotted time as stated above.

* Repertoire allowed: From Baroque to 21st Century periods. Participants who perform modern pieces from genres such as jazz, pop, rock must register under Modern category. Ensure you choose the correct genre during registration. For beginners’ repertoire, please register for ABRSM Publications Category.

Only ONE piece is accepted. A single movement from a set work, e.g. Sonata, Concerto, or Suite, is considered as one piece. The piece must be performed in entirety, with no parts omitted. Any work that is not performed in its entirety will receive no award regardless of the quality of performance.

Repeats are at the discretion of the participant, but all da capo and dal segno should be observed.

Performance from memory is encouraged, but remains optional. No additional marks will be awarded.

Participants are permitted to submit multiple entries in the same age group under different genres or with different instruments. However, performing the same piece in these other groups is strictly prohibited, including arrangements or covers of the same piece.


ABRSM PUBLICATION CATEGORY – Piano, Violin & Singing

PIANO STAR | VIOLIN STAR | SINGING FOR MUSICAL THEATRE | NIKKI ILES & FRIENDS JAZZ PIECES FOR PIANO

The registration fees listed below in the ABRSM publication category are at a discounted rate, partially sponsored by ABRSM

GroupRegistration CodeRequired Repertoire chosen from:Registration Fees
PianoPS1&2
Piano Star Five Finger-Tunes (beginner)
Piano Star 1 (Prep Test Level)
Piano Star 2 (Prep Test Level)
RM120.00
PianoPS3
Piano Star 3 (Prep Test – Grade 1 Level)
Piano Star Grade 1
RM120.00
Piano DuetPSD
Piano Star Duets (early beginner to Grade 2 level)
RM120.00
Jazz PianoJPE
Nikki Iles & Friends – Easy to Intermediate
RM120.00
Jazz PianoJP1
Nikki Iles & Friends – Book 1 Intermediate
RM120.00
Jazz PianoJP2
Nikki Iles & Friends – Book 2 Intermediate to Advanced
RM160.00
ViolinVS1&2
Violin Star 1 (Beginner Level)
Violin Star 2 (Beginner to Grade 1 Level)
RM120.00
ViolinVS3
Violin Star 3 (Grade 1 – 2)
RM120.00
SingingSMT1
Singing For Musical Theatre Songbook Grade 1
RM120.00
SingingSMT2
Singing For Musical Theatre Songbook Grade 2
RM120.00
SingingSMT3
Singing For Musical Theatre Songbook Grade 3
RM130.00
SingingSMT4
Singing For Musical Theatre Songbook Grade 4
RM130.00
SingingSMT5
Singing For Musical Theatre Songbook Grade 5
RM150.00
** REMINDER
Please select category’s registration code during registration. MYOF may group or combine participants into smaller competition groups if necessary. SLOTS IN THESE CATEGORIES ARE LIMITED. (First come first served basis). Registration will close earlier when all slots have been filled. Register early to avoid disappointment.

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