Rules & Regulations

Rules & Regulations

 

All Rules and Repertoire Requirements MUST be followed; no exception is allowed. Contestants who fail to comply with any of these rules below will be disqualified from the competition.

  1. The Bangkok Young Pianists’ Concerto Competition is open to pianists of all nationalities.

  2. The participant must be non-professional, not playing for fees or signed to an agent or management.

  3. The Bangkok Young Pianists’ Concerto Competition is divided into two groups:

  4. Junior category (12 years or younger) is open to any pianists who have not reached their 13th birthday as of March 01, 2020. Date of birth must be on 2 March 2007 or later.

  5. Senior category (15 years or younger) is open to any pianists who have not reached their 16th birthday as of March 01, 2020. Date of birth must be on 2 March 2004 or later.

  6.  All required documents and video recordings for participation must be submitted online and received by the Competition Committee no later than 30 April 2020.​

  7. The maximum number of participants can be limited by the organization on a first-come-first-serve basis.

  8. For the preliminary round, the application fee of 40 USD is non-refundable and must be transferred within the deadline on 30 April 2020. For the camp & competition, the tuition fee of 750 USD is non-refundable and must be transferred within the deadline on 31 May 2020 to confirm a place in the camp & competition.

  9. Each participant is responsible for all costs that may be incurred by participation in the Bangkok Young Pianists’ Concerto Competition.

  10. The camp & competition will be held in Bangkok, Thailand. Participants who do not reside in Thailand are responsible for their own accommodations.

  11. All works at the Showcase must be performed from memory. Sheet music and music books are allowed only throughout the first four days of the camp period.

  12. The participant must clearly indicate his/her private piano teacher(s) for the past 5 years of the competition date. If any of these teachers is a member of the Adjudicating Panel, the participant will not receive grading from him/her/them. Any member of the Adjudicating Panel may self-elect himself/herself away from grading a specific participant(s) if he/she feels the personal or professional connection may interfere with the judging.

  13. The BYPCC Rubric (roughly based on marking criteria by the Trinity College London) will be implemented to evaluate the quality of participants’ performance in the rehearsals and the competition.

  14. All prize winners are to be present at the distribution of prizes. Should a prize winner not appear, he/she can lose the claim to prizes; on such matters the Competition Committee shall decide.

  15. According to Thai legislation, all cash prizes are susceptible to subject to 5% withholding tax.

  16. No appeal shall be possible against decisions by the Adjudicating Panel and the Competition Committee.

  17. The public is not allowed to record the competition unless they have signed a recording permit. The recordings will be for personal and private use only. The recordings can be made public only if a waiver or a release is signed by all of the individuals that appear in the recording.

  18. The Competition has the exclusive rights to reproduce any parts or of the whole presentation of the Competition in any format for publication purposes.

  19. The participants receive no payment for possible TV or radio transmissions.

  20. By electronically signing the application form the participants declare that they approve the terms and conditions mentioned in the regulations.

  21. All organizational decisions concerning the Competition remain the responsibility of the Competition Committee. The Committee reserves the right to make all final decisions in the event of any misunderstanding.

Contact:

bypcc.organizer@gmail.com

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