Competition Date: 6th to 8th November 2018
(Competition Venue: Yantai, China)

Application opens: 1st April 2018
Application closes: 15th July 2018

Online application form:

Applicants may opt for:

  1. Live Audition (Dates: August – September 2018)
    (Audition Venues: Malaysia, Singapore, China.)
  2. Video Audition: Upload video to YouTube by 15th July 2018

Open to pianists up to the age of 29.
Certificates of Gold, Silver, Bronze, Participation will be awarded.

Winner of Open Category will be invited to interview for:
“Royal Irish Academy of Music International Scholarship”
awarded by Royal Irish Academy of Music, Ireland.

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Our Committee 

Chairman of Jury, Seho Lee , pianist

Seho was born and brought up in South Korea and Studied piano (Bmus, summa cum laude) at the Chuga University for Arts and opera coaching (Artistic Diploma, summa cum laude) at the Korea National University of Arts in Seoul….

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Jury Christopher Baxter, pianist

Originally from Aberdeen, Christopher studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (now Royal Conservatoire of Scotland), completing his BMus (with 1st Class Honours) and MMus (Distinction), …

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Jury Dr. Tham Horng Kent, pianist

One of the recipients of Asia Yamaha Music Scholarship in 2007 and was graduated from Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (previously the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama) in Glasgow with distinction in Master of …

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Artistic Director You Yin Fen, pianist

Yin Fen is a highly sought-after chamber musician and professional accompanist. She studied at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, completing her Master degree in Piano Accompaniment with scholarship, where she was tutored…

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Vice Artistic Director Sum Yee Samantha Wong, pianist

Born in Hong Kong. Sum Yee Samantha had been taking music education since she was 3.5 years old. Received the grade 8 at the age of 12. In 2006, she received the LTCL diploma certificate, as well as the music …

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Artistic Advisor Mr Ng Chong Lim STM, pianist

Hailing from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pianist–composer Ng Chong Lim studied at the Royal College of Music (RCM), London under the tutelage of Professor Frank Wibaut. He continued his piano studies with Professor Elza Kolodin and….

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Composer Ian Goh, Bin Wei, pianist

Ian Goh, Bin Wei, a native of Malaysia, began his early piano studies with Ng Chong Lim, and later with Dr. Wei-Han Su at Missouri State University. He also studied and had master classes with various world-class pianists….

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