Welcome to Kawai Malaysia Future Virtuoso Awards 2024! 

Kawai Future Virtuoso provides a dynamic platform for a vibrant community of young musicians to showcase their exceptional talents and artistic prowess. Our mission is to celebrate their dedication and hard work, offering them a chance to shine and be recognized for their achievements on our online platform.


Originally conceived as an online piano competition with categories encompassing Classical and Modern/Contemporary solo piano, Kawai Malaysia is thrilled to announce the expansion of this extraordinary competition from the digital realm to the physical stage.


This year, participants will have the opportunity to transcend boundaries and explore a diverse array of modern and contemporary genres. From solo performances to collaborative endeavors involving multiple instruments, our competition aims to foster creativity and innovation. Moreover, we welcome original compositions, providing a platform for aspiring artists to showcase their unique musical creations.


At Kawai Future Virtuoso, we are committed to nurturing talent, fostering creativity, and celebrating the next generation of musical virtuosos. Join us on this extraordinary journey as we elevate the artistry and passion of young musicians from around the world.

COMPETITION CATEGORIES

CATEGORY:

MODERN
CONTEMPORARY

• SOLO

- Ages 12 and below

- Ages 13 and above


CATEGORY:

MODERN
CONTEMPORARY

• GROUP

- Open age

CATEGORY:

ORIGINAL
COMPOSITION

• SOLO / GROUP

- Open age
Check out the rules and regulations here.

COMPETITIONS DATE:

ONLINE AUDITIONS:
Online Auditions call: 

1st June 2024

Online Audition deadline: 

31st July 2024

FINALS:

Modern/Contemporary (Solo & Group): 

14th September 2024

Original Composition (Solo & Group): 

15th September 2024

VENUE:

UCSI University - Recital Hall (Block G)

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS 

Provide a high-quality recording with 3 minutes duration of the video and not more

Participant may choose a song or a section of a piece that best showcases their playing within the duration of 3 minutes.

Ensure videos display the participant's face, hands, and legs (pedal usage for piano).

For ensembles: Split-screen or multi-screen recordings are allowed

Participants may use either a digital or acoustic piano for the audition (For pianists)

Pitch correction for vocalists, violinists etc. are prohibited. Recordings should be recorded without any pitch manipulation.

Competition participants must submit either an individual photo of themselves or a group photo if they're entering as a team, according to their respective categories.

Upload audition video to YouTube and provide the link in the registration form for judges’ viewing.
Make sure to enter the details for your video in YouTube as follows: 

    When uploading the audition video, please make sure the video title is named in this sequence: 'Participant's name - Song Title (Composer)'

    Video Details:

          Description: e.g. ‘Audition Video for Kawai Future Virtuoso Awards 2024 (Category title - Solo)

          Video Visibility: Change to Unlisted

          Comment settings: Disable

PRIZES

CATEGORY:

MODERN
CONTEMPORARY

• SOLO

- Ages 12 and below

- Ages 13 and above

GOLD

Cash Prize of RM500

Kawai Future Virtuoso Awards 2024 Certificate of Participation

Trophy

To feature in performance video in Kawai Malaysia's Channel

SILVER

Cash Prize of RM300

Kawai Future Virtuoso Awards 2024 Certificate of Participation

Trophy

To feature in performance video in Kawai Malaysia's Channel

BRONZE

Cash Prize of RM100

Kawai Future Virtuoso Awards 2024 Certificate of Participation

Trophy

To feature in performance video in Kawai Malaysia's Channel


CATEGORY:

MODERN
CONTEMPORARY

• GROUP

- Open age

GOLD

Cash Prize of RM2000

Kawai Future Virtuoso Awards 2024 Certificate of Participation

Trophy

To feature in performance video in Kawai Malaysia's Channel

SILVER

Cash Prize of RM1000

Kawai Future Virtuoso Awards 2024 Certificate of Participation

Trophy

To feature in performance video in Kawai Malaysia's Channel

BRONZE

Cash Prize of RM500

Kawai Future Virtuoso Awards 2024 Certificate of Participation

Trophy

To feature in performance video in Kawai Malaysia's Channel


CATEGORY:

ORIGINAL
COMPOSITION

• SOLO / GROUP

- Open age

GOLD

Cash Prize of RM1000

Kawai Future Virtuoso Awards 2024 Certificate of Participation

Trophy

To feature in performance video in Kawai Malaysia's Channel

SILVER

Cash Prize of RM500

Kawai Future Virtuoso Awards 2024 Certificate of Participation

Trophy

To feature in performance video in Kawai Malaysia's Channel

BRONZE

Cash Prize of RM300

Kawai Future Virtuoso Awards 2024 Certificate of Participation

Trophy

To feature in performance video in Kawai Malaysia's Channel

*A Kawai Future Virtuoso Awards 2024 certificate of participation and free 1 session masterclass will be given to all finalists

AUDITION TODAY!

Submit your video and get selected for the finals! Click on the category below to enter!

CATEGORY:

MODERN
CONTEMPORARY

• SOLO

- Ages 12 and below

- Ages 13 and above


CATEGORY:

MODERN
CONTEMPORARY

• GROUP

- Open age



CATEGORY:

ORIGINAL
COMPOSITION

• SOLO / GROUP

- Open age



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