2023 Ensemble Category

Ensemble Category

Open for Strings Group (no piano accompaniment is allowed) with minimum of 3 and maximum of 8 players. Participants are not required to perform the same pieces offered in the Preliminary Round for the Finals.

The oldest participant of the group will determine the Entry Group.

Performance Requirements for ALL age groups

Preliminary Round:
Two contrasting pieces not exceeding 8 minutes inclusive of break in between items.

Final Round:
A balanced programme consisting of a minimum of two contrasting pieces of one’s own choice not exceeding 15 minutes inclusive of break between items.

Age Groups:
  • Age 9 and below (Born in or after 2014)
  • Age 12 and below (Born in or after 2011)
  • Age 17 and below (Born in or after 2006)
  • Age 18 and above (Born in or before 2005)
Entry Fee 2023:*

*Please take note that local taxes may apply for participants outside of Malaysia.

  • RM130 per group, AND RM70 per member
  • RM150 per group, AND RM90 per member

E.g. Entry for Trio Group RM200 (group fee) + RM300 (RM100x 3 pax) = RM500 Total


Administration Fee* of RM250*** per group is applicable for registration to the Final Round.

***Only applicable for participants from the Malaysian regional preliminary rounds. For other regions, please refer to your country representative.

*PLEASE TAKE NOTE – Live Preliminary Round entry fees and Final Round Administration Fee are inclusive of ONE audience entry pass for the Solo Categories (Open, YA and YAJ), and TWO audience entry passes for the Ensemble Category.

Performances exceeding the stipulated time limit may be disqualified.
Click HERE for guidance on repertoire selection.

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