Application Deadline: 15 July 2018, 23:59

Solo Division

Eligibility

  • Age: 30 years old and under
  • Instrument: Any instrument
  • Choose 2 from specified list of repertoire (listed below)

Registration Fee

  • Non-refundable/non-transferable application fee of SGD 25.00
    • Waive off for all LASALLE College of the Arts, School of Contemporary Music students
  • Payment must be made via local (Singapore) bank transfer or other payment advice from SIJB team via email.

Instructions

  • Application submissions must be submitted via online form link provided by the stipulated deadline 15 July 2018, 23:59
  • Late or incomplete submissions will not be considered.
  • Applicants must submit separate video presentations of 2 required songs from given repertoire via a Youtube link.
  • Total duration of each video must not exceed 7 minutes.
  • Video should be titled in the following format:
    • SIJB 2018 Application – Solo_[NAME OF APPLICANT]_[SONG TITLE]
    • Example: SIJB 2018 Application – Solo_John Tan_Anthropology
  • The selection of the finalists will be based on the audio presentation, the resume, and the application form.

List of Repertoire
(Submit only 2 titles from respective divisions)

Title Composer
All The Things You Are Jerome Kern
Anthropology Charlie Parker
Everything I Love Cole Porter
I’ll Remember April Gene De Paul
Alice In Wonderland Sammy Fain

Judging Focus and Criteria

  • Ensemble Leadership
  • Stagecraft / Musical Presentation as a soloist
  • Technical skills
  • Melodic / harmonic continuity
  • Improvisational skills
  • Creativity

*Finalists will be informed on 30 July 2018, via email.

Finals

22 Sept 2018, SIA Theatre, LASALLE College of the Arts

Prizes

Solo Division Grand Prize

  • Cash prize SGD2,000
  • Performance slot at WA-Meets-JAZZ Festival (Tokyo, Japan) including flight accommodation (duration of stay in Japan TBA)

Audience Choice Award

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Group Division

Eligibility

  • Age: 30 years old and under
  • Group size : 2 – 6 individuals
  • Instrument: Any instrument
  • Choose 2 from specified list of repertoires

Registration Fee

  • Non-refundable/non-transferable application fee of SGD 20.00 per group member
    • Waive off for all LASALLE College of the Arts, School of Contemporary Music students
  • Payment must be made via local (Singapore) bank transfer or other payment advice from SIJB team via email.

Instructions

  • Application submissions must be submitted via online form link provided by the stipulated deadline 15 July 2018, 23:59
  • Late or incomplete submissions will not be considered.
  • Applicants must submit separate video presentations of 2 required songs from given repertoire via a Youtube link.
  • Total duration of each video must not exceed 7 minutes.
  • Video should be titled in the following format :
    • SIJB 2018 Application – Group_[Group Name]_[SONG TITLE]
    • Example: SIJB 2018 Application – Group_Jazzers_Anthropology
  • The selection of the finalists will be based on the audio presentation, the resume, and the application form.

List of Repertoire
(Submit only 2 titles from per divisions)

Title Composer
Nica’s Dream Horace Silver
I’m Getting Sentimental Over You George Bassman
Wave Antonio Carlos Jobim
Out of Nowhere Johnny Green
Up Jumped Spring Freddie Hubbard

Judging Focus and Criteria

  • Ensemble cohesiveness / Band chemistry
  • Stagecraft / Musical presentation as a group
  • Technical skills
  • Melodic / harmonic continuity
  • Improvisational skills
  • Creativity

*Finalists will be informed on 30 July 2018, via email.

Finals

23 Sept 2018, SIA Theatre, LASALLE College of the Arts

Group Division Grand Prize

  • Cash prize SGD5,000
  • Finalist position at  Thailand Jazz Competition 2019 (TJC / Bangkok, Thailand) organised by Silpakorn University, including flight

Audience Choice Award : Group Division

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