Categories & Levels
Trinity examination/ ABRSM levels are simply for guidance as an indication of the minimum repertoire standard required
* The Voice and Instrumental Categories may include the classical and rock & pop genre

Solo Piano and Solo Instrumental Category Recommended entry levels

• Beginner → performer possessed basic skills of playing, the age of participants is restricted to 8 years old inclusive
• Foundation → Initial to Grade 2
• Intermediate → Grade 3 – Grade 5
• Advanced → Grade 6 – Grade 8
• Superior → ATCL/LTCL
• Adult →Initial to Grade 5 , performer who is aged above 18 y/o.

Solo Voice Category the participants are distributed by age

• Beginner → 4 – 8y/o
• Foundation →9 – 11y/o
• Intermediate →12 – 14y/o
• Advanced → 15 – 17y/o
• Superior → above 18y/o ATCL/LTCL
• Adult → above 18y/o Initial – Grade 8
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Requirements
For each category the performance should be done by memory
* If chosen repertoire falls outside the designed level, the organizers reserve the right to move contestant to the appropriate level

Beginner Level → two pieces for Solo Piano and Solo Instrumental → one piece for Solo Voice and Instrumental (Drums ) Categories

Foundation Level → one/two pieces for Solo Piano and Solo Instrumental → one piece for Solo Voice and Instrumental (Drums ) Categories

Intermediate/Advanced/ Superior/Adult Levels →one piece at contestant’s choice for all Categories

* The participant can choose to perform on the Grand Final either the same piece that was performed in Qualification Round or another one. The contestants who chose to perform different piece for the Grand Final will not be awarded with the extra points, however, in case two performers gain the same score on the Final Round, the higher rank award will go for the performer, who presented the new material.

* The live accompaniment or a high-quality backing track can be used for the performers of Instrumental and Voice Categories. The backing track may be used for the performances of Beginner Level Piano Category; the duet with the teacher for this Category cannot be accepted
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The Competition consists of Qualification Rounds and Grand Final
• Based on the results of Qualification Rounds auditions, the selected contestants will be drawn to participate in the Grand Final and compete for the awards.

• Bahrain-based contestants can choose to perform IN-PERSON at the Harmony Music Center’s premises or appear LIVE through the zoom application from the respective institutions or from their homes for both Qualification Rounds and Grand Final.
• The participants from abroad should perform LIVE through the zoom application from the respective institutions or from their homes for both Qualification Rounds and Grand Final.

• The participants who choose to perform LIVE through the zoom application is required to PRE-RECORDED VIDEO performance and emailed to GMIC@bahrainharmony.com
Dead line can be found on Key Date page.
KEY DATES
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