Silicon Valley International Youth Talent Festival
                                        Performing Arts Competitions

1, Competition Categories include:
SJIPVAF Piano Competition, SJIPVAF Instrument Competition,
SJIPVAF Vocal Competition, SJIPVAF Dance Competition       

2, Age Division
Piano, Instrument Competition:   
Division A: 7 – 10                    Division B: 11 -12                     Division C: 13 – 14
Division D: 15 – 16                  Division E: 17 – 19                    Division F: 20 - 35

Vocal Competition:
Division A: 7 – 11                    Division B: 11 -17                     Division C: 18 – 24
Division D: 25 – 30                  Division E: above 31

Dance Competition:   
Division A: 7 – 11                    Division B: 11 -17                     Division C: 18 – 24
Division D: 25 – 30                  Division E: above 31

3, Competition Regulations:
Piano, Instrument Competition:
  • Repertories: self choosen two pieces from all style
  • Timing: Division A, B: not exceed 6 minutes          Division C,D: not exceed 8 minutes
                 Division E,F: not exceed 10 minutes
  • All repertories need to be memoried, don't need to play repeat

Vocal Competition:
  • Repertories: Division A,B,C singer will be one repertory.   Division D,E singers will be prepared to
    perform two repertories
  • Timing: Division A and B: not exceed 3 minutes             Division C: not exceed 5 minutes
                 Division D and E: not exceed 8 minutes
  • Styles: include Classical Style (Opera/Art Song/Broadway), Folk Song and Popular Style
  • Singers will need to provide their own accompanists or accompany music

Dance Competition:  
  • Styles: Classical Dance, Traditional, Folk dance, Jazz, Modern, Latin and Tap.
  • Categories: solo, Duet (2 dancers), Trio(3 - 8 dancers) and group (9 - 24 dancers)  
  • Time: Solo: no exceed 6 min.  Duet: no exceed 8 min. Group: no exceed 10 min.
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