Singapore International Violin Competition

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The Singapore International Violin Competition (SIVC) is a triennial violin competition for violinists up to the age of 30. The contest is hosted by the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music and has been held in Singapore since 2015. The competition promotes the continued growth and strength of classical music in the region, and showcases young violinists from around the world.



Prize Amount
First prize US$50,000
Second prize US$25,000
Third prize US$15,000
Fourth prize US$6,000
Fifth prize US$5,000
Sixth prize US$4,000

Special Prizes

Prize Amount
Goh Soon Tioe Violin and Piano Recital Prize US$5,000
Audience Prize (by voting) US$2,000
Kris Foundation Best Performer of Commissioned Work Prize US$1,000
Best Performance of Bach US$1,000
Best Performance of Ysaÿe US$1,000
  • Top 6 winners are eligible for a 3-year fine violin loan from the Rin Collection.


Year 1st Prize 2nd Prize 3rd Prize 4th Prize 5th Prize 6th Prize
2015 Taiwan Yu-Chien Tseng Taiwan Richard Lin United States Sirena Huang Moldova Alexandra Conunova South Korea Lim Hyun Jae France Fedor Rudin
2018 Russia Sergei Dogadin Japan Chisa Kitagawa Ukraine Oleksandr Korniev United States Laurel Gagnon Japan Lisa Yasuda China Xiaoxuan Shi
2022a Ukraine Dmytro Udovychenko Denmark Anna Agafia Egholm Hong Kong Angela Sin Ying Chan United States Nathan Meltzer China Tianyou Ma China Yiying Jiang

a The 2021 competition was postponed to December 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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