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Asia-Pacific Drummer Competition 2019

Asia Pacific Drummer Competition 2019

Asia Pacific Drummer Competition 2019

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ELIGIBILITY and APPLICATION

Hong Kong International Drummer Festival (HKDrumFest) proudly presents the Asia-Pacific Drummer Competition to be held in July 2019. First of its kind in Hong Kong, the competition is opened to drummers in Asia-pacific region to serve as a platform for drummers to meet, exchange and to learn from established drummers, as well as to gain valuable on stage performing experience, regardless their age and origin. 

The Asia-Pacific Drummer Competition 2019 is divided into 4 categories: 

Category 1. Young Person Junior– Hong Kong (HKYJ) 

Application is open to Hong Kong resident with HKID card at age 12 or below (born on or after 1 January, 2007) 

 

Category 2. Young Person Intermediate – Hong Kong (HKYI) 

Application is open to Hong Kong resident with HKID card at age 17 or below (born on or after 1 January, 2002

 

Category 3. Young Person Advance – Asia-Pacific (APYA) 

Application is open to Asia-Pacific region at age 14 or below (born on or after 1 January, 2005) 

 

Category 4. Open – Asia-Pacific (APO) 

Application is open to applicant from Asia-Pacific region at any age. 

 

 

ADMISSION 

Material for submission 

I. Entry Form  

 

II. Audition Video  

  • All competition entries must be accompanied by Link to an online video (YouTube/Facebook/Tudou, etc.) of the applicant performing for 2 minutes, on an acoustic kit, (Electronic Kits are not permitted) with no other musicians or live musical accompaniment. 

  • No editing/splicing is accepted. 

  • Only the first two minutes of each video will be viewed. 

  • The entrants’ face must be clearly visible.

  • Entrants should say "Hong Kong International Drummer Festival" to the​ camera at the beginning of the video

 

 

Admission period 

I. Submission of Entry Form 

  • Must be submitted:

    • Hong Kong Category: March 1st - June 21th (GMT+8 1700) 

    • Asia-Pacific Category: March 1st - June 5th (GMT+8 1700) 

    • After successful submission, applicants will receive the set pieces and rudiment to be assessed in 1st round competition

  • Overseas participants must submit travel visa applicat