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The Singapore International Band Festival Concert aims to inspire local artists and band audiences with the performance of high-quality repertoire, both old and new, that typically well exceeds the performance standard in comparison to the bands participating in the competition segment.  Wind Bands Association of Singapore welcomes bands who are committed to such performances to apply to perform at the SIBF 2022 Concert Showcase.

  • Application Procedures
    The panel will select up to 2 bands to perform for the concert on 30 July 2022 (Saturday) at Esplanade Concert Hall. If two bands are selected, each band will perform one half of the concert, approximately 40 mins each. The Concert will take place approximately from 4- 6pm. Soundcheck will happen on the same day prior to the concert. We will be providing: Concert venue at Esplanade Concert Hall for soundcheck and concert Pre- and post-show publicity and ticketing management of the concert COMPASS fees Video recording and photos will be shared with performing bands and on WBAS publicity channels Standard percussion instruments Use of organ/ piano (where necessary) Meals on concert day Band profile: Full band instrumentation Made up of at least 50% adults. Priority will be given to bands made up of professional musicians, instrumental music educators, and students pursuing a music degree/ diploma. Is able to have regular rehearsals Has regular public performances (pre-covid regular performances may be considered) Terms and conditions: There will be no remuneration, profits from ticket sales or sponsorship provided for the performing bands Bands must provide their own music scores and performance rights for the performance Bands must provide their own instruments/ equipment and transportation required for the performance Use of organ and piano may be allowed Bands must publicize their performance on their social media and other digital media assets Bands must not repeat more than 50% of their repertoire within the 3 months before or after the performance Bands are to submit the following for the application: Concert proposal containing the overall programming direction and choice repertoire for a 40 mins performance Unedited video recording of any 2 contrasting works or movements of works. Recording should be between 15 to 25 mins. The recording must be taken within 6 months of submission. Recording need not be from a concert. Name list and occupation of performers. 80% of the performers must be the same as the submission list Band Write-up Conductor biography 3 hi-res photos of the band and 2 hi-res photos of the conductor. Application Submission Deadline: 5 June 2022 Application to be submitted via Video recordings and photos are to be sent as links.

Find out how you can be part of the #SIBF2022CONCERT here!

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