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Below are the answers of some of the frequently asked questions.

Yes, but the participant needs to take the risk as competition of all classes will be organized on the same date.

Since there are different criteria and requirement for each group, please refer to the suggestion of your piano tutor, or seek opinion of staff in Music Publication department/Piano department of Tom Lee Music.

Repertoire is not allowed to change once registered.

The Organizer will send the confirmation email to all participants before 26 August 2019.

The results of Preliminary will be announced on website (www.tomleemusic.com.hk) one week after date of competition.

Yes, there is a attendance certificate for each participant.

The participants need to collect the attendance certificate after the competition. Details will be announced later.

Organizer has the right of not allowing audiences to attend the Preliminary Competition if the venue is too small.

To ensure the fairness of the competition, the Organizer will not provide any room for rehearsal or practice to the participants.

To play from memory is NOT required in the Preliminary. But finalists MUST play from memory.

2 Hours Prior to the Competition*
1) In case of raining or Thunderstorm Warning/ Amber Rainstorm Warning Signal/ Red Rainstorm Warning Signal/ Standby Signal No.1/ Strong Wind Signal No.3 is/are hoisted: The Competition will remain as scheduled
2) In case of Black Rainstorm Warning Signal/ No.8 or above Gale or Storm Signal is/are hoisted: The Competition will be cancelled and the Organizer will not reschedule the Competition and entry fee is non-refundable.

During the Competition*

1) In case of raining or Thunderstorm Warning/ Amber Rainstorm Warning Signal/ Red Rainstorm Warning Signal/ Standby Signal No.1/ Strong Wind Signal No.3 is/are hoisted: The Competition will remain as scheduled
2) In case of Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is hoisted:  The Competition will keep on-going if is started already
3) In case of No.8 or above Gale or Storm Signal is/are hoisted:The Competition will be cancelled and the Organizer will not reschedule the Competition and entry fee is non-refundable.

*It refers to reporting time of each group

Entry Deadline Extended

15th August, 2019 (Thu)

Rules and Regulations

1. No restrictions in nationality. Identity documents issued by the government such as identity card or passport must be shown for age verification. The Organizer reserves the right to disqualify and exclude any applicants who do not match the age requirement in registered class.
2. To play from memory is NOT required in the Preliminary. But finalists MUST play from memory.
3. Recommended to choose the repertoires by different styles in Baroque, Classical, Romantic, 20th century or modern music. Change repertoire is not allowed once registered.
4. Contestant must bring one set of original copy of the music they are going to play for adjudicators' reference and will be returned immediately after performance.
5. Entry form is invalid if not properly completed or with insufficient supporting materials.
6. Mark sheet will not be returned but each contestant will receive a competition certificate.
7. Adjudicators will not adjudicate participants who are their students.
8. In the Preliminary and the Final, the panel of adjudicators has the right to terminate the performance when they feel appropriate. The decisions and results of the competition by the adjudicators are final and indisputable.
9. The Organizer reserves the right to disqualify contestants.
10.  Limited applicants for each group and will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. The organizer reserves the rights to close the registration without prior notice when the quota of a group is full.
11. Contestants not receiving any Preliminary Competition information by 26 Aug 2019 should contact the Organizer at 2737 7635 / 2737 7607 / 2737 7696.
12. The entry fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
13. The results of Preliminary will be announced on websites (tomleemusic.com.hk) one week after date of competition.
14. Organizer has the right of not allowing audiences to attend the preliminary competition if the venue is too small.
15. All contestants should dress properly for the competition.
16. No person or party who has not been authorized by the Organizer may take photos, videos or make any kind of recordings at any session of the competitions. The copyrights of all audio and visual recordings of the competition are deemed the properties of the Organizer.
17. All winners are required to take part in all promotional activities related to the competition. No remuneration will be provided.
18. Rules, regulations, awards and judging panel are subject to change without prior notice.
19. In case of discrepancy between the English translation and the original Chinese text, the Chinese version shall prevail.

Enquiries

(852) 2737 7635 / 2737 7607 / 2737 7696

Organizer: Steinway & Sons,  HK & Macau Regional Organizer: Tom Lee Music

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