Accompaniment Competition

Please read these rules carefully before registering for the competition.

Eligibility

  • The competition is an individual event. Groups will not be allowed to enter.
  • There will be two age groups — Junior for ages 10 to 14, and Senior for ages 15 to 21. (Age should be calculated as of March 1)
  • This category is for violin and percussion instruments only.

Application/Competition

  • Entrants must specify a sruthi of 1 (C) or 5 (G). A visiting vidwan or vidushi will perform for five minutes at that sruthi and the entrant must play as an accompanist for him/her.
  • A main artist may perform a krithi, do alapana, niraval, or kalpana swaram. The entrant will be judged on how well he/she accompanies the main artist in whatever the artist performs.
  • The decision of the judges is final and binding.
  • The application for registration and associated entry fee must be received by the deadline, March 11, 2018.
Registration for the competition will open in late January