Click on Add to Cart and proceed to checkout page to enter additional details about yourself to enter the online competition. Be sure to choose the INR icon to ensure that the currency shows in INR before adding to cart.

 

Important: Be sure to submit your details regarding the competition on the checkout page after Add to Cart.

 

Please use this registration form to apply for the online competition if you are an Indian resident only. You can apply for the Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi rendition or the Bach category or both. If applying for both, please fill out separate forms for each.

 

After applying, send a link to your youtube rendition to the given email at melharmonymusic@gmail.com.

 

If you are chosen to participate in the final round, you will be asked to submit another video rendition for the final online round.

 

Senior/Junior Levels Information

For OVK category, senior level includes any participant who has the experience of having performed mini concerts of 45 minutes . All the rest will be considered junior.

For the Bach category, senior level includes any participant who is a member of a school/community/youth orchestra. All others will be considered as junior.

 

OVK Competition Rules

Fee: Rs 600 per participant

Levels: Junior & Senior

• Open to Vocalists/Instrumentalists

• Senior level includes any participant who has the experience of having performed mini concerts of 45 minutes .

All other participants will be categorized as juniors.

• For participating in the preliminary level of the OVK competition, participants are required to learn any 2 compositions of OottukkaduVenkata Kavi from the list available in Acharyanet , record & share their rendition of any one composition as a Youtube video link before October 1st 2019. The other composition will be required to be presented in the finals, if qualified.

• A panel of judges will evaluate the performances and choose the top ranking finalists for the final round. The Mega Finals for the online competitions will be held on November 9th, 2019 and attractive cash prizes/coupons will be awarded to the top 3 winners. Please note that the online and live competitions will be judged and awarded separately.

• Participants will be judged on the basis of pathaantaram (style), raga grammar, tone, shruti, layam, lyrical accuracy & enunciation.

 

Bach Competition Rules

Fee: Rs. 600 per participant

Levels: Junior & Senior

• Open to Vocalists/Instrumentalists

• Senior level includes any participant who is a member of a school/community/youth orchestra. All other participants will be categorized as junior

• For participating in the preliminary level of this competition, all participants are required to record & share the videos of their rendition as Youtube links before October 1st 2019.

• A panel of judges will evaluate the performances and choose the top ranking finalists for the final round. The Mega Finals for the online competitions will be held on November 9th, 2019 and attractive cash prizes/coupons will be awarded to the top 3 winners. Please note that the online and live competitions will be judged and awarded separately.

•Participants will be judged on the basis of memory, accuracy, rhythm, technique and musicianship