Dear friends,

Founded on the basis of educating aspiring violinists, the SINGAPORE VIOLIN FESTIVAL (SVF) offers a wide array of training and performing opportunities for all individuals to explore. The week-long festival brings together a highly reputable international panel of musicians, with a strong focus on established professionals in the Asia Pacific region. The annual event welcomes violinists from all over the world for an intense week of individual lessons, masterclasses, concerts, enrichment classes that culminates in a competition.

The rigorous programme will provide a valuable opportunity for violinists to achieve a higher level of mastery whilst developing maturity and sensitivity towards performance. The festival will pave the way for new connections and networks to be forged between the participants and faculty. Complementing other major arts event in Singapore, the festival provides the ideal training platform for local talents in the lead up to the triennial Singapore International Violin Competition , and the National Violin Competition.

Please join me, and our amazing musicians on this exciting journey. Let us elevate classical music education in Singapore and strive towards shaping our city into the hub for classical string music in Asia!

Qian Zhou
Artistic Director