FAQ (English ve.)
Q1. How to register for the 1st Taipei International Choral Competition?
A1. Please follow the steps below to register for the competition.
Please go to Registration Information to download Registration Form and Credit Card Payment Authorization form. Send completed Registration Form, Credit Card Payment Authorization, Biography and Photo of the choir, and Biography and Photo of the conductor via email. And submit original music scores by express mail service.
TICC committee will send confirmation and invitation letter.
TICC committee will confirm the repertoire and send confirmation letter. Please email back the confirmation letter with conductor's signature.
TICC committee will send final confirmation including competition schedule at the end of June, 2018.
Q2. How to make the payment?
A2. Only Credit Card payment is acceptable for International groups
Please download and fill in the credit card payment authorization form at Registration Information and email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the application form. Online credit card payment is not available.
Q3. Should we pay both Group Fee and Individual Fee?
A3. Registration fee is the gross amount of Group Fee and Individual Fee.
The individual fee qualifies the person to participate in the competition and enter the competition venue.
Example 1: A 30-person choir (1 conductor, 1 musician, 26 singers, 2 accompanying person) registering 2 categories will need to pay the following fee before 31 January:
(Group fee: $5,000 for the first category with early bird discount + $10,000 for the second category) + (Individual fee: $1,000 per person for 30 persons) = $45,000
Example 2: Conductor A is conducting Choir B (20 person) and Choir C (30 person). 5 singers are singing in both Choir B and Choir C. Choir B should pay individual fee for 20 persons, and Choir C should pay individual fee for 30 persons. Both Choir B and Choir C need to pay the individual fee for Conductor A and the 5 singers.
Q4. Is there any discount of the registration fee?
Early bird: Each choir receives TWD 5,000 discount on group fee for one category if register before Jan 31, 2018.
Q5. What comes after completing the payment?
A5. TICC committee will send registration confirmation letter with the information of your
choir after the registration payment is done. Detail schedule and performance location of each category will be informed at the end of June 2018.
Q6. What benefits do the TICC provide?
EACH MEMBER OF THE GROUP WILL RECEIVE
- Competition Pass
- Grand Prix Ticket
- Competition Program Book
- Competition Gift Bag / Tote Bag
EACH GROUP WILL RECEIVE
- TICF WORKSHOP DAY PASS x2 (one pass for one person/day)
- LECTURE (80 minutes)
- MEET THE JURY
- TICF CONCERT TICKETS DISCOUNT
- NOON CONCERT
SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR COMPETING GROUP
- FRIENDSHIP CONCERT (Optional, with extra charge.)
- CHOIR CLINIC SESSION (Optional, with extra charge.)
Q7. When is the deadline of the registration?
A7. Registration deadline: Mar. 31, 2018
Q8. Where is the competition location?
A8. The Grand Prix will take place in the National Concert Hall, Taipei. Other competitions will be in venues located in Taipei City and New Taipei City, announced by the end of June, 2018.
Q9. Should 7 copies of the Compulsory Works be included while submitting the scores to the committee?
Q10. Will the choir get the scores back?
A10. 6 copies of the song will be given back after the competition, and one copy will be kept in TICC committee. Scores not taken back by the choir will not be returned.
◎ If cancellation is made before 31st March 2018 20% of the total cost will apply.
◎ If cancellation is made before 30th June 2018, 50% of the total cost will apply.
◎ If cancellation is made after 1st July 2018, there will be no refund.