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Pianists, Instrumentalists (Classical and Traditional Folk), Vocalists and Chamber Ensembles are welcome!
Concert Festival offers the unique opportunity
for young musicians, composers and teachers
to participate in various Concerts, Competitions,
Showcases and Master Classes.

The events take place in the world’s most
prestigious concert halls such as
Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center
and renowned concert halls in Europe.
Concert Festival offers the unique opportunity
for young musicians, composers and teachers
of all nationalities and countries
to participate in various Concerts, Competitions,
Showcases and Master Classes.

The events take place in the world’s most
prestigious concert halls such as
Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center
and renowned concert halls in Europe.
Concerto Competition Winners
November 8, 2015  Program   Photo   Article
Island Chamber Symphony
Jeremy Kempton, Conductor
St. Paul's Church, Glen Cove, NY
Yurie Minamiya
student of
Naoko Tanaka
Photo
Gwyneth Campbell
student of
Maria Lyudko
November 14, 2015  Flyer     Photo
North Shore Symphony Orchestra
Susan Deaver
, Conductor
Stratford School, Plainview, NY
Michelle Stern
student of
Dr. Ann Setzer
Carolyn Wong
student of
Dr. Ann Setzer
         
November 15, 2015   Program     Photo
Concert Festival Orchestra
Vladimir Polezhayev
, Conductor
The Amsterdam at Harborside, Port Washington, NY
Malvyn Lai
student of
Dr. Irina Bendetsky
Irene Vilgorin
student of
Rimma Altshul
 
Michelle Xuan
student of
Melody He
Yuri Taguchi
student of
Dr. Irena Portenko &
Prof. Thomas Menrath
 
Jack Silvers
student of
Dr. Irena Portenko
Lorivert Cobo
student of
Svetlana Gorokhovich
April 10, 2016   Program     Photo
Island Chamber Symphony
Jeremy Kempton, Conductor
Farmingdale Public Library, Farmingdale, NY
Brenden Davis
student of
Veselin Ninoff
Michele Ripka
student of
Carol Kushner and
Ann Setzer
Recent performances: Concerto Competition Winners
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall - March 6, 2016 - Photo   March 13, 2016 - Photo   and April 3, 2016 - Photo
Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center - April 16, 2016 - Photo
Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre at Peter Norton Symphony Space - April 9, 2016    Photo 1     Photo 2
Engelman Recital Hall at Baruch Performing Arts Center - March 20, 2016 - Photo  and April 10, 2016    Photo 1    Photo 2
March 13, 2016   Program
Island Chamber Symphony
Jeremy Kempton, Conductor
St. Paul's Church, Glen Cove, NY
Jessica Wu
student of
Jonitte Ryger
 
 
New York Concert Festival
A wonderful performance by Academia de
Música de Vilar do Paraíso today.
This was their first trip to America and they
are scheduled to perform at Carnegie Hall.
Thank you to Concert Festival
for arranging this preview concert.
The Amsterdam at Harborside, New York
May 1, 2016   Program     Photos    YouTube
Concert Festival Orchestra
Vladimir Polezhayev
, Conductor
Plainview - Old Bethpage Library, Plainview NY
Victoria Wang
student of
Alla Bell
Tomoka Kawasaki
student of
Sayuri Iida
Tom Liu
student of
Esther Chung Marks
Alston Leung
student of
Carol Kushner
Elisabeta Racolta
student of
Jean Danton
Carrie Chen
student of
Michael Thomopoulos
Diana Barbacena
student of
Yelena Polezhayev
Ilana Grossman
student of
Greg Hesselink and
Valeriya Sholokhova
Congratulations to the Winners of Concerto Competition 2015-2016 Season!
Coming soon - Auditions for Carnegie Hall Concert
ACCOMPANIMENT
Instrumentalists and Singers are encouraged to provide their own accompanist. An accompanist can be provided for an additional fee.
Please apply.

DVD AUDITIONS
Please make sure to write your name legibly on the DVD. Do not edit your recording. DVD will not be returned.

YOUTUBE AUDITIONS
Upload your video to You-Tube and send us the link by E-mail or mention it on the Application Form below.

Please be advised that auditions are NOT a guarantee that a performance opportunity will be granted. The decisions of the jury panel are final.

APPLICATIONS DEADLINE November 5, 2016

APPLICATION FEE (Due with Application)
Solo Entry $80; Additional Solo Entry $60; Ensemble $50 Each Member; Additional Ensemble Entry $40 Each Member.

PERFORMANCE FEE (when selected): Due by November 12, 2016   
Performance fee $270  includes 4 tickets and Certificate of Outstanding Achievement, additional tickets $65 each.
Ensemble performance fee $140 per member includes 2 tickets and Certificate of Outstanding Achievement, additional tickets $65 each.

APPLICATION FORM      Online      Printed
AUDITION ELIGIBILITY
Pianists, Instrumentalists (Classical and Traditional Folk), Vocalists
and Chamber Ensembles are welcome to apply. Ages from
5 to 25.

AWARDS
  • All Winners determined by the Jury Panel are awarded with
    performance at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and
    Certificate of Outstanding Achievement.
  • Select Winners are awarded with Scholarships up to $1,500
    toward the Summer Tour
  • Simon Rose Award: $100 for the best performance of a work
    by an American Composer
  • Gene Maria Award: $100 for the best performance of a work
by Russian Composer
  • Special Prize to the youngest performer

REPERTOIRE
One selection of your choice from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic
or Modern period performed from memory.Ensembles may use music.
Arrangements are welcome.
The maximum duration of the performance is
6 minutes.
Multiple entries are accepted.
UPCOMING! October 16, 2016 3 p.m. at The Amsterdam at Harborside, Port Washington, NY
Concert Festival Orchestra, Vladimir Polezhayev, Conductor
Rehearsal on Sunday, October 9, 2016 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at The Community Synagogue - 160 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point, NY
Congratulations!
LaBarca Family Ensemble

International Ensemble of the Year Award Winner
Students of Carol Kushner, Music Institute of Long Island
Carrie LaBarca, violin
AJ LaBarca, cello
Marisa LaBarca, piano

International Summer Tour Paris, France 2016
International Summer Tour 2016: Paris, France - Lisbon, Portugal
Darius
Fan
student of
Pippa Borisy
Vinaya
Roehrl
student of
Svetlana
Gorokhovich
Alexandra
Maskoff
student of
Tatiana Pikayzen
Samantha
Silverstein
Student of
Khullip Jeung
Trinity
Lee
student of
Tian Tian
Hina
Khuong-Huu
student of
Li Lin
Engie
Shen
student of
Melody Qi
Brian
Wang
student of
Alla Bell
Elena Gribeliyuk
Student of Svitlana Fiorito
performing
S. Rachmaninoff - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op.43
on March 11, 2017 at 8 p.m.
(JFK High School, 50 Kennedy Dr, Plainview, NY 11803)
with North Shore Symphony Orchestra, Conductor Vlad Vizireanu