Fall Festival 2021

Congratulations to the Winners of the Fall 2020 International Online Competition!

Live & online virtual Concerts

Concerts Dates
Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 6 p.m. – Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center
Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 1 p.m. – Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 6 p.m. – Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center
December 15, 2021Online Virtual Concerts on Concert Festival YouTube Channel

Important Update Regarding Carnegie Hall and lincoln Center Reopening
Everyone coming to Carnegie Hall – including artists, audience members, and staff – will need to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19
using a vaccine approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) in order to enter the building.
Update regarding Lincoln Center reopening – TBA.

AWARDS
Grand Prix & First Prize Winners are awarded with the Certificate of Outstanding Achievement.
Second & Third Prize Winners are awarded with the Certificate of Excellent Achievement.
Certificate of Recognition.
Awards for Best Soloist.
Awards for Best Ensemble.
Special Prize for the Youngest Performer.
Scholarships up to $1,500 toward the Summer Tour (dates TBA)
All teachers receive a Certificate of Appreciation, and Honorable Mention in the programs.

ELIGIBILITY
Pianists, Instrumentalists, Vocalists and Chamber Ensembles are welcome to apply. Ages from 5 to 25 (Vocalists: 5 to 30)
No age limit for Online Virtual Concerts.
There are multiple winners determined by the Jury Panel in different instrumental categories as well as age groups.

REPERTOIRE
Live Concerts – One or more selections of your choice from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic or Modern period performed from memory. Time limit 7 minutes.
Online Virtual Concerts – No time limit.
No repeats. Ensembles may use music. Your own compositions and arrangements are welcome.

ACCOMPANIMENT
Live Concerts – Provide your own accompanist, or Concert Festival may provide an accompanist for additional fee.
Online Virtual Concerts – Pre-recorded piano accompaniment is acceptable.


YOUTUBE / VIDEO AUDITION ONLY
Send us a file of your performance using any file sharing program (YouTube, iCloud, DropBox …)
Make sure your audition video is of high quality, in an appropriate setting, and in concert attire.

Be advised that auditions are NOT a guarantee that a performance opportunity will be granted. The decisions of the Jury Panel are final.

APPLICATION FEE
Solo Entry $200, Ensemble Entry $100 per member. Application Fee is non-refundable.

APPLICATION & FEE DEADLINE for live concertsNovember 1, 2021
Performance Fee will apply.

APPLICATION & FEE DEADLINE for online VIRTUAL concertsDecember 1, 2021
No Performance Fee for Online Virtual Concerts.