Season 2022 – 2023

Season 2022 – 2023
YouTube / Video Audition Only
Concerts

This season the Winners of Competition have two options to perform: Live or Online Virtual Concerts.

ONLINE VIRTUAL CONCERTS will be published on December 15, 2022.
Deadline for Application, Video and Fee – December 1, 2022. 
No performance Fee for Online Virtual Concerts. Application Fee depends on timing of your performance.
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COMMUNITY CONCERTS at The Amsterdam at Harborside, Port Washington, NY – Dates TBA.
Application, Video and Fee open throughout the season.
Community Concerts are important community services. They bring joy and happiness to the Senior Community of the Amsterdam at Harborside. It is significant and rewarding for young musicians to share their time, gifts and talents with the Seniors. The concerts enrich the lives of all participants.
Awards: Concert Festival Certificate of Appreciation, Thank You Letter from the Amsterdam at Harborside, Honorable mention in the Program. 
No Performance Fee. Click here…

LIVE CONCERTS
Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center – Saturday, January 28, 2023 at 6 p.m.
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall – Sunday, January 29, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.
Deadline for Application, Video and Fee – January 15, 2023. Performance Fee will apply. Click here…

LIVE CONCERTS
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall – Sunday, April 2, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.
Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center – Saturday, April 15, 2023 at 6 p.m.
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall – Sunday, April 16, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.
Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center – Saturday, April 22, 2023 at 6 p.m.
Deadline for Application, Video and Fee – March 15, 2023. Performance Fee will apply. Click here…

ONLINE VIRTUAL CONCERTS will be published on May 15, 2023.
Deadline for Application, Video and Fee – May 1, 2023. 
No performance Fee for Online Virtual Concerts. Application Fee depends on timing of your performance.Click here…

AWARDS
Grand Prix & First Prize Winners are awarded with the Certificate of Outstanding Achievement and performance at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall.
Second & Third Prize Winners are awarded with the Certificate of Excellent Achievement and performance at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center.
Certificate of Recognition.
Best Soloist Awards. 

Best Ensemble Award.
Grand Prix Medal.
Special Prize for the Youngest Performer.
Scholarships up to $1,500 toward the Summer Tour (dates TBA)
Teacher’s Certificate of Appreciation, and Honorable Mention in the programs.

ELIGIBILITY
Pianists, Instrumentalists and Vocalists 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. Application Fee depends on timing of your performance. Click here…
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 – Prerecorded 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.
For Live Concerts Performance Fee will apply.
No Performance Fee for Online Virtual Concerts.
For Virtual Concerts  Click here…

LIVE CONCERTS PERFORMANCE FEE (if selected)
Carnegie Hall – $450 includes 5 tickets (performer needs a ticket), 3 digital photos, Certificate of Outstanding Achievement 
and Teacher’s Certificate.
Lincoln Center – $340 includes 4 tickets (performer does not need a ticket), 3 digital photos, Certificate of Excellent Achievement 
and Teacher’s Certificate.