AADGT BEETHOVEN Competition

dedicated to the 250th Birthday Anniversary of 

Ludwig Van Beethoven

(1770-1827)

 
WE INVITE TO  PARTICIPATE IN OUR COMPETITION  instrumentalists (piano, strings, winds), vocalists and chamber ensembles all nationalities age 5 to 26

GOLD AND SILVER MEDALS WINNERS will be invited for professional video recordings in NY area on April 18, 2020 to commemorate piano works of Ludwig Van Beethoven.  

WINNERS will receive medals and certificates. 

The concert venue and date for competition winners will be announced separately

HOW TO APPLY

The application must contain the following:

A)  Competition’s Registration Form 

Ensembles’ members need to submit a registration form individually.

B) YouTube recordings

C) Application Fee

Application Deadline: January 10, 2020

Applicants will be notified via email of their result no later than February 14, 2020.

AUDITION

YouTube auditions are open to pianists all nationalities and are divided into the age categories between 5 and 26: Group A (Age 5 – 6),  Group B (Age 7 – 8),  Group C (Age 9 – 10),  Group D (Age 11 – 12), Group E (Age 13-14), Group F (Age 14 – 15),  Group G (Age 16 – 18), Group H (Age 18-26).

Recorded performances need be sent as a link to YouTube ( in rare cases can be mailed as a DVD).

REPERTOIRE

Competition participants need to perform two pieces by  Ludwig van Beethoven.

VIDEO RECORDS (Submission Quality Guidelines)

YouTube recording should be fair representations of the Applicant’s abilities.

• The recordings are not required to be of professional quality. 

• All applicants must perform from memory (except Ensemble) and no-repeat

• The recording must be clearly labeled with your name.

• The recording must be free of background noise and distortion.

Application Fee: $130 Deadline: January 10, 2020 All fees are not refundable




Mailing checks, money orders 1) Payments by mail need to include: a) Checks (from a US based financial institution) or money orders (international money order)  issued to AADGT. b) A cover letter with the Applicant’s Name, e-mail address and the date on-line application was submitted. Mailing Address AADGT 8 Brookwood Road New Rochelle, NY 10804