AADGT International Young Musicians Competition

 

celebrating

 

Franz Liszt (1811-1885)

Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

 

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

AWARDS
PROFESSIONAL VIDEO RECORDINGS
GOLD and SILVER MEDALS WINNERS will be invited for professional video recordings in the New York area with receiving the medals and certificates.  The video records will be available to download. The recording date and a professional recording studio will be announced separately.

MEDALS and CERTIFICATES
GOLD and SILVER medals winners will be awarded medals  and certificates during professional recordings at the studio
3rd PRIZE winners will be awarded digital certificates

HOW TO APPLY
The application must contain the following:
1) Competition’s Registration Form
Ensembles’ members need to submit a registration form individually.
2) YouTube recordings
3) Application Fee

APPLICATIONS DEADLINE
Application Deadline: February 15, 2021
Applicants will be notified via email of their result no later than February 20, 2021.

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
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 one or two pieces by Franz Liszt, Camille Saint-Saëns or Astor Piazzolla.

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
All fees are not refundable




A transaction fee will be added to the payment amount to cover the PayPal service charge
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