AADGT 25th Anniversary GALA Concert 

Zankel Hall at the Carnegie Hall

June 9, 2019

WE ARE INVITING OUTSTANDING  MUSICIANS who are building a professional music career to participate in our Gala Concert dedicated to AADGT 25th Anniversary  on June 9, 2019, at Zankel Hall at the Carnegie Hall.

AADGT is a passionate advocate for aspiring talented musicians. Our celebration is the celebration of musical talent. Over the years we have supported a large number of talented musicians who are now conquering world stages and audiences. 

HOW TO APPLY The application must contain the following:

A) Registration Form
Ensembles’ members need to submit a registration form individually.
B) YouTube recording
C) Registration Fee

Application Deadline: December 15, 2018  

INTERNATIONAL JURY will notify the result via email no later than January 24, 2019.


YouTube auditions are open to instrumentalists (piano, strings, winds), vocalists and chamber ensembles all nationalities, age 6-25.
Recorded performances need be sent as a link to YouTube ( in rare cases can be mailed as a DVD).

The program must contain one piece (an additional selection of 2nd piece is optional) from a standard repertory from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, or Modern Era and perform from memory.
Sonata/Sonatina movement or a part of another cyclic form (Suite, Prelude & Fugue, etc.) is also acceptable.

Maximum performance time: 10 minutes

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.

All fees are not refundable

A) Registration Fee
Deadline: December 15, 2018  

Solo Performance: $150

Additional fee for 2nd (optional) selection: $50

Member of an ensemble: $75

Additional fee for 2nd (optional) selection: $50 total for Ensemble

B) The Concert’s Participation Fee
Deadline: January 28, 2019

 Fee includes four complimentary tickets.

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
8 Brookwood Road
New Rochelle, NY 10804

Performance time 4 minutes or less: $375
Performance time more 4 minutes: $375+$75 for each additional minute

Performance time 4 minutes or less: $375
Performance time more 4 minutes: $350+$75 for each additional minute


Financial Aid is available to those young artists accepted to perform at our Gala Concert and determined upon the financial circumstances according to their needs and situation Recital Participation Fee includes four complimentary tickets.