INTERNATIONAL YOUNG MUSICIANS COMPETITION
DEDICATED to AADGT 25th ANNIVERSARY
WE INVITE TO PARTICIPATE instrumentalists (piano, strings, winds), vocalists and chamber ensembles all nationalities age 5 to 26 to create professional video recordings for the following Music Periods: Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Modern & Contemporary Music.
WINNERS WILL BE INVITED to engage in professional video recordings in New York in March 2018. The recordings will be published on AADGT website and on AADGT video channel on YouTube.
The concert date for the competition’s winners and the venue will be announced separately and the concert performers will receive medals and certificates.
HOW TO APPLY
The application for the competition must contain the following:
Ensembles’ members need to submit a registration form individually.
B) YouTube recording
C) Registration Fee
Application Deadline: January 14, 2019 Applicants will be notified of the result via email no later than February 1, 2019.
YouTube auditions are open to instrumentalists (piano, strings, winds), vocalists and chamber ensembles 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).
Competition participants need to perform one piece from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, or Modern Era and performed from memory.
Sonata/Sonatina movement or a part of another cyclic form (Suite, Prelude & Fugue, etc.) is also acceptable.
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.
Registration Fee $130
Deadline: January 24, 2019
an additional service charge $6 will be added to the amount