AADGT International Young Musicians Competition

 

 

“Album Young Gifted Performers 2022”

 

 

 

 

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 for performers to download. The recording date and a professional recording studio will be announced separately.

ALBUM YOUNG GIFTED PERFORMERS 2022
The professional video recordings will be included in the “Album Young Gifted Performers 2022“, which will be published on the YouTube platform as well as on the AADGT website.

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, 2022
Applicants will be notified via email of their result no later than March 1, 2022.

AUDITION
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

REPERTOIRE
Competition participants need to perform one piece (an additional selection of 2nd piece is optional) from a standard concerts’ repertory 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.

Soloists must perform selections from memory. Ensembles and duet groups may use the score.

REPERTOIRE’s TIME LIMIT: 6 min

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 Deadline: January 15, 2022
All fees are not refundable

Registration fee: $140




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