The Festival Committee would like to welcome everyone to the 14th 2016-2017 Season of the American Fine Arts Festival (AFAF). We’re happy to once again be able to provide talented young people in the United States and across the globe the opportunity to further their musical education and the chance to perform at some of the best concert halls in the country.

Our Regular Season Program

The regular program of our 14th Season begins with a round of in-person auditions which are taking place in Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, California as well as Beijing, China. Students who are not able to audition in person can submit a Hi-Fi VHS videocassette or DVD recording of their audition by mail. In addition to our regular Winners’ Concert Series performance venues — Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Yamaha Piano Salon and the Dicapo Opera Theater Concert Hall, this season features last year’s popular venue — The Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center. Winners’ Concerts are scheduled to take place in March-October 2017. more ››

 

Regular Season 2011-2012  Special Prize Winner

Angel Wang, Piano, CA is 9 y.o. As a Special Prize winner of American Fine Arts Festival. In collaboration with the Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Foundation, Angel was invited to perform at Moscow’s concert hall on October 14th, 2012

Summer Music Courses in Europe

Our summer program offers music students an exciting opportunity to study music in Europe under the tutelage of a distinguished international faculty comprised of experienced teachers and renowned chamber musicians and soloists, as well as to explore Europe’s rich history through a variety of trips and excursions. Information about the 2017 Summer Music Courses in Europe will be available soon, but you’re welcome to check out last year’s guide to get a sense of the program’s offerings.  more ››

 

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For More Information

Please check back with this site throughout the year for up-to-date information on audition and concert dates, as well as application forms and other important information. We hope you will join us for another unforgettable season!