• Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall –November 23, 2019 at 1 pm, 23 May, 2020 at 1pm (Memorial Day weekend).
  • Recital Fee: $350. This fee includes participation in the concert, five guest tickets, 4 digital pictures, Certificate of Excellence and Diploma of Recognition for the teacher.
  • Winners will have the opportunity to travel to Russia in December to perform in Moscow with the renowned Moscow Symphony Orchestra.
  • Participation in a special concert (with a solo performance) at Moscow State Art Gallery of A. Shilov and a special concert in Vladimir Palace in St. Petersburg.
  • Master class with a member of the Moscow Conservatory faculty / Moscow Central Music School faculty (for an additional fee).
  • $200 scholarship towards participation in the AFAF “Russian Winter” Festival (Moscow, St. Petersburg.) in December 2019.
  • Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall –November 23, 2019 at 1 pm, 23 May, 2020 at 1pm (Memorial Day weekend).
  • Recital Fee: $350. This fee includes participation in the concert, five guest tickets, 4 digital pictures, Certificate of Excellence and Diploma of Recognition for the teacher.
  • Winners will have the opportunity to travel to Russia (AFAF Russian winter tour) in December 2019 to perform in Moscow with the renowned Moscow Symphony Orchestra.
  • Participation in a special concert (with a solo performance) at Moscow State Art Gallery of A. Shilov and a special concert in Vladimir Palace in St. Petersburg.
  • Master class with a member of the Moscow Conservatory faculty / Moscow Central Music School faculty (for an additional fee).
  • $100 scholarship towards participation in the AFAF “Russian Winter” Festival (Moscow, St. Petersburg.) in December 2019.
  • Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall –November 23, 2019 at 1 pm, 23 May 2020 at 1pm (Memorial Day weekend).
  • Recital Fee: $350. This fee includes participation in the concert, five guest tickets, 4 digital pictures, Certificate of Excellence and Diploma of Recognition for the teacher.
  • Winners will have the opportunity to travel to Russia (AFAF Russian winter tour) in December 2019 to perform in Moscow with the renowned Moscow Symphony Orchestra.
  • Participation in a special concert (with a solo performance) at Moscow State Art Gallery of A. Shilov and a special concert in Vladimir Palace in St. Petersburg.
  • Master class with a member of the Moscow Conservatory faculty / Moscow Central Music School faculty (for an additional fee).

 

Repertoire & Eligibility

Auditions are open to piano, strings and winds player of all nationalities and in the following age categories:

People

A. 7-13 years of age
B. 14-18 years of age
C. college students
D. amateur adults

For the audition, applicants may perform any standard concerto (single movements are acceptable), or any concert piece for which orchestral accompaniments is available. Vocalists may audition in one of two repertoire categories: Classical and Folk Song.
For their recital with the Moscow Symphony Orchestra, winners of the competition will perform one movement, selected by the judges from the participant’s audition program. For the concert at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, winners will perform a separate solo piece.

 

How to apply

Applicants must submit a DVD of their audition performance, along with a completed Application Form and a non-refundable application fee

  • The recording must be clearly labeled on the outside with your name.

  • The recording must be free of background noise and distortion.

  • Please note that due to the large number of submissions, audition tapes/DVDs will not be reviewed or returned.

 

Application Fees

For the AFAF Concerto International Competition the application fee is $250.

Checks or money orders should be made payable to:
Art & Music Unlimited
P.O. Box 106, Holmdel. NJ 07733
Application and recital fees are non-refundable.

Mailing Address

Please send all written inquiries, audition videos (DVD) and applications to: AFAF, P.O. Box 106, Holmdel, NJ 07733.

 

Deadline

Applications and audition DVDs must be postmarked no later than October 30, 2019.

Audition results will be announced on our website in November 5, 2019.

 

Further Information

For more information, please email us. We suggest you sign up for our email Newsletter using the form to the right so we can notify you of any updates to our schedule or any changes.