• Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall – May 21 or June 11, 2023.
  • Recital Fee: $400. This fee includes participation in the concert, five guest tickets, 4 digital pictures, Certificate of Excellence and Diploma of Recognition for the teacher.
  • Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall – May 21 or June 11, 2023.
  • Recital Fee: $400. This fee includes participation in the concert, five guest tickets, 4 digital pictures, Certificate of Excellence and Diploma of Recognition for the teacher.
  • Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center – Winter 2022-2023. TBA.
  • Recital Fee: $400 This fee includes participation in the concert, five guest tickets, 4 digital pictures, Certificate of Excellence and Diploma of Recognition for the teacher.

 

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 accompaniment is available. Vocalists may audition in one of two repertoire categories: Classical and Folk Song.
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 or YouTube links 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 YouTube link will not be reviewed.

 

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 auditions recording (YouTube link) must be postmarked no later than November 15, 2022.

Audition results will be announced on our website on November 25, 2022.

 

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.

 
 

Advanced musicians from around the world will have the opportunity to showcase their talents at the Concerto Competition . As part of this year’s American Fine Arts Festival, the auditions will be seen by many great judges as well as other music lovers. This competition is focused on advanced music students looking to take their art to the next level. The competition is extremely strong every year, but with extraordinary opportunities given to those who win, it is worth the effort. Winners of the Concerto Competition will receive a scholarship, which goes toward expenses related to participation in the American Fine Arts Festival music courses. These courses take place in Europe. They will also be given an opportunity to play in the winners’ recital, which is located at the prestigious Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York.

 

Concerto Competition | Auditions

Anyone who is interested in auditioning will need to meet all the requirements to participate. The Concerto Competition is open to anyone who plays the piano, strings or wind instruments. This competition, like all events in the American Fine Arts Festival, is open to students of all nationalities. Participants will compete based on age groups, which are broken down into the following categories. 7-13 years of age, 14-18 years of age, college students and amateur adults.
Those interested in auditioning will need to perform a standard concerto, single movement, or any concert piece. Orchestral accompaniments are available for those who require it. Vocalists may also audition for the Concerto Competition in either the classical or folk song categories. Winners of this event will perform a movement chosen by the judges from the participants audition program. A unique piece will be chosen for the recital with the Symphony Orchestra, and another for the concert at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. Each of the winners will perform a solo piece during the concert.

Concerto Competition | Extraordinary Opportunity

Anyone who is interested in auditioning for the International Concerto Competition will want to make sure they submit their best possible performance. The competition is always extremely song for all areas of the American Fine Arts Festival, though this specific area brings in the best performers from across the country and even around the world. Participants in this competition will gain exposure, and have an exciting experience throughout the competition. Winners will then move on to play for distinguished guests at two of the most well known performance halls in the world.
To apply for participation in the Concerto Com DVD or YouTube link of their audition performance. This should be submitted along with the application form and non-refundable $250 application fee. Please keep in mind that the DVDs or YouTube link will not be returned after the application process. petition, applicants must submit aAll audition applications and must be postmarked by November 25, 2022 in order to be considered.