• Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall – May 18, 2019 at 7:30 PM, June 8, 2019 at 7:30 PM, June 15, 2019 at7:30 PM, June 30, 2019 at 8 PM.
  • 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 July to perform with the renowned Kostroma Symphony Orchestra.
  • Participation in a special concert (with a solo performance) at Kostroma Orchestra Hall.
  • Master class with a member of the Moscow Conservatory / Moscow Central Music College faculty (for an additional fee).
  • $200 scholarship towards participation in the AFAF “Russian Summer Tour” in July 2019.
  • Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall – May 18, 2019 at 7:30 PM, June 8, 2019 at 7:30 PM, June 15, 2019 at7:30 PM, June 30, 2019 at 8 PM.
  • 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 July, 2019 to perform with the renowned Kostroma Symphony Orchestra.
  • Participation in a special concert (with a solo performance) at Kostroma Orchestra Hall.
  • Master class with a member of the Moscow Conservatory / Moscow Central Music College faculty (for an additional fee).
  • $100 scholarship towards participation in the AFAF “Russian Summer Tour” in July 2019.
  • Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall – May 18, 2019 at 7:30 PM, June 8, 2019 at 7:30 PM, June 15, 2019 at7:30 PM, June 30, 2019 at 8 PM.
  • 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 July, 2019 to perform with the renowned Kostroma Symphony Orchestra.
  • Participation in a special concert (with a solo performance) at Kostroma Orchestra Hall.
  • Master class with a member of the Moscow Conservatory / Moscow Central Music College 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 Kostroma 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 February 25, 2019.

Audition results will be announced on our website in March 7, 2019.

 

Further Information

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