Awards

  • Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall – December 10, 2017.
  • Participation in a special concert (with a solo performance) at Moscow State Art Gallery of A. Shilov and St. Petersburg Small Philharmonic “Engelgardt” Hall or St. Petersburg State Conservatory “A. Glazunov” Small Hall during of the AFAF “Russian Winter” Festival in December 2017.
  • Participation in a special concert at the Robert Schumann Museum in Zwickau, Germany during the course of the AFAF Summer Music Courses in Europe in August 2018.
  • 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.
  • $300 scholarship for the AFAF Music Courses in Europe 2017-2018.
  • Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall – December 10, 2017.
  • Participation in a special concert (with a solo performance) at Moscow State Art Gallery of A. Shilov and St. Petersburg Small Philharmonic “Engelgardt” Hall or St. Petersburg State Conservatory “A. Glazunov” Small Hall during of the AFAF “Russian Winter” Festival in December 2017.
  • Participation in a special concert at the Robert Schumann Museum in Zwickau, Germany during the course of the AFAF Summer Music Courses in Europe in August 2018.
  • 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.
  • $200 scholarship for the AFAF Music Courses in Europe 2017-2018.
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  • Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall – December 10, 2017.
  • Participation in a special concert (with a solo performance) at Moscow State Art Gallery of A. Shilov and St. Petersburg Small Philharmonic “Engelgardt” Hall or St. Petersburg State Conservatory “A. Glazunov” Small Hall during of the AFAF “Russian Winter” Festival in December 2017.
  • Participation in a special concert at the Robert Schumann Museum in Zwickau, Germany during the course of the AFAF Summer Music Courses in Europe in August 2017.
  • 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.
  • $100 scholarship for the AFAF Music Courses in Europe 2017-2018.
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Repertoire & Eligibility

Auditions are open to instrumentalists (piano, strings, winds), vocalists and chamber ensembles. Participants of the Romantic Music Competition may perform one or several pieces or songs by any of the Romantic era composers (click here for a helpful list of Romantic composers). A single movement of a sonata, suite or concerto is also acceptable. If you have questions about the audition/performance repertoire, please don’t hesitate to contact us. The length of the audition/performance program should not exceed 7 minutes for A, B, C age categories, and 10 minutes for D, E age categories. The winners of the Romantic Music Competition will perform one piece, selected by the judges from the participant’s audition repertoire.


People

Auditions are open to musicians and vocalists of all nationalities and are divided into the following age categories:
A. 6-10 years of age
B. 11-14 years of age
C. 15-18 years of age
D. college students
E. amateur adults

 

In addition, all winners will receive commemorative certificates. Please note that multiple winners may be chosen in each age group. Other special prizes may be awarded based on judges’ recommendations.

How to apply

Applicants must submit a DVD or VHS 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 length of the audition program should not exceed 7/10 minutes.
• 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 Golden Era of Romantic Music International Competition
the application fee is $150.

Ensemble member fee is $100

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.

 

Deadline

Applications and audition DVDs/VHSs must be postmarked no later than October 20, 2017. Audition results will be announced on our website in November 1, 2017. Please note that due to the large number of submissions, audition tapes/DVDs will not be reviewed or returned.

 

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More Information

Please note that due to the volume of calls, we can only respond to teacher inquiries. 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 to competition rules.

 

Mailing Address

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

 

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.