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2016 NATIONAL YOUNG ARTISTS CHAMBER MUSIC and ENSEMBLE COMPETITION
POSTMARK DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 30, 2016!
Audition Date: Sunday,May 15, 2016
Winners Concert Date: Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 2:00PM
Merkin Concert Hall New York, NY
The competition is open to all full time students currently enrolled in school including graduate degree programs. Only one piano is available. Acceptable teams include: one piano 4 hands or 6 hands, instrumental duos including string/piano, winds/piano sonatas, and trios or larger chamber music ensembles limited to a maximum of ten students. Students may also participate in more than 1 group for an additional application fee.
NOTE: NO concertos for solo instrument or solo pieces with piano accompaniment are allowed. Any ensembles that include piano accompaniment must be played by a student. If any questions, please contact NLPA.
Application Deadline: Postmarked April 30, 2016NO Certified or Registered Mail, Please
Application Fee: $55 per person. If entering more than one ensemble, the additional fee is
$30 for each additional ensemble. Fee is non-refundable
Audition Date: Sunday, May 15, 2016
Audition Site: Jersey City University located at 2039 John F. Kennedy Blvd. Jersey City, NJ
*We recommend live auditions. However, students who reside outside of the tri-state area or those who have scheduling constraints may first submit the application form with appropriate application fee and total winners’ fee postmarked by April 25, 2016 and then send a YouTube Link via email by May 13, 2016. A copy of the music must be sent with the application form. Partial recording of the pieces(s) will be disqualified. The copy of music cannot be returned. Send the link to NLPA’s email at firstname.lastname@example.org
One or two music selections not to exceed 12 minutes in total length from standard ensemble repertoire. If any questions regarding repertoire, please contact NLPA.
Music must be presented to judges. No changes of repertoire once submitted.
No amplifiers or speakers allowed.
Judges’ decisions are final.
Concert Date: Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 2:00PM.
Concert place: Merkin Concert Hall located at 129 West 67th Street • New York, NY 10023
Winners’ fee: $150 per person which includes 4 tickets and certificates. If winning performer is participating in more than one group, the additional fee is $100 per person with two additional tickets.
For groups of more than six (6) students, the maximum fee is $900 which includes 24 tickets and certificates.
Additional ticket is $40 each.
Winners must perform at the Winner's Concert in order to receive awards or they will forfeit their status.
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