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Laureate Gala Auditions
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
CALL FOR SCORES by living Composers

Applications are now OPEN for Spring '24
DEADLINE to apply - Macrh 1, 2024

Concert Dates:
November 24, 2024, at 1:00pm
November 26, 2024, at 7:00pm
February 17, 2025, at 7:00pm
February 20, 2025, at 7:00pm
April 30, 2025, at 7:00pm
June 28, 2025, at 1:00pm
June 30, 2025, at 7:00pm
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Laureate Gala Concerts at

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

Concert Dates:
November 24, 2024, at 1:00pm
November 26, 2024, at 7:00pm
February 17, 2025, at 7:00pm
February 20, 2025, at 7:00pm

April 30, 2025, at 7:00pm
June 28, 2025, at 1:00pm
June 30, 2025, at 7:00pm

Composers submit a score for consideration to be included in the program

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Composers whose pieces are selected will receive:

  •  A Carnegie Hall Archival DIGITAL VIDEO of  the performance (see Regulations for acceptable uses as per by Carnegie Hall rules)

  • Medals; Certificates

  • Full color concert brochure (digital and printed)

  • Complimentary tickets

  • Winners will be interviewed by Steve Robinson, a world renowned producer of classical music radio shows

  • Photos

  • Letters of recommendation and other support

     (provided upon request for applying for grants, colleges,  

      other programs and competitions)

 

THIS IS A PRODUCTION PROJECT, performance fees apply

General Infrmtion
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Composers submit a score for consideration to be included in the program.

Scores are accepted for*:

  • CHAMBER ORCHESTRA (18 PLAYERS)

  • SOLO INSTRUMENTS (with or without accompaniment)

  • VOICE (with or without accompaniment)

  • DUOS/TRIOS

  • VARIOUS CHAMBER ENSEMBLES

*No prepared piano, percussion, or electronics
 

Composers may only submit scores for which they own copyrights.

It is the composer’s responsibility to ensure complete compliance with all

relevant copyrights rules and regulations.

By submitting the score, the composer acknowledges that the piece can be performed and broadcast publicly without any copyright-related charge or claim.

THIS IS A PRODUCTION PROJECT, performance fees apply

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DATES & DEADLINES

March 1, 2024, AT 11:59PM EST (23:59) - completed Application, score, audio track (highly recommended but not required),

and application fee are DUE*

THIS IS A PRODUCTION PROJECT, performance fees apply

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Steve Robinson is an American radio manager, producer and executive producer. He has held senior management positions with numerous American radio stations, including WFMT and the WFMT Radio Network/Chicago, WBUR/Boston, WGBH/Boston, WCRB/Boston, KPFA/Berkeley, WBGO/Newark, Vermont Public Radio and Nebraska Public Radio Network.org. Robinson served as general manager of the statewide Nebraska Public Radio Network (1990-2000) and WFMT and the WFMT Radio Network from 2000 until October 2016.

A 50-year radio veteran, he has produced programs ranging from classical music documentaries to public affairs programs and has directed over 100 on-air pledge drives.

In 1984, he co-founded AIR, the Association of Independents in Radio, a service organization to assist independent radio producers in the United States. Robinson wrote AIR’s first two successful grants from the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Steve Robinson, Host
Interviews
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"It is very important to have the audience participate in this competition! It engages the listener and encourages our  wonderfully talented contestants.

I am delighted to co-found the James Adler Audience Favorite Award  for the Sound Espressivo Global Music Competition. Sit back, listen, enjoy -- and please vote!"

~James Adler, Pianist and Composer

Photo: Frank Gimpaya

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iClassical Academy

AWARDS

iClassical Academy provides Recognition Awards

to Winners and Participants of Carnegie Gala Auditions

 

We believe that anyone, at any time, should have access to the wonderfully beautiful world of music

Our mission is to provide new generations of musicians, from any part of the world, the possibility to improve their skills and enjoy a wide audience

iClassical Academy is based in Switzerland

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Judges provide feedback to all Composers who submit a score, either as written comments, or during a virtual session by arrangement.

To learn more about the Judges, and to see their bios click here

Judges
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Fees*

Application fee

  • $50 per score submission. Composers may submit multiple compositions for consideration

Live Audition fee 

  • Live Audition requirement is waived for Composers

Performance/production costs (if selected to perform at the Gala) depend on the type of presentation and the length of performance segment.

Orchestral composition fee includes two rehearsals (recorded & broadcast) and performance, in addition to services listed above.

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Fees