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Celebrating the Life and Music of

Sergei Rachmaninoff


Apply by video submission, get qualified for LIVE Audition, get invited to perform at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

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Auditions are open to Pianists, Vocalists, Instrumentalists,

Apply by June 1

Submit a video of your performance of ONE piece by Sergey Rachmaninoff

Accepted Repertory

 by Rachmaninoff

Piano composition, solo or four-hands

Vocal composition (with piano or a capella)

Chamber or Vocal Ensemble

Arrangements for Instrumental or Vocal solo,

Duos, or Trios

If selected for LIVE Audition:

Perform ONE piece by Sergei Rachmaninoff on

LIVE Public Internet TV Broadcast

Receive on-air comments from Judges right after your performance

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Selected Artists will be invited to perform at
Laureates Gala* at
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

Dates of upcoming Laureate Galas:

November 21, 2023

April 1, 2024

April 4, 2024

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are presented at the Gala

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

at no additional cost,

no performance fee required

ONE solo/ensemble piece


One Movement of a larger work


One Vocal work (Romance/Aria)


Invited to perform at one of the Galas

See below for Performances fees 


LIVE Auditions Dates

Saturday July 15 - Piano

Sunday July 16 - Instrumental and Voice


  1. Piano (solo and four hands)

  2. Voice (Leader/Romances and Arias)

  3. Instrumental, Ensembles, Arrangements

ALL Winners receive

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

  • Medals; Certificates

  • Full color 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)

  • Professional Portfolio packets available upon request 

All performers and their teachers will receive a certificate of merit.

iClassical Academy Recognition Awards



Application/video pre-screening - $50

Live Audition (if selected ) - $100

Gala Performance - FREE for Laureates

Gala Performance -$550 for Winners

Ensemble Winners (duos and trios) - $750 per group

Gala Performance Time limit - 5 min

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