Associated Music Teachers League

Winter Musicales

AMTL is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: 2021 AMTL Winter Musicales
Time: Dec 5, 2021 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Beginning in 1992, the Winter Musicales has been the first seasonal student performance event of the Associated Music Teachers League. The Winter Musicales, held annually in the Music Building at Queens College on the first Sunday in December, features two (or three, if interest is high) concert performances in the afternoon. Starting in 2010, an advanced players recital is being offered as the third performance. There is no formal audition for students to perform at these concerts. Open for all instruments and Voice. Performances must be memorized. 


THE THIRTIETH ANNUAL WINTER MUSICALES (2021)


Details & Fee Payment
for the 2021 Online Event

After filling out the Application Form below
click the SUBMIT button (at the bottom of the Form)

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, in lieu of our annual live Winter Musicales at Queens College, a ZOOM LIVE EVENT is planned to be presented on the
AMTL website, at
http://amtl.org/

DATE: Sunday, December 5, 2021, at 3:00 PM.
(If the totality of performances exceeds a duration of 1 hour and 45 minutes, they will be divided into two concerts).

APPLICATION DEADLINE: All applications must be submitted by Monday, November 8, 2021.

VIDEO DEADLINE: The links to pre-recorded performances (YouTube videos) must be sent to wintermusicales@gmail.com by no later than Monday, November 29, 2021.

APPLICATION FEES: $30.00 per Solo Application or $40.00 per Ensemble Application for AMTL Members. Non-Members must pay an additional $25.00 per Solo or Ensemble entry. Fees are NON-REFUNDABLE, unless they regard Applications received by the AMTL after the completion of all available performance time.

Click HERE to pay your Application Fee

Please make sure to:

  • State the STUDENT/PERFORMER’s NAME in the transaction (as a reply to the question “Who is this payment for?”).
  • Select the APPROPRIATE FEE: $30.00 (Solo) or $40.00 (Ensemble) for AMTL Members, PLUS $25.00 per entry (Solo or Ensemble) for Non-Members. Except for performers who are 18 or older and apply in their own right, the Membership criterion regards INSTRUCTORS, not students or their parents/guardians.

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ELIGIBILITY: Pianists through age 18; String, Wind and Brass Players through age 19; Singers through age 21.

Members must be in good standing to enter students and must have paid their 2021-2022 dues before submitting applications. Students entering this event may also be entered all other AMTL events.

ENTRIES PER TEACHER: Up to three (3) performance entries, consisting of any combination of solos and ensembles.

Each teacher may enter up to three soloists / two soloists and one ensemble / two ensembles and one soloist / three ensembles; the teacher of at least one player of an ensemble must be an AMTL Member.

MATERIAL: Although this is a special event, one for which there is no audition, high standards must be maintained.

All solo music must be prepared at a performance level and performed from MEMORY. Sheet music may be used for chamber ensembles / piano duets / piano accompanists. Photocopies of music are not allowed (unless the music is permanently out of print). No abridged or simplified arrangements will be accepted for instrumentalists / singers. No concerto repertoire is allowed.

PIANISTS: Only standard classical repertoire originally written for piano will be accepted (except for ensembles). Minimum playing level: Easy Bach or Mozart Minuets.

SINGERS: Repertoire must include at least one piece displaying classical vocal technique, style, and repertoire. Minimum level: folk song arrangements. If timing permits a second piece, a Musical-Theater piece may be an option.

PARTICIPATION OPTIONS: Participants can perform either live, in front of their Zoom screen, or via pre-recorded YouTube video(s). 

  • Each video should be labelled “2021 AMTL WM”, followed by the performer’s First & Last Name (for example: 2021 AMTL WM Jane Smith).
  • Each composition (repertoire selection) must be recorded and uploaded into a separate video (i.e., for two pieces, two separate YouTube video links will be required).
  • The students who select to participate via Zoom Live Streaming, may also send pre-recorded performances of their chosen repertoire as “back-up” (in case some technical difficulty occurs on the day of the event, e.g., power cut, computer failure).

PERFORMANCE TIMEIf the overall duration of performances exceeds 1 hour and 45 minutes, they will be featured into two separate concerts. To make the performance levels as varied as possible, the following MAXIMUM time limits will apply per entry:

  • Early Level: 3 Minutes
  • Intermediate Level: 4 Minutes
  • Advanced Level: 8 Minutes

Each participant may perform NO MORE THAN TWO PIECES, regardless of brevity. Teachers and students are responsible for including the EXACT timing of each piece in the Application Form(s). If a performance exceeds the indicated time limits, please contact Chairperson Jeong-Hwa Park for approval.

ACCOMPANISTS: Instrumentalists and singers must supply their own accompanists. Please mention your accompanist’s name in your Application Form below, so that it can be included in the program of the Event.

TICKETS: No tickets will be required for the audience.

CONTACT: For additional information and/or clarifications, please contact the Chairpersons of the Event, Jeong-Hwa Park and Anthony Newton, at: wintermusicales@gmail.com

Online Application

To be completed by the INSTRUCTOR (unless the Performer is 18 or older). 

Please submit ONE Application per entry.

Example: Sonata No. 10 in G Major, Op. 14 No. 2 - I: Allegro, by Ludwig van Beethoven (7 ́ 11’’). Maximum of 2 Compositions. Please consult the guidelines given in the Event Details (above the Online Application).
For AMTL Members, the Fee is $30.00 per Solo Application, and $40 per Ensemble Application. Non-Members must pay an additional $25 (per Solo or Ensemble entry). Note: Please make sure to opt for THE APPROPRIATE FEE. Application Fees are NON- REFUNDABLE, unless they regard applications received by the AMTL after the completion of all available performance time.
Although all payments are processed by PayPal, you can pay by Credit Card if you do not have a PayPal account.