Associated Music Teachers League
Live Concerts at Queens College (Choral Recital Hall)
Sunday, December 5, 2021 at 2:40 pm and 3:45 pm
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.
Submit your Application and Fee online below, by no later than
Monday, November 8, 2021
THE THIRTIETH ANNUAL WINTER MUSICALES (2021)
After filling out the Online Application Form below
click the SUBMIT button (at the bottom of the application)
DATE: Sunday, December 5, 2021, at 2:30 PM and 3:45 PM.
VENUE: The Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College, Room 264 (Choral Recital Hall), 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: All applications must be submitted by Monday, November 8, 2021.
Kindly keep in mind that scheduled events for 2021 may need to be adjusted due to pandemic- related circumstances. All changes, if any, will be promptly announced on our website (www.amtl.org).
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 2020-2021 dues before submitting applications. Students entering this event may also be entered in the AMTL Mid-Season Musicales and/or the New York Young Performers Prize Competition (further details can be viewed at www.amtl.org).
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 ‘non–belt’ Musical Theater piece may be an option.
PERFORMANCE TIME: Performers will be accepted until the total performance time reaches 60 minutes per concert. 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: 6 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 time limit, the player and his/her instructor will be excluded from applying for entry in the AMTL events that will follow in the 2021-2022 season.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org