Associated Music Teachers League

Honors Concert Event Details

THE 2023 HONORS LIVE CONCERT & VIRTUAL EVENT

LIVE CONCERT DATE: Sunday, May 21, 2023, at 4 pm (EDT)

VIRTUAL EVENT DATE: Sunday, May 28, 2023, at 6 pm (EDT)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: All applications, for both Events (Live and Virtual), must be submitted online by Monday, May 8, 2023.

VIDEO DEADLINES: 

  • All videos regarding the LIVE CONCERT, must be submitted either within the online Application Form by May 8, or by email sent to: honorsconcert@gmail.com by May 15, 2023.
  • All videos regarding the VIRTUAL EVENT, must be submitted either within the online Application Form by May 8, or by email sent to: honorsconcert@gmail.com by May 22, 2023.

***Before you send your audition video, kindly make sure that it is free of any YouTube Kids (kids-only) restrictions.***

AUDITIONS

  • For each composition stated in an Application, a YouTube video link must be set up and sent to: honorsconcert@gmail.com
  • Each YouTube posting should state the Candidate’s full name and age (upon performance), followed by the full title of the piece performed (including Opus numbers, Movement indications, and Composer). For example:
    John Smith 16 performs Sonata No. 10 in G Major, Op. 14 No. 2 – I: Allegro, by Ludwig van Beethoven.
  • Only full recordings of each repertoire selection must be posted, without edits or cuts; partial recordings will be disqualified.
  • Although live accompaniment is preferable, Strings and Voice applicants are free to use pre-recorded accompaniment for this year’s online event.
  • All compositions must be performed from memory, except for entries re. Composers (e.g. premier works) or Strings performers.

REQUIREMENTS

ELIGIBILITY & AGE LIMITS

Age limit for all performers and composers is 25 (at the time of performance).

REPERTOIRE & TIME LIMITATIONS: Each Candidate may submit only ONE piece, the performance of which must not exceed 15 minutes in length. (One Movement of a Sonata or Concerto will be considered as one piece).

Two piano ensembles (4 hands / 8 hands) are welcome to enter this year’s Concert.

String and Wind Ensembles (String Quartets, Wind/Brass Quintets, Piano Trios/Quartets, etc.) are also welcome.

Composers up to 25 years of age are welcome to premiere their work(s).

PARTICIPATION FEES: $60 per entry (soloist / ensemble / composer)

Please note that participation fees are non-refundable.