Associated Music Teachers League

NYYPP Event Details

THE 2023 NEW YORK YOUNG PERFORMERS PRIZE (NYYPP) COMPETITION 

Date: Sunday, April 23, 2023 at 4:00 P.M. (EDT)
Venue: TBA

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications must be completed by the Instructors (College-Division candidates may fill out their Forms themselves) and submitted online by Monday, April 3, 2023.

VIDEO DEADLINE: All audition-video links must be submitted within the online forms upon application, or sent to: nyypp20@gmail.com by Monday, April 17, 2023.

ELIGIBILITY: See Reference Chart at the end.

REGULATIONS & INSTRUCTIONS

1. Auditions will be conducted via YouTube video links. Please follow the steps and restrictions described below:

a) For each candidate, a YouTube video link must be set up per each audition piece they perform. Each composition (repertoire selection) must be recorded and uploaded into a separate YouTube video (i.e., for 2 pieces, 2 separate YouTube video links will be required).
b) Each YouTube upload must be labelled with the initials and year of the event, followed by the candidate’s initials and age. E.g., for a JOHN DOE aged 14, their video should be labelled NYYPP2023JD14.
c) Audition videos must be of good quality and shot with an efficient smartphone or digital video recorder (e.g. iPhone, iPad, Samsung Galaxy, etc.); a 1080i resolution would be most welcome.
d) A full recording of each selection must be posted, without any edits or cuts. Partial recordings will be disqualified.
e) String and Voice applicants must use a piano accompanist for all non-solo works.
f) Memorizing is required for Pianists and Vocalists.
g)
The links to the audition videos can be submitted either within the candidate’s Online Form by April 3, 2023, or by email to nyypp20@gmail.com, by no later than Monday, April 17, 2023.
***Before you send your audition videos, kindly make sure that they are free of any YouTube Kids (kids-only) restrictions.***

2. Except for College-Division/adult candidates who may apply in their own right, the Online Applications must be completed and submitted by the Instructors. In the case of candidates under the age of 18, their parent/guardian’s consent will be taken for granted by the AMTL upon receipt of the respective Applications.

3. Only fully and accurately submitted applications will be accepted; make sure you consult the Reference Chart below.

4. Previous 1st-place NYYPP winners are not eligible for the same Division, but may enter in a different Division, appropriate to their age.

NOTES

  • The Finalists’ repertoire will be determined according to the discretion of the Adjudicators. It may be a single piece or at least 2 works from the submitted repertoire.
  • Except for candidates who apply in College Divisions, individual Instructors are responsible for the validity and accuracy of all information submitted in the Application Forms.
  • All Application Fees are non-refundable.

APPLICATION FEES

COLLEGE DIVISIONS: $60.00 per entry for ALL Applicants, Members and/or Non-Members.

ALL OTHER DIVISIONS: $50.00 per entry for AMTL Members; Non-Members must pay an additional fee of $30.00.

INFORMATION

Should you need additional information, please contact the Chairman of the Event, Max Antig, at: nyypp20@gmail.com  


 

REFERENCE CHART

for the 2023 NYYPP Competition

Please consult this Chart carefully before you complete your Application.


PIANO

Category: Lucy Boyan Balakian Award
Division: COLLEGE (Ages 19–23)
Repertoire: 3 contrasting pieces.
Prizes: 1st Prize – $1,000; 2nd Prize – $500.


Category: Lucy Boyan Balakian Awards
Division: ADVANCED (Ages 16–18)
Repertoire: 2 contrasting pieces.
Prizes: 1st Prize – $750; 2nd Prize – $300.


Category: Lucy Boyan Balakian Awards
Division: INTERMEDIATE (Ages 13–15)
Repertoire: 2 contrasting pieces.
Prizes: 1st Prize – $300; 2nd Prize – $150.


Category: Lucy Boyan Balakian Awards
Division: JUNIOR A (Ages 8–10)
Repertoire: 2 contrasting pieces.
Prizes: 1st Prize – $150; 2nd Prize – $75.


Category: Lucy Boyan Balakian Awards
Division: JUNIOR B (Ages 11–12)
Repertoire: 2 contrasting pieces.
Prizes: 1st Prize – $200; 2nd Prize – $100.


STRINGS
(Smart Family Foundation Grant for Strings)

Category: Aaron Rosand Memorial Prizes
Division: COLLEGE (Ages 19–23)
Repertoire: 3 contrasting pieces.
Prizes: 1st Prize – $1,000; 2nd Prize – $500.


Category: Aaron Rosand Memorial Prizes
Division: ADVANCED (Ages 16–18)
Repertoire: 2 contrasting pieces.
Prizes: 1st Prize – $750; 2nd Prize – $300.


Category: Aaron Rosand Memorial Prizes
Division: INTERMEDIATE (Ages 13–15)
Repertoire: 2 contrasting pieces.
Prizes: 1st Prize – $300; 2nd Prize – $150.


Category: Aaron Rosand Memorial Prizes
Division: JUNIOR (Up to Age 12)
Repertoire: 2 contrasting pieces.
Prizes: 1st Prize – $200; 2nd Prize – $100.


VOICE

Category: Winnie Lee Vocal Awards
Division: COLLEGE (Ages 19–25)
Repertoire: 3 contrasting pieces.
Prizes: 1st Prize – $1,000; 2nd Prize – $500.


Category: Winnie Lee Vocal Awards
Division: ADVANCED (Through Age 18)
Repertoire: 2 contrasting pieces.
Prizes: 1st Prize – $750; 2nd Prize – $300.


Category: Winnie Lee Vocal Awards
Division: COLLEGE-Musical Theatre (Ages 19–25)
Repertoire: 2 contrasting pieces.
Prizes: 1st Prize – $750; 2nd Prize – $400.

Category: Winnie Lee Vocal Awards
Division: ADVANCED-Musical Theatre (Through Age 18)
Repertoire: 2 contrasting pieces.
Prizes: 1st Prize – $500; 2nd Prize – $300.

* AMTL reserves the right to disapprove of the repertoire submitted by entrants
if such do not meet the standards set for each level in all Categories and Divisions.