The annual Luba Galpern Mid-Season Musicales
concert is an opportunity for students at the intermediate to advanced level to showcase their skill and stage presence in a concert in New York City. Participants include children performing on any instrument (including voice), either in a solo or collaborative format. The age limit for the candidates is 18 years, ensuring that the children are not competing with college-level students. Participants must audition by providing a video for review by select AMTL
delegates, and all entries will receive personal feedback and recommendations. This years children concert took place live at Christ and St. Stephen’s Church in New York
Mid-Season Musicales 2024
Date: Sunday, March 12, 2024
Time: 4:00pm (EST)
Application Deadline: Sunday, March 05, 2024
Video Deadline: Sunday, March 05, 2024
Applicants must label their YouTube audition videos with the initials MSM followed by their own initials and age.
Each video should be a good-quality one-angle shot, showing the performer’s full body.
Personal information should not be stated in the recording.
If auditioning with two pieces, two separate videos must be submitted.
Only full recordings of the repertoire selection(s) will be accepted.
Pianists, Percussionists, String Instrumentalists, Singers, Wind and Brass Players up to age 18 and still in High School are eligible.
There is no minimum age requirement.
Non-pianists must bring their own accompanists.
Solo and chamber music performances are welcome.
Small chamber ensembles are encouraged.
Ensembles with instructors who are AMTL Members may enter in addition to further entries by the same teacher.
Each entry may present two compositions, with one from the Baroque, Classical, or Romantic Periods.
Individual movements of Sonatinas or Sonatas are considered individual pieces.
Singers’ repertoire must include at least one piece displaying classical vocal technique.
Pianists and singers must perform from memory.
Abridged and/or simplified arrangements can be accepted for ensembles only.
Total performance time should not exceed eight (8) minutes, even for entries with two compositions.
In Elementary/Intermediate Levels and Voice, both pieces can be accepted if total performance time does not exceed three (3) minutes.
Only one composition may be selected for live performance.
Adjudicators’ evaluations will be emailed to the individual instructors.
Participants will receive critiques of their performances by professional musicians.
Instructors must be AMTL Members since December 2022 to enter students at the discounted fee rate.
AMTL Members must be in good standing with their dues at the time of application.
Four (4) tickets per performer are included in the fees.
Additional tickets can be purchased for $10 each.
For or additional information and clarifications, please contact the Event Chairperson:
Donald Isler at firstname.lastname@example.org