Crescendo International Music Competition is a musical competition held annually for our youth. From November 2016 to February 2017, we will be holding competitions in various establishments throughout New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Canada, Germany, Korea, Austria and Russia.
Crescendo International Music Competition is open to all instrumentalists (Piano, Strings and Winds), duets, ensembles and vocalists ages 5-21.
Dependent on skill level, contestants will be placed in one of three competing categories: Junior, Intermediate or Advanced.
Contestants will be grouped according to their age as of November 26, 2016.
To submit an online application, click http://www.crescendocompetition.org/forms/international-competition-2017
Crescendo International Music Competition 2017
#8 – 2651 John Street
Markham, ON, Canada L3R 2W5
Junior Division: Beginner to RCM Grade 4
Intermediate Division: RCM Grade 5 – Grade 9
Senior Division: RCM Grade 10 and above
Audition will be held at the following audition center in Toronto:
November 26, 2016 at Euromusic Centre, #8 – 2651 John Street, Markham, ON L3R 2W5, Canada
The original score will be given by the judge. No make ups will be allowed, and the ruling passed by the judge will be final.
All contestants must wear proper attire. It is the responsibility of the proctor to inform their students that no jeans, short skirts, sneakers, or boots will be allowed.
February 12, 2017
*A recital fee of 225 USD will be assessed.
*On the Winners' recital student performs ONE piece. For example, one movement of Sonata/Sonatina; one selection from Partita, Suite, or any ordered set of pieces.
Duration of music selection should not exceed 6 minutes. If duration of music selection exceeds allotted time, performer will be asked to stop their performance.
Please note that the use of cameras, camcorders or any audio/visual recording devices is strictly forbidden by Carnegie Hall administration. To request photo click on the link http://www.crescendocompetition.org/international-competition/recitals for "Photo Order Form". All requests must be received 2 weeks prior to event.
January 15, 2017, at Steinway Music Hall, #8 – 2651 John Street, Markham.
All requests for performance schedule, misspelling corrections, or repertoire change MUST be submitted before December 15, 2016. Late fee of $50 will be applied to all requests after that deadline. ABSOLUTELY NO CHANGES will be allowed after January 5, 2017.
PRIZES (monetary grants).
Cash reward fund of Crescendo International Competition now over 10,000 USD.
* Please, note that the award system is established in a manner which those who receive the First Place honor are not necessarily predisposed to receive a Prize. An applicant's placement does not always correspond to the Prize they receive. With that being said, only judges may promote a winner's Prize in the case of a special achievement.
Students will receive board certified diplomas and instructors will receive a certificate of excellence.
Students who have been qualified and participated in the Crescendo International Competition's Carnegie Hall winners' recitals for 5 (five) consecutive years or more are eligible to receive Certificate of Achievements accompanying the Qualification Record for presentation in High School and College for receiving extra credits and placement in High School or College program.
All winners are eligible to participate in the upcoming International Student Exchange Program (SEP) hosted throughout USA, Canada, Germany, Austria, Russia and China.
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