APPLICATION DEADLINE: POSTMARK April 27, 2017
COMPETITION DATE: Sunday, May 14, 2017 at NJ City University
WINNERS CONCERT: Sunday, June 4, 2017 at Weill Recital Hall-Carnegie Hall, NYC
The competition is open to all students currently enrolled in school including graduate programs. Only one piano is available. Acceptable teams include: one piano 4 hands or 6 hands, instrumental duos including string/piano, winds/piano sonatas, and trios or larger chamber music ensembles limited to a maximum of ten students. Students may also participate in more than 1 group for an additional application fee.
NOTE: NO concertos for solo instrument or solo pieces with piano accompaniment are allowed. Any ensembles that include piano accompaniment such as choir ensemble must be played by a student. If any questions, please contact NLPA.
*If a student is entering more than one ensemble, the additional fee is $30 for each additional ensemble.
*We recommend live auditions. However, students who reside outside of the tri-state area or those who have scheduling constraints may first submit the application form with appropriate application fee, total winners’ fee and a copy of music postmarked by April 25, 2017 to reserve the audition spot and then send a Youtube link via email by May 12, 2017. A copy of the music must be sent with the application form. Partial recording of the pieces(s) will be disqualified. The music cannot be returned.