|Welcome to American Protégé|
American Protégé is designed for young musicians, actors, singers and dancers on the path to a successful career. We invite all talented youth to demonstrate their potential during American Protégé 2016-2017 Season. A new season’s program has been announced and will offer a number of competitions, including new ones, where the participants will have an opportunity to showcase their unique talents.
The American Protégé International Competition of Romantic Music 2015, International Piano and Strings Competition 2016, International Concerto Competition 2016, Woodwinds and Brass Competition 2015, International Vocal Competition and International Music Talent Competition Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 were a great success with 33 concerts at Carnegie Hall.
We continue to grow and in 2015-2016 our Competitions attracted the largest number of very competitive applicants on record. They hail from every corner of the world including various parts of the U.S., Puerto Rico, México, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Netherland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Lithuania, Israel, Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Mongolia, Japan, China, India, Korea, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Macao, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan, Philippines, Australia and South Africa.
American Protégé is advancing the careers of our participants and winners as well as promoting their talents. The program seeks to encourage more young musicians to perform and grow. We believe the program offers many benefits to participants and helps to build their confidence and realize their dreams. Being introduced to new audiences on stage in New York City, one of the world’s grandest performance venues, participants can expect to have a memorable experience.
Our success and reputation as one of the best competitions can be attributed to several factors including highly qualified and acclaimed judges with strong musical backgrounds, friendly staff, a renowned recital stage and, foremost, elite participants from all over the world.
American Protégé works with senior managers and casting producers from Tremendous! Entertainment, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”, NBC’s Today Show, Ellen DeGeneres TV Show, WCBS/WLNY morning show “The Couch”, “Feel Good” TV Show of French Channel 12, etc.
Starting this season, American Protégé is working in collaboration with NBC’s Little Big Shots, featuring executive producers Steve Harvey and Ellen DeGeneres. Children up to the age of 12 are being screened by the Organizational Committee, for possible future involvement in the show. For more information, please contact our Organizational Committee and visit the Little Big Shots webpage.