American Protégé Music Competitions

American Protégé offers a variety of music competitions and song contests for different music genres, instruments and levels of applicants’ qualification. All our music competitions are open for the musicians of any age, race, nationality or country and provide equal opportunities in a friendly, though very competitive, environment for those who want to demonstrate their talents and realize their dreams to perform at the world’s most prestigious venues such as Weill Recital Hall and Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Participation in American Protégé Music Competitions leaves a memorable experience to both young musicians and professionals and helps to build their confidence and strengthen their performance skills.

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Carnegie Hall

NEW! Showcase at Stern Competition


After the success of American Protégé Gala Concert at Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall and American Protégé 10-year Anniversary Showcase at Stern Competition we decided to continue a Showcase at Stern Competition every year and offer an unprecedented opportunity for all instrumentalists, singers, and ensembles alike, to escalate the scope of their talents to new heights. Up to twenty five Winners of the American Protégé Showcase at Stern Competition will be offered to perform at the world’s most illustrious music venue: the 2,800-seat Isaac Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall.

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Piano and Strings Competition


The American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition is open to school students and adults of all nationalities and countries. All instruments, including piano, strings, voice and winds are welcome to participate in the Competition. Participants are required to submit video/audio recording materials for the audition.

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Concerto Competition


The American Protégé International Concerto Competition is open to all instruments, including strings, piano, voice and winds. Participants are required to submit video/audio recording materials for the audition. We invite school students and adults to participate in the Competition. There is no age limit for the adult participants.

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Competition of Romantic Music


The American Protégé International Competition of Romantic Music is open to instrumentalists (piano, piano duo, winds, strings, chamber orchestras, voice) of all nationalities and countries. Participants are required to submit video/audio recording materials for the audition. The Competition attracts applicants from across the United States, Canada, Mexico, Costa Rica, Italy, Germany, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Serbia, Russia, Ukraine, Korea, China, Singapore, Thailand, Australia and other countries

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Music Talent Competition


The American Protégé International Music Talent Competition is open to all instrumentalists (piano, winds, strings, brass, traditional, etc.), vocalists and traditional folk and jazz groups of all nationalities and countries. Participants are required to submit video recording materials for the audition. American Protégé is looking for genuinely talented people, who have creativity and stage charisma. We invite talented performers of any age and genre to participate in the Competition.

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Vocal Competition


The American Protégé International Vocal Competition is designed for singers who would like to challenge themselves in a very competitive environment. The Competition is open to solo vocalists and vocal groups of all ages, nationalities and countries. Participants are required to submit video recording materials for the audition.

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Woodwinds and Brass Competition


The American Protégé International Woodwinds and Brass Competition is open for Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Oboe, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Piccolo, Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Flugel, Tuba and other woodwinds and brass instruments. Participants are required to submit video or audio recording materials for the audition.

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American Protégé Organizational Committee reserves the rights to make any changes into the rules, dates, schedules and other information related to the Competitions or published on this site.

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