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International Woodwinds and Brass Competition 2017
American Protégé International Woodwinds and Brass Competition 2017 is designed for solo performers and ensembles of all ages, nationalities and countries, who would like to challenge themselves in a very competitive environment. The 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.
We invite school students and adults to participate in the Competition. There is no age limit for the adult participants.
Multiple winners will be chosen in each of the following age groups:
|Young musicians||5 – 9|
|Junior||10 – 13|
|Intermediate||14 – 17|
|Amateur (without Professional Degree)||18 and older|
|College students and professionals||18 and older|
A panel of qualified judges will evaluate audition materials. All judges are independent, their students are not allowed to apply this season.
|How to Apply|
To apply for the Competition participants must submit:
Mail DVD and Application Fee to: American Protégé, P.O. Box 287476, New York, NY 10128
For express shipping services please use the following street address: American Protege, Attn: Irina Ionova, 245 East 93rd Street, #22E, New York, NY 10128.
Application materials acceptance will be closed on December 10, 2017 (application materials must be in the American Protege office by that date).
Application Fee for solo performers is $200.
Application fee for Duo and Trio is $120 per Ensemble Member.
Application Fees are not refundable.
U. S. participants should make a check or money order payable to American Protégé and mail to American Protégé, P.O. Box 287476, New York, NY 10128.
International participants may use:
|Audition Time Limit|
Audition time limit is 7 minutes.
International Woodwinds and Brass Competition Rules
|Winners Recital Information|
The total Recital and Photo Fee for Solo Participants is $400:
– $300 Recital Fee, includes admission for participant and piano accompanist (if needed), Recital booklets with all Recital performers’ biographies and photos (for the booklet sample please click here), Certificate, Teacher’s Diploma, four guests’ tickets.
– $100 Photo Fee, includes set of digital photos taken by professional photographer during participant’s performance on the stage. Average set is 20-30 digital photos.
To pay the Application Fees on-line please select the payment amount from the drop-down window and click on the button below. A transaction fee of $15.00 will be added to the fee amount. By clicking on the button you will be re-directed to PayPal
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