2015 Young Artists Audition Information


Congratulations to all the Winners!

Congratulations to all the Finalists and their teachers.

Winners of the Classics Alive Young Artists Auditions are selected based on exceptional musicianship, technique, ability to communicate as a performer, and future potential. The jury is given the flexibility to select multiple winners.

2015 Audition Prizes Include:

  • Up to $2500 in total cash prizes
  • Inclusion on the Roster of Classics Alive Young Artists
  • In addition, the Grand Prize Winner of Division A will be awarded:
  • An Artist Management Contract
  • Two solo concerto performances - one with the Chamber Orchestra at St. Matthews in Los Angeles, and the other with the Boulder Chamber Orchestra in Colorado
  • Performance on Sunday's Live at the LA County Museum for the Arts

Classics Alive Young Artists Auditions are open for the following instruments:
Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, String Quartet, String Trio, Piano Trio, Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, Trumpet, Guitar, Saxophone, Harp, Horn, Bassoon, Tuba, Trombone, Percussion, Brass Quintet, and Voice

IMPORTANT DATES
PRELIMINARY AUDITIONS - Applications and video links deadline – June 30, 2015

FINAL ROUND AUDITIONS – September 5, 2015 (2 Venues):

Division A: Steinway Gallery in Beverly Hills, CA
8801 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
9:30AM – 2:30PM
Exact times of auditions will be emailed to finalists by mid-August.
Winners will be announced immediately following the competition at approximately 6:45PM.

Division B: Steinway Gallery in Beverly Hills, CA
8801 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
2:30 – 6:30PM.
Exact times of auditions will be emailed to finalists by mid-August.
Winners will be announced immediately following the competition at approximately 6:45PM.

Division C: Steinway Gallery in Pasadena, CA
150 E Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91105
1:00PM – 5:30PM
Exact times of auditions will be emailed finalists by mid-August.
Winners will be announced immediately following the competition at approximately 5:30PM.

 

WINNERS CONCERT
September 6, 2015
First Presbyterian Church of Encino
4963 Balboa Blvd, Encino, CA 91316
4:30 – 7:00PM


Age Categories

Young Artists Division A – Ages 17 to 30...rules and procedures
Young Artists Division B – Grades 9-12...rules and procedures
Junior Artists Division C – Grades 8 and under...rules and procedures

Video Preliminaries
Preliminary Auditions will be judged via uploaded performances to YouTube. Be sure to record and upload your audition performances (one performance per link) before filling out your application because you will need to provide the link on the Application Form

Please read the rules for your category before filling out the application below.

An application fee is required when submitting the application. Payment is via Pay Pal or credit card.