NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA MUSIC TEACHERS ASSOCIATION
CARNEGIE HALL AUDITIONS
SUNDAY, JANUARY 28, 2024
BOGUSKO MUSIC STORE
1150 WILKES BARRE TOWNSHIP BOULEVARD
WILKES BARRE, PENNSYLVANIA 18702
Carnegie Hall Recital | Saturday, March 30, 2024
Students aged ten and above through seniors in high school are eligible to audition. Students who performed at Carnegie Hall in 2023 are not eligible. Students who performed in 2023 and will be seniors in high school in 2024 will be eligible to audition.
Participating students must currently be receiving instruction from a member in good standing of the NEPMTA.
NEPMTA dues must be paid by November 6,2023. (The state membership list as of November 6, 2023, determines eligibility.)
Local non-members may participate for an $80.00 fee.
Applications are due November 6, 2023 (Postmarked).
All information must be entered accurately and completely on the application form. (It is suggested that teachers, not students, complete the application.)
There is a $50.00 non-refundable application fee per student. Please enclose one check for all applications. Make checks payable to NEPMTA! Email application to email@example.com
Mail applications to: Judith Fedor, 909 Columbia St., Scranton, Pa.18509
Copy the appropriate judging sheet for each applicant.
Include the completed judging sheets with your applications.
Due to limited space, ONLY AUDITIONING STUDENTS WILL BE ADMITTED INTO THE BOGUSKO MUSIC STORE.
Students should arrive at least ten minutes prior to their audition.
Students will have an opportunity to warm up prior to their audition.
Students must bring an original copy of the music they are playing. If using a digital copy, payment receipt must be included with the application.
No arrangements or simplified version will be permitted.
Repeated sections are not to be played at the audition and certainly not at the Carnegie Hall Honors Recital
Performance time of the audition piece should not exceed six minutes.
Piano students must perform a selection on the intermediate to advanced levels.
Vocal students should be performing at Elementary 3 or higher.
Selections must be at an intermediate or higher level.
*Music should be selected from Standard Classical Repertoires. Broadway, Pop or Rock music is not acceptable.
Envelopes with audition results will be available Monday morning, January29,2024
Luzerne County: Bogusko Music Store 1150, Wilkes Barre Twp. Blvd., Wilkes Barre, Pa. 18702
Lackawanna County: 909 Columbia St. Scranton Pa. 18509
FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES /CARNEGIE HALL HONORS RECITAL
Families with one performing student: Purchase a $250.00 “Carnegie Hall Package”. The Package includes one ticket for the performer.
Families with two or more performing students: Purchase a $250.00 “Carnegie Hall Package”. The Package includes one ticket for the first performer.
Please include a $75.00 payment for each additional performer. A ticket for the performer is included in the $75.00 fee.
The “Carnegie Hall Honors Recital Package” can be applied to any combination totaling $250.00.
Tickets: $50.00 each
5 Tickets: $250.00
3 Tickets and a $100.00 program advertisement (Full Page), total $250.00
4 Tickets and a $50.00program advertisements (Half Page) total $250.00
$250.00 is the minimum package. However, families may purchase additional tickets at $50.00 each.
Each NEPMTA member who has a student performing in the Carnegie Hall Honors Recital is responsible for a $100.00 participation fee. This fee can be used in any combination of tickets and /or program advertisements.
NEPMTA is now accepting all major credit cards as payment on the nepmta.org website by clicking on the blue PAY NOW button HERE.