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Laureate Gala Auditions
for an opportunity to perform at
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

Application DEADLINE October 1, 2024

Open to All Instrumentalists, Vocalists, Ensembles & Composers
Audition to perform Solo or Ensemble
Concertos and Arias with
Orchestra Manhattan

David Wroe, conductor
New York Chamber Players Orchestra
Giacomo Franci, conductor

Audition as a Soloist, Duo, Chamber Ensemble, Large Ensemble (up to 20 performers), or Composer

Click on images below for details, repertory, video and Live requirements for each Audition

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Announcing Winners of Auditions for Gala at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

Announcing Winners of Auditions for Gala at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

Announcing Winners of Auditions for Gala at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall held live on our previous Broadcasts on April 29 - May 2, 2023 Musicians were auditioning for an opportunity to perform at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, in Gala concerts in New York City. The Gala Auditions are organized by Sound Espressivo, Progressive Musicians, and Virtual Concert Halls. Auditionees from many countries are seeking guidance and support from the Judges, through live comments which you will hear after each performance The Sound Espressivo Global Competition is an online, live-streamed competition. It combines a competition and live performance experience. Progressive Musicians is an organizer of many competitions and concerts at prestigious venues like Carnegie Hall. Virtual Concert Halls is an Internet TV broadcaster providing artists with a virtual stage and ability to reach audiences beyond the walls of conventional concert halls. The goal of these Auditions is to encourage, nurture, and reward musicians who are proactive about sharing their art and developing their careers. Sound Espressivo and Progressive Musicians together are providing opportunities for musicians to discover their unique artistic voice, take initiative, present themselves on their own terms, and carve out their own career paths. Thank you Judges! Gr 1 - Avguste Antonov. Masterclasses in Italy. Talent Summer Courses Gr 2 - Emil Chudnovsky Gr 3 - Vera Danchenko Gr 4 - Giacomo Franci Gr 5 - Giacomo Franci Gr 6a - Avguste Antonov Gr 6b - Avguste Antonov Gr 7 - Giacomo Franci Gr 8 - Giacomo Franci Gr 9 - Giacomo Franci Gr 10 - Avguste Antonov and Vera Danchenko Gr 11 - Gevorg Sargsyan and Emil Chudnovsky ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ These public broadcasts are brought to you by Virtual Concert Halls: Anna Ouspenskaya, Igor Zubkovsky, Frane, Rusinovich, James Welch, Fedor Ouspensky, Ante Bozc-Kudric, Chris Au. These programs are offered to public free of charge.
Previous Gala videos
The New York Chamber Players Orchestra
under the baton of Maestro Giacomo Franci is featuring world class soloists from US, Europe, Canada, Asia
Premieres of newly composed works; recital soloists, and ensembles.

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Music Director of New York Chamber Players Orchestra

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Honorary Host

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Guest Artist

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James Adler Audience Favorite Award

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Jennifer Wang

Gala Staff Collaborative Pianist 

Jennifer Wang, piano is a pianist, professional accompanist and collaborator based in New York and the DC area as well as Program Coordinator and Administrator Assistant at the Summit Music Festival.
She received her Master Manhattan School of Music, New York, previously studying at the MSM Precollege and with Dr. Anna Ouspenskaya at the Levine School of Music. An avid performer, Jennifer has appeared as a soloist with the Virtuosi Brunensis orchestra and at prestigious venues such as the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, Kaufman Center's Merkin Hall, historical Palazzo dei Priori in Perugia Italy, the DiCapo Opera Theater in New York, and the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia.


Meet the Gala Audition Winners November 2022