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Celebrating the Life and Music of

Sergei Rachmaninoff



Apply by video submission, get qualified for LIVE Audition on a world-wide Internet TV Broadcast

Two Laureates will perform at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

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Auditions are open to Pianists and Vocalists

Apply by March 1, 2024

Submit a video of your performance of ONE composition

by Sergey Rachmaninoff

Live Finals Audition DATES: April 5-12, 2024

Suggested Repertory

 by Rachmaninoff

Piano - Solo, Concerto, Chamber Ensemble

VoiceArt Songs (Romances), Operatic Arias

(with or without accompaniment)

If selected for LIVE Final Audition

Perform ONE or TWO compositions by Sergei Rachmaninoff

on LIVE Public Internet TV Broadcast

Receive on-air comments from Judges right after your performance

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Selected Artists
will be invited to perform at
Laureates Gala at
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
2024 - 25 Season

Learn More about Past Laureate Galas at Carnegie Hall HERE

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Laureates Awards:

ONE Laureate in a category Piano

ONE Laureate in a category Voice

ONE Winner in each Age Group in a category Piano

TWO Winners in a category Voice

Each Laureate will receive an opportunity to perform at the Weill recital Hall at Carnegie Hall OR $500. See Carnegie Gala page for more information

Each Winner will receive a Masterclass with one of the SEC Judges 

ALL Finalists will receive a LiveStreaming for Classical Musicians" Seminar with VCHS Broadcast Engineers and Directors, prior to preforming in the Live Audition, at no additional charge


LIVE Auditions
April 5-12, 2024
Virtual Broadcast via Internet TV
YouTube, Fb, LinkedIn, Twitter, Vimeoother channels


  • Piano - Solo, Concerto, ensemble with piano

  • Voice - Art Songs (Romances), and Arias

Voice - No Age Limit

Piano - Age Groups:

  • Under 10

  • 11-18

  • College/Adult


  • Application/video pre-screening - $50

  • Live Audition (if selected ) - $100

Laureate Gala Performance Award

Includes the following:

  • Carnegie Hall Archival DIGITAL VIDEO of their performance (see Regulations for acceptable uses as per by Carnegie Hall rules)

  • Medals; Certificates

  • Full color brochure (digital and printed)

  • Complimentary tickets

  • Participate in an interview for media 

  • Photos

  • Letters of recommendation and other support

(provided upon request for applying for grants, colleges,

other programs and competitions)

  • Professional Portfolio packets available upon request 

All performers and their teachers will receive a certificate of merit

Additional Prizes and performance opportunities may be awarded by the Judges. See Awards page


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Vera Danchenko-Stern

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Avguste Antonov

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James Adler

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