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Participants should submit a YouTube link or other formats (mov, mp4) with the application.

No live audition!

Repertoire Requirements

  • Applicant may choose ONE piece from the standard repertoire (baroque, classical, romantic or contemporary) for the audition.

  • Vocalists may choose ONE song from the following repertoire categories:

            Opera aria

            Classical repertoire 


            Broadway/Musical Theatre/Jazz

            Pop repertoire is NOT acceptable for the audition.

  • Only ONE movement will be accepted as a piece.

  • No arranged music. No repeats should be taken at either audition or recital.

  • All auditions must be performed from memory with the exception of contemporary pieces (post 1960 - present), chamber music and sonata pieces (except piano sonata).

  • A piano accompaniment is required and bring your own accompanist at the winners' recitals.

  • The judges' decisions are final. 

  • The RESULTS  will be announced through our website on October 12, 2024

Time Limitation

Performance time limit for audition & recital is 6 minutes. 

There is extended performance time fee of $100 per minute. 

Winners Recital

1st place Winners Recital

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

7:30 PM on Monday, November 11, 2024

57th Street and Seventh Avenue

New York, NY 10019

2nd, 3rd & Honorable Mention Recital

7 PM on Saturday, November 9, 2024

NV Concert Hall at NV Factory

400 Sylvan Ave. Ste 100

Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632

  • ​Multiple winners will be chosen in each of the following age groups, instruments. 

               Ages 3 to 22

               For ALL instruments, vocalists, ensembles​

  • There is NO CHANGING of piece from the video file/YouTube to the recital under any circumstances.

  • Any form of recording is prohibited at both venues, Weill Recital Hall and NV Concert Hall.  Copyright (c) 2023 by New York Young Virtuoso Competition. All rights reserved. Photos and videos are protected by copyright and distributed under licenses restricting copying, distribution and decompilation. 

  • The Certificates and Medals will be awarded to the performing winners, after the Winners Recital.

  • Those who can not attend and participate in the  may request for a Competition Winner’s Package with a non-refundable $90 fee. (For non US address: additional $40 shipping & handling will be charged) The Package includes Winner’s Certificate and Medal. For Ensemble applicants: Additional charge of $20 per each member will apply.

  • CLICK HERE for Recital Fee  

  • ALL Fees are NON-refundable. 

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