International Competition

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In the General Information page, please find the information about the competition and all the key dates for audition, recital and other events.

General Information

Crescendo International Music Competition is a musical competition held annually for our youth. From November 2015 to February 2016, we will be holding competitions in various establishments throughout New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Canada, Germany, Korea, Austria and Russia.



Crescendo International Music Competition is open to all instrumentalists (Piano, Strings and Winds), duets, ensembles and vocalists ages 5-21.

Dependent on skill level, contestants will be placed in one of three competing categories: Junior, Intermediate or Advanced.


 One selection of Baroque, Classical, Romantic or Modern work must be chosen and performed from memory (Arrangements, simplified editions, popular music and/or non-classical music from method books are not acceptable).

•   No changes in the submitted repertoire may be made once a contestant is admitted.


Auditions will be held at the following four audition centers:

          1. November 22, 2015 at Caldwell University, 120 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, NJ, 07006;


A.   A concert for those who achieved First and Second place honors will be held at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, 154 West 57th Street, New York, NY on the following dates:

  • January 10, 30, 31, 2016.
  • February 14, 2016.

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