2016 GUIDE TO COMPETITIONS

The American Prize
ABOUT THIS COMPETITION
The American Prize provides evaluation, recognition, and reward to America's finest performing artists, ensembles, and composers based on recorded performances. There are many different categories and no age limits. The American Prize is proud to have awarded over $40,000 in cash prizes in all categories since 2010.
MAIN OFFICE
HCMT—The American Prize
25 Hamilton Drive, Suite 100
The Opera Cottage
Danbury, CT 06811
UNITED STATES
theamericanprize@gmail.com
WEBSITE
http://www.theamericanprize.org/
ELIGIBILITY
The competitions of The American Prize are open to all U.S. citizens, whether living in this country or abroad, and to others currently living, working and/or studying in the United States of America, its protectorates and territories. There are no age limits. There are separate categories for professional, college/university, community and high school age solo musicians and ensembles.
ARTISTIC DISCIPLINE(S)
Conducting • Piano • Voice • Orchestras Choruses Bands Opera Companies Musical Theater Companies, Stage Directors, Arts Administrators, Chamber Ensembles, Instrumental Soloists / Also, Chicago Oratorio Award (performances and prizes)
DETAILS
Travel Covered? No
Frequency Annual
Cash prizes None
Jury chair(s) David Katz, chief judge
Jury size 1 to 5
Application deadline May 10, 2016
Application notes
Final deadlines:
March 16, 2016: Composers, chamber musicians, instrumental soloists, classical vocalists, and pianists
May 10, 2016: Conductors, ensembles, stage directors, arts administrators
SEMIFINALS (live rounds)
The American Prize judges recorded performances only, submitted via online links or on disc. There is no live competition. Semi-finalists in all disciplines are announced during the summer.
FINALS (live rounds)
The American Prize judges recorded performances only, submitted via online links or on disc. There is no live competition. Finalists in all disciplines are announced in the fall, winners by the end of the calendar year.
COMPETITION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC?
Semifinals Semifinals streamed
Finals Finals streamed
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