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Chamber Music Fest 2019 Auditions

This year Nido will host its fourth Interscholastic Nido Chamber Music Fest 2019.


The main objectives of the event are:

1) To encourage participation in western art music.

2) To build confidence and self-esteem.

3 )To have young people demonstrate initiative, commitment and dedication to perform classical chamber music.

Nido Chamber Music Festival is a two - days festival that runs from Monday, October 28 from 12.00pm-5.00pm and Tuesday, October 29 from 3.30pm-7.00pm, with a special concert performance at 6pm on Tuesday, October 29. This festival is open to beginner to advanced players ages 5 to 18 from the EYS, Elementary, Middle and High School students. If students want to participate in more than one piece in another ensemble, they can participate in a maximum of 2 ensembles.

REGISTER HERE BETWEEN AUGUST 19 AND SEPTEMBER 13, 2019


Those who register between August 19 and September 13 at the link above will receive more information about auditions.



Every ensemble must send a video by email to: chambermusicfest@nido.cl by October 4, 2019.

Audition preparations:

●Prepare a well-polished piece.

●No written or oral comments—performance only.

●Home filming is usually adequate.

●Use a tripod or set your camera on a steady surface.

●Camera must focus on players hand position and show entire body if possible.

●Each piece must be one continuous take—no video splitting.

●Please review your recording for good video and audio quality before submitting.

●Audition must be submitted online (any video format will work)

●Nido Chamber Music Fest is designed for: instrumental ensembles, vocal ensembles and vocal - instrumental groups.

●Ensembles must have a minimum of 3 students and a maximum of 9 students.

●The audition piece(s) must be no more than 10 minutes of music.

●Repertoire for the audition must be Western Art music from the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical or Romantic time period.

●A panel of Chamber Music specialists will be judging auditions and will decide about participation in Nido Chamber Music fest.


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