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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org by October 4, 2019.
●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.