2015 NYCA Worldwide Debut Audition


Age limit: 35
Pianist of any nationality


December 1, 2014
(Late application deadline: December 26, 2014)


A fully subsidized Carnegie Weill Recital Hall Debut in the season 2015-2016
Publicity services by NYCA & New York Concert Review
CD Recording with Steinway & Sons Record Label


Auditions are in two forms. Applicants can
choose to have either DVD audition or LIVE audition

LIVE Audition Dates:

Munich, Germany: February 4, 2015
London, United Kingdom: February 5, 2015
Warsaw, Poland: February 7, 2015
Düsseldorf, Germany: February 9, 2015
New York City, USA: February 10/11, 2015
Announcement of winner: March 1, 2015

LIVE Auditions in CHINA
Beijing, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Wuhan in CHINA
Auditions in China are organized separately.
Selected pianists in China in 2015 audition will join New York audition in 2016.



A free 60-minute recital program. Works submitted should be published

All required materials must be submitted and uploaded to the online application form.
Application shall contain the following documents:

a. Application form

b. A high-resolution professional photo in an electronic form: upload your high resolution photo directly to the online application form or email to info@newyorkconcertartists.com

c. A biographical sketch and a CV including the information of previous concert experiences, education, prizes and awards

d. A non-refundable application fee $150 (late application fee: $200) by check or money order or pay online

e. Audition program (Please include all details: title, opus number, movements, composer, dates)

f. Repertoire list- works you have studied in the past five years

g. A copy of applicant’s birth certificate, passport or any other official document establishing the age of the applicant.

h. A letter or recommendation from a renowned musician
The recommendation letter must be addressed to New York Concert Artists & Associates, and signed and sealed by the recommender. E-mail recommendations are not accepted.

i.  Those choosing DVD auditions must submit two identical DVDs (See DVD guidelines).

j. Two suggested programs for your Carnegie Debut Recital if chosen

6. Application has to be in its completion. Incomplete application will not be considered.

Documents sent will not be returned.

Send your audition DVDs, a $150.00 check or money order to the following address:

New York Concert Artists & Associates
365 West End Avenue, Suite 4G
New York, NY 10024

Live Auditions

Those who would like to have live audition may choose one of the following venues:

Munich Steinway Hall
Landsberger Straße 336, 80687
München, Germany
+49 89 5467970

London Steinway Hall
44 Marylebone Ln
London W1U 2DB, United Kingdom
+44 20 7487 3391

Narodowy Instytut Fryderyka Chopina
Tamka 43
00-355 Warszawa

Anton Rubinstein International Music Academy
Flinger Straße 1, 40213
Düsseldorf, Germany
Tel: 0211 46 83 49 94

The DiMenna Center for Classical Music
450 West 37th Street
New York, NY 10018
(212) 594-6100


  • DVDs must show one hour of the applicant's solo performance
  • Two identical DVDs must be sent.
  • DVDs must be of high quality. We recommend using external microphones for audio.
  • DVDs must contain performance materials made within the past two years.
  • DVDs must not have been edited.
  • DVDs shall present the performance of the pianist’s hands, his/her whole silhouette and right profile
  • DVDs need to be signed either by the video engineer or by the applicant’s teacher or other known musician


Munich, Germany: Pavel Gililov, Matti Raekallio, Klara Min
London, United Kingdom: Stanislav Pochekin, Nigel Grant Rogers, Klara Min
Warsaw, Poland: Piotr Anderszewski, Stan Zielinski, Klara Min
Düsseldorf, Germany: Nina Tichman, Gabriele Leporatti, Gesa Luecker
New York City, USA: Jeffrey Swann, Jeffrey Cohen, Klara Min
*Live auditions will be video recorded as well.


New York Concert Artists & Associates has unrestricted rights to broadcast, record, televise, publish any part of the applicant’s participation in the audition and the winner’s concert, including, but not limited to, rehearsals and performances.


New York Concert Artists & Associates
Address: 365 Westend Avenue, Suite 4-G,
New York, NY 10024, USA
E-mail: info@newyorkconcertartists.com
Website: www.newyorkconcertartists.com