- This competition is an opportunity for recognition and sharing of exceptional musical talents in an invigorating and supportive environment.
- Performance categories by age and instrument.
- Video submission.
- Live winners’ recital.
- Open to all ages playing traditional / folk / ethnic instruments (not part of the classical Western musical tradition).
- Please review the complete 2022 Folk and Traditional Instrument Competition Rules prior to applying.
- Participation via video recording.
- Memorization is required.
Deadlines and Dates
- Application deadline: May 7, 2022 with $50 registration fee.
- Video submission deadline: May 7, 2022 (with application).
- Results will be announced via email by May 18, 2022.
- Application Fee: $50.
- Winners’ Recital Fee: $50.
- Judges will award First, Second, and Third Place based on points scored. (Multiple prizes may be awarded.)
- All contestants will receive an Award Certificate or Certificate of Participation and detailed judges’ comments from professional musicians.
- 1st and 2nd place winners will be invited to perform in a live winners’ recital on May 29, 2022 at West Parish Church in Andover, MA.
- Recital fee includes two complimentary tickets to the Recital.
- Optional inclusion in a YouTube recital.