Spring Festival 2023
We invite young talented instrumentalists from all the US to take a great opportunity to experience the ideal performance environment provided by this exceptional venue with a Steinway grand piano on stage.
Spring Festival will take place on April 22, 2023 from 3 pm to 8 pm at the Church of the Good Samaritan at
212 W Lancaster Ave, Paoli, PA 19301.
How to apply
Find an application form , fill it out and submit it electronically. Please include a $100 application fee (if you are a soloist), or a $80 application fee (if you are a member of an ensemble), which could be paid through PayPal on the same page.
Submit a high-quality video recording (YouTube link).
The competition piece has to be memorized. Chamber music is recommended to play with the music score.
Deadline for application submission is March 10, 2023.
One music selection by any classical composer (no longer than 6 minutes). Participants from Division I are allowed to perform up to 3 selections (1-minute pieces).
Competition age divisions
Division I: Ages 5-9 (Young Musicians)
Division II: Ages 10-13 (Junior)
Division III: Ages 14-17 (Intermediate)
Division IV: Ages 18-21 (Advanced)
Division V: Ages 22-33 (Professional)
Division VI: Ages 30 and older (Outstanding Amateurs)
Partipants will receive the audition results by April 1, 2023. All participants will be provided with professional feedback from our judges. The winners of the first and second prizes will be awarded with the diplomas and trophies at the closure of the Festival on April 22, 2023.
Concert fee (which is not an application fee) must be paid by winners after the results of the auditions are announced on April 1.
Solo performance: $100
Ensemble performance: $80 (per member)
Deadline for the concert fee submission is April 5, 2023.
A concert fee covers the awards (diploma and trophy), 3 digital photos, and up to 7 invitations to the gala concert for the family and friends.