Application Procedure

To Submit an online application, Click here to fill out the on-line application form

To download a printable application form, Click here to open the Word file 

To download a printable application form in Italian for Iscrizioni Crescendo, Click here 

 

A. An original copy of the Application must be submitted via one of three options:     
  1. Mail - Please check the mailing address for a Crescendo Competitions local representative who hosts the audition where you participate. Please note that handwritten applications will not be accepted. No certified mail, please.
  2. E-mailed to a Crescendo Competitions local representative who hosts the audition where you participate. To avoid any misspelling and legibility issues, we prefer to receive applications in electronic format. Kindly specify payment type (check number or money order) in the upper right corner of the application.

  3. On-line application - If you choose to submit online application, please select an audition location you will participate, fill in all the required information online form and click on Submit at the bottom of the form. Audition fee should be send via USPS (UPS, FedEx).
    
     Mailing addresses for application forms, payments and video recording submission:
  • New York - New Jersey - Pennsylvania - Connecticut

 If you apply for an audition at Westminster Choir College (Princeton, NJ), or Caldwell University (Caldwell, NJ), please use the following mailing address for your Application form and audition fee submission:  Crescendo International Music Competition 2018, 9 Morth Main Street, Suite #4, Marlboro, NJ 07746, USA.

Contacts: info@crescendocompetition.org; ph. 732.539.4634.
  • Pacific Northwest, Seattle, WA 

If you apply for an audition at Chopin Academy of Music (Issaquah, WA 98027), please use the following mailing address for your Application form and audition fee submission: Crescendo International Music Competition 2018, Chopin Academy of Music, 58 Front Street N, Suite 200, Issaquah, WA 98027, USA.

Contacts:Chelsea.CrescendoIC@gmail.com; ph. 425.344.1342, 425.829.1117.
  • Sacramento - San Francisco - Los Angeles, California 

If you apply for an audition at Pacific Institute of Music (Folsom, CA 95630), please use the following mailing address for your Application form and audition fee submission: Crescendo International Music Competition 2018, Pacific Institute of Music, 540 Plaza Dr. Suite 130 Folsom, CA 95630.

Contacts: CrescendoCompetition.CA@gmail.com; ph. 916.985.8882. 
  • Boston, Massachusetts

If you apply for an audition at Sharon Music Academy (Sharon, MA 02067), please use the following mailing address for your Application form and audition fee submission: Crescendo International Music Competition 2018, Sharon Music Academy, 112 N. Main St., Sharon, MA 02067 USA.

Contacts: Crescendo@SharonMusicAcademy.com; ph. 781.784.9079.
  • Padua, Italy

If you apply for an audition at Padua Conservatory, (Via Eremitani 18, 35121 Padova PD, Italy), please, contact Dr. Evgenia Nalivkina.
Contacts: CrescendoItalia@dmail.com; ph. 011 + 346 373-9795
  • St. Petersburg, Russia

Contacts:  CrescendoRu@gmail.com, ph. 011+ 7 921 426-7222
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada

If you apply for an audition at Tom Lee Music Academy (Vancouver, BC, Canada), please use the following mailing address for your Application form and audition fee submission: Crescendo International Music Competition 2018, Tom Lee Music Academy, 150-3631 No. 3 Road, Richmond, BC,
Canada V6X 2B9.
Contacts: CrescendoCompetition@TomLeemusic.Ca; ph. 604.685.8471.
  • Toronto, Markham, Ontario, Canada

If you apply for an audition at Euromusic Centre (Toronto, Markham, Ontario), please use the following mailing address for your Application form and audition fee submission: Crescendo International Music Competition 2018, Euromusic Centre, 2651 John Street, Unit 8, Markham, Ontario, Canada L3R 2W5.

Contacts: CrescendoCompetition@Euromusic.ca; ph. 905.475.3876.
  •  Montreal, Quebec, Canada

If you apply for an audition at Music Department of University of Montreal (Montreal, Quebec, Canada), please use the following mailing address for your Application form and audition fee submission: Crescendo International Music Competition 2018, 49, Place du Soleil, app.302,  Verdun/Ile-des-Soeurs,  Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3E1P7.

Contact: Cresc.Canada@gmail.com.
  • Germany, Austria, European Union

Please, use the following mailing address for your DVD video recording, Application form and audition fee submission: Crescendo International Music Competition 2018, 9 Morth Main Street, Suite #4, Marlboro, NJ 07746, USA.
Contact: Crescendo_Eu@yahoo.com
  • Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Applicants should contact Mrs. Elena Molodozhan at  CrescendoRu@gmail.com

 

B. A non-refundable Application fee of 75.00 USD will be assessed. Checks and money orders should be made payable to Crescendo Competitions, Inc., and are to be submitted along with the completed application(s) to Crescendo Competitions local representatives in various locations.

            Teachers should collect fees from their students and submit ONE check. 

 

Dates to remember

Auditions -

  • New Jersey - Pennsylvania - New York - Connecticut: November 19, 2017 at Caldwell University (120 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, NJ 07006, USA); December 3, 2017 at Westminster Conservatory (101 Walnut Lane, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA). Deadline for Application submission: October 19, 2017. Deadline for video recording submission
 
  • Sacramento - San Francisco - Los Angeles, California - November 19, 2017 at Pacific Institute of Music (540 Plaza Dr., Suite 130, Folsom, CA 95630).  Deadline for Application submission: September 30. 2017.
 
  • Pacific Northwest, Seattle, WA - November 26, 2017 at Chopin Academy of Music (58 Front Street N, Suite 200, Issaquah, WA 98027, USA). Deadline for Application submission: October 26, 2017.
 

  • Italy, Padua - November 7, 2017 at Padua Conservatory of Music (Via Eremitani 18, 35121 Padova PD, Italy).
 
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada: November 25. 26. 27, 2017 at Tom Lee Music Academy (Tom Lee Music City Stage, 728 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC). Deadline for Application submission: November 1, 2017.
 
  • Toronto, Canada: November 18, 2017 (Euromusic Centre, 2651 John Street, Unit 8, Markham, Ontario, Canada L3R 2W5). Deadline for Application submission for Toronto, Markham, Canada: October 30, 2017. 
 
  • Montréal, Quebec, Canada: December 2, 2017 (University of Montreal). Deadline for Application submission: November 13, 2017.
  • Boston, Massachusetts: November 19, 2017 (Sharon Music Academy, 112 N. Main St., Sharon, MA 02067, USA). Deadline for Application submission: November 1, 2017.
 

- Deadline for video recording submission: October 30, 2017 -

 
  • Late Fee of $50 USD/per student will be charged for Application received after the deadline.
  • No Applications will be accepted after November 5, 2017.
 

Recital -

  • Winners' recital will be held in Carnegie Hall (154 W. 57th Street, New York, NY 10019, USA) on
    January 14, 2018 (1:00 PM);
    January 21, 2018 (11:30 AM, 3:30 PM and 8:00 PM);
    January 27, 2018 (11:30 AM, 3:30 PM and 8:00 PM);
    February 10, 2018 (11:30 AM, 3:30 PM and 8:00 PM);
    February 11, 2018 (11:30 AM, 3:30 PM and 8:00 PM);
    February 17, 2018 (8:00 PM);
 
  • Deadline for recital fee submission for participation in Winners' recital in Carnegie Hall: December 20, 2017.
  • Late Fee of $75 USD/per student will be charged after the deadline.
  • No payment will be accepted after December 31, 2017.