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INFORMATION FOR MUSIC PROFESSIONALS

About the Series

The Honors Performance Series was established to feature talented student musicians in a once-in-a-lifetime performance on stage at Carnegie Hall. This opportunity is made possible by support and nominations from music educators across the world.

The Nomination and Selection Process

Selection for the Honors Performance Series requires nomination from a music professional. College professors, schoolteachers, private instructors, and other music professionals are eligible to nominate.

  • Music directors from across the world recognize and nominate their most talented performers.
  • Nominees receive an invitation packet with a nomination certificate and program and application details. Each nominee receives a unique Invitation Number that will link his/her application to your nomination.
  • Applicants submit a completed application form, performer biography, and audition recording.
  • Completed applications are reviewed by an expert board of music professionals.
  • Selected musicians are assigned to ensembles based upon voicing/instrumentation requirements.
  • All student applicants may apply for available need-based partial scholarships.

Key Program Details

The below information represents general information and timelines for all of our Honors Performance Series opportunities. Specific details will be available in the Performers section of this website when application information is made available.

Worldstrides DC

High School
Carnegie Hall
New York City, USA

  • Age Level: US grades 9-12/international equivalent
  • Ensembles: Mixed Choir, Women’s Choir, Band, String Orchestra, Full Orchestra
  • Program Dates: February 2019
  • Invitations Sent: Beginning April 2018
  • Applications Due: First Round - late June 2018
    Final Review - late September 2018
  • Selections Announced: Late October 2018
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High School
Sydney Opera House
Sydney, Australia

  • Age Level: US grades 9-12/international equivalent
  • Ensembles: Mixed Choir, Instrumental Ensemble (all orchestral instruments considered)
  • Program Dates: Summer 2019
  • Invitations Sent: Beginning April 2018
  • Applications Due: First Round - late June 2018
    Final Review - late September 2018
  • Selections Announced: Late October 2018
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Young Adult
Carnegie Hall
New York City, USA

  • Age Level: 18-25 years old
  • Ensembles: Instrumental Ensemble (format TBD)
  • Program Dates: February 2019
  • Invitations Sent: Beginning April 2018
  • Applications Due: First Round - late June 2018
    Final Review - late September 2018
  • Selections Announced: Late October 2018
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Young Adult
Sydney Opera House
Sydney, Australia

  • Age Level: 18-25 years old
  • Ensembles: Mixed Choir
  • Program Dates: Summer 2019
  • Invitations Sent: Beginning April 2018
  • Applications Due: First Round - late June 2018
    Final Review - late September 2018
  • Selections Announced: Late October 2018
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Middle School
Carnegie Hall
New York City, USA

  • Age Level: US grades 6-8/international equivalent
  • Ensembles: Mixed Choir, Band, Orchestra (format TBD)
  • Program Dates: TBA - June 2019
  • Invitations Sent: Beginning October 2018
  • Applications Due: First Round - mid-Nov. 2018
    Final Review - mid-February 2019
  • Selections Announced: Mid-March 2019
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Middle School
Royal Festival Hall
Southbank Centre, London, UK

  • Age Level: US grades 6-8/international equivalent
  • Ensembles: Mixed Choir, Instrumental Ensemble (format TBD)
  • Program Dates: TBA - July 2019
  • Invitations Sent: Beginning October 2018
  • Applications Due: First Round - mid-Nov. 2018
    Final Review - mid-February 2019
  • Selections Announced: Mid-March 2019

For additional information, call us at +1 (800) 503-0807
1359 Broadway, Suite 1504, New York, NY 10018
honors@honorsperformance.org

The impact that Honors has had on our community is staggering. It's listed as the second most significant "point of pride" from our superintendent for PR in the greater metro San Antonio region. Thank you for beginning this program and impacting our kids' lives.

Warren
Nominator

The Honors Performance Series is proudly presented and operated by WorldStrides.

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1359 Broadway, Suite 1504, New York, NY 10018
+1 (800) 503-0807
honors@honorsperformance.org

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