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2023 Elite Performance Series

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by Rhoda Venture
Performance Trip

Fine-tune your ensembles as they take part in exclusive performance experiences on the world’s most prestigious stages! The 2023 Elite Performance Series invites middle and high school bands, choirs, and orchestras to showcase their talents in New York City and Nashville this coming spring.

Elite Performance Series

The Elite Performance Series is a concert performance, clinic, and prestigious performance in one exceptional event.

What’s Included

    • Extensive one-on-one time with outstanding, internationally known clinicians
    • Formal festival performance and adjudication
    • Concert at a prestigious venue
    • Digital audio recording of performance and encore concert
    • Commemorative program
    • Adjudicator comments
    • Award plaques
    • T-shirts
    • Artist pass

Carnegie Hall in New York City

March 14, 2023

A national landmark in NYC, Carnegie Hall has been home to both classical and popular music performances since 1891. Philanthropist Andrew Carnegie envisioned it as one of the most prestigious venues in the world, and it remains so today.

Elite Performance Series

While you’re here, explore all that NYC has to offer.  Take in a Broadway show, check out the Universal Hip Hop Museum, or plan a visit to Louis Armstrong’s home in Queens.  Your Animado Events team will help you plan the perfect NYC itinerary!

Apply for NYC Elite Performance Series

The Schermerhorn in Nashville

March 27, 2023

The stunning Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville is home to Nashville’s Symphony Orchestra and the venue in which your students will give the performance of a lifetime.

Located in the heart of downtown Nashville, the concert hall boasts distinctive neo-Classical architecture and is considered one of the finest acoustical venues in the world.

Make the most of your time in Nashville and dig into music’s southern roots.  Take a backstage tour of the historic Ryman Auditorium, check out the Country Music Hall of Fame, step onto the stage at the iconic Grand Ole Opry, or take part in a recording session where legends like Elvis Presley recorded on the RCA Studio B Tour.

Apply for Nashville Elite Performance Series

How to Apply for the 2023 Elite Performance Series

Click the application link above for the venue in which you are interested.

Applicants for the Elite Performance Series must include a recent performance or superior rating from a state contest (within one year of applying).











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