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Beethoven Online Festival 2020
New Haven Chapter, CSMTA

In celebration of Beethoven’s 250th birthday in the year 2020, the New Haven Chapter invites our teachers to participate in the online Beethoven festival in November.
Festival is open to young pianists, ages 6 - 18, who are residents of CT.
Free for New Haven Chapter members, $20 for nonmembers.
Registration postmark deadline: November 22, 2020  (see links to registration forms below)

Program Description
Purpose: Beethoven Festival is offered in order to stimulate young local musicians to expand their Beethoven repertoire and to strive toward excellence through this non-competitive event.
Performance Time Limit:
Elementary and Intermediate Level -5 MINUTES
Advanced Level - 8 MINUTES
Video recordings must be unedited. The contestant’s face and hands must be seen at all times. Students have to announce their first and last name, composer and composition title before playing.

Repertoire:
SOLO DIVISION
Only original Beethoven compositions will be accepted. No transcriptions or arrangements will be allowed. Music must be performed from memory.

DUET DIVISION
Only Beethoven compositions will be accepted. Transcriptions and arrangements will be allowed. Music does not have to be memorized.

All students will be awarded for participation in Beethoven Festival. All videotapes will be placed online and available to the public by December 5, 2020

Make copies of this application form if you need to, for each student:
Send this form to Adele Huffman, 156 Talcott Road, Guilford, CT 06437 by no later than November 22, 2020 or email to [email protected]

The ONLY option to submit your videotape to the Festival is to use an online file storage such as Meet Google Drive (especially if you already have a Google/Gmail account), www.dropbox.com/‎ (these 2 are free of charge). Add your tape file to the storage, and share the file link.
Send the recordings links info by email to: [email protected]

Please click on the links below to open the application forms: