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4th Annual International 

"SONGBIRDS" 

Youth Music Festival

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2021, 10 AM (MT)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2021

Songbirds Youth Music Festival was founded and produced by Global Musical Bridges in 2018 in Denver (Colorado).

The festival is presented in celebration of the joy of instrumental, vocal performance, offering important performance opportunities to aspiring young performers from all the world.

The Mission of the Festival is to bring together musicians, members of the community, organizations and heightens the appreciation of classical and modern music.

Songbirds Festival is open for young performers from the age of 8 up to 19 years old The festival is open for all nationalities and backgrounds. Vocalists, instrumentalists and young composers are welcomed to compete and be discovered.

AGE CATEGORIES

* CATEGORY A - 8 to 11 years

* CATEGORY B - 12 to 15 years

* CATEGORY C - 16 to 19 years                                                 

CATEGORIES

 - VOCAL  - Solo / Ensemble (up to 15 people);

 - INSTRUMENTAL : Piano, String and Woodwind instruments. Solo / Ensemble (up to 15 people);

 - YOUNG COMPOSERS 

JURY PANEL

Every year Global Musical Bridges invites international concert musicians, professors of music from all over the world to join the jury panel and be an honored guests of the Festival.

 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

 - All participants should to prepare 2 contrasting compositions, no longer than 15 min. maximum;

 - Classical music;

 - Vocalists: 2 contrasting arias or art songs;

 - Instrumentalists: 2 contrasting compositions (XVI - XXI);

 - Composers: 2 own compositions (music scores have to be uploaded with the application with autograph);

 - All compositions should be well prepared and performed by memory. Composers can use their music scores during the performance;

 - Vocalists and other solo instruments should use live piano accompaniment;

 - Any changes in the program are not allowed after the submitted Online Application.   

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE​

  • Online Application;

  • Non-refundable Application Fee - $75;

  • Vide recording link (posted on your YouTube channel) for pre-screening round;

  • Finalists who will be chosen to perform live online on Sunday, October 3rd, 2021, will be notified by email and their names will be posted on the website.

  • Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted;             

  • Global Musical Bridges reserves the right to use photos and videos taken during the festival for promotional purposes;

  • All the decisions of the adjudicators are FINAL

AWARDS

I Place - Memorable Trophy & Winner Certificate

II Place - Memorable Trophy & Winner Certificate

III Place - Memorable Trophy & Winner Certificate

IV Place - Medal & Certificate of Honorable Mention

Best musicians will be invited to perform online in GMB annual concert season. 

SCHEDULE

 Application Deadline - SEPTEMBER 22, 2021, 12 AM (MT)

 Online Performance - OCTOBER 3, 2021, 10 AM (MT)

 Award Ceremony - OCTOBER 3, 2021, 2 PM (MT)

For more information, please contact us:

Email: global.m.bridges@gmail.com

Phone: +1-424-345-4007 (WhatsApp, Viber)

Siuzanna Iglidan - Founder & Producer of Songbirds Youth Music Festival