Pro Musicis Searches for Artists Who Share Vision of Giving Back through the Power of Music
At a glance:
- Pro Musicis is dedicated to promoting the social impact of visionary concert artists who awaken the human spirit wherever they perform
- The organization has opened applications for the 2016 Pro Musicis International Award, and is accepting entries through August 17th
- Winners of the International Award will earn entry as a Pro Musicis member and perform at Carnegie Hall
SAN ANTONIO (August 11, 2016) –Pro Musicis, a non-profit organization committed to giving young concert musicians opportunities for growth, and transforming society through music, is currently accepting applications for the 2016 Pro Musicis International Award. Cellists and pianists, who reside in the United States and are between the ages of 20 and 35 years old, are eligible for this award. Applications are due on or before August 17, 2016.
The recipient of the 2016 Pro Musicis International Award will receive membership into the family of Pro Musicis International Award winners, a debut concert in Weill Hall at New York City’s Carnegie Hall, and a grant for the musician’s social outreach project proposal in addition to mentoring services, additional performance opportunities in association with Yamaha Artist Services New York, a state of the art recording opportunity with Yamaha Artist Services New York, and six hours of professional consultation in career development, media relations, and/or artist management.
“Finding a new International Award recipient is always an exciting time for Pro Musicis,” said John Haag, Executive Director of Pro Musicis. “We know there’s so much talent just waiting to be discovered, and we’re ready for new ideas and new opportunities to give back through the healing power of music.”
All eligibility requirements are listed on the Pro Musicis website and include the completed written application, a 45-50 minute video of a live performance (or several compiled performances), a current curriculum vitae, a professional biography, two letters of recommendation, a video interview, and a proposal for a community service project.
Interested applicants may visit promusicis.org/competition for more information and to submit their application. Finalists will be announced on September 23, 2016.
About Pro Musicis
PRO MUSICIS envisions a world where music transforms society. Our mission is to promote visionary concert artists who awaken the human spirit wherever they perform. We believe that music is vital for the well-being of all, the spiritual message of music must be at the heart of all we do, and the greatest joy in life is the one derived from giving joy to others. Our 100 award winning artists, whom we have presented in more than 2,000 public and outreach concerts in France and the USA, offer diverse audiences an experience of beauty that transcends boundaries. Pro Musicis artists are international soloists and players in symphony orchestras and chamber ensembles, faculty members of conservatories and university music schools, recording artists, and founders of festivals and outreach initiatives.