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Elite Performance Series – Carnegie Hall in New York City

Elite Performance Series at Carnegie Hall in New York City

March 14, 2023

Perform on One of the World’s Most Prestigious Stages

Animado Events is proud to present the Elite Performance Series at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

Shine the spotlight on your talented ensembles as they take part in exciting festival performances with acclaimed clinicians at iconic Carnegie Hall.

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.

The Elite Performance Series Includes:

The Elite Performance Series is a concert performance, clinic, and prestigious performance – all in one exceptional event. Every Elite package includes:

    • Sound checks on stage
    • One-hour clinic with a prominent conductor
    • Festival performance and written critiques
    • One (1) Festival performance CD for director, Carnegie Hall house system
    • Official Festival t-shirt
    • Official Festival souvenir program
    • Group award plaque
    • Official Festival photographer at Carnegie Hall (prints not included – each ensemble will receive a 16 X 20 taken during its performance)
    • Artist Pass lanyard

 

More to Explore!

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!

Registration

Middle and High School band, choir, and orchestra ensembles are invited to participate.

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

Apply Below


Per Performer Cost – $578

Perform on one of the world’s most prestigious stages!

Hearts and Hopes of Heroes – SeaWorld Orlando

Hearts and Hopes of Heroes

Veterans Day in Orlando is an inspiring celebration of veterans and their families.  It’s filled with pride, patriotism, and heartfelt gratitude!

Hearts and Hopes of Heroes is a special youth tribute honoring all veterans.  Young people from around the country will come together to perform as part of a 300-person mass choir.

This multimedia presentation will highlight the life of veterans, the adventure of new experiences, shared hardship and triumph, the bonds of the family/team that takes it on and makes it all happen, and the families they miss at home.

This event is a moving homage to our nation’s warriors and a unique opportunity for today’s youth to spend time with them.  It’s a performance opportunity like no other!

Orlando 2022
Hearts and Hopes of Heroes

America’s Grateful Youth Salute Our Veterans

A mass choir multi-media production highlighting the lives of American Veterans

November 10, 2022

4:00pm-7:00pm Rehearsal (location TBD)
7:00pm-8:00pm Dinner Break (meal included)
8:00pm-9:30pm Dress Rehearsal

November 11, 2022

12:00pm – 1:30pm Sound Check at the Nautilus Theater
2:30pm – 4:00pm Hearts and Hopes of Heroes

Songs and Sand Children’s Choir Festival

Songs and Sand Children’s Choir Festival

June 2 – 4, 2023 Myrtle Beach, S.C.

 

Join Dr. Emily Williams Burch and Alex Gartner for a children’s choir event that hits all the high notes!  The Songs and Sand Children’s Choir Festival will inspire, excite, and energize youth choirs and conductors from around the country.

 

Here’s a sneak peek of what you can expect:

  • Prepare and perform music chosen by our distinguished guest conductors
  • Clinics for individual ensembles (led by Burch or Gartner)
  • Opportunity to perform at local worship services
  • Chance for conductors to earn professional hours

Learn More About Our Guest Conductors

Dr. Emily Williams Burch began teaching in 2007, including directing community choirs, teaching in public schools, training in professional development settings, and as a professor at the university level.

Currently the Coordinator of Music Education and Professor at the University of South Carolina, Aiken, Dr. Burch is also the Founder/Artistic Director of RISE Chorales, a community choir organization with youth and adult choirs based in Savannah, GA.

On the side, Dr. Burch is an active clinician, adjunct music faculty at Savannah Technical College, and serves as chair for the ACDA National Standing Committee for Advocacy and Collaboration as well as R&R Coordinator for the Southern Region.

Catch Dr. Burch on her podcast “Music (ed) Matters” wherever you listen to podcasts – or follow her adventures running and pacing marathons at @elevatedrunningandpacing.

 

Alex Gartner serves as the Artistic & Executive Director of the Pensacola Children’s Chorus which annually impacts 25,000 individuals throughout Northwest Florida, including over 5,000 youth.

In this role, he also serves the American Choral Directors Association as the Children’s and Youth R&R Coordinator for the Southern Region, is an all-state coordinator for the Florida Music Education Association, and previously served on the national arts education council with Americans for the Arts.

An active clinician, guest conductor, and composer, his arrangements are available through many reputable publishers.

Follow Gartner on social media if you want to see pictures of his dog, knock-off Cincinnati chili recipes, and reposting his wife’s “viral” food blog @ShirstAteThat.

 

Find Out More About Songs and Sand


Hearts and Hopes of Heroes – Branson Missouri

Hearts and Hopes of Heroes

Veterans Homecoming Week in Branson is an inspiring celebration of veterans and their families.  It’s an event filled with pride, patriotism, and heartfelt gratitude!

Hearts and Hopes of Heroes is a special youth tribute honoring all veterans.  Young people from around the country will come together to perform as part of a 300 person mass choir.

This multimedia presentation will highlight the life of veterans, the adventure of new experiences, shared hardship and triumph, the bonds of the family/team that takes it on and makes it all happen, and the families they miss at home.

This event is a moving homage to our nation’s warriors and a unique opportunity for today’s youth to spend time with them.  It’s a performance opportunity like no other!

If you would like to watch the performance and not be a part of it click the button below.

 

Purchase Tickets Here

 

 

Branson 2022
Hearts and Hopes of Heroes

America’s Grateful Youth Salute Our Veterans

A mass choir multi-media production highlighting the lives of American Veterans

November 6, 2022

4:00pm-7:00pm Rehearsal (location TBD)
7:00pm-8:00pm Dinner Break
8:00pm-9:30pm Dress Rehearsal

 

November 7, 2022

12:00pm – 1:30pm Sound Check at the Mansion Theater
2:30pm – 4:00pm Hearts and Hopes of Heroes

 

Veterans Week in Branson Schedule of Events

Classic Performance Series- Shenaniganz in Rockwall, Texas

Classic Performance Series in Rockwall, Texas

The Classic Performance Series in Rockwall, Texas is held at Shenaniganz Entertainment Center.  This festival is a classic event with adjudication and a brief clinic following the performance.

2023 Festival Dates 

April 21 and May 5 2023

Cost

$49.00 per performer

Inclusions

The Classic Performance Series in Rockwall, Texas includes a performance, a short clinic following the performance, and admission to a student-friendly attraction.

Every Classic package includes:

  • Performance of 15 minutes
  • Adjudication with comments
  • Award plaques/trophies
  • Shenaniganz
  • All-you-can-eat pizza/pasta/salad buffet and drink
 
 
 

Your time at Shenaniganz includes unlimited

  • bowling
  • bumper cars
  • virtual reality
  • video gameplay
  • and more!

 

Festival Registration Form


Once you have submitted your registration, an invoice for the $125.00 non-refundable registration fee will be emailed to you.  Further instruction for mailing the registration fee will be included on the invoice.  More festival details will be sent in February 2023.  A complete performance schedule will be available by April 1, 2023.

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Classic Performance Series- Epic Waters in Grand Prairie, Texas

Classic Performance Series in Grand Prairie, Texas

The Classic Performance Series in Grand Prairie, Texas is held at Epic Waters Indoor Water Park.  This festival is a classic event with adjudication and brief clinic following the performance.

2023 Festival Date

April 22 and May 13 2023

Cost

$49.00 per performer (includes water park admission)

Inclusions

This is an event that caters to all groups – a performance, short clinic following the performance, – with admission to a student-friendly attraction.

Every Classic package includes:

  • Performance of 15 minutes
  • Adjudication with comments
  • Award plaques/trophies
  • Admission to a local attraction
  • Hamburger/hotdog, chips and drink meal

Festival Registration Form


Once you have submitted your registration, an invoice for the $125.00 non-refundable registration fee will be emailed to you.  Further instruction for mailing the registration fee will be included on the invoice.  More festival details will be sent in February 2023.  A complete performance schedule will be available by April 1, 2023.

LEARN MORE ABOUT ANIMADO EVENTS

Sound Exchange – Virginia Beach

Sound Exchange

Virginia Beach, VA

Held in local schools, this performance series offers a one hour workshop and exchange performance with another ensemble. Following the workshop, groups will share their performance repertoire with another like ensemble.

  • Directors choose workshop topics from:
    • Sight Reading
    • Specific Performance Music of Your Choice
    • Ensemble Performance and Balance

Events March 2023

Cost  – $29.00 per performer

 

All Sound Exchange Performance Series Inclusions

The Sound Exchange Performance Series is an event that caters to large or small groups – a workshop, and a performance. Every Classic package includes:

  • 60 Minute Workshop
  • Performance for another group

Sound Exchange – New Orleans

Sound Exchange

New Orleans, LA

Held in local schools, this performance series offers a one hour workshop and exchange performance with another ensemble. Following the workshop, groups will share their performance repertoire with another like ensemble.

  • Directors choose workshop topics from:
    • Sight Reading
    • Specific Performance Music of Your Choice
    • Ensemble Performance and Balance

Events March 2023

Cost  – $29.00 per performer

 

All Sound Exchange Performance Series Inclusions

The Sound Exchange Performance Series is an event that caters to large or small groups – a workshop, and a performance. Every Classic package includes:

  • 60 Minute Workshop
  • Performance for another group

Sound Exchange – Charleston

Sound Exchange

Charleston, SC

Held in local schools, this performance series offers a one hour workshop and exchange performance with another ensemble. Following the workshop, groups will share their performance repertoire with another like ensemble.

  • Directors choose workshop topics from:
    • Sight Reading
    • Specific Performance Music of Your Choice
    • Ensemble Performance and Balance

Events March 2023

Cost  – $29.00 per performer

 

All Sound Exchange Performance Series Inclusions

The Sound Exchange Performance Series is an event that caters to large or small groups – a workshop, and a performance. Every Classic package includes:

  • 60 Minute Workshop
  • Performance for another group

Sound Exchange – Orlando

Sound Exchange

Orlando, FL

Held in local schools, this performance series offers a one hour workshop and exchange performance with another ensemble. Following the workshop, groups will share their performance repertoire with another like ensemble.

  • Directors choose workshop topics from:
    • Sight Reading
    • Specific Performance Music of Your Choice
    • Ensemble Performance and Balance

Events March 2023

Cost  – $29.00 per performer

 

All Sound Exchange Performance Series Inclusions

The Sound Exchange Performance Series is an event that caters to large or small groups – a workshop, and a performance. Every Classic package includes:

  • 60 Minute Workshop
  • Performance for another group