Elite Performance Series at Carnegie Hall in New York City

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 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



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).