Elite Performance Series at Severance Hall in Cleveland

April 2, 2023

Savor Your Performance in Severance Hall

Animado Events is proud to present the Elite Performance Series at Severance Hall in Cleveland, OH.

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

Regarded by many music lovers as one of the world’s most beautiful concert halls, Severance Hall opened in 1931 as the home of the Cleveland Orchestra.


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).

The Elite Performance Series Includes:

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

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

 Cleveland is in a Class by Itself!

While you’re here, take in the sights of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  Travel under the sea at The Greater Cleveland Aquarium or dive into a project at The Great Lakes Science Center.  Top off your memorable performance with a trip to Cedar Point to experience its world-class roller coasters and thrill rides.

Per Performer Cost – $328

Savor your performance in Severance Hall – a performance experience your students won’t soon forget!