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Festival Rules
Required Pieces


The Young Musicians Festival is a non-competitive performance event for school-aged music students. It is held annually under the auspices of The Schubert Club of Fairfield County, Inc., a nonprofit organization promoting music education in the community. The Festival Committee, a department of The Schubert Club, and the volunteer services of more than one hundred private music teachers in the area make this event possible. The piano festival held at Fairfield University involves more than 1300 student participants.

Today is: Tuesday, September 16, 2014
This page was last modified on December 15, 2013.

2014 Young Musicians Festival Room Change
For the piano festival the following rooms have changed:

Old Room New Room
104 101
203 206
2014 Young Musicians Festival Schedule
Deadline for piano applications is January 31, 2014

Deadline for voice applications has been extended to April 4, 2014

Deadline for compositions has been extended to March 15, 2014

Online Applications
If you encounter an error while entering an application using the online process, an email containing the details of the error will be sent to Steven Janofsky.

Steven will send an email to the individual that encountered the error asking for details that led to this error. If you are entering applications on behalf of a teacher, please send an email to Steven stating the teacher name and email address and what steps you were attempting that led up to the error.

If you don't have a teacher account, please email sjanofsky@optonline.net.

You may address e-mail questions to the registrar or write directly to any of the people listed below.

Festival Information
Description Location Festival Date Festival Time
Piano Festival Fairfield University March 22, 23, 29, 30 2014 All Day
Harp Festival Weston, CT Library April 6, 2014 All Day
Flute/Woodwind Festival First Presbyterian Church of New Canaan March 1, 2014 9:00 am
Voice Festival Darien United Methodist Church May 10, 2014 9am-5pm
Composition Event March 15, 2014

Festival Chairperson(s) Telephone E-Mail Address
Piano Festival Jill Telesco 203-561-9905
Harp Festival Wendy Kerner 203-554-0267 WKLHarp@gmail.com
Flute/Woodwind Festival Jane Shelly 203-761-7787 JaneShelly@aol.com
Voice Festival Kathleen Theisen
Elizabeth Russo
Composition Event James Kessler 914-843-3650

Maps and Directions
Location Maps Directions
Fairfield University Click here for a zoomable/printable map Written directions are here
United Methodist Church of
Darien, CT
Click here for a map Written directions are here
New Canaan Library Click here for a map

Letters and Forms
Item Date Uploaded Click to View/Download a PDF version
Cover Letter to Teachers 12/15/2013 PDF
Parents Letters 12/15/2013 PDF
Teacher Registration Form 12/16/2013 PDF
Teacher Registration Form Page 2 12/16/2013 PDF
Composition Application 12/16/2013 PDF

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