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Photo Credit: Martin D. Toub


Snow Wilson, Chair

Application Due: Monday, January 17, 2022

Recital Dates
Sunday, January 23, 2022, 1:15pm—6pm

Greenwich House Music School
46 Barrow St, New York, NY 10014

Masterclass Performers


Benjamin Wien
Franz Joseph Haydn, Piano Sonata in E-Flat Major, Hob.XVI:52 (excerpt)
III. Finale

Judith-Margot Dubrovsky
Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Sonata in F Minor, Op. 2, No.1 (excerpt)
IV. Prestissimo

Marcello Silva
Heitor Villa-Lobos, Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4 (excerpt)
III. Aria (Cantiga)

Stella Larson
György Ligeti, Musica Ricercata (excerpts)
III. Allegro con spirito
IV. Tempo di valse


Victoria Shen (First Alternate)
Frederic Chopin, Nocturne in B-flat Minor, Op.9 No.1

Maggie Miao (Second Alternate)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Piano Sonata in D major, K.V. 311 (excerpt)
I. Allegro con spirito

Livestream links
2:00pm Recital:
2:45pm Recital:

The Young Artist Recital provides an adjudicated performance opportunity for players performing intermediate and advanced repertoire at a highly polished level. Young Artist Recital performances serve as auditions for the 2022 PTC Masterclass with Gilles Vonsattel.

To ensure safety in light of Covid-19 concerns, the event will be divided into short recitals limited to five performers. Only the performer and the adjudicators will be allowed in the hall at any given time. All recitals will be livestreamed.
Please note the following safety measures:
Participants may only bring one guest (parent, representative, teacher, or other) to Greenwich House Music School (GHMS).
Performers and guests must upload proof of vaccination with the application.
Each participant and their guest may only stay on GHMS premises for the duration of the recital in which they are participating.
Face coverings are mandatory at all times on GHMS premises.

Participants and their guests must comply will all GHMS Covid-19 guidelines in addition to these measures.

Students of PTC members, ages 9 to 18.
Younger students (under the age of 9) may participate in the recital but will not be considered as masterclass candidates.

Requirements and Stipulations
Minimum level of repertoire: comparable to J.S. Bach’s Inventions or Short Preludes.

Students may audition with any number of pieces (a movement from a sonata is considered one piece).
The maximum time normally allotted for each performer is 12 minutes. Performers should keep their selections within that time limit (teachers must time all compositions). Participants wishing to perform longer works may be accepted on a case-by-case basis if time permits. Approval must be obtained from the Program Chair before the application is submitted.
All pieces must be memorized. Exceptions for repertoire composed after 1945 may be requested from the Program Chair, and must be approved before the application is submitted.

At least one copy of the music, on which the names of neither the teacher nor the student appear, must be made available to the adjudicators during the recital. Photocopied scores will NOT be accepted, except in the case of music not protected by copyright.

Performer’s Fees
$45 for up to 4 minutes
$65 for up to 8 minutes
$85 for up to 12 minutes

Fees are non-refundable after the application due date. 

Students will be evaluated by a panel adjudicators. Comments will be emailed to the students’ teachers. The judges will select four candidates for the PTC Masterclass, who will be notified in the next day following the recital.

For the accuracy of the program, please email student’s full name and repertoire to We kindly request that parents consult with teachers to make sure all composition details (composer names, titles, etc.) are complete and accurate in both the application and the email.