RISING STAR MISSION:

To educate families and the community about the value and benefits of music & theater arts, motivate young children to discover and develop their special talents, so they can empower themselves to develop confidence, self-discipline, creativity and capabilities they can use further in life.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: May 1st, 2022
RESULTS ANNOUNCED: May 22 – 25th, 2022 on ITA’s FB page
 
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Carmel Arts Rising Star International Competition Online welcomes young pianists, singers, actors, dancers, and freestyle performers from all over the World.
  • The Competition accepts and encourages beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels of performance and all styles of performing arts.
  • The competition will have competitive and non-competitive divisions.
  • Please, read the detailed rules for each division below.
  • There is no preliminary round. All applicants will be accepted to the final round of the competition.
  • Applicants of each category will be placed in the appropriate age group(s) based on experience.
  • Incomplete applications or those not including the required documents and fees will not be taken into consideration.
  • All rights for recordings, photos or broadcasts are reserved by the Carmel Arts Rising Star Competition and no fee is payable to any competitor for performances, photos, recordings or broadcasts.

DIVISIONS:

  1. Piano
  2. Voice
  3. Theater Arts/Dance/Freestyle

CATEGORIES:

  1. Solo
  2. Duet/Ensemble (up to 8 people)
  3. Original Work (composition)
  4. Parent/Child Act

AGES & LEVELS:

Participants enter by age, determined at the time of the application deadline. The competitors will be placed in the appropriate groups by age as well as by experience.

LOCATION: ONLINE.

APPLICATION DEADLINES & FEES:

Registration Opens on March 1st, 2022.

Registration deadline: May 1, 2022 (Late registrations deadline: May 5th)

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED FOR 2022

  • The registration will close earlier if the maximum number of participants is reached before the deadline.
  • Duets/Ensembles: Each performer fills out their own registration form and pays separately.
  • FEES: Solo – $45; Duets/Ensembles – $25 per person
  • LATE registrations will be accepted by May 5th.
  • LATE FEE: $15 late fee will be applied after May 1st, 2022
  • Full payment must be made upon registration.

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR PERFORMANCE:

You will submit 2 video files:

  1. For judges: upload your video to your personal YouTube Channel as unlisted and include the link in the registration form.
  1. For the final concert: upload your video file to the Rising Star Google Drive.

In BOTH files Include the child’s Full name, age, name of the music piece, composer.

Video Requirements:

  • unedited
  • horizontal
  • MP4 format
  • good sound and light
  • clean background
  • close up (within 3-6 feet from the performer)
  • dress: performance attire
  • no mask required

FINAL PERFORMANCES & AWARDS: 

  • All competitors will be evaluated by a panel of judges and awarded 1st, 2nd, 3rd, honorable mention awards for Pre-Elementary, Elementary A & B, Intermediate A & B, and Advanced categories. These awards are based on skill, presentation and general entertainment value of the performance.
  • All performers will receive a Diploma/Certificate of the International competition and be featured on ITA’s website, YouTube Channel, and the Facebook page.
  • All participants will receive the judges’ comments and individual announcement flyers.
  • For the final performances, participants should provide raw video files to be combined on the Rising Star’s YouTube Channel (by May 10th, 2022)
  • All teachers will get a certificate of recognition of the Rising Star competition.
  • Special prizes will be considered as they become available.
  • Limited registration fee assistance/scholarship is available for eligible youth.

NON-COMPETITIVE DIVISION:

Students who would like to get a competition experience, but do not wish to participate in the competitive division, may enter a non-competitive category. Students will not be evaluated by the panel of judges but receive a participation certificate. All application rules and deadlines apply.

RISING STAR RULES:

PIANO COMPETITION RULES

VOICE COMPETITION RULES

THEATER ARTS/FREESTYLE COMPETITION RULES

ORIGINAL WORK (COMPOSITION) RULES

CONTACT US for more details.