Apply to the National Arts Competition
Open to 15-18 years-old visual, literary or performing artists
The 2024 YoungArts application closes on October 13, 2023 at 11:59p.m.
NEW YORK YOUTH SYMPHONY
Founded in 1963, the NYYS is internationally recognized for its award-winning and innovative educational programs for talented young musicians. It was awarded the 2022 Grammy for Best Orchestral Performance - Classical, the first youth orchestra to win a Grammy in this category. As the premier independent music education organization for ensemble training in the New York metropolitan area, the NYYS has provided over 7,000 music students unparalleled opportunities to perform at world-class venues including Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Joe’s Pub, and The Times Center, and to study with world-renowned artists. Beyond the instruction from accomplished musicians, students gain valuable life skills — commitment, discipline, focus, collaboration — and friendships that last a lifetime.
Orchestra, Composition, Chamber Music, Conducting, Crescendo, Jazz, and Musical Theater Songwriting.
FROM THE TOP Scholarship Opportunity
For any dedicated young musicians with financial need, in need of funds to support an instrument purchase, regular private lessons, or summer program tuition, students can apply for the Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award. From the Top’s need-based award of up to $10,000 given in conjunction with full participation in From the Top’s Learning and Media Lab Fellowship.
- High School seniors graduating in 2024 must apply by November 15, 2023 in order to be considered for the award before graduation.
Each summer, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute (WMI) brings together the brightest young players from across the country to form the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA), a free program for all participants. Following a comprehensive audition process and a multi-week training residency with leading professional orchestra musicians, these remarkable teenagers embark on a tour to some of the great music capitals of the world while serving as dynamic music ambassadors.
Applications NOW OPEN for 2024 National Youth Ensembles
Deadlines vary, but are in Nov and Dec 2023. Visit the links for more info.
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