Young Artist Scholarship Competition

The Young Artist Scholarship Competition awards approximately $20,000 in scholarships each year! 

Scholarships are awarded in each age division and instrument category. First place awards for college are $1,300; high school, $800, and junior high, $550. Second place and honorable mention awards are also granted.

First place winners are recognized with a featured concert performance at MacPhail Center for Music, Minneapolis. Additional performance opportunities are also offered to winners.


Applications open November 1, 2019.

Application deadline:
Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 7:00 pm


Recitals

January 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26, 2020 (between 1:30 and 4:00 pm) 
University Lutheran Church of Hope, Minneapolis
601 13th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414

Competition Dates

Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Concordia University, St. Paul - all day

Winners’ Concert
Thursday, March 26, 2020, 7:00 p.m. at MacPhail Center for Music

Please note, these rules are from last year but we do not expect them to change significantly for next year.

 

Qualifications and Categories

  • Students enrolled in grades 7-12, college or graduate programs in Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, Wisconsin, or Iowa are eligible.

  • Entrants must be currently studying music privately.


Competition Categories

Piano, Strings

Junior High: Grades 7-9
High School: Grades 10-12
College: Age 25 or younger on 2/1/20

Winds/Brass

Junior High: Grades 7-9

Winds/Brass/Percussion

High School: Grades 10-12
College: Age 25 or younger on 2/1/20

Voice

High School: Grades 10-12
College Intermediate: Age 20 or younger on 2/1/20
College Advanced: Age 25 or younger on 2/1/20

Accompanist Listings

Questions?

About the Young Artist Scholarship Competition, contact:
Judy Blomgren
Judy@thursdaymusical.org

About the Young Artist Recitals, contact:
Russell Dedrick
russell@thursdaymusical.org

About submitting the online application, contact:
Megan Millett
Operations Manager
(612) 333-0313
megan@thursdaymusical.org

 
 

Click above for directions to University Lutheran Church of Hope

 

Click above for directions to Concordia University, St. Paul

 

Click above for directions to MacPhail Center for Music

Previous Year's Results

2019
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013

Featured Performances by Winners
Presented by Baby Blue Arts
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011

View previous year's judges here.