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 $1,200; high school, $750; and junior high, $500. 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.


Application deadline:
Monday, January 7, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Young Artist Scholarship Application - Strings, Voice, Winds/Brass, Percussion

The application fee may be paid online (PayPal or Credit Card) or by check mailed to Thursday Musical, P.O. Box 16568, St. Louis Park, MN 55416. Our office must receive checks by January 8, 2018. For a check payment, please use this form instead. Applications are not complete without payment. We will not accept incomplete applications. Thank you!

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Young Artist Scholarship Application - Piano Only

The application fee may be paid online (PayPal or Credit Card) or by check mailed to Thursday Musical, P.O. Box 16568, St. Louis Park, MN 55416. Our office must receive checks by January 7, 2019. For a check payment, please use this form instead. Applications are not complete without payment. We will not accept incomplete applications. Thank you!

Quantity:
Application & Payment

2019 Competition Dates

Young Artist Recitals
January 26, 27 and February 2, 3, 9, and 10 (between 1:30 and 4:00 pm) 
University Lutheran Church of Hope, Minneapolis

Young Artist Scholarship Competition
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Concordia University, Saint Paul

Winners' Concert
Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 7:00 pm
MacPhail Center for Music, Minneapolis

 

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 February 1, 2019

Winds/Brass

  • Junior High: Grades 7-9

Winds/Brass/Percussion

  • Senior High: Grades 10-12

  • College: Age 25 or under on February 1, 2019

Voice

  • Senior High: Grades 10-12

  • College Intermediate: Age 20 or under on February 1, 2019

  • College Advanced: Age 21-25 on February 1, 2019

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

2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013

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

View previous year's judges here.