Eligibility and Awards

Eligibility

    • Students enrolled in a Texas college, university or music school, or
    • Permanent residents of Texas enrolled in any college, university, or music school, or
    • Current Texas residents.

Persons holding a Texas driver’s license or Texas voter registration card are considered to be Texas residents. Vocalists must be between the ages of 20 and 32 at the time of the competition. Candidates in the other divisions must be between 18 and 30 years of age. Previous YTA grand prize winners and students of current judges are not eligible.

Awards

Voice Division

1st Place: $3,000
2nd Place: $1,000

Piano Division

1st Place: $3,000
2nd Place: $1,000

Strings Division

1st Place: $3,000
2nd Place: $1,000

Winds, Brass, Percussion, Harp, and Guitar Division

1st Place: $3,000
2nd Place: $1,000

Grand Prize Winner receives an extra $3,000
Audience Choice Winner receives an extra $1,000

Finalists will receive professionally taken photos of their performances, courtesy of Dave Clements of DWC Photography.

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