The internationally recognized YTA program is open to classical artists, ages 18-32 (20-32 for Voice division), who are Texas residents or are enrolled in Texas music schools.

  • Those attending 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. Previous YTA grand prize winners and students of current judges are not eligible.


Are you interested in applying? Do not wait to submit your application. All materials must be received by December 31st, 2023, 11:59 p.m. CST for consideration by the selection committee.

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