VSA International Young Soloists Competition
A Jean Kennedy Smith Arts and Disability Program
Each year outstanding young musicians with disabilities from around the world receive the VSA International Young Soloists Award, $2,000, and the opportunity to perform at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., which is live-streamed and archived on the Kennedy Center website. This program is open to soloists and ensembles of any instrument or genre including classical, jazz, hip-hop, rock, and more!
All genres of music are accepted, including but not limited to classical, jazz, hip-hop, rap, rock/alt rock, pop, indie, bluegrass, folk, country, R&B/blues, Latin, and World. All instruments, including voice, are accepted.
Watch the 2016 VSA International Young Soloists' performance at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.Apply Here — Soloists Apply Here — Ensembles
You also might be interested in applying for the National Symphony Orchestra Summer Music Institute, a summer orchestral music festival for musicians ages 15-20! Click here to learn more.