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VSA International Young Soloists Competition
A Jean Kennedy Smith Arts and Disability Program

2020 Application Deadline: February 19, 2020

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Calling all musicians with disabilities, ages 14-25! Each year outstanding young musicians 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. This program is open to U.S. and international soloists and ensembles of any genre or instrument, including voice.

A panel of music professionals selects multiple winners, who will receive a trip to the Kennedy Center for professional development and music coaching prior to their performance.

Watch the 2019 VSA International Young Soloists' performance at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

2020 Application Deadline: February 19, 2020

Apply Here