Young musicians (ages 14-25) with disabilities who would like to perform at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. are encouraged to apply for the 2023 VSA International Young Musicians Competition.
Winners receive $2,000 USD and perform on Millennium Stage in July 2023. This program is open to soloists and ensembles of all genres (classical, jazz, hip hop, bluegrass, 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.