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Published: Published: August 29th, 2019

YoungArts’ National Arts Competition for 15-18 Year Old Visual, Literary, or Performing Artists

ABOUT THE COMPETITION

YoungArts’ signature program is an application-based award for emerging artists ages 15–18 or in grades 10–12 from across the United States. Selected through a blind adjudication process conducted by an independent panel of highly accomplished artists, YoungArts winners receive valuable support, including financial awards of up to $10,000, professional development and educational experiences working with renowned mentors, and performance and exhibition opportunities at some of the nation’s leading cultural institutions. Joining a 20,000-strong alumni community, they receive creative and professional development opportunities and connect with an extraordinarily rich network of peers.

 

For more information view the 2020 Application Poster

WHY APPLY

  • ​Receive up to $10,000 in cash awards

  • Take master classes with accomplished artists

  • ​Become eligible for nomination as a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts

  • Receive a lifetime of creative and professional development opportunities

  • Achieve national recognition

ELIGIBILITY

  • Be a citizen of the United States or permanent resident/green card recipient (copy of documentation is required in the application)

  • Be in grades 10–12 or 15–18 years of age on December 1, 2019

  • Have not already been named a YoungArts Finalist and previously attended YoungArts Week

HOW TO APPLY

  • Complete the YoungArts application on Acceptd, including required documentation and audition or portfolio materials. ​Pay the $35 application fee or get a fee waiver. Learn more about fee waivers in our FAQ.

Deadline for applications is October 11th, 2019 11:59pm Eastern Time.

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Published: Published: January 23rd, 2019

Student Night with Arizona Opera! February 27th

Student Night with Arizona Opera! Featuring Silent Night, music by Kevin Puts, Libretto by Mark Campbell

Based on true events surrounding the WWI Christmas Eve truce between British, French, and German soldiers.

February 27, 2019 @ 7:00pm, Symphony Hall, Phoenix Recommended for High School and up due to war related violence Registration is Required HERE

Tickets for Student Night are FREE for Title 1 schools and $5/$10 for non-Title 1 schools. The evening is reserved exclusively for students to get swept away by great music and stories – all while enhancing classroom learning.

About Silent Night: The Great War rages. It is 1914 and Europe has descended into darkness. On Christmas Eve, British, French, and German soldiers agree to a truce across the trenches. On that silent night, 100,000 soldiers briefly put aside their weapons and met one another face-to-face in no-man’s-land. Based on inspiring true events, this Pulitzer Prize-winning opera explores the human cost of war, and the ultimate price of peace. Sung in five languages with a sumptuous score, this global story is a modern masterpiece not to be missed.

FULL SYNOPSIS

Take advantage of this great performance opportunity with your students!

Photo by Pat Kirk, Opera San Josè

 

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