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Young Audiences Music Award ( YAMawards ) 2024

Young Audiences Music Award ( YAMawards ) 2024

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Young Audiences Music Award ( YAMawards ) 2024

Since 2008, the YAMawards 2024 have recognised excellence in the field of live musical productions for young audiences. Now in the 15th edition of the competition, JM International (the world’s largest youth music network) is once again in search of creativity and innovation in the field of live music production for young audiences.

The YAMawards 2024 are officially open and accepting applications in 5 marvellous categories: Best Small Ensemble. Best Large Ensemble, Best Opera, Best School Concert and Best Participatory Project.

Previous YAMawards winners include Oorkaan (The Netherlands), Gabor Vosteen (Hungary/Germany), Bach in the Street (Sweden), Zonzo Compagnie (Belgium), Umculo (South Africa), Muziektheater Transparant (Belgium), The Alehouse Sessions (Norway), Almir & Daniel (Serbia/B&H), Opera Shmopera (UK), Catharina Chen (Norway), Oumpapa (France), Glyndebourne (United Kingdom), Harpa (Iceland), Wild (Hong Kong), Orthemis Orchestra (Spain), Body Rhythm Factory (Denmark), and La Balle Rouge (France).


The YAMawards 2024 Categories & Prizes:

  • Best Small Ensemble – for Young Audiences (€1000)
  • Best Large Ensemble – for Young Audiences (€1000) (Groups of 8+ / Orchestras / Etc)
  • Best Opera – for Young Audiences (€1000) Powered by RESEO (The European Network for Opera, Music & Dance Education)
  • Ebbe Høyrup’s Best School Concert – for Young Audiences (€1000)
  • Best Participatory Project – with Young Audiences (€1000) (Projects where the participation of young audiences / the process is the main focus)
  • Public Choice Award (€1000) (Selected from the nominees in each category, decided by online public vote.)

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Eligibility for ( YAMawards ) 2024

  • Soloists, Group, ensemble, operas and orchestras producing live music for audiences under 18 years age are encouraged to apply
  • Applicants should be between 18-100 years

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Applications close on the 15th of April, 2024, at 23:59 CET.


Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Deadline15 April,2024
Contact the organizer+32 2 513 97 74 or [email protected]



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