The Yamaha Young Performing Artists Program (YYPA) recognizes outstanding young musicians from the world of classical, jazz and contemporary music. Winners of this competition are invited to attend an all expense paid weekend awards ceremony at the Music for All™ Summer Symposium, receive a once in a lifetime performance opportunity in front of thousands of students with national press coverage, receive a recording and photos of the live performance, and participate in workshops designed to launch a professional music career. Winners also will enjoy many of the privileges of a Yamaha artist, including services and communication with Yamaha's artist relations department. The overall winner (chosen at the Summer Symposium) will also receive $5,000 in retail credit toward a professional model Yamaha instrument. This performance is free and open to the public. This concert is general admission balcony seating, and no ticket is required.
The Music for All Summer Symposium runs June 25 - 30. Click here for a complete listing
of public performances including Drum Corps International.