For 60 years, Bay Chamber Concerts has awarded prizes to recognize, encourage, and reward young Maine music students who are serious in their study and performance of music. Prize awards are between $500 and $1,000, in eight categories, for individuals and ensembles ages 12-25.
We look forward to offering the Young Stars of Maine Prize Program this spring! We plan to hold live auditions in May, followed by a livestreamed concert featuring 2021 prizewinners in early June.
All applicants MUST be available to perform at the June 6 Prizewinner Concert.
All applicants must be from Maine.
Previous winners of a Young Stars of Maine award are not eligible in the same prize category; the same individual cannot win more than two prizes in any category.
All applicants must submit an application form along with a $40 application fee. Applicants should submit two solo works or movements of contrasting styles. Each example should not exceed 10 minutes in length. Recordings should be submitted via video recording only. Please email a YouTube link(s) to Josie Davis, email@example.com no later than May 3. In your email, please include the composer and repertoire information.... Read More