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VSA International Young Soloists Award Program
A Jean Kennedy Smith Arts and Disability Program

Each year outstanding young musicians with disabilities, ages 14-25, are recognized by the VSA International Young Soloists Competition. The Kennedy Center selects up to four winners—on any instrument and in any genre—from around the world. These emerging musicians win a $2,500 prize, professional development opportunities, and the opportunity to perform at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

VSA International Young Soloists VSA International Young Soloist Program Meet the 2013 VSA International Young Soloists Winners.
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VSA International Young Soloists
Call for Entries

Our 2014 Competition is now closed. Please check back in May 2014 for the announcement of our 2014 VSA International Young Soloists winners.

The 2014 VSA International Young Soloists performance will take place on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 6 p.m. on the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage. The event is free and open to the public. The performance will also be simulcast live on our website.