Young Audiences Music Awards

Young Audiences Music Awards (YAMA)

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The Young Audiences Music Awards (YAMA) is an award launched by Jeunesses Musicales International to honour creativity and innovation in the field of musical productions for young audiences, from all corners of the world, created by community groups, schools, NGOs, companies, bands and ensembles of all forms, from solo artist to orchestra.
Entries are unique musical performances created to awaken imaginations, stir emotions, address current issues and motivate the further musical explorations of children and youth (aged 0-18).

How to apply
Applicants should send their application form and the DVD of the product (whether a full-lenght video as well as a 2-minute promotional video in case the production is selected as finalist).
For productions not in English, subtitles are requested.

Prizes
Best Small Ensemble for young audiences
Best Large Ensemble for young audiences
Best Opera for young audiences
Public Choice Award (€1000)
Production of the Year (€1000)

The finalists’ videos will go online on the 25th of September 2016 on the website, and open to public vote.
The 2016 YAMA’s event will take place on the 25th of October in Larvik, Norway.

Deadline to submit entries: 25 May 2016, 17:00 CET.

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