10 Nov 2023 20:00-23:00

YAMawards 2023: Call for Applications

JM International


Tatuí, San Paolo, Brasile

Deadline: 23 May 2023 23:59


The YAMawards are the international music awards that honour creativity and innovation in Young Audiences Music productions. Since the YAMawards launched in 2008 only the best of the best in Young Audiences Music productions have prevailed. The level of craft, depth of storytelling and passion inherent to each finalist and winner, a testament to what it takes to truly engage and inspire young minds. We are looking once more for the world's best live music productions for young audiences! The 2023 edition of the YAMawards (Young Audiences Music Awards) is now open and officially accepting nominations. The international awards honour creativity and innovation in the field of musical productions for young audiences, celebrating the art of connecting young people and children with music and culture in ways that inspire, enlighten and delight. Participation is open to all music-based live productions for audiences up to 18 years of age. Whether soloist, group, ensemble or orchestra, the main criteria are: - Quality of Music - Quality of Performance - Relevance/Necessity of the Program - Audience Communication - International Touring Potential. The YAMAs are open to 6 distinct categories each with its own winner: - Best small ensemble - for Young Audiences Award - Best large ensemble - for Young Audiences Award (Groups of 8+ / Orchestras / Etc) - Best school concert - for Young Audiences Award - Best opera - for Young Audiences Award - Participatory project - with Young Audiences Award (Projects where the participation of young audiences / the process are the main focus) On top of these, cash prizes will be presented to the Public Choice Award that will be selected from amongst the top 4 nominees in each category. The YAMAs are governed by international juries composed of young audiences professionals from JM International (JMI) and RESEO (the European Network for Opera & Dance Education). The 2023 YAMA nominees will be announced by mid-October 2023 when they will be placed online and open to public voting. The winners are to be announced at the YAMAwards Ceremony that will take place in Sao Paulo / Tetui, Brazil during the 2023 YAMsession. This international music conference, held from the 6th to the 12th of November, includes international showcases, a producer’s forum and a host of provocative talks, encounters and debates between creative professionals working in the field of young audiences' music development. YAMawards entries must be submitted by May 15th, 23:59 CET. The rules and online application form are available at YAM (Young Audiences Music) is an official program of JM International (JMI), the world’s largest youth music NGO. The platform is dedicated to bringing live music to children and youth worldwide (20,000+ concerts held annually) as well as providing support to professionals in this space. YAM places the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child* at its core, working to ensure access to music and culture as a basic human right for every young person and child. For more info contact: +32 2 513 97 74


Who is this opportunity open for?

Artisti solisti & Gruppi

Limite di età?

18 - 100

Livello di esperienza richiesto

All levels


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