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  • NPR's From the Top

    We are thrilled to announce we will produce a full season of radio shows in 2020-2021! And we are looking for musicians to start applying this summer! We welcome applications from classically-trained musicians, ages 8-18, who have not graduated from high school. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, although applicants interested in a specific recording may indicate so on their application.

    Click below to check out the two ways to apply this summer – Virtual Live Auditions or Traditional Online Applications.

  • The Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award

    Jack Kent Cooke Young Artists are awarded up to $10,000 to help offset the often prohibitively expensive costs of studying classical music at a high level. Each year, From the Top chooses approximately 20 exceptional pre-collegiate musicians ages 8-18 to receive the Award. All recipients also appear on NPR’s From the Top.