LLS Competitions

Vernell Gregg Young

               Artists Competition

The Vernell Gregg Young Artists Competition has two Divisions. The Junior Division is for Grades 6 through 8 and the Senior Division is for Grades 9 through 12.

One Grand Prize Winner, who can come from either Division, wins $1,000 prize money and the opportunity to perform with the all-professional Lewisville Lake Symphony at its February concert. It is open to piano, strings and winds. The 2021 competition will be conducted entirely online.

Lewisville Lake Symphony

International Competition

The Lewisville Lake Symphony International Competition is open to musicians 18 - 30 years of age (21-32 for voice), enrolled in a college or university music program, who are planning a professional career in music. The annual competition rotates between Piano, Strings, and Voice.


First Prize is $2,000 and includes an invitation to perform with the Lewisville Lake Symphony on the September concert each season. Second Prize is $1,000 and includes the opportunity to schedule a recital on the symphony's International Chamber Series for an additional $400. Third Prize is $500