Vernell Gregg Young
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.
Lewisville Lake Symphony
The Lewisville Lake Symphony International Competition rotates in a three-year cycle between Piano, Strings and Harp, and Voice. The current competition cycle is Voice (2022), Strings and Harp (2023), Piano (2024).
The Piano competition and Strings and Harp competition are open to musicians 18–30 years of age, enrolled in a college or university music program, who are planning a professional career in music. First Prize is $2,000 and an appearance as soloist with the Lewisville Lake Symphony in September 2023, on the opening concert of the 2023-2024 season. Second Prize is $1,000 and Third Prize is $500.
The Voice competition is open to singers 21-32 years of age who are planning a professional career in music. First Prize is $2,000 and Second Prize is $1,000 and both prizes include an invitation to perform with the Lewisville Lake Symphony on the September concert following the competition. Third prize is $250.