Sacramento Master Singers Scholarship for Young Choral Singers 2023

The Sacramento Master Singers Scholarship for Young Choral Singers (formerly known as the Asya Pleskach Scholarship) is designed to support and encourage choral singers from ages 14-22 from the greater Sacramento area (Sacramento, Yolo, El Dorado, Placer, San Joaquin and Amador counties). Participants should be a current or recent (within the last 2 years) member of their school choir, church choir or community choir, and show commitment to and leadership in the choral arts.

Scholarship Process

Step 1: Record a video of your audition song and upload to YouTube

Step 2: Complete the Online Application; the portal opens on Wednesday, February 15, 2023. This will include a high-resolution headshot, and a signed Media Release Form, and the URL for your video performance. The application due date is Saturday, March 18, 2023. DEADLINE EXTENDED to MARCH 25th, 2023!!! 

Step 3: Applicants’ current or recent Choral Director should  submit the Letter of Recommendation Form by Saturday, March 25, 2023.  

Step 4: Top applicants in each age category will be invited to an interview and feedback session held via Zoom or in person (TBD) on Saturday, April 8, 2023.

Step 5: Depending upon circumstances, one or more winners may be showcased at YouthSINGS! on Thursday, April 20, 2023 to be held at

Cosumnes River College (CRC) Performing Arts Center
8401 Center Parkway
Sacramento CA 95823

Scholarship Awards

Ages: 14-16

  • First place – $200
  • 2nd place – $100
  • 3rd place – $50

Ages: 17-19

  • First place – $400
  • 2nd place – $200
  • 3rd place – $100

Ages: 20-22

  • First place – $750
  • 2nd place – $400
  • 3rd place – $200

For all age categories:

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