Scholarship

Sacramento Master Singers Scholarship for Young Choral Singers 2020

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 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 and submit video URL. Videos will be judged by members of the Sacramento Master Singers. The application due date is Saturday, March 14, 2020.

Step 3: Top winners in each age category will compete in a live audition and interview on Saturday, March 28, 2020.

Step 4: Winners attend the Awards Ceremony at our youth outreach concert, YouthSing!, on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at Cordova High School in Rancho Cordova.

Scholarship Awards

For each age group 14-16, 17-19, 20-22

Currently, the Board of Sacramento Master Singers is considering increasing the dollar awards for its scholarship (November 2019); as soon as a decision has been made, the new award levels will be posted here, announced on Facebook, and in emails to our patrons. Be sure to sign up for SMS’ emails to keep up on our Scholarship and other matters.

Selected winners may be asked to perform at our Sacramento Master Singers upcoming youth outreach concert entitled YouthSing! on April 16, 2020 at Cordova High School’s beautiful new Performing Arts Center in Rancho Cordova. Guest High School choir participants include the choirs of Cordova High School, Del Campo High School, Florin High School, and one more school yet to be determined. 

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