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.

Congratulations to our 2023 Winners!

Ages 14-16

1st Place: Diana Yanovskiy
2nd Place: Kate Kasten
3rd Place: Olivia Garcia
Commendation Award: Isabelle Johnson

Ages 17-19

1st Place: Davin Metcalf
2nd Place: Hayley Labia
3rd Place: Greta Crumley
Commendation Award: Tanner Eddenfield

Ages 20-22

1st Place: Brianna Brock
2nd Place: Filopatir Ebid
3rd Place: Ashley Huh

Scholarship Process

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

Step 2: Complete the Online Application. This will include a high-resolution headshot, and a signed Media Release Form, and the URL for your video performance

Step 3: Applicants’ current or recent Choral Director should  submit the Letter of Recommendation Form 

Step 4: Top applicants in each age category will be invited to an interview and feedback session held in person

Step 5: Depending upon circumstances, one or more winners may be showcased at YouthSINGS!

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: