Sacramento Master Singers Scholarship for Young Choral Singers 2021

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 and submit video URL. Videos will be judged by members of the Sacramento Master Singers. The application due date is Saturday, March 13, 2021. UPDATE: The deadline for applications has been extended to Wednesday, March 17, 2021.

Step 3: Top winners in each age category will be contacted to schedule an interview and feedback session to be held via Zoom on Saturday, April 03, 2021. Applicants who advance to the interview stage must submit the letter of recommendation by Thursday, April 01, 2021.

Step 4: Winners’ audition videos will be showcased during the Master Singers Big Day of Giving virtual trivia night on Thursday, May 06, 2021. Winners are encouraged to attend, and welcome to participate in trivia.

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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