Young Artist Competition

Northern State University presents

Friends of the Arts/NSU

Young Artist Competition

For Regional High School Juniors and Seniors

2023 Recording due date tba

Apply Here


Prizes in

Piano | Strings | Voice | Wind/Percussion

Competition guidelines


Cash prizes in each category

First place - $500

Second place - $250

Third place - $150


More than $3,500 total in cash prizes!

Guaranteed music scholarships also will be offered.


Apply now and review the competition guidelines online. Contact Dr. Rolf Olson at with questions. Prizes are available due to the generosity of the NSU Friends of the Arts.