ABOUT THE MUSIC ASSOCIATION OF MINNETONKA YOUNG ARTIST PROGRAM

The Music Association of Minnetonka (MAM) Young Artist Program (YAP) promotes the artistic development of young musicians by providing accomplished high school students the opportunity to perform as a soloist in concert with a high-quality community symphony orchestra, as well as awarding selected students a monetary prize to support their further studies.

The MAM Young Artist Program is open to high school students living in the greater Twin Cities area enrolled in the current school year performing on any orchestral instrument as well as piano or classical voice. 


Young Artist Program 2023 Winners:

  • Grand Prize ~ $500 and Featured Performance with MSO
    • ​Christian Garner, trumpet, Minnetonka Middle School West (8th Grade)


  • First Runner Up ~ $300 and Featured Performance with MSO
    • ​Vladimir Tsiper, violin, Breck School (Sophomore) - student of Lucinda Marvin


  • Second Runner Up ~ $200​
    • Nick Meagher, flute, North High School (Senior) - student of Julie Johnson

Thank you to our program sponsors!