The City of Gaithersburg, in association with the Kentlands Community Foundation, presents the 20thannual Young Artist Award, a juried competition culminating in a concert for the top prize winners. The goal of the Young Artist Award is to provide musicians ages 12 – 18 with an enriching artistic experience & encourage them in their love of music.
The 2023 Young Artist Award Competition includes the 3rd annual awarding of the Carrie McMahon Dietz Award for Excellence. This award is presented to a City of Gaithersburg resident who participates in the competition & has the highest score of all City residents. The award is given in honor of Carrie McMahon Dietz, longtime Executive Director of the Kentlands Community Foundation & one of the founders of the Young Artist Award Competition. Online application here.
|Submission Deadline||December 31, 2022, 5 PM|
|Closed Auditions||January 9 & 10, 2023|
|Winners Announced||January 13, 2023|
|Dress Rehersal||February 2, 2023|
|Award Concert||February 3, 2023, 7:30 PM|