Youth Artist Competition

The Dexter Community Orchestra holds an annual Youth Artist Competition. Winners receive a $400 prize and the opportunity to perform a concerto movement with the orchestra.

This competition is open to middle school and high school piano, band, orchestra, or vocal students who reside in the school districts of Dexter, Whitmore Lake, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Saline, Chelsea, Manchester, Pinckney, Milan, South Lyon, Brighton, Lincoln Consolidated Schools, and Tecumseh. This includes public, private, and home-schooled students.

The winner this year, Yoav Hayut, violin will be featured in our concert on May 6, 2018.

The application period for the 2018 Youth Artist Competition closes on January 16, 2018. Please disregard the January 15 deadline that appears on the application.

Download a copy of the application form here.

A list of previous winners is here.

For questions about the Youth Artist Competition, please contact