Young Artist Vocal Competition 2024

The Choral Society of the Palm Beaches is pleased to announce the 2024 Young Artist Vocal Competition once again. We are proud to provide financial support and encourage exceptionally gifted high school seniors and college freshman in pursuing a career in music.

First Place $2,000 | Second Place $1,000

When: April 21, 2024, 1 PM

Where: Lakeside Presbyterian Church, 4601 South Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach

Registration Deadline: April 10, 2024


    1. Palm Beach County residents, high school seniors or current college freshman only.
    2. Two musical selections performed live. One must be in English.
    3. Major or minor in music with a concentration in voice. (i.e. music education, music therapy, musical theatre, etc.)




Is there an application fee? No. There is no fee to apply.

Will an accompanist be provided? Arrangements can be made via the registration process. A $25 fee is required.

May I bring my own accompanist to the competition? Absolutely.

Will I have rehearsal time with the accompanist prior to the competition? Arrangements should be made directly with the accompanist.

How will I know what specific time I will perform? You will perform in the order in which you checked in on competition day.

Do I need to mail copies of my music in advance? You will upload your music at the time of registration and bring copies with you to the competition.

May I change my musical selections after I submit my application? Of course. Email up until the registration deadline date.

Do I need to wear formal concert attire to the competition? We recommend business or professional attire so that you will be relaxed, confident and sing with poise. Your appearance will make an impression on the judges too!

Is the competition open to the public? Absolutely! Friends and family are encouraged to come support their loved ones.

Do I need to attend the entire day of the competition? Yes. Rewards are granted after all contestants have performed their selections.


Please email with any other questions!


Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 YAVC:

1st Place: Layton Fernsell, Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts
2nd Place: Juliette Del Pozo, G-Star School of the Arts
3rd Place: Eli Farrell, Suncoast High School