YAMawards 2017: Applications Now Open

The Young Audience Music Awards (YAMawards) promote and honour creativity and innovation in the field of music for young audiences. 

Applications are now open for the 2017 YAMawards. Those involved in the creation of music-based productions aimed at young audiences (below the age of 18) can apply until the 1st of June 2017.

YAMawards are open to 3 distinct categories, each with their own winner: 

  • Best Small Ensemble for young audiences
  • Best Large Ensemble for young audiences
  • Best Opera for young audiences*

On top of these accolades, cash prizes will be presented to the Production of the Year and the winner of the Public Choice Award (selected from the top 4 nominees in each category).

To discover last years winners, visit

*The YAM Best Opera for Young Audiences Award is powered by RESEO, The European Network for Opera and Dance Education.