Close of Application for the 2016 Yamaha Young Performing Artists Competition. For full details and potential eligibility, as well as an application, check the website at https://app.getacceptd.com/yypa?adid=YYPA16_APPLY. The Yamaha Young Performing Artists Program (YYPA) was designed in 1988 to recognize outstanding young musicians from the world of classical, jazz and contemporary music. Applicants between the ages of 18 and 22 undergo a rigorous, taped audition process for a panel of internationally acclaimed musicians. Winners are invited to attend an all-expense paid weekend as part of the Music for All™ Summer Symposium, and receive an incredible performance opportunity with a weekend of personal and professional growth. The 2016 YYPA Application can be found at http://4wrd.it/YYPA16_APPLY. We have attached a document with some information about the YYPA Program, which you may use in social media posts, on your website, in email/newsletter blasts, etc. More information, including the Official Rules, can be found on our website: http://4wrd.it/YYPA_2016.