The 2023 Serge & Olga Koussevitzky Young Artist Awards, sponsored by the Musicians Club of New York, will be held April 29-30, 2023. The competition, which cycles annually through strings, piano, woodwinds/brass and voice, will be a voice competition this year.

ApplicationThe Musicians Club of New York will be using YAP Tracker for our Serge & Olga Koussevitzky Young Artist Awards applications this year.The application can be found here

You do not need to be a paying subscriber to YAP Tracker to use the application form, although you will need an account (guest accounts are available; see the website for details).  Registration can be completed at

The Finals Concert, will be held on Sunday, April 30th, 3:30 PM, at Victor Borge Hall, Scandinavia House, New York City. The Awards Ceremony will be presented, immediately following, at the Musicians Club of New York's Joseph H. Conlin Benefit Gala in Scandanavia House's Volvo Hall. At this ceremony, Martina Arroyo will be presented with the 2023 Walter Damrosch Award.

Prizes: First Prize: $3,000; Second Prize: $2,000; Third Prize: $1,000; all Finalists receive a video of their performance. In addition to their cash prize, each of the three prize winners receives a recital on the Musicians Club of New York’s Concert Series in the 2023-24 season. 

The Finals Concert will be filmed and Finalists will receive a copy (download) of their performance for their personal use. If you need further assistance, you may contact Bixby Kennedy, Executive Director, at

For more information on the history of the Serge & Olga Koussevitzky
Young Artist Awards, including a list of past winners, click here.