Young Artists Program

19th edition | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada June 5 - 24, 2017
Application deadline: February 6, 2017

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“In the short two and a half weeks that I have been here I was exposed to many new ideas, I was inspired in my playing by hearing all the other fantastic players, and I made great friendships that will hopefully last beyond the boundaries of this program."

Blythe Allers, violin, YAP 2016

The Young Artists Program, founded by Pinchas Zukerman in 1999 and now in its 19th edition, offers outstanding private instruction and chamber music coaching with additional career-related sessions and mentoring as well as performance opportunities including public chamber music concerts, public masterclasses, closed works-in-progress sessions and recitals. Learn more ›


Young Artists Program is made possible through the wonderful generosity of individual donors and corporations, the NAC’s National Youth and Education Trust and its Lead Partner CIBC. We would also like to thank Honorary Patron Sara Vered.

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