Barnes & Noble has launched its first National Children’s Short Story Contest for young storytellers and promising wordsmiths. Barnes & Noble is calling on children aged 6–12 to share their original short stories for a chance to be published in a book.
The American Protégé International Vocal Competition is intended for singers who would like to challenge themselves in a competitive environment. The competition is open to solo vocalists and vocal groups of all ages, nationalities, and countries.
NextNotes is a national program, sponsored by the American Composers Forum, to nurture the next generation of creative voices in music of all styles. Talented young artists convene as a cohort and receive mentorship, scholarship funds, and recognition through a national awards ceremony.