The age for eligibility will be extended by one year so as not to disadvantage potential entrants at the upper end of the age limit.

All live events are broadcast by ABC Classic, the broadcast and Media Partner of the ABC Young Performers Awards

Sydney Symphony Orchestra, the Presenting Partner for the ABC Young Performers Awards


YPA has a long and venerable history as Australia's premier national competition.

The list of its major prize winners is testament to its success in promoting and nurturing many of the finest musicians in this country who have made an incalculable contribution to our cultural life for over seven decades.