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Join us for the 2nd online Long Island Young Soloist Competition at the Merrick School of Music in August 2024. Sign up now to participate!

Application Deadline: August 16, 2024

Application Fee: $60


Contestants must be no older than 18 years of age.

All instruments and voice types (up to 18 years old) are welcome to apply.

Open Repertoire (2 pieces) up to 6 minutes.


The application form, along with the links to the recordings of two pieces, should be submitted online at or mailed to Merrick School of Music at 2323 Merrick Ave., Merrick, NY 11566.





Winners 2023

Andrew Militello

Nia Isaacs-Corr

Jack O'Hara

Jaccia Charles

These talented young musicians have dazzled us with their exceptional skills and passion for music. Their dedication and hard work have truly paid off, and we couldn't be prouder of their achievements.

We would also like to extend our gratitude to all the participants who took part in the competition. Your commitment to music and your hard work have been an inspiration to all of us.


At Merrick School of Music, we are dedicated to nurturing young musicians and providing them with a platform to showcase their talents. We believe in the power of music to transform lives and bring joy to both performers and audiences alike.


Keep playing, keep practicing, and keep spreading the joy of music!

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