FREE tickets! Celebrate our amazing finalists at The Music Center Spotlight Awards!

Tickets will be distributed beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 26 on The Music Center Plaza. Tickets are first come, first served! Parking is $9 in The Music Center garage. Come early to pick up tickets and eat at one of the great neighborhood restaurants or bring a picnic and go to Grand Park across the street! For more information email us at spotlight@musiccenter.org


Much more than a competition, Spotlight is a FREE scholarship and training in the arts program, which encourages personal and artistic growth, while exploring new possibilities in the arts! High School students of ALL talent levels are encouraged to apply.

The Spotlight performance categories are ballet, non-classical dance, classical voice, non-classical voice, classical instrumental music, and jazz instrumental music. The visual arts categories are two-dimensional art and photography.

Performing and Visual Arts applications are now closed. Please check back in late Summer for our new application!


Welcome to The Music Center's Spotlight program, a wonderful learning opportunity for high school students in the performing and visual arts.Much more than a competition, Spotlight is a FREE scholarship and training in the arts program, which encourages personal and artistic growth, while exploring new possibilities in the arts! High School students of ALL talent levels are encouraged to apply.

The Spotlight performance categories are ballet, non-classical dance, classical voice, non-classical voice, classical instrumental music, and jazz instrumental music. The visual arts categories are two-dimensional art and photography.