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Cash Awards

Cash Awards

The Music Center's Spotlight program awards over $100,000 in cash awards annually to grand prize finalists, semifinalists, honorable mentions and selected preliminary participants.

Fourteen Grand Prize Finalists are chosen; two from each category.

Grand Prize Finalists*          $5,000 cash awards
Honorable Mentions*          $1,000 cash awards
Semifinalists*           $300 cash awards
Preliminary Prizes**          $100 cash awards


 **A select number of preliminary prizes may be awarded by the Spotlight judges