For the love of music, the Music Guild of New Mexico supports, promotes, and encourages nonprofit musical organizations that will educate, enhance, engage, and enrich the quality of our New Mexico community, especially its youth.

2024-25 JMYAC Applications Open Through Dec 1, 2024

The application, approved repertoire and rules are available at

New this year—

  • An expanded piano competition and increased cash prizes totaling $20,000. Contestants playing a piano solo are now eligible for the same cash prizes as the piano concerto contestants.
  • A new venue at the Chatter Performance Space, 912 3rd St. NW, ABQ 87102 courtesy of Chatter Abq and Opera Southwest.