The Lewis Prize for Music is excited to announce the launch of its inaugural awards process. Leaders of youth music programs who meet the criteria detailed below are invited to submit a Letter of Interest by September 16. The 2020 Lewis Prize awards will be given to leaders who:
- Pave the way for young people to learn, create, and perform music at levels of excellence, as well as develop their leadership skills
- Are collaborative and innovative, with a proven track record that reflects knowledge of and concern for correcting unequal opportunities
- Use their creativity and craft to lead efforts for making music education available for ALL young people.