ELIGIBILITY: Outstanding high school music students in the Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington and Racine Counties

The high school awards recognize outstanding vocal and instrumental music students attending high schools in the five county Greater Milwaukee area. CIVIC MUSIC’s High School Awards Program began in 1927. Since its inception, CIVIC MUSIC has presented thousands of awards to outstanding music students in our community. School music directors may nominate one outstanding choral student, one outstanding band student and one outstanding orchestra student each year to receive the CIVIC MUSIC High School Award.

The award includes a certificate suitable for framing and a gold label pin.  CIVIC MUSIC board members and staff are available to present the award at a final school concert or awards program. 

Nominations may come from school music directors only. Please use the online application found in the menu to the left, or use the link above to print out the form. Mail the completed form to the office or scan and email it to  All nominations must be postmarked by May 22.