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 Whatzup’s Salute to Young Musicians celebrates Northeast Indiana’s
exceptional young music makers. 

Does your young musicmaker hit the right notes? Sweetwater and the Sweetwater Academy of Music & Technology are proud to partner with Whatzup to acknowledge the wealth of musical talent in northeastern Indiana. The Salute to Young Musicians highlights talented young musicians throughout the region. Winners will be featured in a future print issue of Whatzup and online at

An expert panel of judges selects winners based on:

Anyone can make a nomination.

To be considered for the honor in 2023, nominees must be under 20 years of age as of March 31, 2023, and live in one of the following counties: Allen, Wabash, Whitley, Noble, Wells, Adams, Huntington, Kosciusko, DeKalb, or Steuben. Deadline for nominations was January 30.