Before proceeding to apply, kindly take a moment to read the complete competition guidelines and requirements:
Submission deadline: October 15, 2019
Scholarship is open to singers aged 18-24, as of January 11, 2020 who are currently enrolled in or have completed undergraduate or graduate programs, or their equivalent
Artist is open to singers aged 25-40, as of January 11, 2020
Singers in the Scholarship Division must present four opera arias in contrasting styles and periods, in three languages, including one originally in English, at a level appropriate to their vocal development. The competition committee reserves the right to reject unsuitable repertoire. One of the four may be an operetta, zarzuela, or musical theatre selection. Oratorio arias are not permitted.
Singers in the Artist Division must present five opera arias in contrasting styles and periods, in four languages, including one originally in English. The competition committee reserves the right to reject unsuitable repertoire. One of the five may be an operetta or zarzuela aria, but musical theatre selections are not permitted in the Artist Division. Oratorio arias are also not permitted.
Applicants must submit two recent audio recordings, with piano or orchestral accompaniment, of two of the arias to be offered in the competition, including appropriate recitatives. Do not submit video files. Contestants are strongly urged to use the best possible equipment and location for the recording, and to verify that the audio files (MP3 or M4A format) play properly before submitting.
Important note: Your application will not be complete until you submit this form and then proceed to pay the application fee ($30 for Scholarship division; $60 for Artist division)
Please be patient when submitting this form, as it may take some time for your selected files to upload.