Open to singers who are 13-18 yrs of age as of April 1, 2019. This is the third annual competition offered by Vocal Artists Management. Cash prizes will be offered for 1st ($600), 2nd ($250), and 3rd ($150) place winners. These three winners will also receive recommendation letters from Vocal Artists Management (VAM). Honorable mentions will be awarded as well. All contestants will receive written feedback from the adjudication panel, comprised of staff members from VAM.
Two aria or song selections are required. Languages other than English are not required, but encouraged. Classical music is preferred, but musical theatre selections are allowed. Pop music is not acceptable and will result in disqualification. Solo selections only. Duets and ensembles are not accepted.
Each contestant must upload a VIDEO recording of their two selections on You Tube or Vimeo. Audio recordings are not acceptable and will result in disqualification. Selections must be performed live and include accompaniment.
Send the following information via email to firstname.lastname@example.org: Name, date of birth, voice category, home address, email address, names of vocal selections (composer and title), and links to video submissions. Nonrefundable $55 application fee to be sent through http://www.vocalartistsmgmt.com/young-vocalists-online-competition. All information and payment must be received no later than April 1, 2019. Results announced May 15th.