YOUNG VOCALISTS ONLINE COMPETITION

for young vocalists, ages 13 through 18

ELIGIBILITY: 
Open to vocalists, ages 13 through 18, as of April 1, 2022.

First Prize: $600.00
Second Prize:  $250.00
Third Prize:  $150.00

​First, Second and Third Prize winners also receive recommendation letters from Vocal Artists Management Services (VAMS).

Honorable Mentions are also awarded.

ALL contestants receive detailed written feedback from the adjudication panel, comprised of staff members from VAMS.

 

Previous First Prize winners of this competition are not eligible.

REPERTOIRE REQUIREMENTS: 
Two (2) aria/song selections.  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.

AUDITION PROCEDURE: 
Each contestant must upload a VIDEO recording of the two musical selections on YouTube (other sites, such as Vimeo, are also acceptable). Selections must be performed live and include accompaniment.  Recorded accompaniment is acceptable.  Audio recordings are not acceptable and will result in disqualification.


 

To pay the $55 competition application fee, click on "Buy Now," below:

Congratulations to our 2022 winners!

FIRST PLACE
TARA GUETZLOE, soprano, age 18
San Antonio, TX
https://youtu.be/gfd_H5-ZhLw

 

SECOND PLACE
ELENA OLIVEIRA, soprano, age 18
Houston, TX
https://youtu.be/YuS08-j2NDc

 

THIRD PLACE
ERIC RIEDEL, tenor, age 18
Bethel, OH
https://youtu.be/MZmBQVfzalg

 

HONORABLE MENTION (in alphabetical order):

TIARA ABRAHAM, soprano, age 16
Sacramento, CA

 

GRACE FINKE, mezzo-soprano, age 17
Los Altos, CA

 

VAUGHN HOLLERAN, soprano, age 15
Morton Grove, IL

 

SANGHOON JUNG, baritone, age 16
Fort Lee, NJ

 

HAYEON KIM, soprano, age 16
San Ramon, CA

 

COURTNEY LAWRENCE, soprano, age 16
Wilsonville, OR

 

ALEXANDRA LYNCH, soprano, age 13
Greenwich, CT

 

ELIZABETH MOSS, soprano, age 18
Dallas, TX

 

ALEXIS MUTURI, soprano, age 15
Dallas, TX