YOUNG VOCALISTS ONLINE COMPETITION

for young vocalists, ages 13 through 18

ELIGIBILITY: 
Open to vocalists, ages 13 through 18, as of April 1, 2019.

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 (VAM).

Honorable Mentions are also awarded.

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

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.  Audio recordings are not acceptable and will result in disqualification.


 

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

The application period for 2019 has passed.  Stay tuned for information regarding the 2020 competition!

VAM is proud to announce the winners of our 2019 Young Vocalists Online Competition!

FIRST PLACE
ALIYAH DOUGLAS, soprano
Oro Valley, AZ, age 14

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAxMv0SVTyM

SECOND PLACE
KAYLAN HERNANDEZ, soprano
Miami, FL, age 17
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V29sA1FCMEc&feature=youtu.be

THIRD PLACE
JACK NADLER, baritone
Wilmette, IL, age 18
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Sex-t9AFYY&feature=youtu.be

HONORABLE MENTION
(in alphabetical order, by last name)

JULIA ANNABI, mezzo-soprano
El Paso, TX, age 18

LAUREN KATIE CERBIN, soprano
Belleville, IL, age 17

ADAM CHASE, tenor
Pleasanton, CA, age 18

CAITLIN CHISHAM, soprano
Derby, KS, age 16

MAY COPPLER, soprano
Fostoria, OH, age 16

STACEE FIRESTONE, soprano
Hawi, HI, age 17

COLLIN JUMES, baritone
Fredricksburg, TX, age 18

JACQUELINE KASKEL, soprano
Boca Raton, FL, age 17

ELLA RESCIGNO, soprano
Columbia, SC, age 16

SOFIA RICCIARINI, soprano
Bronxville, NY, age 16

ZOË SHELLER, mezzo-soprano
Quantico, MD, age 18