Thursday, September 1, 2011

Competition Season...are YOU ready?

There are always so many voice competitions to keep track of (which is why YapTracker is SO great) that I can never blog about all of them.  That being said, here are a few that are open to Canadian singers that have come "across my desk" this week:

Czech and Slovak International Singing Competition
Theatre Lyrichoregra 20 - Montreal
November 21-26, 2011
Repertoire: Italian-French-Czech-Slovak as well as pieces from Mozart 

For those of Chinese decent:
Chinese International Vocal Competition

  • Preliminaries:
    • Asia-Pacific Region: August 28th, 2011.
    • North America Region: October 28th, 2011.
  • Semi-Finals: October 29th, 2011.
  • Finals, Award Ceremony, and "Chinese Future Stars Recital Concert": October 30th, 2011.

Check out the NEW competition from Opera Theatre Pittsburgh

Opera Theater of Pittsburgh Presents a New Vocal Competition and Young Artist Training Programs!
The Mildred Miller International Voice Competition
The competition offers young professional and pre-professional singers from around the world the chance to win three substantial monetary prizes, plus optional appropriate solo roles as agreed in an Opera Theater Summer Festival 2012 main stage production.

And of course...the MET Competition!
Check out their comprehensive website for information ..and be sure to read the "Are You Ready?" section!  Applicants for the 2011–12 season of auditions must be within the following ages:
20–30 years old for all voice types from August 1, 2011, through July 31, 2012

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