Announcing the 2020 Calliope’s Call Young Singer Art Song Competition


Singers ages 13-18 have the opportunity to compete for cash prizes and a chance to perform with Calliope’s Call in our spring There is no plan(et) B concerts!

Founded in 2014, Calliope’s Call is an innovative art song performance group that concertizes around the United States. Our artists are professional emerging and established singers and instrumentalists who are dedicated to the performance of vocal chamber music and classical art song. Calliope’s Call creates unique and dynamic programs of works by traditional composers as well as living composers of contemporary music to share the entire spectrum of the art song repertoire with audiences.

Competition Details:


Dates: March 7, 2020
Location: First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough St. (Sanctuary)
Time: 10-3pm
Cost: $35

Awards:

3 winners will be selected*

  • First Place receives $100 and Performance with Calliope’s Call on May 9, 2020
  • Second Place receives $75 and Performance with Calliope’s Call on May 9, 2020
  • Third Place receives $50 and Performance with Calliope’s Call on May 9, 2020
  • *all winners will have the opportunity to rehearse their performance piece with the Calliope’s Call pianist the week of May 4, 2020

Registration:

Audition Requirements & Process:

  • Each applicant must perform 2 selections of art song from memory
  • (no Broadway or Opera selections please)
  • A Skilled Collaborative Pianist in Art Song will be provided to play the auditions (or you may bring your own)
    • A rehearsal with the competition pianist will be arranged on Saturday, February 29, 2020
  • Every applicant receives written feedback from judges

Applicants will be notified of audition time no later than February 15.

Questions? Please contact calliope@calliopescall.org

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