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.
Location: First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough St. (Sanctuary)
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
- All applicants must fill out the online registration form, due February 10, 2020 by 11:59pm
- Online Registration Fee (submit using PayPal below) is $35 (includes use of competition pianist)
- Download & Print Parental Consent Form
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.
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