Inaugural 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 Cross Connections: Juliana Hall 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 9, 2019
Location: First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough St. (Sanctuary)
Time: 10-2pm
Cost: $35

Awards:

3 winners will be selected*

  • First Place receives $100 and Performance with Calliope’s Call on April 27, 2019
  • Second Place receives $75 and Performance with Calliope’s Call on April 27, 2019
  • Third Place receives $50 and Performance with Calliope’s Call on April 27, 2019
  • *all winners will have the opportunity to rehearse their performance piece with the Calliope’s Call pianist the week of April 22, 2019

Registration:

  • All applicants must fill out the online registration form, due February 20, 2019 by 11:59pm
  • Online Registration Fee (submit using PayPal below) is $35 (includes use of competition pianist)

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, March 2, 2019
  • Every applicant receives written feedback from judges

Applicants will be notified of audition time no later than March 1.

Questions? Please contact calliope@calliopescall.org

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