Announcing the 2024 Calliope’s Call Virtual Young Singer Art Song Competition

Singers ages 18-30 have the opportunity to compete for cash prizes and have their performance streamed on the Calliope’s Call YouTube Channel! Apply today! Maximum number of applicants is 50.

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:

  • Deadline to Apply: April 1, 2024 by 11:59pm
  • Winners Announced: May 1, 2024
  • Location: Online!
  • Cost: $20
  • Ages: 18-30

3 winners will be selected

  • $300 Best overall performance
  • $200 Best performance of a contemporary work (post-1990)
  • $200 Best performance of a non-contemporary work (pre-1990)
  • Every applicant receives written feedback from judges



  • All applicants must fill out the online registration form, due April 1, 2024 by 11:59pm.
  • Online Registration Fee (submit using PayPal below) is $20
  • Submit live recorded videos [Links to YouTube or Link to Cloud Service is acceptable] (no audio-only videos please)

Audition Requirements & Process:

  • Each applicant must perform 2 selections of art song from memory
  • 1 selection must be by a BIPOC composer and/or written post-1990
  • (no Broadway or Opera selections please)

Calliope’s Call Young Singer Competition Repertoire Resources:

Questions? Please contact [email protected]

Applications Are Now Being Accepted

Please fill out our application form and upload your documents for consideration!




Proof of Age
(please submit a legible photocopy of ID showing date of birth):

Biography Upload:
(250 words or less)

Hi-Res Color Headshot Upload:

Please make sure you have individually uploaded all documents before clicking "Submit Application"

PayPal your Registration Fee after uploading all materials for the registration


Limited scholarships are available on a first come-first served basis for those demonstrating financial hardship. To apply for a scholarship, please submit a one-paragraph explanation detailing your specific need to: [email protected]

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