Voice

Are you a 15-18 year old singer?

Voice encompasses classical, jazz, popular voice and singer/songwriter.  Vocalist’s auditions should demonstrate a mastery of technique, the ability to connect to the material with a unique personal style, and have the ability to convey the ideas, themes, and narrative of each song submitted.  

 

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Why Apply

  • Win cash awards of up to $10,000, an alternative to scholarships to spend as you wish

  • Take master classes with accomplished artists, such as Desmond Child, N'Dea Davenport, Plácido Domingo, Renée Fleming, Denyce Graves, Josh Groban, Judith Hill, Bobby McFerrin, Eric Owens, Tierney Sutton and Chris Young

  • Become eligible for nomination as a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts

  • Receive a lifetime of mentoring and professional support with a rich network of peers

  • Connect to educational and artistic development opportunities

REQUIREMENTS

Classical voice applicants must submit 3 videos (one art song in English, one art song in another language, and one song or aria selection of your choice). Jazz voice applicants must submit 4 videos (a jazz ballad, a swing tune, a bebop or blues tune, and a Bossa Nova tune). Pop voice applicants must submit 4 videos (2 in any style, one pop song from 1950-1979, and one pop song written after 1980). Singer-Songwriter applicants must submit 3 videos of original songs and the lyrics for each song. All the requirements are listed in the downloadable PDFs below.