The University of Arizona’s Voice and Opera Theater announces the first-ever Wildcat
Competition for High School singers with at least $750 of prize money at stake. The
competition, master classes, and gala concert will be held in association with the University
of Arizona Vocal Arts Showcase on Sunday, October 28, 2018.
Events will begin with a finalist master class and then a gala Winners Concert in the
evening beginning at 7:00 pm at The Fred Fox School of Music in beautiful Holsclaw Hall.
Each contestant will submit an internet link (YouTube or the like) of two, high quality,
videos of musical compositions from classical vocal literature representing different
periods and styles, for example, Classical, Romantic, Impressionistic or Contemporary Art
Song. One selection may be from Broadway theatre repertoire. Both selections must be
Singers will be judged on beauty of voice, technical skill, musicality, accuracy,
communication of text, diction, and presentation.
For consideration and without exception, each applicant must complete the online form
and pay the fee by October 1, 2018. Finalists will be notified by Oct.7, 2018.
There is a non-refundable $35 application fee
Application may be accessed here