The John Alexander National Vocal Competition

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Opera Mississippi presents, the John Alexander National Vocal Competition
Our annual competition is back!
Join us in celebrating the brightest, most talented Operatic and Musical Theatre singers from across the country!
Application Deadline: Saturday, October 17th, 2020
Application Fee: $35 Application
Two Categories: Student Artist (age 18-25), Young Professional Artist (age 26 – 40)
6 Winners will be announced on Saturday, October 24th 2020
1st Place: $1,000
2nd Place: $500
3rd Place: $300
Video Audition Requirements
• Complete application
• $35 application fee, payable through our website
• Two musical selections (two arias from any period/genre of opera, two musical theatre songs, or one of each)
• All selections must be sung from memory in the original key and the original languages
Pending the status of the current health situation in the United States, a Winner’s Concert performed live with orchestra may be possible in Jackson, MS on a date to be announced. If it is possible to present this concert at some point, a housing and travel stipend for performing artists will be offered in addition to the monetary award. More information about the potential concert will be made available as soon as possible.