Resources for competitions
It’s your choice to become the No.1
This is the best resource for finding out about competitions and young artists programs.
Well worth the US$55/year membership fee.
This is a bible of information on institutions, programs, news, etc.
Not only for the United States (where it is published) but also worldwide.
Be sure to check the dateline, tough, some articles are a few years old and the information may be outdated for 2021.
The top competitions worldwide:
Held every two years. The deadline for the 2021 competition is March 1, 2021!
The website also gives lots of practical information, as does their YouTube channel
There is also a tutorial with tips on submitting the application.
BBC SINGER OF THE WORLD
Check out Musical America & Yap Tracker for a comprehensive listing of competitions, guidelines, deadlines.
Winning is a nice bonus – getting to the quarter or semi-finals should be your goal as that is when the talent scouts, agents and artistic administrators attend.
Statistically, the chances of winning one of the first three prizes at a vocal competition are 1% (one percent!) on average. How can you then always be a winner when you take part? It’s not all about money! Read on and find out...