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Canto Online Vocal Competition - Win $500!

September 13, 2017

Canto Online Vocal Competition 2017


We are 
extending the deadline to enter CANTO - Opera Cultura's online vocal competition for young and emerging artists.

The goal of the competition is to showcase emerging artists who are at the beginning of their career and/or who are currently enrolled at institutions of higher education. It is also for those who are interested in Spanish language repertoire; however, this is not a requirement to participate in the competition.

THE TIMELINE
The competition will run from September 6th to November 6th, 2017. 
**ALL ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED DURING THIS TIME PERIOD.**

The winner will be announced on November 13th, 2017. 


THE JUDGES

The winner will be chosen by 3 votes: 
  • Héctor Armienta (Artistic Director)
  • Mezzo-Soprano Suzanna Guzman
  • One public vote
The public vote will be determined the number of votes on each video entry. Enter by submitting the form on Opera Cultura's Facebook page, then share your entry! Ask your family and friends to vote. The video with the most votes will win the public vote!

THE AWARD
  • $500.00
  • A spot in the 2018 fall recital - NEW VOICES
  • Air travel reimbursement of up to $500.00 and lodging for the recital if necessary.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Contestant must be under 30 years of age.
  • Contestant must be a singer who is currently studying at undergrad or grad school OR a singer who has performed with a small or midsize opera company (not a A or B Level opera company)
  • Contestant must be a U.S. citizen or resident.
WHAT'S REQUIRED
  • Resume
  • A 1.5 minute video of an aria excerpt. Hispanic and/or  Latino - American repertoire is preferred, but not required. 
TO ENTER
  • Submit entries through the form on Opera Cultura's Facebook page. Select "Enter the Contest."
  • To enter on a mobile device, CLICK HERE and select "Enter the Contest."

TO VOTE
  • View the gallery of video entries and vote on Opera Cultura's Facebook page.
  • To vote on a mobile device, CLICK HERE.



QUESTIONS? CONTACT: t.liu@operacultura.org