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Applications are now available for the 2022 Solo Competition.
Semi finals will be on Saturday April 2, 2022 in New York City.
Finals concert will be on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at 1:30 pm, in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall.

The competition is open to singers of all nationalities to age 40 (born after January 1, 1982 ), who are early stages in their oratorio career.


Application deadline is February 1, 2022 - fee $30.
Late application deadline is February 15, 2022 - fee $50.

Application fee is non-refundable
An accompanist will be provided, if desired. 

Congratulations to the 2020/2021 Solo Competition Winners!

Emily Cedriana Donato, 1st place award: $7,000
Emily Yocum Black, 2nd place award: $5,000
Ryne Cherry, 3rd place award: $3,000

Rebecca Farley, 4th place award: $2,500
Colin James Doyle, 5th place award: $1,500

Since 1977 the Oratorio Society of New York has hosted a solo competition to encourage the art of oratorio singing and to give young singers an opportunity to advance their careers. 

For additional information:
solocompetition@osny.org

Emily Cedriana Donato, 2021 Winner
Erika Switzer, collaborative pianist