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Congratulations to the 2024 Winners

Sara Lauren LeMesh, soprano - First Place (Robert E. Ludwig Award)
Morgan Fox Mastrangelo, tenor - Second Place (Meyerson/Zwanger Award)
Andrew Bearden Brown, tenor - Third Place (Janet Plucknett Award)
Leo Radosavljevic, bass-baritone - Esther Korshin Award
Elisa Sutherland, mezzo-soprano - Betty Brummett Award
Sandy Sharis, mezzo-soprano - William Grogan Award
Marie Noël Marquis, soprano - Robert & Winifred Connelly Green Award

Juliet Ariadne Papadopoulos, soprano - Leopold O. Damrosch Award

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concert page for photos.

Semi finals are Saturday, April 6, 2024 in New York City.
Finals are Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 1:30 pm in Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall.

Solo Competition Introduction - 2024

Solo Competition Introduction - 2024

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Solo Competition Application Process - 2024

Solo Competition Application Process - 2024

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Competition rules

  • Application deadline Feb 1, 2024 - FEE $30
    Fee increases to $60 starting 12:01 AM ET (New York Time) on Feb 2.

  • Late application to Feb 15, 2024 - FEE $60

  • Application fee is non-refundable.

  • Open to singers of all nationalities born on or after January 1, 1984, who are in the early or emerging phases of their careers.




Music listings in your repertoire:

  • List 5 Oratorio arias by different composers, styles, and languages. ​

File submissions:

Please have these files prepared and ready BEFORE you submit your application:

  • Headshot (hi resolution).

  • Performance resume.

  • Proof-of-age.

  • 2 Oratorio aria audio recordings of yourself (MP3 files, etc.)

One recording MUST be in English. 

No opera selections will be considered. Must be oratorio. 

Recordings should be from different composers, styles, and languages.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Does the music need to be memorized?

     No, you may use your score.

2. Can I sing an opera aria?

     No, only selections from oratorios, masses, Requiems, cantatas, etc.

     Please contact us for specific repertoire questions.

3. Can the recordings have an orchestra or organ accompaniment?


     Yes, if we can hear your voice clearly.  

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