Contest Details
Young Artist: for ages 25-30 & Student: for ages 19-24
 
The Orpheus Vocal Competition finals will be aired March 7th 2021 at 3pm on mtchoralsociety.org and orpheusvocal.com.  Contestants will be informed of their acceptance by February 15th, 2021.  Please contact Raphael Bundage at (615) 898-2849 or (615) 898-2694, MTSU School of Music, for further assistance.
 
Important Dates:

  • Application deadline January 8th, 2021.

  • Semi-finalists announced February 1st, 2021.

  • Finalists announced February 15th, 2021.

  • Final competition presented online March 7th at 3pm on mtchoralsociety.org and orpheusvocal.com.

Please note that your original video submission will be used at all levels of the competition.

All Applicants must completely fill out the online application by the deadline.

You will need the following materials to fill out the online application:

1.  Your list of repertoire  

2. A link to your audition video in .mp4 format (please wear recital attire.)  Please post yours on YouTube if possible. 
-  Your video should include both selections.
-  Please put your name in the video title.

2.  An updated Résumé in MS Word, pdf, or Open Office format. 

3.  A payment method (Paypal or Debit / Credit card) for the non-refundable application fee of $75. 

 
 
 
Note:  Applicants must submit digital music file(s) containing two of the selections on the applicant's list of repertoire. 256-320kbps mp3 files are preferred. Please do not upload other audio formats.
 
Requirements

•  Competition is open to any singer who has completed or is in the process of completing an accredited music education.

•  Young Artist and Student Applicants must have reached their 19th birthday and may not have reached their 31st birthday by the application deadline.

•  Applicants must submit digital music file(s) containing two of the selections on the applicant's list of repertoire. Recordings must be accompanied by a link to your audition video (posted on youtube if possible) and updated resume.  Please have these items ready before filling out the remainder of this form. 

Applicants must provide a program of the following selections:  

– In the Young Artist category: 2 arias.

– In the Student category: 1 aria and 1 art song.

Age guidelines: Young Artist (age 25 to 30 by application deadline)
                              Student (age 19 to 24 by application deadline)
 
Important:
 
•  Competition is open to any singer who has completed or is in the process of completing an accredited music education. 

•  Only singers who are seriously pursuing careers as vocal artists need apply.

•  Each completed application form must be accompanied by a non-refundable application fee of $75. 
You will be taken to Paypal to complete your payment when you submit the form.



Please fill in all the information below. 

Competition Category *
Voice Category *

Education *

Young Artist and Student - Complete Repertoire

Applicants must provide a program of the following selections:
 

– In the Young Artist category: 2 arias.

– In the Student category: 1 aria and 1 art song.


 

Upload your recordings here.
Make sure that your name and the piece name are in the title of the digital file.

Applicants must submit with this application form digital file(s) containing two of the selections on the applicant's list of repertoire. These files should be 256 kbps or 320 kbps mp3 files.  256 kbps or 320kbps mp3 files are preferred.  Please do not upload other file formats.

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Application Fee
 
Each completed application form must be accompanied by a non-refundable application fee of $75 to the Middle Tennessee Choral Society.  
You will be taken to Paypal to complete your payment when you submit the form.
Application Fee *
The MT Choral Society and the Orpheus competition will adhere to COVID guidelines and recommendations.
 
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