JUST ONE WEEK UNTIL THE FINAL DEADLINE! The JTVA Vocal Competition welcomes exceptional singing in genres from opera, oratorio and art songs, to jazz, musical theater and cabaret standards. There are no specific age, education or residency requirements. Two levels of competition based on vocal experience are offered and ALL finalists receive a cash award. Awards total $20,000, as well as soloist performance opportunities with both the Oakland Symphony and the Masterworks Chorale in San Mateo. Applications will be accepted only until February 12, 2016.