Compete for cash prizes and solo roles in one of the nation's finest voice competitions! Past winners have gone on to perform at the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera, and more!
Meghan Kasanders, Winner, 2017 Mildred Miller International Vocal Competition
"My participation in the Mildred Miller International Voice Competition showed me what a wonderful and special place Pittsburgh Festival Opera is. The community of PFO is welcoming and inspiring. The competition was full of world class talent and I'm honored to have received such a generous award!"
Winners are awarded a cash prize. In addition, winners are offered an optional contract to sing an appropriate role and other performance opportunities during Pittsburgh Festival Opera's 2019 Summer Season. All voice types are welcome to apply. Those possessing dramatic voices suitable for Wagner are especially encouraged.
Application Deadline: October 1st, 2018
Competition Semifinals: October 20th, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
Competition Final: October 21st, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
Newly Announced 2019 Season to include:
The Valkyrie I R. Wagner
Die Liebe der Danae I R. Strauss
Gianni Schicchi I G. Puccini
A Windstorm in Bubbleland and Spoon Mountain I Mr. Fred Rogers
*Sunset Boulevard I A.L. Webber
*Subject to Change