The Opera Grand Rapids 2022/23 VanderLaan Prize: apply now!


Opera Grand Rapids is proud to announce the 2022/23 VanderLaan Prize.

  • Nearly $25,000 in prize money
  • Sing two arias for a chance to win $10,000
  • Application deadline of February 20, 2023
  • Featuring adjudicators Tobias Picker, Zoie Reams, and Jay Lesenger
  • Open to current undergraduates only
  • Broadcast live to thousands of viewers across the country
  • Top 100 applicants receive detailed written feedback from three opera professionals
  • $50 application fee, with fee waivers available
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